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Average Daily Travel Cost
(per person)
Accommodation1 37.14
Food2 21.13
Water2 1.00
Local Transportation1 8.00
Entertainment1 6.66
Communication2 0.00
Tips and Handouts1 0.00
Souvenirs1 14.57
Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1 6.00
Alcohol2 9.14

Many travelers to Spain pass by Toledo, but those who choose to visit for a few days will be well rewarded. It has wonderful winding cobbled streets that weave through its old town. There's a great 13th century cathedral that is truly a highlight of the town as well as some Roman ruins that sit just outside the city walls. Toledo has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986 and is great as a multi day trip, or simply a day trip from Madrid.

You can travel to Toleda by bus or train from Madrid. There's a high speed train that will make the trip in just over half an hour and will cost you about twenty euros for the round trip ticket. The bus takes about an hour and leaves every hour from Madrid's Plaza Elíptica bus station. These round trip tickets cost just under ten euros.

Most people choose to spend their time in Toledo exploring the Old Town area which is quaint with cobblestone streets. It does have a surprisingly high number of vehicles however which can detract somewhat from the ambiance. Top sights in the area include Iglesia de los Jesuitas, which will give you some great views of the city, Mezquita Cristo de la Luz, Iglesia del Salvador, the Sinagoga de Santa Maria la Blanca, and Monasterio de San Juan de Los Reye. The best way to spend your time in Toledo is simply wandering the streets. Take in the city's ambiance while you pass by some of the town's most popular sights. Definitely allow yourself some time to get lost, as that is part of the appeal of this town.

If you're in the market for a souvenir, Toledo has some interesting local specialties. The town is well known for its swords, which could set you back as much as $300. Shops will ship the item home as a sword might raise some eyebrows when you board a plane. The area is also well known for glazed ceramics, as well as damascene, a local technique for inter fusing gold on iron or steel to make plates or jewelry.

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By Burdein on May 17, 2012 in Food
'''Restaurante Apotheca''' In Callejón del Lucio 3 nearly Zocodover and Alcázar. The food is excellent and is nicely presented.
You can feel they love what they are doing and they are making an effort.

A Coruna

Average Daily Travel Cost
(per person)
Accommodation1 40.67
Food2 22.72
Water2 0.00
Local Transportation1 10.22
Entertainment1 7.78
Communication2 0.00
Tips and Handouts1 0.00
Souvenirs1 0.00
Scams, Robberies, and Mishaps1 0.00
Alcohol2 10.29
A Coruna is a town in Galicia, Spain. There is an airport about eight kilometers outside of town, or you could arrive by bus, many of which travel from Madrid, Barcelona, or the French border. A popular destination in town is the scenic seafront promenade. There's a tram that runs along it which can be taken for two euros. It begins at the football stadium and travels to the town hall on the other side of the city. You could catch a taxi in town and travel with city limits for about five to seven euros.

Some sights in town of interesting include Castelo de San Anton, a castle that now houses an archeology museum, the medieval Church of Santiago, Colexiata de Santa Maria, which houses the museum of sacred art, Xardín de San Carlos, Torre de Hercule, Picasso's home, and Maria Pita's square. There are a handful of other museums around town as well.

Perhaps the two best beaches around town are Orzan and Riazor, both of which are on the western side of the peninsula. The water is a little cold for swimming but they are a nice place to relax. Also take some time to walk down the seafront promenade. This is a popular area for locals to take a stroll, particularly in the evening when everybody is out and about.

Many of the restaurants around town are Spanish cafeteria style and offer great seafood selections. There are also plenty of hamburgueserias, some Italian restaurants, a few pizzerias, and even a Mexican restaurant. Prices are generally comparable to what you will find elsewhere in Spain. There are a handful of places around town to grab a drink as well. Be sure and try the local specialty, Estrella Galicia.

The best place to stay in town is NH Atlantico. It easily has the best location by Orzan beach and next to the new conference palace in town.

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Jardines de San Carlos

By backpackguru on Nov 8, 2011 in Entertainment
Jardines de San Carlos are a nice place to wander. They're inside the old town of the city and make for a nice, quiet, retreat. They're also the location of the tomb of General Sir John Moore. You can see the city walls which were originally built in the 14th century. They served as an important means of defense in the city. Now they are a pleasant garden that was established in 1834 by the Governor Mazzaredo.
  • 1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
  • 2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis. For example, the Food daily average is for all meals for an entire day.

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