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Toledo Day Trip & Don Quixote Windmills tour with Expert Guide & Cheese Tasting

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide in Central Madrid and take a private, air-conditioned mini-bus to Toledo. After stopping at one of the city’s most famous viewpoints, walk through the old Jewish Quarter and step inside a sword-making workshop. Take a full behind the scenes tour of the workshop and learn about the ancient techniques that made Toledan swords the most sought-after weapons in medieval Europe.  

    Next, take a full tour of the Toledo Cathedral led by your expert guide. The Cathedral is one of the most beautiful gothic churches in the world and its filled with architectural marvels and great works of art. Seeing it will be one of the highlights of your trip. Afterward, head over to the Tower of San Ildefonso - the highest viewpoint in Toledo - for stunning views over the city and nearby Alcázar.

    Lunch is not included, but your guide will give you recommendations on where to go to sample local specialties like lamb, partridge, and marzipan.

    In the afternoon, drive to the iconic windmills of La Mancha that were made famous by the book Don Quixote. Tour the only working windmill, learn what made it so important and why Don Quixote is still popular more than 400 years after its publication. For the perfect end to your day,  stop off at the windmill's cafe for a tasting of manchego cheese with a glass of wine, beer, or a soft drink and beautiful views over the countryside.

    Relax and indulge yourself - it’s a quick hour and a half back to Madrid where you’ll arrive with plenty of time to prepare for a late Spanish dinner.

    Sites Visited:
    • Mirador del Valle (viewpoint)
    • San Juan de los Reyes (outside)
    • Sinagoga Santa Maria la Blanca (outside)
    • Cathedral of Toledo (inside)
    • Toledo center
    • Ayuntamiento de Toledo (outside)
    • Sword Factory visit (inside)
    • Jesuit church San Ildefonso
    • Consuegra windmills
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Plaza del Emperador Carlos V, 9, 28012 Madrid, Spain
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    10h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Visit of Cathedral of Toledo (Cathedral of Madrid until 1885)
    • Visit Consuegra and the windmills
    • Cheese & Wine Tasting at a windmill (cheeses)
    • Round-trip transport from Madrid
    • Expert Walks tour guide
    • Tour in English only
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Hotel Pick-Up / Drop-Off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate guests with mobility impairments, wheelchairs or strollers on this tour.
    • Toledo Cathedral can be subject to unforeseen closures due to particular celebrations. In the case where sites are closed, we will give you explanations from the outside.
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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