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Iglesia del Salvador: Our most recommended tours and activities

Madrid: Full-Day Guided Tour of Toledo with Cathedral Visit

1. Madrid: Full-Day Guided Tour of Toledo with Cathedral Visit

Discover the treasures of Toledo on a guided day trip from Madrid by bus. Soak up the views of the medieval city from the Mirador del Valle and witness El Greco's masterpiece in the Church of Santo Tomé. Depart from Madrid and travel to the Mirador del Valle. Here, admire the views of Toledo from across the Tagus River. Next, head to Toledo's historical center, recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. Learn about the coexistence of Jews, Christians, and Muslims who shaped the city over the centuries from your guide. Step into the Church of Santo Tomé, and see El Greco's "The Burial of Count Orgaz." Continue to the Synagogue of Saint Mary and finish your tour at the imposing Primada Cathedral.

Toledo: Tourist Bracelet with Entry to 7 Attractions

2. Toledo: Tourist Bracelet with Entry to 7 Attractions

Visit some of the most popular monuments of Toledo to gain a full appreciation of the city's history, culture, and values. Your bracelet is your ticket to discover the Church of El Salvador, the Mosque of Cristo de la Luz, the synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, and more Spanish treasures. Embark on a self-guided tour across Toledo with entry to 7 sights that play key roles in local history. Take your time exploring each location in your preferred order and revisit your favorites so long as you wear your bracelet. Learn about the education of young women through the centuries at the Royal College of Noble Maidens. Find the finest work of Renaissance artist El Greco at Santo Tomé. See the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes and learn of its political significance. Understand the diversity of the city’s religious past with a visit to the Church of El Salvador, the Church of the Jesuits, the Mosque of Cristo de la Luz, and the Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca. Admire the unique architecture and worship rituals in each one.

From Madrid: Toledo Cathedral & Jewish Quarter Half-Day Tour

3. From Madrid: Toledo Cathedral & Jewish Quarter Half-Day Tour

Set out from Madrid to discover a city where Christians, Jews, and Muslims intermingled hundreds of years ago in this half-day tour of Toledo. Visit the High Gothic cathedral, Plaza de Zocodover, and Church of Santo Tomé. Walk the same streets described in Cervantes’s Don Quixote. The tour starts with a bus ride from Madrid. Upon arrival in Toledo, stop first at the Mirador del Valle. Snap a picture of the panoramic view. The historic center of Toledo stands on the other side of the Tagus River. Spot the Alcazar and the Toledo Cathedral with their prominent towers. In the old city, stop in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. Learn about the Toledo Cathedral before entering. Look for features in the mudejar style. They are one example of the influence Islamic architecture had on the church’s design. Don’t miss the ornate retable while walking through the cathedral.  From the Cathedral, wind along the streets into the Jewish Quarter. The buildings showcase the mixing of cultures hundreds of years ago, such as the Church of San Tome. Go inside to see a large painting by El Greco. Note the elongated faces and hands. They are the painter’s trademarks. Continue further to the Synagogue of Santa Maria La Blanca. Look around to find the various Jewish, Christian, and Islamic influences. Learn more of Toledo’s history and contributions to Spanish culture before heading back to Madrid. 

Toledo: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

4. Toledo: Private Walking Tour with a Local Guide

Explore the fascinating and historic city of Toledo on a Private Tour with a professional and local Tour Guide. Learn about the various cultures and creeds that have influenced the development and heritage of the city with a guided tour of it's charming Old Town. Discover more than 800 years of history of the city. Visit the Islamic, Jewish, and Christian neighborhoods of the city, which is also known as the "City of 3 Cultures". See the influence each had on the architecture and history of the city. Learn about the artwork, and traditions of the city as well as the anecdotes, secrets, and legends that are kept within its walls. Stroll through the narrow alleyways and quaint city streets. Choose to visit a variety of notable landmarks including the Cathedral, the Alcazar, San Juan de los Reyes, Former Mosque of Cristo de la Luz, Santo Tome, Former Synagogue of Santa Maria la Blanca, or the Church of Salvador.

Essential Toledo with monuments and optional Legends tour

5. Essential Toledo with monuments and optional Legends tour

This visit offers a tour of the monumental City of Toledo, a World Heritage Site since 1986. Through its narrow streets, monuments and historic squares, the heart of the city is discovered little by little, and it is understood why so many artists and characters illustrious people have chosen to live and be inspired by it. Visiting the Church of Santo Tomé, we can discover the famous painter El Greco through his masterpiece "The Burial of the Lord of Orgaz", considered one of the best paintings of Spanish painting. Inside the Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, beauty and architecture come together, as well as being able to breathe the atmosphere of tolerance that reigned during the period of coexistence of the three cultures. The Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes, a unique building of Spanish-Flemish Gothic architecture, surprises us with its connection to the life and politics of the Catholic kings, Isabel and Fernando. In the afternoon, if you choose the option "Essential Toledo and Legends Tour", after some free time for lunch, you can enjoy a guided walk through one of the most beautiful and unknown areas of the city: the convent area. These streets and squares full of history have inspired poets and artists, such as Bécquer, whose most important legends are located in Toledo. Yo can also add lunch to this service, so you don't have to worry about where to go. Lunch would be included in the Restaurant Museo Alcázar or a similar one, and you would enjoy a typical Toledo lunch. When the "Essential Toledo tour" ends, you can continue with the Legends tour if you have bought this option. In summary, there are 3 options we can choose from: - Essential Toledo: a walking tour + visit to 3 monuments of the Tourist Bracelet - Essential Toledo + Legends Tour: a walking tour + visit to 3 monuments of the Tourist Bracelet + Legends Tour - Essential Toledo + Legends Tour with Lunch: as the previous one, with lunch included

Toledo: Red wristband 7 main monuments explanation live tour

6. Toledo: Red wristband 7 main monuments explanation live tour

1. Old mosque (San Román Church) Wonderful Islamic style building hidden in the heart of the city. A mix of cultures that includes influences from the different peoples that have passed through Toledo throughout history. 2. Santo tomé church Explanation of El Greco's life during his time in Toledo, how and why the masterpiece was carried out and how much the church paid for the painting. Explanation of the artistic style of the work, as well as the complete commentary on the painting with all its details. 1. Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes. Explanation of the artistic style of the building, as well as the church altar and the architectural and decorative elements that make it up. Explanation and climb to the upper cloister where the collection of medieval gargoyles with their corresponding meaning is displayed. 2. Santa Maria la Blanca synagogue inside. Located in the heart of the Jewish quarter of Toledo. Explanation of the main synagogue of Toledo from the time of greatest splendor of the Jewish community that existed in the city. At the end of the tour, the guide will give you a map and a flyer with recommendations about beautiful panoramic views and the typical food of the city with the best local restaurants, where you can buy the typical sweet and so on!!

Toledo:Highlights Cathedral & Red wristband 7 main monuments

7. Toledo:Highlights Cathedral & Red wristband 7 main monuments

Alcazar of Toledo We will start in the imposing fortress that stands in the city of Toledo. We explain the history of the city and how this building was formed. Cathedral Spectacular cathedral filled with works of art both inside and out. We will give the most important and relevant details, as it has a lot of history and is an essential stop. Jesuits church Explanation of the main room and the main altar with all the saints and chapels that make it up. Explanation of the exhibition where the collection of relics and ancient objects belonging to important people of the nobility, saints and martyrs are displayed . San Salvador church Santo tomé church Explanation of El Greco's life during his time in Toledo, how and why the masterpiece was carried out and how much the church paid for the painting. Explanation of the artistic style of the work, as well as the complete commentary on the painting with all its details. Main synagogue in the middle age Monastery of Toledo Explanation of the artistic style of the building, as well as the church altar and the architectural and decorative elements that make it up. Explanation and climb to the upper cloister where the collection of medieval gargoyles with their corresponding meaning is displayed. Mosque of the christ of the light Explanation of the wall and the Roman road at the entrance to the mosque. Explanation of the architectural style of the interior and the part of the apse added by the Christians with their Romanesque paintings and inscriptions in aljamiado from the time when the Arabs lived together under the yoke of the Christians. Explanation of the legend to which the current name of the mosque is derived.

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What people are saying about Iglesia del Salvador

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4.6 / 5

based on 249 reviews

We loved the explanation given by our tour guide Carmen. She was very informative and friendly. She took us to highlight spots of Toledo. Toledo is a very nice medieval city, something I personally love. It’s full of history and fascinating architecture. I highly recommend to take this tour with such an experienced guide as Carmen.

Excellent tour, the agency is very responsible and punctual. The guide was very good, it's a shame I don't remember his name, he knew a lot about the city and especially about art. Congratulations!!

The guide was very pleasant, the bus was very comfortable, everything started on time

Great day in Toledo. Guide was fantastic. Very comfortable bus. Small group size.

Informative and friendly guide, well planned and pace was good