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  • Salamanca.

    Tourist destinations, World Heritage | Cultural Heritage


    Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Salamanca is in the central area of Spain, 212 kilometres from the capital, Madrid. Universal, magnificent, wise, young and golden: this city is an inland destination well worth discovering for many reasons. Its historic centre has been designated a World Heritage Site by t…

  • Cervera de Pisuerga.

    Tourist destinations


    Cervera de Pisuerga. Palencia. (Castile-Leon) Amid spectacular surroundings, some 1,000 metres above sea level, ringed by mountains and reservoirs, stands the town of Cervera de Pisuerga, near the source of the river Carrión. The town was the manor of the Counts of Siruela and fell on one of the Rom…

  • Medina de Pomar.

    Tourist destinations


    Medina de Pomar. Burgos. (Castile-Leon) This historic city is in the Merindades region of Burgos province, a little over 85 kilometres from the city of Burgos. It is on the Route of Charles V. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. The medieval streets are lined with churches,…

  • Paredes de Nava.

    Tourist destinations


    Paredes de Nava. Palencia. (Castile-Leon) Paredes de Nava lies in the heart of the region of Tierra de Campos in Palencia, and is fanous for being the birthplace of several illustrious figures, including the poet Jorge Manrique (15th century) and the artists Alonso and Pedro Berruguete (15th-16th ce…

  • Palencia.

    Tourist destinations


    Palencia. (Castile-Leon) The river Carrión runs through the extensive plain of Tierra de Campos until it reaches Palencia. The capital, which has a interesting collection of monumental sites, is the starting point for a tour of the most significant route of the Romanesque style in Spain.…

  • San Felices de los Gallegos.

    Tourist destinations


    San Felices de los Gallegos. Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) E-mail: sanfelicesdelosgallegos@telefonica.net. http://www.sanfelicesdelosgallegos.es. Its historical condition as the frontier stronghold between Portugal on the one side and Castile –and later Spain– on the other has given this village the uni…

  • Carucedo.

    Tourist destinations


    Carucedo. León. (Castile-Leon) Carucedo marks the beginning of the ascent towards Las Médulas, a landscape formed by red and rugged clayey mountains that emerge amidst green vegetation, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997.Las Médulas are a work of Roman engineering, who exploited the nu…

  • Fermoselle.

    Tourist destinations


    … 49220. Fermoselle. Zamora. (Castile-Leon) This beautiful town, declared Property of Cultural Interest, is in the heart of the Arribes del Duero Nature Reserve, stands on a hill, 64 kilometres from the city of Zamora. Its privileged location offers a spectacular view of the green landscapes of Arribe…

  • Peñaranda de Bracamonte.

    Tourist destinations


    … 37300. Peñaranda de Bracamonte. Salamanca. (Castile-Leon) Peñaranda de Bracamonte is close to the city of Salamanca, just 40 kilometres away. It stands out because of its three arcaded squares with genuine Castilian architecture. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. The thre…

  • Ayllón.

    Tourist destinations


    … 40520. Ayllón. Segovia. (Castile-Leon) Located about an hour’s drive from the city of Segovia. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. Stately buildings and homes with traditional architecture: the best way to get to know the charms of Ayllón is to navigate through its narrow c…

  • Dueñas.

    Tourist destinations


    … 34210. Dueñas. Palencia. (Castile-Leon) On the Castilla Canal, one of the most interesting tourist routes in Castile-León. Its old town has been declared Property of Cultural Interest. The imposing town of Dueñas is just 20 kilometres from the city of Palencia. It stands on a hill, overlooking the b…

  • Ampudia.

    Tourist destinations


    … 34191. Ampudia. Palencia. (Castile-Leon) Ampudia, situated in the area known as Tierra de Campos, 22 kilometres from the city of Palencia, is a beautiful example of typical Castilian architecture and urban layout. Its old quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation. The imposing Castle…

  • Riaza.

    Tourist destinations


    … 40500. Riaza. Segovia. (Castile-Leon) The town is about 75 km from the city of Segovia, in a beautiful mountain setting. Architecturally speaking, this area stands out because of its traditional country homes, and above all, because of its special "Plaza Mayor". Its old town has been declared Proper…

  • El Burgo de Osma.

    Tourist destinations


    … 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 …

  • Burgos.

    Tourist destinations


    Burgos. (Castile-Leon) Burgos, a city in Castilla-Leon situated in the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela, still preserves important vestiges of its medieval splendour. The city, which was the capital of the unified kingdom of Castilla-Leon for five centuries, boasts a masterpiece of Spanish G…

  • Astorga.

    Tourist destinations


    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…

  • Zamora.

    Tourist destinations


    Zamora. (Castile-Leon) The city of Zamora in Castella-León, preserves in its old town an important legacy of Romanesque art, which has earned it the declaration of Historic-Artistic site. Set on the banks of the River Duero and right on the Via de la Plata (Silver Road) route, its medieval importanc…

  • Ciudad Rodrigo.

    Tourist destinations


    … 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…

  • Ávila.

    Tourist destinations, World Heritage | Cultural Heritage


    Ávila. (Castile-Leon) Sheltered by the Sierra Gredos Mountains we find Ávila, a World Heritage City. Behind the city walls of this Castile-Leon capital there is a valuable set of churches and Renaissance palaces that bear witness to the past wealth of the town as a textile centre. Being the birthpla…

  • León.

    Tourist destinations


    León. (Castile-Leon) The Pulchra Leonina, the Sistine Chapel; of Spanish Romanesque architecture and the old Hospital de San Marcos are the key points of this former Roman encampment. Over the course of time, León became the capital of the kingdom in the Middle Ages, a historic enclave on the Pilgri…

  • Ponferrada.

    Tourist destinations


    Ponferrada. León. (Castile-Leon) Ponferrada, capital of the region of El Bierzo, is one of the major staging posts on the Pilgrim's Road to Santiago de Compostela as it passes through the province of León. The historic quarter of this town sits below an imposing castle built by the Knights Templar.…

  • Segovia.

    Tourist destinations, World Heritage | Cultural Heritage


    Segovia. (Castile-Leon) Segovia, the old quarter of which, along with its Roman aqueduct, are World Heritage Sites, lies on high ground between the Eresma and Clamores Rivers. In addition to its famous aqueduct, numerous Romanesque churches, the Cathedral and Fortress go to form this magnificent lan…

  • Soria.

    Tourist destinations


    Soria. (Castile-Leon) In a natural spot presided over the River Duero is Soria, a city which houses an important Romanesque group of buildings in its medieval streets, as well as splendid examples of civil architecture.…

  • Valladolid.

    Tourist destinations


    Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) The historic centre of Valladolid, the city on the Pisuerga River, is home to an interesting collection of Renaissance buildings comprising houses, palaces, churches, and one of its most emblematic buildings, its cathedral. The city has an intense cultural schedule thanks …