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  • A gourmet menu in Spain's Heritage Cities.

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    … We suggest you start with Iberian cured ham, gazpacho and Manchego cheese; then continue with dishes such as roast suckling pig served with fresh vegetables sautéed with olive oil, or some quality seafood. And for dessert, traditional sweets and tropical fruit. All accompanied by desgination of orig…

  • Unique cities.

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    … They are an important part of Spain’s contribution to universal culture. They are World Heritage Cities. A tour of these cities is a good way to discover Spain’s history, artistic wealth and popular traditions. Each and every stop on this route will reveal a unique and stunning urban location. Fancy…

  • El Greco, "the Greek from Toledo".

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    … Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Did you know that 2014 will be the commemoration of the fourth centenary of the death of El Greco? But who was El Greco? Without question, one of the most universal artists in history. A pioneer in his time, whose paintings revealed an astonishing modernity and came to in…

  • Roman towns in Spain: a journey to the past.

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    … Learn about life in Spain during the Roman Empire by visiting the Roman towns. There are numerous archaeological sites throughout the country. All you have to do is choose an area. Go back to the times of the gladiators and emperors, and learn something of the civilisation that gave Spain such a pri…

  • Travel back to the Middle Ages with the Castles of La Mancha.

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    … (Castile-La Mancha) Here we suggest a journey into the Middle Ages in the land of famous knight Don Quixote. Castile-La Mancha is in inland Spain, and is the ideal place to travel back in time and discover castles that were once the setting for great battles. A look into historic-artistic heritage t…

  • A route through Spain's medieval towns and cities.

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    … Here we suggest a route in Spain which is original and unconventional, but very interesting and attractive: it runs through our medieval towns and villages. The itinerary covers close to 1,500 kilometres across Spain from the north to the southwest, passing charming places surrounded by a variety of…

  • Spain's main squares.

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    … The Plaza Mayor is the “living room” for Spain's towns and cities. They are majestic, welcoming places, overflowing with life. When you discover them you will see that their special architecture sets them apart from other main squares to be found in Europe. They are a place for social encounters, bu…

  • The Mudejar, a genuinely Spanish art.

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    … Anyone interested in really understanding Spain, marvelling at its turbulent history and experiencing the rich diversity of its culture should make a point of learning about Mudejar art. This art, unique in the world, is a symbol of the peaceful coexistence of peoples, and combines all the best aspe…

  • Spanish World Heritage Cities – the privilege of history.

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    … Spain has a lot to offer, and this is something officially endorsed by UNESCO: Spain is the country with the third greatest number of World Heritage sites. In order to receive this privileged designation, a site must have been part of a unique artistic achievement, have influenced a specific period …

  • Castile-La Mancha: a journey into the past.

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    … (Castile-La Mancha) Imagine an original cultural visit. Imagine a place where you can see archaeological remains from the beginning of the Middle Ages, the Roman Empire and the Bronze Age. Sound interesting? Then don't think twice and come to the Castile-La Mancha Region. Its five archaeological par…

  • Golf in Spain's World Heritage Cities.

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    … Thirteen unique cities and golf courses to enjoy. Spain's World Heritage Cities are a good alternative when it comes to planning a golfing holiday. You can enjoy your favourite sport and also discover monuments that will leave you speechless. Seeing is believing: Spain is perfect for golfers who als…

  • Toledo, a museum waiting to be discovered.

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    … Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) Standing on a promontory over the River Tagus, the historic city of Toledo awaits you. Its old town, with over a hundred monuments representing nearly all the artistic styles, is a unique "urban museum" with UNESCO World Heritage status. Toledo is a unique city. Over 2,00…

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