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  • Salamanca: gastronomic delicacies and street markets.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Gastronomic delicacies and street markets. In the historic centre you will also find shops selling Salamanca's typical sweets and foods: the shops in the streets around Plaza Mayor Square offer a magnificent display, packed with exquisite flavours. On the subject of gastron…

  • Tapas in Salamanca.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Going out for tapas in Salamanca is a way of not only sampling the local dishes and gastronomic products, but also of taking part in a custom which is well-loved by its inhabitants. It’s something everyone enjoys: good food in a great atmosphere. The historic centre of the …

  • The first Book Village in Spain.

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    … Urueña. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) If you love literature and you are planning on coming to Spain, then you are in luck. In the medieval town of Urueña, in Valladolid, you will find the first "Villa del Libro" (Book Village) in Spain. Following the tradition of several European countries like Belgiu…

  • Royal Sites in Castile-León.

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    … (Castile-Leon) Would you like to visit monument buildings set in surroundings of stunning beauty? Come to Castile-León, in inland Spain, and stroll through the beautiful rooms of these so-called “Royal Sites”. Impressive, luxurious palaces and monuments, in wonderful condition, that will carry you b…

  • Ávila, a journey back to the Middle Ages.

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    … Ávila. (Castile-Leon) A visit to Ávila is a trip back in time where you will feel like a real medieval knight. The city (walled, yet open-minded) is a designated World Heritage Site and provides the perfect surroundings to immerse yourself the flavour of the Middle Ages. Come and stay for a few days…

  • The La Robla express, a period train in which to explore northern Spain.

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    … Astorga. León. (Castile-Leon) We propose the idea of enjoying a trip in a period train plying its way along three routes between Bilbao, León, Gijón, Santiago de Compostela and Ribadeo. This is the La Robla express, a railway line offering a classic décor and modern facilities all designed to enhanc…

  • The Sanabria lake: a spell-binding natural area.

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    … Puebla de Sanabria. Zamora. (Castile-Leon) There is a place in Spain with an impressive and haunting beauty, set in a landscape formed 100,000 years ago: the Sanabria Lake Nature Reserve. Here, shrouded in legend, lies the largest lake of glacial origin in Spain. You will be captivated by the irresi…

  • The Ichnite Route in Soria.

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    … Soria. (Castile-Leon) If there is one type of animal whose history fascinates man, it is dinosaurs. If you are also curious about the largest land animals that have ever roamed the Earth, we recommend visiting the Tierras Altas de Soria district, in Castile-León. You'll be able to see the ichnites: …

  • The human odyssey in Atapuerca.

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    … Burgos. (Castile-Leon) More than 300,000 years ago, a group of humans died in as yet unknown circumstances. Their remains were buried in the depths of a cave in the Atapuerca Mountains, where a group of Spanish scientists managed to bring them to the surface and discover, two years later, Europe's o…

  • Los Arribes del Duero, along the river trail.

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    … (Castile-Leon) In the area bordering the provinces of Salamanca and Zamora you will find one of inland Spain's most spectacular landscapes: los Arribes del Duero. Follow the trail marked out by the river canyon and you will discover the area's spectacular beauty. In inland Spain there are places tha…

  • Tordesillas, more than just where Spain and Portugal divided up the world.

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    … Tordesillas. Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) Discover Tordesillas, where a crucial page of world history was written. This is where Portugal and Spain signed the famous Treaty of Tordesillas, dividing up the new lands being discovered in America and Africa. For many years, the streets of Tordesillas were…

  • Castile-León by motorcycle.

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    … (Castile-Leon) If motorbikes are your passion, then make sure you bring yours when you come to Spain. In the inland part of the country there are many routes for bikers to explore the Castile-León Region. Travel by road, mark your own route, and discover landscapes, towns and villages in your own ti…

  • León by night.

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    … León. (Castile-Leon) If you’re looking for lively nightlife you’ll find it on a trip to León, a friendly city with a bustling university atmosphere. You can start with the traditional custom of having dinner by going from one bar to another sampling the tapas (typical local products served with your…

  • Salamanca at a leisurely pace.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Salamanca is the perfect city for browsing. A stroll around the pedestrian streets in its historic centre will take you past its two cathedrals, the House of Shells, the Clerecía church and the university. Don’t forget to stop in front of the university building to observe …

  • Art in Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Nature Reserve.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) It's always pleasant to take a walk in a beautiful natural setting. But if there are works of art to discover on your way, the idea is even more appealing. This is what is offered by the four routes in the Las Batuecas-Sierra de Francia Nature Reserve, south of Salamanca. C…

  • Salamanca: the beauty of knowledge.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) University city par excellence, birthplace of the first book of Castilian grammar, with an ensemble of monuments with the World Heritage designation... Salamanca is art and culture first hand. A unique destination you will love to discover or to come back to, thanks to its …

  • Active tourism in the nature areas of Castile-León.

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    … (Castile-Leon) The region of Castile-León is home to some simply outstanding natural attractions: a national park, 12 nature reserves, five designated nature areas… Here are a few suggestions for different and original ways to enjoy them: from a hot air balloon, in one of the adventure parks, and by…

  • Salamanca’s youthful nightlife.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Salamanca’s university city atmosphere means you’re guaranteed to find fun in the city’s clubs until the early hours. One of the city’s distinctive features is the original décor to be found in many of its nightlife venues. You’ll find clubs decorated to look like a submari…

  • The Segovia Aqueduct, mark of the Roman Empire in Castile.

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    … Segovia. (Castile-Leon) The Segovia Aqueduct is huge, crossing the city from one side to the other. For almost 2,000 years it has defied the passing of time, bringing water and beauty to Segovia. It is situated just one hour from Madrid, and when you admire its array of perfect arches, you will unde…

  • The colossal peaks of the Sierra de Gredos mountains.

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    … Ávila. (Castile-Leon) In the south of the region of Castile and León, some 170 kilometres from Madrid, lie the colossal granite rocks of the Sierra de Gredos mountains. You will be fascinated by the picturesque villages with their little stone houses surrounded by rugged landscape. The ideal setting…

  • MUSAC, a testimony to the 21st century.

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    … León. (Castile-Leon) Take part in contemporary artistic creation. Visit the Contemporary Art Museum of Castile-León (MUSAC), a unique and amazing place. The city of León in northern Spain, is now known for something other than its wealth of Romanesque art and architecture. Since 2005, it also the st…

  • River tourism in Castile-León: the sights and sounds of the river.

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    … (Castile-Leon) Spectacularly beautiful landscapes await you in Castile-León, in the heart of Spain. Taking a trip on a boat is an enjoyable and different way of exploring these beauty spots. Experience the joys of river tourism for yourself and find out just how easy it is to reach even the most ina…

  • Salamanca: The latest fashions.

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    … Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) The latest fashions. If you are looking for the latest styles, then head for the area between the pedestrian Toro and Zamora streets and Plaza del Campillo Square, on the way out of Plaza Mayor Square. Here you will find the main franchise chains, designer labels and intern…

  • A boat trip through the Gorges of the Duraton River.

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    … Sepúlveda. Segovia. (Castile-Leon) Just over an hour from Madrid, you can find a truly unbelievable landscape: the Gorges of the Duraton River. A trip along the peaceful waters of this deep gorge carved out by the river is an experience that you cannot afford to miss, not only for its exceptional be…