Conveniently located near glamorous Madrid, the beautiful medieval town of Toledo is surrounded by a myriad of enchanting architectural gems and rolling hills that are perfect for hiking. The town is home to a rich mix of cultures and what was an important Roman settlement has now evolved into an enchanting town full of delights that will captivate you with its effortless traditional Spanish charm. With bustling summer fiestas and sunny plazas, Toledo is a wonderful destination to enjoy as a family. Home to quaint cobblestoned lanes dominated by the imposing Alcázar, an elegant synagogue and fairy tale buildings that will transport you to the Middle Ages, the town has something for everyone.
Renting holiday accommodation in Toledo
When you decide where to stay during your visit to Toledo, keep in mind that the most authentic way to enjoy a truly memorable visit is to socialise with the local community. Instead of staying in an expensive hotel full of tourists you might prefer to choose a holiday rental. Renting a holiday apartment in Toledo means that you can experience an authentic getaway in this fabulous town in the same way than those who know it best, the local people. Only they can tell you which is the best asador in town to try some delicious perdiz estofada, stewed red partridge, or the quaintest coffee shop away from the tourist trail.
Where to stay in Toledo
Whether you prefer to book a modern luxury apartment, a delightful loft in the middle of the old quarter with spectacular views over the many churches and ancient mosques or a romantic old casa in one Toledo’s many hidden alleys, HouseTrip offers a wide selection of self-catering accommodation that is ideal for your family holiday and will allow you to enjoy all the comfort of having your own home away from home. After a long day exploring Toledo’s unmatched restaurants, some wonderful walking trails in the surrounding countryside or traditional folk festivals, there is nothing like revelling in the luxury of putting your feet up in your own lounge with a chilled glass of white wine after enjoying a home-cooked meal with fresh produce that you hand-picked at the market.
Toledo with the family
The city of Toledo and its surrounding region are ideal to enjoy with the kids. There are plenty of sights to explore as a family, such as the impressive Alcázar fortress before strolling down to the Sephardic quarter with its narrow passages and towards Alcántara Bridge that goes back to Roman times and will take the youngest in the family back to ancient times. Being so close to Madrid, you will be unable to resist a day trip to enjoy a bit or urban flavour before returning to this stunning oasis of calm. An expensive hotel could never compare to the freedom of enjoying an idyllic break in Toledo with your loved ones in such an authentic way.