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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: #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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