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  • Combarro.

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    Combarro. Poio. Pontevedra. (Galicia) The village of Combarro is located in the Rías Baixas estuaries, six kilometres from the city of Pontevedra. The old quarter in Combarro, which has been declared Property of Cultural Interest, is a representative example of three traditional architectural elemen…

  • El Burgo de Osma.

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    … Burgo de Osma, El. Burgo de Osma-Ciudad de Osma. Soria. (Castile-Leon) El Burgo de Osma, an ancient and monumental episcopal city, is located at the end of the river Ucero and offers one of the best preserved medieval precincts in the entire province of Soria. Not in vain has the city been declared …

  • Algodonales.

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    Algodonales. Cadiz. (Andalusia) http://www.algodonales.es/. The town of Algodonales, one of the famous white towns of Cadiz, is on the route from the north to the Nature Reserve of the Sierra de Grazalema mountains. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. Algodonales is set amo…

  • Brihuega.

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    Brihuega. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) In his masterpiece "Journey to the Alcarria", the writer Camilo José Cela describes this historic town, situated in the spectacular Tajuña Valley, possessing an amazing heritage and scenic landscapes. Its old quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest de…

  • Cantavieja.

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    Cantavieja. Teruel. (Aragon) The stones and dwellings of the historic capital of Alto Maestrazgo are home not only to a splendid heritage of architecture and monuments, but echo with ancient legends and battles. Its historic quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. The locality has…

  • Chinchón.

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    Chinchón. Madrid. The beautiful medieval square is Chinchón's most emblematic landmark. Irregular in shape and formed by houses of two and three floors with running balconies, it has been the scene of a great many events and presentations. Situated 45 km from Madrid, Chinchón is recognizable in the …

  • Daroca.

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    Daroca. Zaragoza. (Aragon) This is the capital of the Jiloca valley and a former frontier town. Daroca offers a varied artistic and architectural heritage of undoubted interest; it is a mixture of Muslim and Christian styles. Its historic quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. Da…

  • Albarracín.

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    Albarracín. Teruel. (Aragon) The former capital of a Moorish kingdom (Taifa), the small town of Albarracín has preserved all its Islamic and mediaeval flavour. Its old quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. The main thing that surprises visitors who arrives at the town of Albarra…

  • Almagro.

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    Almagro. Ciudad Real. (Castile-La Mancha) Almagro, declared a Historic-Artistic Site, lies in the county of Campo de Calatrava near Ciudad Real. The history of this town in La Mancha is closely linked to the history of the theatre, as you can appreciate in the Open Air Theatre, the National Theatre …

  • Calatayud.

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    Calatayud. Zaragoza. (Aragon) Calatayud, a traditional crossroads, is an important city in southwest Aragon whose past goes back to Roman times. In its historic centre, some of the best examples of Mudejar architecture in Aragon are preserved.…

  • Castellote.

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    Castellote. Teruel. (Aragon) http://www.castellote.es. The fine outline of the ancient town of Castellote rises out of the harsh region of Maestrazgo on a cliff that slopes abruptly towards the valley of the Guadalope River. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. With its comp…

  • Castro de Rei.

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    Castro de Rei. Lugo. (Galicia) The visit to Castro de Rei explores the culture of typical pre-Roman forts and fortifications in Galicia, with beautiful natural surroundings. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. The streets of the historic quarter of Castro de Rei are a good …

  • Grazalema.

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    Grazalema. Cadiz. (Andalusia) This is the highest and most mountainous municipality of the province of Cádiz, as well as the rainiest of the Iberian Peninsula. Its entirety is included in the Natural Reserve of the Sierra Grazalema mountain range, and thus today it is a tourist destination in tune w…

  • Jimena de la Frontera.

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    Jimena de la Frontera. Cadiz. (Andalusia) http://www.jimenadelafrontera.es/. Situated very close to Algeciras Bay, Jimena de la Frontera is an exceptional spot where the Ronda Mountains and the Strait of Gibraltar meet. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. Jimena de Frontera…

  • Madrigal de las Altas Torres.

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    Madrigal de las Altas Torres. Ávila. (Castile-Leon) A locality with an illustrious past, cradle of Queen Isabel the Catholic and the old residence of the Court. Its walled premises have the Property of Cultural Interest designation. It preserves one of the few examples of medieval walls in the Mudej…

  • Mirambel.

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    Mirambel. Teruel. (Aragon) One of the gems of the Maestrazgo, in the province of Teruel, is the mediaeval town of Mirambel, whose architectural site received the “Europa Nostra” Award for restoration some years ago. Its historic quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. Located on a…

  • Medinaceli.

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    Medinaceli. Soria. (Castile-Leon) Its historic quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. There are traces of the Romans, Arabs and Christians in the village and its surroundings. Among its many attractions, the visitor can admire the Roman arch from the 2nd and 3rd centuries, the on…

  • Morella.

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    Morella. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) Morella is an extraordinary example of a Gothic city and has the designation of Property of Cultural Interest. The highlights are, first of all, the castle and medieval walls, erected in the 14th century. Within the old enclosure, there are notable churches,…

  • Montfalcó Murallat.

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    Montfalcó Murallat. Oluges, Les. Lleida. (Catalonia) E-mail: ajuntament@oluges.ddl.net / turisme@santramon.ddl.net. http://oluges.ddl.net/. Set atop an oval shaped ridge, Montfalcó Murallat is a splendid example of a mediaeval walled village which has been perfectly conserved to the present day. Its…

  • Olivenza.

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    Olivenza. Badajoz. (Extremadura) By rule of the 1297 Alcañices Treaty, Olivenza belonged to Portugal until 1801. Both Spanish and Portuguese monuments were restored thanks to a municipal initiative. Olivenza was founded by the Order of the Templar Knights in the 13th century. Nowadays, the town stil…

  • Olvera.

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    Olvera. Cadiz. (Andalusia) http://www.turismolvera.es/esp/monumentos/. One of the most characteristic towns in the mountains of Cadiz. Set atop a spur, the whiteness of its houses reflects the splendour of the sun of Andalusia. Lying between the Sierra de Líjar and the Sierra de las Harinas mountain…

  • Osuna.

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    Osuna. Seville. (Andalusia) The Sevillian countryside to the east of the province, has a ducal town which has been declared a Historic-Artistic Site. The rich monumental wealth of its historic quarter is highlighted in a typically Sevillian whitewashed country house. This is an excellent opportunity…

  • Pastrana.

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    Pastrana. Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) Located between the Tajo and Tajuña Rivers, this village with a medieval layout and feel is one of the most notable of the Guadalajara province. It was the residence of noble lineages and the location of convents founded by the mystic Santa Teresa de Jesús.…

  • Pedraza.

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    Pedraza. Segovia. (Castile-Leon) Declared to be a Historic-Artistic Site in 1951, the village of Pedraza has one of the most beautiful main squares in Castilla y León.Its cobbled streets and emblazoned houses form a medieval urban setting where every corner must be seen, from the Puerta de la Villa …