Travel Photo Thursday — February 2, 2012 — Historical Toledo — A Sunny View

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Uncategorized | 22 comments

Welcome to another week of Travel Photo Thursday. On Tuesday I decided to head out of Madrid, and visit Toledo on a day tour. Bus tours are really not my thing, but I knew that if I wanted to make the most of a day in Toledo I really had no choice. The tour was pleasant, and gave me a great feel for this historic city. I’ve put it on my list to return. At some point I want to wander the narrow streets, sit by the river, and catch the feel of the city at every time of day and night.

I’m sharing one of my favorite shots of the day.

To join in the Travel Photo Thursday fun simply post a photo on your blog. Return here and place your link in the Mr. Linky at the bottom of this post.

Please post a link to a post featuring a travel photo, not simply a link to your blog.

As a courtesy please post a link to Budget Travelers Sandbox. 

If you do tweet a shot, please use the hashtag #TPThursday.


A view of sunny Toledo on a cold, sunny day….

Historical Toledo on a Cool, Sunny Winter Day


I booked this tour through Madrid City Tours. The cost with lunch (optional) was 70 Euro, and I thought it was good value. We had a very knowledgeable guide, Anna, who provided interesting facts and stories of each site we visited. I was able to book online easily with a my credit card.

Madrid City Tours


468 ad


  1. what an absolutely beautiful shot!

  2. Lovely shot! so pretty.

  3. The city looks great and indeed, it seems great for a stroll… (^_^)

  4. Beautiful picture! We chose Segovia instead of Toledo for our day trip from Madrid and this looks just as wonderful.

  5. Love the photo! Toledo is on my list of places to return to as well. Next time, I think I’ll spend a night there. Would be fab to amble about at night.

  6. I didn’t get to Toledo either. We reveled in Granada, but would love to get back to Spain, and your photo is more enticement to go to Toledo.

  7. What a great shot. I never made it to Toledo but I’ll definitely put it on my list of places to see on my next visit to Spain.

  8. That’s a very pretty shot and I’m surprised to see so much yellow. It looks like a beautiful day though I know Spain can be cold in the winter.

  9. Nice shot. Makes me want to jump on a plane and head there.

  10. We’ve just been talking ‘Spain’ again and this photo helps put it higher on the list. We didn’t make it to Toledo, but plan to go the next time around.

  11. Spectacular! I haven’t been to Toledo since 1995 but remember it to be such an amazing city.

  12. There’s something wonderful about those cold, crisp sunny days for taking photos. Beautiful shot.

  13. Looks like a great place – your photo makes me want to go there!

  14. Lovin’ that sunny view. Got so busy this week shootin’ cherry blossoms, I missed TPThursday. I’ll have to see if I can dig up something. Meanwhile I’ll Tweet/Thumb/FB and G+1 everyone for ya !

  15. What a beautiful Picture!!

  16. Thanks Mike! and hurry back 🙂

  17. I love it when the guides know what they’re talking about — it makes all the difference in the world. 🙂

  18. Gorgeous! Hey, are you coming to Sevilla?

    • Yes, I am coming to Sevilla. I will be there from Feb 12th to the 17th. If you are around, I would love to meet up for coffee or lunch.

  19. Oh Toledo looks fabulous! I have never been but I have to say your picture makes me want to go.

  20. I’m doing a catch up on your blog, Nancie, and didn’t realise that you’d gone to Spain. How lovely this looks!


  1. Travel Photo Thursday: Famous People Lived Here - [...] is my entry in Travel Photo Thursday.  To see photos from around the world, go to Budget Travelers’ Sandbox.…
  2. Best Hotel Discounts 24/7 - [...] is my entry in Travel Photo Thursday.  To see photos from around the world, go to Budget Travelers’ Sandbox.…
  3. Travel Photo Thursday: Fake Venice - [...] post was submitted to Travel Photo Thursday, a weekly collection of travel photos hosted by Budget Traveler’s Sandbox []. Be…
  4. The View from Tien Hou - [...] is my submission to this week’s Budget Travelers Sandbox Travel Photo Thursday series. Be sure to check out other…
  5. Travel Photo of the Week -- The Sad Truth About Life - [...] post is part of Budget Travelers Sandbox Travel Photo Thursday – be sure to check out the other photos.…
  6. Friday Photo: Basilique Notre-Dame - Montréal, Quebec, Canada - [...] out Delicious Baby and Budget Sandbox for more travel photos. This entry was posted in Canada, Weekly…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *