Contact details

34440  Frómista, Palencia  (Castile-Leon)
http://www.canaldecastilla.org/
Tel.:+34 673368486
Tel.:+34 979810128

Location

Palencia

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    Way of Saint James, the first European Cultural Route and World Heritage Site. See more


Description

This is one of the most important works of engineering of its time and it took almost one century to build. It covers a total of 207 km with a difference in level of 150 m. The primary objective of this canal was to end the physical and economic isolation of the area of Castile-León and to connect it with the ocean by means of a navigable waterway.

  • Construction: Civil engineering
  • Artistic period: Neo-classical
  • Historic period: 18th century

Practical information

Services

Tourist boat rides, return trip – 1 hour. For further information on times, prices and routes, please check the website.

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