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Things to Do in Toledo by Oasis Backpackers Hostel

In Toledo

Distinct from the more modern cities of central Spain, Toledo is a history lover’s wet dream. Innumerable ancient structures, several breathtaking views, and truly remarkable museums of art, architecture, and archaeology make this storied city a cultural and historical gem that, somehow, has yet to be saturated by tourists and still retains an authentic feel.


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10 Things To Do

The best of Old and New. Toledo is one of Spain’s oldest cities - rich with history, having been the long-time Spanish capital as well as an important centre of culture to the Romans, the Moors, Jews, Christians, and Visigoths. And yet, while steeped in rich history, modern Toledo embraces innovation and creativity - tangible in its active cultural and social scenes, which are all saturated with vibrant patrons and local zeal, welcoming visitors into a distinct and alluring community.

Find here our list of top 10 things to do in Toledo.

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Restaurants

Dining in Toledo means you’re combining some of the best aspects of Spanish cuisine with local fare. And while the food is the star of the show, you’ll notice that these restaurants also provide an exceptional stage in atmosphere that preserves the city’s rich history with its tendencies toward innovation and creativity.

So expect tradition and heritage to combine with creative and inspired dishes to create a dining experience like no other.

Check out our list of restaurants in Toledo made by locals.

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Best Bars

In Toledo, one never stays thirsty for long. Whether you’re looking for a place to beat the heat and enjoy a cold one, or you want to get loosened up before a big night out, these suggestions will keep you crawling for more. From local haunts where locals play pool over drinks to lively theme pubs, old breweries, and live music hotspots.

Find and enjoy the best bars in Toledo.

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Museums

Get culture! Arguably one of the most historic cities in all of Spain , it comes as no surprise that the museums of Toledo are packed with cultural treasures. Visit the city’s many museums to get a look back into the last 2,000 years of Toledan history.

And as the world turns, so does Toledo – check out the more modern museums to see priceless works of contemporary art. Whether you’re interested in ancient history, architecture, archaeology, or modern art, there’s simply no shortage of things to absorb in Toledo.

Check our our recommendations for Toledo’s museums.

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Clubs and Nightlife

Don’t be misled by the city’s love affair with history. In modern Toledo , you’ll find clubs and dance floors to rival those of any major Spanish city, but with the benefit of a local feel and unpretentious vibe. Dance away your sins in an old church, enjoy amazing views from a chic terrace, or sip specialty cocktails and shots complimented by live jazz or rock music in one or all of these fantastic clubs.

Enjoy Toledo’s best clubs and nightlife with our selection and tips.

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Bridges and Gates

Hard to miss from nearly any vantage point in the city, a close up at look the bridges and gates of Toledo’s Old City is its own reward. Soaring towers and mammoth fortifications testify to the strength of a city that’s maintained its borders for well over a thousand years. Each gate, each bridge, and each fortification has its own unique story to be told, so check out our favourites and see them for yourself!

Here is the list of bridges and gates you shouldn’t miss.

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Festivals

If you’re lucky enough to be in Toledo during a festival, you won’t be able to ignore it and nor should you. These often sombre processions and festivals represent some of the most deeply cherished rituals in Spain .

If you can manage to get a look you’ll enjoy detailed floats, elaborate banners, and decorated figures, all moved to a unified purpose. Not quite a party, but a truly unforgettable cultural feast for the senses in Spain’s religious capital.

Check out the list of festivals to enjoy Toledo to the fullest.

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Chillout Places

Sometimes you just want to chill. And, lucky for you, we do too. We’ve compiled this list of our favourite places to soak in an amazing view, have a drink, maybe a bite, and perhaps even an impromptu siesta.

Relaxation can be the key to a good visit in any city – don’t you forget it. And Toledo has opportunities galore.

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