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Interesting Cities in Castilla Y Leon

By Frederick Pollard Subscribe to RSS | June 11th 2012 | Views:
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This Spanish region is the biggest in the country and is also Europe’s largest region as well. It is an elevate plain which has mountain ranges limiting it from the East. It is a region which has lots of things to see among them the many cathedrals, castles, monasteries and towns. Castilla Y Leon also has natural parks which are virgin and consist of cork oaks and oaks making a perfect natural ground for any kind of exploration.

This region has interesting cities which are worth checking out. The cities have amazing things to offer to visitors making each of them unique and most attractive. You can never go wrong in choosing the region as your ideal holiday destination and regardless of the town you choose, you will enjoy the time you get to spend there.

Salamanca city: it has a historic university which happens to be Europe’s oldest. This city in the region therefore has historical importance and a wonderful cultural heritage not forgetting the outstanding beauty that makes it attractive from all angles.

Segovia city: the colossal aquaeductus of Roman era is the most outstanding monument in this city. It is what dominates the town but there are other attractions found here among them Gothic cathedral and Alcazar.

Avila town: the town is quite beautiful and is historic. The one feature of the town which cannot be missed is the Romanesque walls enclosing it. The walls are impressive and still strong to date.

Burgos town: it is a wonderful monumental town which cannot be missed while on a tour or holiday in Castilla Y Leon. There is a gothic style cathedral here and it happens to be the major attraction within the town.

Leon city: this is the former capital of the region. It has lots of monuments but the most attractive are the Gothic cathedral, Isidiro basilica and San Marcos church which showcases the renaissance period. The legendary Las Medulas gold mines are also situated here and you can check them out while on a visit in the town.

Zamora town: this medieval town is very beautiful and has a dazzling cathedral as well as other Romanesque churches. Spain’s largest lake Lago de Sanabria is found here and it remains to be unique since it is the only one with glacial origins in the while country.

Valladolid city: Spain’s most significant sculpture museum is here and it also has the Eater week procession as a major attraction as far as events are concerned. It is majorly a monumental city with impressive castles for its surroundings.

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