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7 Best Hotels in Toledo Spain With Free Parking

Almost all travel experts agree that the only way to truly experience everything that Toledo has to offer is to stay overnight. While there are many top rated hotels ready to accommodate your stay, finding a hotel here that offers free parking can be challenging. While there are no hotels inside the historic city that […]

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Avoid the Crowds in Toledo

The Crowds With more than 2 million tourists each year, the small cobblestone streets of Toledo’s historic city center can become jammed with throngs and throngs of people filling its streets. And with Toledo offering so many monuments, museums, and beautiful architecture to photograph, it can be nearly impossible to take a photo that is […]

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10 things you didn´t know about Plaza de Zocodover

1. It has been destroyed and rebuilt multiple times throughout its history. Fire has destroyed Plaza de Zocodover multiple times in its history. Destructive fires occured in 1585, 1589, and 1641. The most recent and unfortunate fire and destruction occurred during the Spanish Civil War. In 1936 much of the plaza was damaged and destroyed […]

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Get Away From the Tourists and Enjoy the Nature of Toledo

About 2 million people visit Toledo Spain each year, and sometimes the narrow cobblestone streets can become nearly impassable due to the shear amount of visitors in the Casco Historico (Historic Quarter). A nice escape from this, and one of the best ways to see a different perspective of  Toledo  is to walk its ecological path […]

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Travel Tip: Basic Safety Guidelines For Tourists

Is Spain a safe country? In general terms, Spain is one of the safest countries in Europe. As in any country, there are some basic safety guidelines… We recommend avoiding isolated or badly lit places, and street gambling. It’s a good idea to carry only the money you need for each outing. Be alert in […]

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Hospital de Tavera (Hospital de San Juan Bautista)

Located just a 10 minute walk outside the city walls, Hospital de Tavera (Hospital of San Juan Bautista) is one of the most beautiful and representative monuments of the Spanish Renaissance. In addition, it exhibits, in a palatial environment, an extraordinary pictorial, sculptural and furniture collection of the Golden Age and the only hospital pharmacy […]