Toledo Jewish Heritage Private Tour with expert local guide
You will understand the reasons why one of the most flourishing Sephardic communities was established in Toledo since the 4th century, with its more than 10 synagogues, its Talmudic schools, Mikveh and various archaeological remains that show us the reality of the Jewish quarter of Toledo, an authentic “city within a city” A unique experience is waiting for you to show you spaces in the underground of Toledo, called Unknown Heritage, such as archaeological remains of ancient ritual baths and rests of the ancient walls.Itinerary
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Casco Historico de Toledo, Toledo Spain
The old town of Toledo was declared by UNESCO as a World Heritage City since 1986. On our tour, we will walk along streets and squares full of history, demonstrating the sheer wealth and splendor of the old capital of Spain, the city commonly known as “the City of Three Cultures "
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Jewish Quarter, Toledo Spain
The oldest written documents that we have from Jews in Toledo are from the fourth century, in the Roman era, although it is possible that they established themselves in the city before then.
On our tour, we will walk through the narrow streets of the old Jewish quarter, visiting the main monuments and underground archaeological remains that made this Jewish quarter one of the most important in Europe.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
El Transito Synagogue and Sephardic Museum, Calle Samuel Levi S/N, 45002 Toledo Spain
El Tránsito Synagogue, also known as the Synagogue of Samuel Leví, was built after the King Peter I’s treasurer ordered its construction in 1355. Although the building of new synagogues was not allowed at that time, approving its construction was King Peter I’s way of thanking the Jewish community for supporting him in the war against his brother Enrique de Trastámara. Inside the synagogue, we can admire the incredible prayer room decorated with rich plasterwork and the National Museum of Sephardic Culture.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Synagogue of Saint Mary the White, Calle Reyes Catolicos 4, 45002 Toledo Spain
The Synagogue of Santa María la Blanca, was one of the eleven synagogues that stood in Toledo until the end of the fourteenth century. This is one of the oldest in Europe and was built at the end of the twelfth century or beginning of the thirteenth century in Mudejar style. The oriental style can also be appreciated in the sobriety of the exterior decoration, which is the complete opposite of the beautiful adornment found in its interior.
Duration: 25 minutes
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"The CEFAPIT Tourism Guides comply with the official ICTE hygiene and safety protocols established to minimize the hygienic-sanitary risks caused by COVID-19 in the development of our activity"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"
Duración: 3 To 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo:
1: Plaza Zocodover, Pl. Zocodover, 45001 Toledo, Spain
2: Renfe, P.º de la Rosa, 45006 Toledo, Spain
3: Madrid, Spain
Traveler pickup is offered
If you come from Madrid to Toledo by train, our guides will wait for you at Toledo train station. They can also meet you at the tourist office in Zocodover Square, or at your hotel in Toledo.
We also offer the option to pick you up at your hotel in Madrid, to travel comfortably to Toledo in a luxury car with a private driver.
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.