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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 […]


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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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 […]


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 […]

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Discover the city gates of Toledo Spain

The city of Toledo is surrounded by an impressive wall that was built by the Romans, modified by the Visigoths, enlarged by the Muslims and rebuilt by the Christians. Over time, as each culture influenced Toledo, it’s size grew and the defensive walls were expanded outward to the position we can see today. As the […]


Is Toledo Spain Walkable?

The historic city of Toledo Spain is located on a hill and surrounded on three sides by a river. It’s location provided a natural defense system protecting it’s inhabitants. But in modern times, many visitors often wonder if Toledo is a walkable city due to its hilly location. In short, yes Toledo Spain is walkable. […]