Toledo

Further Information Page

For further information on Toledo’s rich history I recommend checking out the following:

“Toledo.” Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, inc. Accessed November 10, 2022. https://www.britannica.com/place/Toledo-Spain.

“Siege of Toledo.” Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica, inc. Accessed November 15, 2022. https://www.britannica.com/event/Siege-of-Toledo.

“Toledo. Historical Overview of Its Rise, Fall and Rebirth.” Spain Then and Now – Spain Then and Now. An overview of the history, literature, architecture, art and culture of Spain. Accessed November 19, 2022. https://www.spainthenandnow.com/spanish-history/toledo-historical-overview.

“410 CE – 716 CE: The Rise and Fall of the Visigothic Kingdom.” Cities of Light, December 17, 2019. https://www.islamicspain.tv/history-of-islamic-spain/timeline-history/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-visigothic-kingdom/.

“Roman Circus of Toledo.” Atlas Obscura. Atlas Obscura, September 5, 2017. https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/roman-circus-of-toledo.

“Historic City of Toledo.” UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Accessed November 20, 2022. https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/379/.

Hale, Frederick. “Holy Toledo: Muslim-Christian Relations and Catholic Nationalism in Vicente Blasco Ibáñez’s The Shadow of the Cathedral.” Journal for the Study of Religion 30, no. 2 (2017): 281–96. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26489073

Hodgkin, Thomas. “Visigothic Spain.” The English Historical Review 2, no. 6 (1887): 209–34. http://www.jstor.org/stable/546476.

For further information on the natural beauty of Toledo check out the following:

“Cabañeros National Park.” Spain.info, https://www.spain.info/en/nature/cabaneros-national-park/

Mercier Kevin, “My dream is to become a full-time travel blogger; I’ve been building this dream for the past 5 years now. But for now. “Mirador Del Valle Toledo – the Best Viewpoint over Toledo.” Kevmrc.com, 19 June 2022, https://www.kevmrc.com/mirador-del-valle-toledo-spain.  

Turespaña. “Discover the City of Toledo and the Nearby Natural Parks.” Spain.info, Turespaña, 14 Sept. 2021, https://www.spain.info/en/discover-spain/road-trip-toledo-nature/

More Information on Traditional Dishes from Toledo and Where You Can Find Them: 

The Local. “Six Unmissable Dishes from Toledo, Spain’s 2016 Capital of Gastronomy.” The

 Local Spain. The Local, October 9, 2015

. https://www.thelocal.es/20151009/tasty-treats-toledo-gastronomy-capital/

“Toledo City Guide: What to See plus the Best Restaurants, Tapas Bars and Hotels.” The Guardian. Guardian News and Media, May 10, 2015. https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/may/10/toledo-spain-best-restaurants-tapas-bars-hotel s.

Other Things to Check out in Toledo:

Setti, Sara. “Top 12 Things You Should See in Toledo, Spain in 2023.” The Tour Guy, November   18, 2022. https://thetourguy.com/travel-blog/spain/toledo/top-things-to-see-in-toledo-spain-this-year/.

“Toledo Sister Cities.” Toledo Sister Cities – WE BUILD BRIDGES. Accessed November 20, 2022. http://www.toledosistercities.org/aboutus/what-we-do/toledo-sister-cities-international-festival/