Visit Castile and Leon: tourism and sightseeing

Here you can find many of our favourite places throughout Castile and Leon with full reviews on Spain This Way...

Astorga (Leon Province)

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Astorga has a fine cathedral and a multi-turreted palace the Palacio Episcopal (Bishop's Palace) designed by Gaudi. [...]

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Avila (Avila Province)

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Avila is surrounded by the best medieval walls in Europe. Punctuated by 88 towers the wall is truly amazing. [...]

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Burgos (Burgos Province)

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Burgos has some great architecture and art treasures from its wealthy wool-trading days. Its gothic cathedral is one of Spain's best. [...]

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Castrillo de los Polvazares (Leon Province)

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Castrillo de los Polvazares is one of Spain's most beautiful villages. It was built in the 16th century in a lovely reddish stone. [...]

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Ciudad Rodrigo (Salamanca Province)

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Ciudad Rodrigo has a beautiful old town with a 14th century castle, now a parador and an attractive cathedral. [...]

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La Alberca (Salamanca Province)

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La Alberca is a mountain village and is one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. It has lovely half timber buildings with wooden balconies. [...]

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Leon (Leon Province)

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Leon has a famous gothic cathedral with fabulous stained glass windows, the Basilica of San Isidoro and San Marcos Convent now a luxury parador. [...]

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Medina del Campo (Vallodolid Province)

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Medina del Campo is home to a huge Gothic-Mudejar style castle the Castillo de la Mota. [...]

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Pedraza de la Sierra (Segovia Province)

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Pedraza de la Sierra has fine medieval walls and buildings and a huge castle. Its Plaza Major is used for bullfighting in the summer. [...]

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Penaranda de Duero (Burgos Province)

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Penaranda de Duero is one of the nicest villages in Old Castile and it has a lovely Renaissance Palace and an imposing castle dating from the Reconquest. [...]

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Salamanca (Salamanca Province)

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Salamanca is one of the most beautiful cities of all of Spain. Packed with fine Renaissance architecture built in golden-coloured stone. [...]

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Segovia (Segovia Province)

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Segovia is situated on a rocky outcrop and has an amazing Gothic cathedral and a Moorish castle which dominates the city. [...]

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Valladolid (Valladolid Province)

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Valladolid - capital of Castile and Leon and famous for its gardens. Valladolid has some magnificent Renaissance art and architecture. [...]

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Zamora (Zamora Province)

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Zamora has lots of Romanesque churches scattered around the old quarter and these are home to colonies of storks. [...]

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