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Castile and León Travel Tips & Suggestions

Palencia is a lovely province, or was when I stayed there in 1989. The part I was in - the Aguilar de Campoo region - is sort of high desert and on the fringe of some pretty healthy mountains. This part of Palencia was fairly unpopulated and can get pretty cold in the winter and at night. But the days are lovely …
I just visited Segovia and absolutely fell in love with it! A must see of Spain!
Salamanca is the best place in the world.
Miranda de Ebro is a small town with great weekend nightlife.
I visited Burgos in July 2003 and instantly fell in love with it, what a beautiful city, what a place to live, I will definitely go back soon.
Segovia, a gorgeous medieval town just fifty miles from Madrid, is a small, compact town where it is easy to walk around. The sites -- including the aqueduct you can walk up to, the cathedral, and the castle that partly inspired Cinderella's Castle at Walt Disney World -- are astonishing. All three of these sites are …
In the third century BC, Hannibal advanced through Iberia and besieged and conquered the ancient city of Helmántica, now known as Salamanca. Then, Salamanca was part of the Roman Empire, was conquered by the Muslims in the eighth century and was under Islam rule for more than three hundred years. Today, the city has …
León was built as a Roman military camp a few decades before Christ. Since the tenth century, the Kingdom of León played a major historical role as an active champion in the Reconquista against the Muslims, becoming one of the key kingdoms in Spain. The city hosted the first Parliament in the history of Europe in the …