Articles about Spain

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  [...]
El Alcazar, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning a trip in the near future to the beautiful and quite historic region of Toledo, Spain, the capital city of the Autonomous Community of Castile La Mancha?  Have you set to the task yet of planning out an itinerary for your trip; making a list of the various sites and attractions you’d  [...]
Monasterio de San Juan de los Reyes, Toledo, Spain
The city of Toledo, Spain is just as beautiful as it is historic, a city high on a hill, surrounded by the meandering Tagus River, and one that dates back at least to Roman Times when it was an important urban center.  Those who visit Toledo are usually amazed and awed by its abundance of  [...]
Puerta del Sol, Toledo, Spain
If you plan to travel to the Madrid region of Spain, you should really consider making a daytrip (or two) to the city of Toledo, located approximately 45 miles from the Spanish capital.  Toledo is the capital of the Autonomous Community of Castile-La Mancha and the capital of the province of Toledo.  Visitors to this  [...]
Puerta de Alfonso VI, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning to travel to Spain this year, either for business, a family holiday or romantic getaway?  Will these travels perhaps take to you the center of the country, specifically to the small and very historically rich city of Toledo?  The city of Toledo, located about an hour’s drive from Madrid, the Spanish capital,  [...]
Are you in the process of planning a family vacation or romantic getaway in beautiful Spain?  Will your travels perhaps take you to the ancient city of Toledo, situated in the scenic heart of the Iberian Peninsula?  Toledo is one of the most oft-visited cities in Spain.  Its proximity to Madrid (43 miles), coupled with  [...]
Puente de San Martin, Toledo, Spain
Are to planning to visit Spain on an upcoming holiday or business trip, specifically the beautiful city of Toledo and the surrounding region?  Need some ideas with regards to what to do and see while visiting this fine city?  Toledo is a great destination that has long been a popular tourist haven for locals and  [...]
Puente de Alcantara, Toledo, Spain
Do you plan to spend some time in the Toledo region of Spain for an upcoming holiday or vacation?  Looking for some ideas with regard to what to do and see while visiting this beautiful and historical city?  A trip to Toledo offers a wealth of interesting sightseeing opportunities.  It is a city like no  [...]
Castillo de San Servando, Toledo, Spain
Nestled along the banks of the meandering Tagus River, in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula, the beautiful city of Toledo, Spain promises a wealth of fun and interesting sightseeing opportunities.  Toledo, which is situated about an hour’s drive from the capital city of Madrid, boasts a long and storied history.  It initially served as  [...]
Monuments in Toledo, Spain
Toledo, Spain is one of the top day trip destinations for tourists visiting the Madrid region of the country.  A World Heritage Site as named by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the city has a long and diverse history—a place where Muslims, Jews and Christians once lived side by side in harmony  [...]
The Cathedral, Toledo, Spain
If you plan to visit the city of Toledo, Spain, the capital of the Autonomous Community of Castile-La Mancha, one of the sites you should definitely check out while you’re there is the Catedral Primada Santa Maria de Toledo (the Primate Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo), commonly referred to as merely “the Cathedral.”  Located  [...]
Synagogue Santa María La Blanca, Toledo, Spain
The Synagogue Santa Maria La Blanca, which translates literally to the Synagogue Saint Mary the White, is a museum and former synagogue in the beautiful city of Toledo, Spain.  It was originally known as the Ibn Shushan Synagogue, and today it is commonly referred to as the “Congregational Synagogue of Toledo.”  Erected in 1180, it  [...]
Mezquita Cristo de la Luz, Toledo, Spain
The city of Toledo, Spain is famous for its ethnic, cultural and religious diversity; the latter represented by the many churches, synagogues and mosques that dot the cityscape of this fascinating and very historically significant municipality.  One of these structures is the Mezquita Cristo de la Luz, a former mosque that is now a very  [...]
Palacio Arzobispal, Toledo, Spain
If you happen to be traveling to Spain on an upcoming holiday or business trip, particularly to the Toledo region in the central portion of the country, you should really take some time to visit the Palacio Arzobispal, one of the city’s most magnificent architectural wonders.  To help you become a bit more familiar with  [...]
Hospital de Tavera, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning a Spanish vacation that will include a stop in the historic and very scenic city of Toledo?  If so, one of the sites you should definitely put on your touring itinerary is the Hospital de Tavera.  Below we have provided a brief overview of this remarkable site, including some information regarding its  [...]
Taller del Moro, Toledo, Spain
Are you planning a romantic excursion or family vacation to the gorgeous country of Spain—a trip that will include a stopover in the city of Toledo, one of the country’s most historic and scenic treasures? Have you set to the task yet of planning out your itinerary or tour schedule; mapping out the sites and  [...]
Toledo Train Station, Toledo, Spain
Do you plan to visit the Toledo region of Spain this year as part of a fun European vacation or tour? If so, chances are good that at least part of your travel will end or begin at the Estación de Ferrocarril, the main railway station in Toledo. In the article below we have compiled  [...]
Architecture in Toledo, Spain
Toledo, Spain is a historic city, one that dates back at least as far as Roman times, when records show it was an important urban center. It is also a city renowned for its ethic and religious diversity, a place where large communities of Christians, Jews and Muslims converged and intermingled to forge a great  [...]
The City of Toledo, Spain
If you plan to travel to Spain as part of an upcoming European holiday, hopefully you will take some time out of your busy travel schedule to visit the beautiful city of Toledo.  Located in the heart of Spain, approximately 43 miles (70 kilometers) south of Madrid, Toledo is the capital of the Autonomous Community  [...]
The Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid
As a tourist visiting Madrid, there is certainly no shortage of things to do or places to see, but one of the sites you simply must check out while visiting this historic city is the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, home to the Real Madrid football (soccer) club.  Football is one of, if not the favorite pastime  [...]