Toledo is located 44 miles / 71 kilometres south of Madrid (about an hour's bus or train ride), and is the capital of the Castilla-La Mancha region. The following links contain useful information (climate, meals, traditions, history ...) and some images of the city: Toledo - World Guides, Views of Toledo, Toledo: a world heritage city
It is still easy to arrive from Barajas to Toledo.
Several rental car companies can be found in Madrid-Barajas Airport. Most of them operate between 7:00 and midnight, though some airport offices stay open for longer.
ALSA buses connect Toledo with Madrid and run every 30 minutes. Buses start at 06:30, running
until 23:00, and later on Sunday and public holidays. They depart from "Intercambiador de Plaza Elíptica"
at Madrid and arrive at Toledo's bus station.
Step 1: Go from "Aeropuerto Madrid-Barajas" (Madrid Barajas Airport) to "Intercambiador de Plaza
Option 1: By taxi. Estimated time: 45 minutes. Time and price depend on traffic and time of theday.
Option 2: By Metro. Estimated time: 45 minutes from Aeropuerto station to Plaza Elíptica station.
It requires one change of line. More information about Madrid's Metro in http://www.metromadrid.
Step 2: Go from "Intercambiador de Plaza Elíptica " to "Estación de Autobuses de Toledo" (Toledo's Bus
Station. Estimated time: Between 1 and 1.30 hours. Company: "Autobuses Alsa". Tickets are purchased
inside the Bus Station at the Alsa desk.
More information about http://e-global.es/viaje-turismo-online/2009/03/11/autobuses-toledo-madrid/
Step 3: Go from "Estación de Autobuses de Toledo" to Hotel or Edificio Universitario de San Pedro Mártir.
There are buses from bus station to Toledo's downtown ("Plaza de Zocodover"), every 10 or 15 minutes.
From the bus station you may take a taxi (Radio Taxi 925 -255 050).
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accommodations in Toledo.
In order to simplify, the Organizing Committee suggests
the accomodations in
Please make an early personal reservation in these hotels where the title of the Congress must be indicated.
The members of Scientific Committee and the speakers will be accomodatted in Hotel San Juan de los Reyes
|The Congress dinner will take place in Parador Conde De Orgaz, on a remarkable site, the "Hill of the Emperor," that has unmatched views out over the city below. Please, see the Congress dinner menus (English version, Spanish version) in order to put on your choice in the registration form|
|A tour following a route through the most central and important parts of the Old Town at a gentle speed by tourist train of the city of Toledo.|