SPAIN  |  Castilla y León, Spain Travel Guide
Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Castilla y León , Spain


Destinations in Castilla y León (6)

  • Ávila, Spain

    Ávila, formally Ávila de los Caballeros, is an enchanting medieval city, dating from the 12th century, and encircled by a remarkably well preserved Romanesque wall. It is also the highest provincial capital in Spain, perched on a...

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  • Burgos, Spain

    Burgos is a lovely Gothic city, filled with fabulous old buildings and dominated by the most astonishing cathedral in Spain. It is the largest city and capital of the Burgos region in northern Spain, where the remains of Europe's...

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  • León, Spain

    León is a proud and supremely ancient city in northwestern Spain, dating from the 1st century BC. It is centered around a fabulous, 13th-century Gothic cathedral that is seemingly more glass than stone - at least to the naked eye...

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  • Salamanca, Spain

    Salamanca is the seat of erudition and an insanely historic city. It has one of the world's oldest universities and a fabulous old town that offers up a monumental assemblage of architectural treasures. Here are medieval palaces...

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  • Segovia, Spain

    Segovia is a stately city, a medieval city, a fortified city. It sits high on a promontory north of Madrid, overlooking the rivers Clamores and Erasma at their convergence. It is frequently referred to as the "Stone Ship," for...

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  • Sierra de Gredos, Spain

    The Sierra de Gredos claims the highest peak of the Cordillera Central with the summit of Almanzor (2,592 m/8,500 feet) and more Spanish ibex than anywhere else in Spain. At the turn of the 20th century as few as 20 of these long-horned, goat-...

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