Tag Archives: Castille. Castile y Leon

A Roman Engineering Feat in Segovia, Spain

When travelling home from Abadia Retuerta LeDomane, en route to Madrid, I stopped off in the ancient city of Segovia for a brief moment to marvel at one of the most incredible engineering projects I have ever seen. The Roman Aqueduct … Continue reading

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Valladolid is capital…

Once the capital city of Spain, Valladolid is steeped in history. Queen Isabella I of Castile married King Ferdinand of Aragon in the city. It was in this most regal of cities where Philip II of Spain, who was also Phillip 1st of England was born… … Continue reading

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Feeling Medievel in Peñafiel

High on a hill overlooking the plains carved by ancient river beds is the medieval boat shaped fortress Peñafiel Castel. Sailing the sky for centuries, this limestone fortification has long been a symbol of everlasting defence of the Castile and Leon region. … Continue reading

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HotelFacts: #6: The Hedge Museum

For the sixth in our Hotel Facts series, we return again to Spain,  the Castile y Leon area and Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine – a privately owned historic winery and hotel estate   dating back to the twelfth century.  This obelisk, above, … Continue reading

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HotelFacts: #4: A hotel with its own church

Returning to Spain for the fourth in our Hotel Facts series, we once again, turn our attention to the Castile y Leon area and Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine – a beautiful medieval hotel and winery estate set within rows of vineyards. The … Continue reading

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HotelFacts: #2: The Stork’s Nest

For the second in our Hotel Facts series, we turn to Spain – the Castile y Leon area to be precise and Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine – a stunning hotel & winery estate dating back to the twelfth century. On the bell … Continue reading

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In the Frame: LeDomaine

You can’t beat a good sunrise and those at Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine are sensational and differ day by day.  Even better when the sun rises relatively late in the day! These are two of my favourite images of the property … Continue reading

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