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  • Route of the castles in La Rioja.

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    … La Rioja. Wine, nobility and pilgrims. The area known as La Rioja Alta is famous for being a land of exceptional wine. Its towns and villages, set amid vineyards and wineries, are all almost exclusively involved in wine production. It is also a region with a long history, and home to a stretch of th…

  • From Cáceres to Trujillo.

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    … Cáceres. (Extremadura) The bridge between Extremadura and the Americas. Trujillo, a mediaeval town and cradle of conquistadors, is an outstanding tourist destination. As we approach from Cáceres, we pass through fields and wooded pastures which serve as grazing for fighting bulls, and the distinctiv…

  • Sorolla Route.

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    … Valencia. Discovering Sorolla's Valencia. Joaquín Sorolla is one of great masters of 19th century Spanish painting. He became internationally famous with his paintings of Mediterranean scenes, full of light and happiness. This route around his hometown, Valencia, covers the places connected to his l…

  • Vinalopó castles.

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    … Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) Between vegetable gardens and castles. This route is a visit to the castles and fortresses in the district of Vinalopó, in the province of Alicante. They speak of the old battles that took place in this area. Buildings whose history goes back to the time of El Cid Camp…

  • Roman Catalonia.

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    … Tarragona. (Catalonia) The jewel of the Roman Empire on the Mediterranean coast of Spain. The city of Tarragona, ancient Tarraco, was one of the three most important cities in Spain during Roman rule. The consul Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus disembarked here to pursue the Carthaginians led by t…

  • From Betanzos to Ortigueira.

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    … A Coruña. (Galicia) Nature and history by the Atlantic Ocean. Near to the city of A Coruña, in Galicia (in northwest Spain), we will enjoy an area of spectacular scenery, with valuable monuments and monasteries surrounded by forests. Its coastline has the highest cliffs in Spain and stunning estuari…

  • Towns in Salzillo in the Region of Murcia.

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    … Murcia. Sculptures in Salzillo. We present a route in the Region of Murcia to discover the work of one of the most emblematic figures in the region: the sculptor Francisco Salzillo. He is considered to be the most outstanding Spanish Baroque sculptor, especially for his processional statues, which w…

  • Cister Route.

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    … Tarragona. (Catalonia) Sober and imposing architecture in the monasteries. On this route we will discover three important buildings erected by the Cistercian order, which was founded by the French abbot Bernard of Clairvaux. These monasteries are Santes Creus, Santa María de Poblet and Vallbona de l…

  • Route of the Knights Templar.

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    … Huesca. (Aragon) The mystery of the Knights Templar. Until the church authorities ordered its dissolution in 1312, the mysterious Knights Templar owned vast properties in the region of Aragón, Catalonia and Valencia for nearly two centuries. On the way to the Mediterranean, a group of castles, fitte…

  • Royal Route.

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    … Navarre. The memory of stone. This route covers some of the corners of the old Kingdom of Navarre. Fortresses, castles and palaces bear witness of its historic importance, while the agricultural products (vegetables from the rich fertile plain; wines of Valdorba, Olite and Artajone) offer the visito…

  • Goya route in Aragón.

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    … Zaragoza. (Aragon) The universal paintbrush of Francisco de Goya. Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, one of the greatest names in the history of painting, was born in a small village in Aragon called Fuendetodos. Although his long career took him to various different countries, he left numerous examples…