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When is the Best Season to Visit Toledo Spain?

While planning for your trip to Toledo, one of the first things you are probably researching is when is the best time to visit? Toledo, like all tourist destinations, has a peak and off-peak season. Peak season means that there will be more people visiting, and prices might be higher for your airfare and hotel […]

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5 Travel Accessory “Must-Haves”

A Travel Wallet (preferably with RFID blocking) The fear of being pickpocketed and losing your money as well as you passport and other valuables is probably one of the things travelers feel the most anxious about. The phrase “out of sight out of mind” is true when it comes to traveling. And keeping your valuables […]

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What is the weather like in Toledo Spain?

The summer months The summer months, which I consider to be June, July, and August are naturally the hottest months of the year here in Toledo. But let’s face it. It is probably hot in the summer where you live, and it is hot during the summer in Toledo as well. Toledo, and Madrid as […]

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Guide to Shopping in Toledo Spain

Shopping in a new country, or city can be an exciting as well as an important part of your trip. And here, in Toledo, there is good shopping as well. What are the types of stores you will find in Toledo? Apparel Gifts/Souvenirs Crafts Damascene jewelry Knife stores Marzipan bakeries Sword shops Whether you go […]

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10 Things to See in Toledo Spain in a Day

The historic area of Toledo Spain is located on top of a hill, and surrounded by defensive walls and the Tagus river. It’s not a large area, and you can basically walk from one side to the other in 30 minutes. But it is also jammed packed full of things to see too! With more […]

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Toledo Spain: The best things to do

The city of Toledo has an incredible history. The same city that the Romans, Visigoths, Muslims, Jewish, and Christian people all called home at some point was also the one time capital of Spain. With it’s many museums, churches & cathedrals, attractions, art collections, and restaurants there is no shortage of things to do during your […]

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Where can I buy convent sweets in Toledo?

  Throughout its history, Toledo has been famous for three things. Swords, damascene ware, and marzipan. Today the marzipan in Toledo is most often purchased at traditional bakeries and pastry shops in Plaza de Zocodover and along the Calle del Comercio. But you can still buy the delicious sweets from the source-the convent itself. I did some […]