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Spanish destination without crowds is beautiful and cheaper than Madrid

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Looking for some travel inspiration? Well, we might have the place for you and it is slightly off the beaten track. 

Travel expert and booking platform Omio has shared its guide to Toledo, Spain which is perfect for those seeking a destination closer to home in Europe.

Just 40 minutes outside of Madrid (or an hour by bus), Toledo offers a contrast to the bustling energy of the Spanish capital. Let’s take a look at Toledo in more detail. 

Explore the Alcázar of Toledo

This imposing fortress offers stunning views of the city and houses the Army Museum, providing a fascinating insight into Spain’s military history.

Visit the Toledo Cathedral and the Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

One of Spain’s greatest Gothic structures, the cathedral is a must-see with its intricate architecture and stunning artworks.

Feast of the Assumption (La Asunción) 

Held in mid-August each year, this event draws large crowds who come to drink the famous water from the well at the cathedral, believed to carry special blessings.

Where to eat in Toledo?

La Abadía

Enjoy traditional Spanish cuisine in a cosy, rustic setting. Their affordable menu offers a variety of delicious tapas

Café del Fin

A great spot for families, this café offers a range of snacks, desserts, and drinks in a friendly atmosphere.

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