Destination: La Castilla La Mancha Toledo

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Castilla La Mancha and Toledo
Windmills, saffron, swords and more

Castilla La Mancha is one of the 17 regions of Spain, an area filled with history, culture delicious cuisine and you’ll also find saffron, swords and windmills when visiting too. Castilla La Mancha Toledo is our stop for today.

The city of Toledo can boast as being one of Spain’s most magnificent destinations. Filled with so much history, culture and traditions it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. The Old City captivates travelers with historic buildings, narrow cobble stone streets and the essence of times gone by.

Castile La Mancha Toledo – Sitting atop a gorge, you have spectacular views of Toledo overlooking the Río Tajo from several areas around the city. Culture, religion and people come together in Toledo. Known as the ‘city of three cultures’ in the Middle Ages, it is a place where –  Christian, Muslim and Jewish communities peacefully coexisted. Today, there are museums, cuisine and architecture which continues to show the connective relationship of cultures and people.  Mosques, Sephardic synagogues and one of Spain’s finest Gothic cathedrals still stand as proof, we can make living together successful and peaceful.  History will tell you there are also Roman roots in Toledo.

When talking about Toledo’s art is part of the scene and vibe of the city. Artist El Greco, has influenced and shaped the legacy of art. Visiting art museums should be top of your list while enjoying so much. more about the city.

Known for swords that were once called magical, Toledo steel is known for well skilled  artisans and the expert way steel is tempered and shaped. The high temperature of the tempering process and the quality of the steel make the swords of Toledo unique and admire the world over. Purchasing a sword or cutlery from a master artist is top of the list for travelers.

A visit to Toledo is easy to plan. Here are websites and photos to help you get started.

Websites to help you plan a great trip:
For information, maps, an pamphlets on the region of Castilla-LaMancha visit –
For general information about Spain visit –

Parador Toledo

Visit Toledo
Diego Esteban Tour Guide

Boutique hotel in Toledo 
La Casa de Paco de Lucia –

Zamorano Espadas

La Cave Restaurant

La Clandestina Restaurant 

Alfileritos 24 Restaurant

Places to visit

Saffron festival and windmills in Consuegra –

de Santo Tomé

El Transito Synagogue (Sefardi Museum)

El Greco´s Home Museum

More ways to experience Spain – a cruise on Holland America

Photos to inspire you

Castilla La Mancha Toledo

Castilla La Mancha Toledo

Castilla La Mancha Toledo

Castilla La Mancha Toledo

Castilla La Mancha Toledo


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