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  • Alcalá la Real.

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    Alcalá la Real. Jaén. (Andalusia) It is about 60 kilometres from the city of Jaén. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. The imposing La Mota Fortress stands out in the Arab-origin urban landscape of Alcalá la Real. This castle marked the border between the kingdoms of Granad…

  • Alcalá del Júcar.

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    Alcalá del Júcar. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) Alcalá del Júcar is located in an exceptional setting, on a hill below which we find the gorge formed by the Júcar river. Narrow, steep streets lined with well-preserved houses crawl up towards the castle, from which we can have splendid panoramic view…

  • Alcaraz.

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    Alcaraz. Albacete. (Castile-La Mancha) Renaissance art in its historic old town. Alcaraz, some 80 kilometres from Albacete, is outstanding for the monuments in its historic old town. Of these, special mention should be made of Plaza Mayor square (16th century). It is a solemn, sober construction, fl…

  • Altea.

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    Altea. Alicante - Alacant. (Valencia) As we approach the town by car, Altea's historic quarter appears against the monumental backdrop of Sierra Bernia, offering a gorgeous panoramic view. The town of Altea sits on top of a hill whose highest altitude is dominated by the belltower of the parish chur…

  • Antequera.

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    Antequera. Malaga. (Andalusia) A host of historic monuments in the very heart of Andalusia Antequera is a wealthy town, both culturally and economically. Its historic centre is made up of more than 50 monuments and buildings dating as far back as the Bronze Age, such as the Menga Cave, Viera and Rom…

  • Alquézar.

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    Alquézar. Huesca. (Aragon) Rich cultural heritage set in stunning natural surroundings. Alquézar is in the province of Huesca, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, within the Sierra y Cañones de Guara Nature Reserve. It is the perfect place for sports like canyoning, hiking, horse riding, and mountain …

  • Astorga.

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    Astorga. León. (Castile-Leon) The capital of the county of Maragatería in the province of León offers a rich medieval legacy, the result of its location at the crossroads of: the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela and the Ruta de la Plata (Silver Road). Its walled town preserves churches, conv…

  • Belmonte.

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    Belmonte. Cuenca. (Castile-La Mancha) Situated in the midst of "Quijote's Road" (Ruta del Quijote), Belmonte is not only known as the birthplace of the poet Fray Luis de León, but also for its impressive 15th-century fortress. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. An overview…

  • Benavente.

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    Benavente. Zamora. (Castile-Leon) A prominent town located north of the capital on an important communications hub. It was repopulated by King Fernando II, who also awarded it law-codes in 1167. The most representative building in town is the Parador de Turismo Fernando II hotel, which occupies the …

  • Castellar de n'Hug.

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    Castellar de n'Hug. Barcelona. (Catalonia) Castellar de N’Hug is a very typical town located on the northern end of the province of Barcelona, within the region of Berguedà.Surrounded by an exuberant natural setting, the city centre preserves beautiful examples of Catalan Romanesque architecture.Cas…

  • Casares.

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    Casares. Malaga. (Andalusia) Sitting on a hilltop between the Ronda mountains, the Costa del Sol and Gibraltar, Casares is one of the most beautiful villages in the province of Málaga, a fact which earned it the status of Historic-Artistic Site in 1978.The origins of Casares date back to Roman times…

  • 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…

  • Ciutadella de Menorca.

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    Ciutadella de Menorca. Minorca. (Balearic Islands) On the far western end of Minorca lays the city of Ciutadella, the old capital of the island. Its remote origins have left an important archaeological heritage in the area, in the form of megaliths such as the "taulas" (megalith), the Talaiot and th…

  • Ciudad Rodrigo.

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    … Ciudad-Rodrigo. Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Ciudad Rodrigo, which has Historic-Artistic Site status, is a famous fortified town situated in the west of the province of Salamanca. Its walls enclose a rich heritage of civic and religious buildings, the most important of which are the Cathedral and the C…

  • 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 …

  • Alcúdia.

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    Alcúdia. Majorca. (Balearic Islands) One of its attractions is La Albufera, a natural park created in 1988. The municipality of Alcúdia is one of the most beautiful places in the Balearic Islands. Virgin coves with crystal waters, surrounded by pinewoods; diverse fauna and environmentally-rich natur…

  • Alhama de Granada.

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    Alhama de Granada. Granada. (Andalusia) This town's name has its origins in the famous baths and thermal waters, well known back in Roman times. The town is just 58 kilometres from the city of Granada. It is set in beautiful mountainous surroundings, with charming white houses, impressive as they cl…

  • 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…

  • Ares del Maestre.

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    … Ares del Maestrat. Castellón - Castelló. (Valencia) The town of Ares del Maestre sits on the top of a rocky hill, on a privileged location that overlooks the beautiful and rugged landscape of the region of El Maestrazgo. On the mound that dominates the town, we have the ruins of an ancient castle, w…

  • Aranda de Duero.

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    Aranda de Duero. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) Great municipality in the province of Burgos, which lived a flourishing period under the rule of Enrique IV, in the late 15th century. From its rich architectural heritage we must highlight the 15th to 16th-century, Isabelline-Gothic church of Santa María, who…

  • Arcos de la Frontera.

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    Arcos de la Frontera. Cadiz. (Andalusia) Sitting on a spectacular sheer cliff, Arcos de la Frontera is a picturesque town in the province of Cadiz full of small reminders of its Arab inheritance. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. Towers, churches and splendid viewpoints w…

  • Baños de la Encina.

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    Baños de la Encina. Jaén. (Andalusia) Baños de la Encina is about 52 kilometres from the city of Jaén, in the foothills of the Sierra Morena Mountains. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest and is a highpoint of many cultural routes, including the Route of the Nasrids and the …

  • Balaguer.

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    Balaguer. Lleida. (Catalonia) Rich heritage. Balaguer is between the plain and mountains of Lleida, close to the Segre River. It is outstanding for its cultural wealth and stunning landscapes, and for its unique heritage, the fruit of its Moorish past and its position as capital of the County of Urg…

  • Baza.

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    Baza. Granada. (Andalusia) Age old monuments on the slopes of the Sierra de Baza Nature Reserve. This historic city is next to the Baza Mountains Nature Reserve. The old Moorish part of the town, made up of the "Medina", "Alcazaba" and Arab neighbourhoods, with their narrow streets, is all but intac…