Category: Castile and Leon

Valladolid - This is the visit of the Mozarabic church of San Cebrián de Mazote

Mozarabic church of San Cebrián de Mazote in Valladolid Until the recent trip through the province of Valladolid had not had the opportunity to see a Mozarabic church. But now I have visited what is considered the largest Hispanic temple of this period. This is the church of San Cebrián de Mazote, a small town located about 40 kilometers west of the city of Valladolid.
How to visit and what to see on a walk through Las Médulas in Bierzo leones
How to visit and what to see on a walk through Las Médulas in Bierzo leones
Las Médulas in El Bierzo in León I had been advised that Las Médulas has very different landscapes according to the time of the year, but to visit for the first time these places of the Leonese Bierzo I chose to do it at the end of autumn ... and they seemed to me a beauty Awesome. I don't know if they are prettier at another time, I almost doubt it, but the truth is that Las Médulas in autumn have a very special appeal.
Valladolid - Cigales Wine Route, from the rosés to the Wine Cathedral
Valladolid - Cigales Wine Route, from the rosés to the Wine Cathedral
Finca Museum Winery in Cigales in Valladolid The boom that wine tourism is having in recent times especially in Spain has a greater emphasis on those regions where there is a long history of winemaking tradition. That is the case of Valladolid, where there are five appellations of origin, the province with the largest number in Spain.
Valladolid - Bodegas Mocén, art center on the Rueda Wine Route
Valladolid - Bodegas Mocén, art center on the Rueda Wine Route
Bodegas Library Mocén en Rueda in Valladolid Wine tourism in recent times so booming in Spain has as main impulse the pleasure of knowing and enjoying wines, and in a second order the interest to discover the cultural heritage. And on the other hand, when selecting the wineries to visit in a wine region we always look for a differential element that arouses interest in a given.
Valladolid - Mozarabic Church of Santa María in Wamba and its dark ossuary
Valladolid - Mozarabic Church of Santa María in Wamba and its dark ossuary
Mozarabic church of Wamba in the province of Valladolid One of the great jewels that you will discover during a route through the province of Valladolid is, without a doubt, the Mozarabic church of Santa María. Moreover, it can be an excursion from the capital itself because you can find this church in the town of Wamba, just 17 kilometers from Valladolid, in the region of the Torozos Mountains.
Valladolid - Chapel of the Benavente, a hidden gem in Medina de Rioseco
Valladolid - Chapel of the Benavente, a hidden gem in Medina de Rioseco
Chapel of the Benavente in the church of Santa María in Medina de Rioseco One of the surprises that a route through the province of Valladolid can bring you is to look for it in Medina de Rioseco. In this historic town of Valladolid is where you will find a true hidden jewel, the Chapel of the Benavente, which in its day Eugenio d + Ors described it as the Sistine Chapel of Castilian art.
Valladolid - Collegiate Villagarcía de Campos, the little Escorial
Valladolid - Collegiate Villagarcía de Campos, the little Escorial
Basilica of the Collegiate Church of Villagarcía de Campos in the province of Valladolid When we were arriving in Villagarcía de Campos, in the region of Montes Torozos less than 60 kilometers west of Valladolid, they told me that we were going to visit a collegiate church that was known as the «Little Escorial«.
Valladolid - This is the visit of the Mozarabic church of San Cebrián de Mazote
Valladolid - This is the visit of the Mozarabic church of San Cebrián de Mazote
Mozarabic church of San Cebrián de Mazote in Valladolid Until the recent trip through the province of Valladolid had not had the opportunity to see a Mozarabic church. But now I have visited what is considered the largest Hispanic temple of this period. This is the church of San Cebrián de Mazote, a small town located about 40 kilometers west of the city of Valladolid.
Gastronomic Days of Bierzo, until December 9
Gastronomic Days of Bierzo, until December 9
Gastronomic Days of Bierzo 2013 Autumn is a beautiful time to visit the region of Bierzo, in León, as I did last year, when I went to discover the amazing place of Las Médulas. But also at this time you have another good argument to make a break to this region, the gastronomic days that are held until December 9, in which you can taste the products of the area and its most famous dishes.
Landscapes of Tuscany in the vineyards of Hacienda Zorita Natural Reserve in Zamora
Landscapes of Tuscany in the vineyards of Hacienda Zorita Natural Reserve in Zamora
Vineyards of Hacienda Zorita Natural Reserve in Zamora Vineyards, cypresses, country villas ... and lots of sun. These are characteristics of the typical landscapes of Italian Tuscany. But this environment and landscapes can also be found in ... the province of Zamora. Very close to the border between Spain and Portugal, next to the Arribes del Duero park, you will find the vineyards and winery of Hacienda Zorita Natural Reserve, where excellent wines of the Douro Valley brand are produced.