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  • The Route of the Jerte Valley.

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    …Cáceres. (Extremadura) Amid the snow and the white flowering cherry trees. When spring awakes, the Jerte valley in the province of Cáceres is transformed into a spectacular display of light and colour. Every year, the flowering of the cherry trees which clothe the sloping sides of the valley attract…

  • From Cáceres to Trujillo.

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    …Cáceres. (Extremadura) The bridge between Extremadura and the Americas. Trujillo, a mediaeval town and cradle of conquistadors, is an outstanding tourist destination. As we approach from Cáceres, we pass through fields and wooded pastures which serve as grazing for fighting bulls, and the distinctiv…

  • Castilla Canal.

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    …Valladolid. (Castile-Leon) Along the path, in the shade. The Castilla Canal is an ambitious engineering work begun in the mid 18th century and completed one century later, the result of the imagination and the efforts of an enlightened group of people who had the idea of building an outlet to the se…

  • Route of the castles in La Rioja.

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    …La Rioja. Wine, nobility and pilgrims. The area known as La Rioja Alta is famous for being a land of exceptional wine. Its towns and villages, set amid vineyards and wineries, are all almost exclusively involved in wine production. It is also a region with a long history, and home to a stretch of th…

  • Route of the Castles and Battles of Jaén.

    Routes | Cultural routes


    …Jaén. (Andalusia) Amid olive trees and castles. This cultural and sightseeing option includes the western part of the province of Jaén and features monumental castles located at strategic points of extraordinary beauty. The territory of Jaén has the greatest concentration of castles and fortresses i…

  • The Paths of Sefarad.

    Routes | Great routes


    …Useful information Network of Jewish Quarters in Spain www.redjuderias.org A journey in time through Jewish Spain. For many centuries, until 1492, the Iberian Peninsula was a mosaic, a melting pot of peoples, cultures and religions. The presence until this time of Jewish communities embellished the …

  • The Silver Route.

    Routes | Great routes


    …Useful information The Silver Route www.rutadelaplata.com From South to North The Vía de la Plata was the cornerstone, from the 1st century until the 19th, on which new paths and roads were built, and during the medieval period it took on greater importance with the cattle tracks, which the 'Mesta' …

  • The Route of the Spanish language.

    Routes | Great routes


    …Useful information Camino de la Lengua Foundation www.caminodelalengua.com A route to discover the cradle, the light, the silences and the most agitated features of a language, Castilian, which every day caressed more ears in the land. Around the 11th century a certain student or preacher noted, in …

  • Route of Washington Irving.

    Routes | Great routes


    …(Andalusia) Useful information Fundación El legado andalusí www.legadoandalusi.es This route traces the steps followed in 1829 by the romantic North American writer Washington Irving, who was fascinated by the wealth and exoticism of the Spanish-Muslim civilization. A communications artery establish…

  • Route of the Almoravids and Almohads.

    Routes | Great routes


    …(Andalusia) Useful information Fundación El legado andalusí www.legadoandalusi.es Between the 11th and 13th centuries, the Almoravids and Almohads ruled over the territory of Al-Ándalus. This route offers a chance to discover their architectural heritage, in the shape of the various castles and defe…

  • The Route of The Caliphate.

    Routes | Great routes


    …(Andalusia) Useful information Fundación El legado andalusí www.legadoandalusi.es This route is an adventure of the spirit: from Córdoba to Granada, two upsets of history, two unrepeatable moments, two golden ages. Córdoba, the pinnacle, the blinding light which made the remaining cities of the West…

  • The Route of the Nasrids.

    Routes | Great routes


    …(Andalusia) Useful information Fundación El legado andalusí www.legadoandalusi.es This route takes you deep into the history of the ancient kingdom of Granada which was ruled by the Nasrid dynasty from the 13th to the 15th centuries. The remains of fortifications and castles located along the route …

  • Gothic Barcelona and Las Ramblas.

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    …Barcelona. (Catalonia) A tour of the city. In the first century BC, the Roman town of Barcino was founded here, and since then it has been and continues to be the historical, political and religious core of excellence in the city. Its true heart. In the first century BC, the Roman town of Barcino wa…

  • Urban route around Toledo.

    Routes | City tours


    …Toledo. (Castile-La Mancha) The city of the three cultures. The different languages, races and religions that used to coexist on the streets of Toledo have certainly left their mark. It started life as a Roman city, before becoming the capital of the Visigothic kingdom. Later on, it was one of the m…

  • Route of the "Journey to the Alcarria".

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    …Guadalajara. (Castile-La Mancha) An enjoyable literary-themed route. This route follows the itinerary taken in 1946 by the writer Camilo José Cela, the Nobel Prizewinner for Literature. The fruit of those ten days spent travelling around this region was his book entitled "Journey to the Alcarria". I…

  • Sorolla Route.

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    …Valencia. Discovering Sorolla's Valencia. Joaquín Sorolla is one of great masters of 19th century Spanish painting. He became internationally famous with his paintings of Mediterranean scenes, full of light and happiness. This route around his hometown, Valencia, covers the places connected to his l…

  • Route around Avilés: architecture and modernity.

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    …Avilés. Asturias. The elegant and dynamic town of Avilés, originating in mediaeval times, is on the central coastline of Asturias, on the left bank of the estuary with the same name. A route around the city is always a delight. And the illuminations at night in the old town are particularly recommen…

  • Royal Route.

    Routes | Cultural routes


    …Navarre. The memory of stone. This route covers some of the places in the old Kingdom of Navarre. Fortresses, castles and palaces bear witness to its historic importance, while the farm produce (vegetables from the rich fertile plain; wines from Valdorba, Olite and Artajone) offer the visitor the ch…

  • The Madrid of Los Austrias.

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    …Madrid. Taking a walk in the capital of an empire. In the 16th century the House of Austria decided to move the imperial court to Madrid. King Philip II began the first construction works but it was his son Philip III who promoted urban development fit for the new capital. Despite having changed sin…

  • Route around Oviedo: legends and tradition.

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    …Oviedo. Asturias. Oviedo, legends and tradition. Oviedo is a city made for strolling. It is quiet and pedestrianized, and the old town runs through its noble streets, full of squares and elegant mansions. Here we suggest the following route:. Oviedo is a city made for strolling. It is quiet and pede…

  • Lorca, open for restoration.

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    …Lorca. Murcia. Lorca, open for restoration. The route 'Lorca, Open for Restoration' highlights the current situation of the heritage of this city in the Region of Murcia after the earthquake of 11 May 2011. The itinerary takes a tour around the most emblematic buildings and reveals the process of re…

  • Serranía de Ronda Wine and Winery Route.

    Routes, Gastronomy | Wine routes, Wine routes


    …Centro Integral del Vino. Calle Dolores Ibarruri s/n. 29400. Ronda. Malaga. (Andalusia) E-mail: rutavinosronda@gmail.com. www.ruta-vinos-ronda.com. The Serranía de Ronda Wine and Winery Route runs through the province of Malaga in southern Andalusia and covers the municipal districts of Ronda and Ar…

  • Montilla-Moriles wine route.

    Routes, Gastronomy | Wine routes, Wine routes


    …AVINTUR - Asociación para la promoción del Turismo del Vino. Calle Capitán Alonso de Vargas 3, Casa del Inca. 14550. Montilla. Cordoba. (Andalusia) AVINTUR - Asociación para la promoción del Turismo del Vino. Fax.: +34 957652428 | E-mail: info@rutadelvinomontillamoriles.com. http://www.rutadelvinomo…

  • Wine Route in Lleida-Costers del Segre.

    Routes, Gastronomy | Wine routes, Wine routes


    …Calle Major, 31. 25007. Lérida. Lleida. (Catalonia) Fax.: +34 973700416 | E-mail: info@irutadelvinolleida.com. http://www.rutadelvidelleida.com. Come and discover the Wine Route in Lleida-Costers del Segre, a journey round the wineries in Lleida to learn about the gastronomy, culture and geography o…