a World Heritage City
Toledo:a World Heritage City
Recognized as a World Heritage Site by Unesco, Toledo has more than two millennia of history and historical heritage of Jewish, Christian and Muslim culture. Given its great patrimonial and artistic wealth, Toledo is a city where culture, history, art, gastronomy, craftsmanship and innovation go hand in hand.
Bathed by the Tagus River, Toledo preserves the charm of its narrow and labyrinthine streets, the splendor of its monuments and offers diverse possibilities of recreation to the taste of the traveler. Discover the Imperial Toledo, the conventual and cathedral, the artisan, the marzipan, the swords, the Greco and especially the one that shows us the beauty of Christian, Jewish and Muslim roots.
Historic center of Toledo
Walk through Zocodover
The Jewish quarter
Del Valle viewpoint
Paseo de Merchán or de La Vega
Ecological path along the Tajo
In the city of the three cultures, you will not only find unique buildings and historical monuments, but also a rich and varied gastronomy. Toledo’s gastronomy is characterized by the local traditions of hunting and shepherding, and offers dishes of authentic quality, with an intense Mediterranean flavor and Moorish, Sephardic and Christian influences, simple and consistent.
Toledana rice style
Marzipan of Toledo
The historic city of Toledo stands out for its great monumental and cultural wealth, in addition to the legacy of great personalities such as El Greco, Cervantes or Garcilaso. Behind its walls you will enjoy an unparalleled cultural and artistic heritage. Churches, palaces, fortresses, mosques, and synagogues are present throughout the city, turning it into an authentic open-air museum.
Alcazar of Toledo
El Greco Museum
Church of Santo Tomé
Church of San Román
Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes
Mosque of Cristo de la Luz
Synagogue of Santa María La Blanca
Synagogue of El Tránsito
Caves of Hercules
Summers are shot and clear and winters are dry, cold and cloudy.
Toledo’s climate is Mediterranean, characterized by short, hot and mostly clear summers; winters are cold and rainy and it is dry throughout the year. During the year, the temperature generally ranges from 1 degree celsius to 34 degrees celsius.
Connections to Toledo
- Bus (Alsa / EMT)
- Train (RENFE)
You will probably have to arrive first in Madrid and then go by train/bus to Toledo.
https://www.alsa.es (Madrid Barajas T4 - Toledo)
The AVE (AVANT high speed train) offers excellent travel conditions, bar/ restaurant option, internet connection and other services. The AVE (AVANT high speed train) departs from Madrid-Atocha.
At the airport, you will find options of city buses (EMT Madrid), intercity buses (CRTM) and long-distance buses (ALSA).
Go anywhere in the city with Toledo’s urban buses. You can buy a "bonobús" season card at the bus station.
In 45 minutes you can get to know Toledo, its history, and enjoy its spectacular views.