The UNESCO heritage city of Toledo will replace Caceres, which held this title in 2015.
Important local chefs and famous writers such as Cervantes, Lope de Vega and Théophile Gautier have contributed to this award, as with their culinary or literary productions, all of them have emphasized how Toledo’s cuisine turns raw and poor material into tasty and powerful stew, typical casseroles called Pucheros, local ratatouille and chickpeas soup.
During the whole year, the city will host culinary events and festivities to celebrate its title. So, if you are staying in Madrid for a couple of nights, do not miss the opportunity to enjoy a gastronomic day trips to Toledo. We will guide you through your food & cultural visit to Toledo.
In addition to the bars and restaurants in the historic centre of the city, the outdoor terraces along the banks of the Tagus are worth a halt in your day to taste the best Castilian products such as Manchego cheese, saffron, serrano ham, and more.
Another gastronomic landmark of the city is the San Agustín market, a gastro-market built over archaeological remains. Exclusive wine shops, gourmet spaces, show-cooking stalls, restaurants, a terrace and a spectacular vertical garden, all distributed over an area of 1,400 square meters on five floors, next to Plaza de Zocodover square.
Spanish history, best local products and exquisite meals… What else can you ask for a getaway experience out of the Madrid?