Articles about Spain

Monte de El Pardo, Madrid, Spain
If you plan to travel to Madrid, Spain in the coming months you have no doubt been very busy putting together an itinerary for your trip, mapping out the various destinations you’d like to visit during your holiday.  As you make this list, hopefully you will reserve some time during your busy tour schedule to  [...]
Corpus Christi Day, Toledo, Spain
Toledo is an amazing city in central Spain, one with a long and storied history, lively culture and a number of rich and colorful traditions.  One such tradition is the manner in which they celebrate Corpus Christi Day, the greatest day in the calendar of religious ceremonies and one of the most special days in  [...]
Semana Santa, Holy week in Toledo, Spain
As it is in cities throughout Spain, Semana Santa, or Easter Week in the historic city of Toledo is a very important part of its history and culture.  The celebrations that take place during this very significant time period are characterized, at least for the most part, by the solemn nature of the processions, culminating  [...]
Traditions in Toledo, Spain
Are you planning on scheduling a holiday in Toledo, Spain, the capital city of the Province of Toledo as well as the capital of the Autonomous Community of Castile-La Mancha?  If so, you may be interested in some of the traditions and festivities that make this city so unique.  To help you gain a better  [...]
Talavera de la Reina, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning to visit the Toledo region of Spain, a city that serves as the capital for both the province of Toledo and the Autonomous Community of Castile-La Mancha?  If you are, you should really take the time to visit Talavera de la Reina, a beautiful nearby city and municipality that is also a  [...]
Consuegra, Toledo, Spain
Are you in the process of planning a holiday or romantic excursion to the Toledo region of Spain?  Need some ideas regarding what to do and see during your visit?  A stay in the beautiful city of Toledo promises plenty of fun and a number of interesting sites to see, including medieval castles, historic architecture  [...]
Oropesa, Toledo, Spain
The city of Toledo is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Spain, largely due to the massive array of interesting sites and attractions it offers.  From its world-class museums to its ancient buildings and bridges to its seemingly endless number of commemorative monuments, the sites of Toledo paint a glorious picture  [...]
Madridejos, Toledo, Spain
Do you plan to visit the city of Toledo, Spain on an upcoming family vacation or romantic getaway?  If you do, you should really consider taking one or more day trips to some of the towns and villages that surround the historic city, including the beautiful town of Madridejos.  To help you become more familiar  [...]
Escalona, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning a trip to the central portion of Spain and plan to spend some time either in the city of Toledo or the surrounding area?  Did you know that there are also a number of smaller towns and villages located nearby, towns that offer a number of interesting sightseeing opportunities and exposure to  [...]
Towns and Villages near Toledo, Spain
If you plan to visit the city of Toledo, Spain on an upcoming holiday, you are bound to be amazed by the sheer abundance of sites and attractions the city has to offer, including a number of historical museums and art galleries, breathtaking natural scenery and an array of commemorative monuments celebrating, among other things,  [...]
La Juderia, the Jewish Quarter, Toledo, Spain
During the Middle Ages, a time in which Toledo, Spain was under Muslim control prior to the Christian conquest, the city was home to large communities of Jewish, Muslim and Christian inhabitants, all living and working together in relative peace and harmony.  This confluence of cultures and the resultant spirit of religious and ethnic tolerance,  [...]
El Greco
The city of Toledo, Spain, capital of the Autonomous Community of Castile-La Mancha, has a long and storied history that, according to historians, dates back to at least Roman times, perhaps even earlier.  During this long and impressive history, there have been many famous people who have called Toledo home, but perhaps none is more  [...]
History of Toledo, Spain
With over 2000 years of history, the city of Toledo has the special designation of being a melting pot, a place where the various cultures and eras of Spain have converged and congregated, and which together comprise a rich model of the country’s history.  Historians have often referred to it as the City of Three  [...]
The Tagus River in Toledo, Spain
Are you planning a family vacation or short romantic getaway to the picturesque city of Toledo, the capital city of the Province of Toledo in beautiful central Spain?  Do you need some ideas regarding some of the things to do and see while visiting the city?  The city of Toledo, which is also now the  [...]
Museum of Contemporary Art, Toledo, Spain
Are you in the process of planning a getaway to Spain, or more specifically, to the wonderful city of Toledo?  Could you benefit from some ideas regarding what to do and see while visiting this historic and picturesque city?  Toledo is one of Spain’s richest treasures, a city visited by thousands of tourists each year  [...]
El Greco Museum, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning to enjoy a relaxing holiday in beautiful Spain—a trip that will include a visit to the wonderful city of Toledo?  Could you benefit from some ideas with regard to some of the interesting places to see in the city during your visit?  Although quite small when compared to other Spanish cities, such  [...]
The Burial of Count Orgaz, Toledo, Spain
If you plan to visit the beautiful city of Toledo on an upcoming Spanish holiday, you should definitely take some time out of your busy touring schedule to visit the Iglesia de Santo Tome.  This historical Catholic church, aside from being absolutely stunning from an architectural standpoint, is also home to The Burial of Count  [...]
Museo del Ejercito, Toledo, Spain
If you plan to visit the city of Toledo during an upcoming Spanish tour or vacation, one of the sites you should definitely check out while you are there is the Museo del Ejercito, or Army Museum.  To illustrate why this is such a significant destination along the Toledo tour route, below we have compiled  [...]
Hospital de Santa Cruz, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning to visit the exquisite and very charming city of Toledo during an upcoming family excursion?  Could you benefit from some ideas regarding what to do and see during your stay?  Toledo is a city steeped in history and tradition; a city that dates back to Roman times, perhaps even earlier.  Because of  [...]
The Transit Synagogue, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning a trip to Spain, specifically the Toledo region of the country?  Do you need some ideas with regard to some of the places of interest you should visit while you’re there?  Toledo is a wonderful city, one renowned for its rich history, melting pot culture and plenty of commemorative monuments.  If you  [...]