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Spain Travel Guide - Castilla y La Mancha, Castilla y Leon & Cataluña Spain

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Castilla y La Mancha
Meeting Montes de Toledo   by Jakob Jelling
Montes de Toledo is located towards the northern area of Castilla - La Mancha in Spain. The Montes de Toledo can be found in the Province of Toledo and is one of the oldest mountainous formations in the world....
Toledo Tourist Information   by Gary Marshall
Toledo is situated around 40 miles (64km) southeast of Madrid, and is capital of the Castilla y La Mancha region. This unmissable old city, surrounded on three sides by a tight bend in the River Tagus, boasts a wealth of historic attractions and artistic treasures. It is also famous for being the home of renaissance painter, El Greco, who came to the city from Crete in the 16th century.

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Castilla y Leon
Avila, Spain   by Rick Chapo
... a visit to Avila is a must if you visit Spain. The town is so popular, there are over 20 trains a day from Madrid ..
Castilla Leon Holidays - Avila, Burgos, Leon, Salamanca, Segovia, Valladolid and Zamora   by Steve Greenwood
Castilla & Leon is the largest region in Spain located between the north of Madrid, Portugal, Aragon and the Costa Verde. Many visitors approach this region from Madrid and its International Airport as many of the major cities in the region can be reached from motorways leaving the capital of Spain....
Salamanca   by Elsa Guézennec
Salamanca is in the central area of Spain, 212 kilometres from the capital, Madrid.  UNESCO has designed its old town as World Heritage. Indeed, Plaza Mayor Square, the University, the Clerecía building, the Cathedrals, Casa de las Conchas... are part of a long list of monuments, houses and palaces to see in Salamanca!
Segovia   by Elsa Guézennec
After being a military trading centre under the Roman Empire, Segovia lived its golden age during the Middle Ages, when it became the place of residence of the court of the Trastámaras and an important centre for cattlebreeding and textiles. This period was responsible for the construction of a large number of Romanesque buildings, a wealth of heritage that is still conserved today.
The historic town of León   by Jakob Jelling
León is a town highly rich in traditions and historical past, and is widely known throughout the entire country due to it, although it is a quiet and tranquil spot most of the year. This town is located towards the central area of Spain, within the region known as Castilla y León, and borders with Asturias, Galicia, Zamora and Palencia.

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Cataluña
A Day at Montjuic, Barcelona  by Allex Wilson
Montjuic -- a "Jewish Mountain"-- that is located high above in the Barcelona city center in a luxuriant, residential enclave that is known for its amazing view and the spectacular art it contains. In fact, a trip to Barcelona is incomplete without a visit to Montjuic's iro Museum, the national Museum of Catalunya and the spellbinding Font Magica....
A Whistle-stop Tour of Barcelona, Spain  by Anne Sewell
Visiting Barcelona, with limited time?  There is so much to see in this fascinating city, which would normally take at least a week, but it is possible to see the major highlights in a couple of days too....
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There is so much to see and do in the beautiful city of Barcelona, Spain. Although there does exist an established train system that can provide views of Barcelona, this is not ideal...
Barcelona History Timeline 2000BC to the 12th century   by Ciara Carruthers
Barcelona is one of the most ancient cities in Spain, and certainly it is rich with history. Here I offer a Barcelona History Timeline, from 2000BC to the 12th century....
Castellers de Vilafranca, Cataluña, Spain
The Castellers de Vilafranca is a cultural and sporting association whose main objective is to build castells (human towers). It has the status of a public-interest association.... video included
Costa Brava Holiday - 3 of the Best Beaches in Costa Brava Spain with Blue Flag Status  by Helen Palmer 
A Costa Brava holiday definitely needs to consist of sand, sea and sangria at some time during your vacation.  Choosing the months of May/June and then September/October mean that the mad mayhem that occurs on the coast has either not arrived or just departed, yet the weather is still beautifully warm and sunny, allowing you to enjoy the beach to its fullest...
Five Things To Do In Costa Dorada   by Andrew Gibson
Popularly called the "Golden Coast", Costa Dorada serves as a great Spanish travel destination. This highly magnificent and stunning coast is brimming with exceptional towns, intriguing history and charming beaches.  Apart from enjoying great nightlife at this travel destination, tourists can even take pleasure in the secluded highways and eco-treasures. The Universal Studios Port Aventura is a great theme park featured with set of restaurants, entertainment, shops and rides....
Girona Tourist Information   by Gary Marshall
Most travelers flying into the airport at Girona (Gerona) head straight for either Barcelona or the resorts of the Costa Brava, and then miss this attractive Catalan city. Girona has much to offer the visitor, including museums, historic monuments, art galleries and medieval architecture..
La Mercé Festival Of Barcelona   by Mike McDougall
Towards the end of September Barcelona begins to limber up for the largest event on its festival calendar, La Mercé, a celebration of the city's patron saint "Mare de Deu de la Mercé" ...
La Sagrada Familia - Past And Future   by Mike McDougall
La Sagrada Familia can be found in Barcelona, in Catalonia in Spain and is renowned as Antoni Gaudi's masterpiece ...
Lloret de Mar Tourist Information   by Gary Marshall
Lloret de Mar is one of the liveliest resorts on the Costa Brava, with numerous clubs, bars, and discos staying open from dusk until dawn. The town boasts a variety of pretty beaches and a host of leisure facilities.
Montserrat Monastery (Monasterio de Montserrat) near Barcelona   by Michael Smallet
Montserrat is a mountain range in northern Spain, in the heart of Catalonia, near Barcelona. The mountains are extremely beautiful, whimsical stone shapes at times resembling castles made of wet sand or huge statues,,, (includes Video)
Salou Tourist Information   by Gary Marshall
Salou is a family holiday resort situated on the Costa Dorada, around 50 miles (80km) south-west of Barcelona. The town's biggest draw is the main sandy beach, Playa Levante, which is clean and well-maintained. It also boasts calm and shallow water making it ideal for children...
Sitges - Resort for Alternative Lifestyles   by Jakob Jelling
Located on the Costa Dorada, Sitges is wildly popular among the southern Europe resorts, particularly with gay tourists. It gets very crowded during the summer, and most of the tourists at this time are young swinging Europeans. Yet Sitges never gets tacky, as so many gay-oriented resorts do...
Sitges Tourist Information   by Gary Marshall
Sitges is an attractive seaside town on the Costa Dorada, about 25 miles (40km) to the south-west of Barcelona. The resort has a lot to offer including an attractive old town, several good beaches, art museums and famous festivals. Sitges first became fashionable in the late 19th century when writers and artists were attracted to what was then a picturesque little fishing village...
Tarragona Tourist Information   by Gary Marshall
Tarragona is the main city on the Costa Dorada and capital of the province which bears its name. This pleasant town boasts ancient ruins, fine beaches and some excellent museums. Tarragona's city centre can be divided into three main areas. The historic Old Town, Parte Alta, is situated within the city walls and is dominated by the cathedral...
Things to see and do in fascinating Barcelona, Spain
On a par with its stuffier sister-city, Madrid the capital of Spain, Barcelona can offer something, quite literally, for everyone.  No cliche intended.  The combination of modern city and historic destination is a fascinating blend...
Travelling to Barcelona   by Meredith Jones
Barcelona is a beautiful, cultural European city. It attracts tourists from all over Spain and the rest of the world wanting to experience its unusual Gaudi architecture and ambience ...

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Andalucía - Aragon - Asturias - Balearic Islands - Canary Islands - Cantabria - Castilla y La Mancha - Castilla y Leon - Cataluña - Extremadura - Galicia - General Spain - La Rioja - Madrid - Murcia - Navarra - País Vasco (Basque Country) - Valencian Community

Latest update: April 26, 2013