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Viaje a la España mágica

By | 13 November, 2014 | 0 comments

Museo España MágicaTo introduce yourself to esoteric Spain, you do not have to read the never-ending Gargoris and Habidis by Fernando Sánchez Dragó. All you have to do is come to the Museum of Magical Spain (Museo de la España Mágica) in Toledo and, for just 2 euros, you can access a “fantastic voyage to the sacred and profane”, Read full article

El Museo del Greco

By | 3 November, 2014 | 0 comments

museo del greco toledoIt was already there before the anniversary of the fourth centenary of the death of Doménikos Theotokópoulos, better known as El Greco (he was of Greek origin), with a content that is fundamental to get to know more about the figure of this artist. Funded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture, the El Greco Museum, Read full article

El Alcázar, emblema de Toledo

By | 28 October, 2014 | 0 comments

Alcazar ToledoDuring the Spanish Civil War it became a propaganda tool for General Franco, whose army managed to take this building of great strategic and military value after 70 days of continuous siege from the Republican forces, from July to September of 1936. It is one of the references that comes to mind when we talk about this historical construction, Read full article

Un paseo por el lado más ecológico de Toledo

By | 2 October, 2014 | 0 comments

Rio Tajo

The city of three cultures is much more than just its historical and cultural legacy that it treasures behind its walls, on a hill 100 metres above the Tajo river. That height is what gives it its name, whose meaning in Latin means “lifted up high”. This particular orography, with the river bathing its outskirts, Read full article

Toledo, tres culturas: el barrio cristiano

By | 2 September, 2014 | 0 comments

Catedral ToledoIt was hard for Toledo to reach its Christian supremacy, which came to stay with a strong hold from the Reconquest and thanks to the onslaughts by the army of King Alfonso VI, who managed to finally take the city in 1085. With King Carlos I in power in the 16th century, Read full article

Comer en Toledo

By | 26 August, 2014 | 0 comments

Restaurante Mudéjar en ToledoToledo is not a city for vegans and lovers of light salads, despite that the summer heat might invite one to lighter meals. Toledo, a city with a continental climate, preserves a cuisine based on meats and other heavy dishes that we will briefly reference here, mentioning a few of the restaurants that serve these delicious dishes. Read full article

El acero toledano

By | 9 July, 2014 | 0 comments

Espadas ToledoIf you walk around the streets of Toledo, you will probably be amazed at the number of metal and crafts shops that exhibit swords among their products. Perhaps you have stayed staring at the window display of one of these shops looking at this impressive arms. Toledo’s steel is famous worldwide and swords of fantastic quality and reputation are made in our city. Read full article

Mazapán de Toledo

By | 2 July, 2014 | 0 comments

Mazapán ToledoOne of the most traditional gifts that we can bring home after visiting Toledo, as well as being one of the most famous products of the city, is marzipan. If you walk around the city centre you can find many shops that exclusively sell this delicious homemade product.

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Los mejores miradores de Toledo

By | 30 June, 2014 | 0 comments

Mejores miradores de Toledo

Many travellers who come to our hotel have sometimes told us that “if you go to Toledo and don’t go to one of its vantage points, it is like visiting Paris and not seeing the Eiffel Tower”. It is very true, since the vantage points of Toledo offer us a general perspective of a city that invites us to value its monumental legacy and dream about its thousand-year-old past. Read full article

6 cosas que quizá no sabías sobre Toledo

By | 15 June, 2014 | 0 comments

Vista panorámica de Toledo

Toledo is a millennium-old city filled with history and legends that cover it layer upon layer. Discovering it in all of its depth is a thrilling voyage through time, in which we can come across all kinds of surprises.

In this article we will tell you about some curiosities of Toledo, things that perhaps you did not know about our city and that you can remember when walking on its cobbled streets during your next visit:

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