Corpus Christi. Declared International Tourist Interest, Corpus Christi is the most important holiday of all those held during the Semana Grande de Toledo.
The procession of the monstrance cathedral located in the Chapel of the Tower is the most important part of the party. However, the city of Toledo exudes a unique atmosphere with decorated streets, balconies and parades with giants and big heads.
Toledo is immersed in an environment that transcends the religious party while retaining all of its roots.
Legends of Toledo. Imperial and ancient city, with various civilizations samples ... Toledo's cultural legacy is immense and full of unique stories. That’s why tracking the various legends scattered throughout the city lets you enter the history that one day forged Toledo.
Some especially famous legends are: El Beso, El Cristo de las Cuchilladas, El Pozo Amargo, El Hombre de Palo, El Cristo de la Calavera, El Arroyo de la Degollada, La Rosa de Pasión, El Cristo de la Vega and Roca Tarpeya.
Toledo unknown heritage. Exploring the Toledo recovered from oblivion is one of the most sublime events of recent times in the city. The Consortium of Toledo City organizes guided tours for the architectural remains, archaeological sites and monuments they recover.
Some of the sights include the Roman baths, the Baths of the Tanneries, Convent of the Conception, basements and the well of El Salvador, the San Andrés Tower, the Torre de San Cipriano and NuncioViejo Roman vaults. These visits are free of charge and can be scheduled by telephone (925 253 080).
Pilgrimages of Toledo.After Easter, the famous Pilgrimage of Toledo begins, with processions to chapels near Toledo filled with celebrations and popular activities.
The first pilgrimage is up to the Ermita de la Virgen de la Cabeza, while the most popular is the pilgrimage to the Ermita de la Virgen del Valle. Other important pilgrimages include the Shrine of Our Lady of La Bastida, the Chapel of the Holy Guardian Angel and the pilgrimage of the Holy Angel.
When? From the last Sunday in April to the Sunday that is closer to September 30th.