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The perfect daytrip

Toledo is a small village in Castilla La Mancha, 71 kms away from Madrid (1 hour). Its historical centre has been admirably well preserved, so walking by its cobble paved streets you could feel yourself transported to 15-16th centuries...
It was home of the spanish Court till 1561, when Philip II translated it to Madrid.

Narrow streets

Most of the city center is filled with interesting buildings, old churches, museums, synagogues, houses of famous characters (El Greco, Cervantes...).
The city center is small, it can be walked around in less than 2 hours.

History all around

All around Toledo you can feel the history, imagine loads of stories inside every inner patio or hidden door...

  • Last visit to Toledo: Jun 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2011 at 4:24 AM

    Very helpful transport tips.


  • KristaB's Profile Photo
    May 1, 2010 at 2:10 PM

    With those fast trains, I will think about staying overnight in Toledo instead of Madrid. Zocodover square seems like a perfect place for a quiet breakfast, coffee and peoplewatching. :o)

  • tzuki's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2009 at 4:57 PM

    Muchas gracias Joaquin por tus tips about Toledo :)

  • malka12's Profile Photo
    May 3, 2008 at 6:57 AM

    Gracias for your so informative pages. I'll visit Madrid and Toledo this may and it's reallly help.

  • CesVT's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2008 at 12:35 PM

    SORRY! Your pages on Madrid and Toledo are SO informative, I've been saving and rating your tips like a madwoman, & forgot you are advised each time (ratings)! So, sorry again, and thanks again so much for all the info! You've answered all my questions!

  • stevemt's Profile Photo
    May 6, 2007 at 4:03 AM

    Thanks for the pages, Will be there in Sept and this has really helped

  • elpariente's Profile Photo
    Sep 2, 2006 at 12:30 AM

    Estoy preperando mi primera visita a Toledo Seguiré tus consejos

  • loinonos's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2006 at 8:06 AM

    that's it¡¡¡ Toledo in a great tour. Thanks SirRichard

  • Sue08080's Profile Photo
    May 12, 2006 at 8:46 PM

    Excellent Toledo page. Thank you! Are the swords considered damasquinado?

  • RedEaredPanda's Profile Photo
    May 24, 2005 at 7:05 PM

    Enjoyed your Toledo pages very much.. I've been there long time a go when I was a kid.. Still remember the narrow streets we used to walk on.. Thanks for sharing your tips and photos.. Cheers!!


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