We just happened to book our Airbnb right beside this wonderful Mercado. We had no idea what was in store and that in our three days in Madrid we would eat there at least once a day.
No, not Ohio where it’s pronounced toe-lee-doe, but Spain where it’s pronounced toe-lay-doe. Toledo is a UNESCO World Heritage city so there is a lot to see and really deserves more than the few hours we spent.
There’s a lot of walking involved, of course, but at a comfortable pace. There’s a lot of standing around, too, as you listen and learn. You won’t get much exercise on these walking tours, but that’s not the point. You also won’t spend a lot of time at one venue. So if you want to see the inside of the cathedral in Valencia, for example, come back later.
Long seen as simply a transport hub for tourists heading to destinations and resorts along Spain’s Costa del Sol, the southern Andalusian city of Málaga has, in the past, been unkindly referred to as an “airport with a city attached.” This is a real shame as Spain’s sixth largest city has plenty to offer anyone looking for an alternative to the more popular Spanish destinations of Barcelona, Madrid, or Seville. Here are five reasons to consider a visit.
Every year, from October 4th through 12th, the San Froilán Fiesta lights up Lugo, the capital city of Lugo province in Galicia, the northwest region of Spain. Famous bands perform onstage. Puppeteers and street musicians rim plazas or spill along side streets. Artisans sell handcrafts on blankets. A silver cowboy statue springs to life. A witch guards a major shop on a corner. Another witch peers out a window.