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Spain, Salamanca – A University Student Veiled in Medieval Atmosphere II.
After our last week's first taste of this amazing city we continue and take you to to some sacras structures and local museums. Sit back, relax and enjoy.
Spain, Salamanca – Universite City with Medieval Atmosphere
Today, we visit the Spanish city of Salamanca, located in the Autonomous Community of Castile-Leon. Since 1988, the historic center of the city is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and after reading the following lines you will understand why it is so. You will feel as if you are walking in some huge historical open-air museum.
Spain, Pamplona – The Capital of Navarra II.
If you remember, at the beginning of the previous article we mentioned that Pamplona is a city where people who like rather unorthodox experiences will thrive. So what we talk about?
Spain, Pamplona – The Capital of Navarra I.
Tourists who would prefer rather more adventurous experiences should visit this city in the northeastern corner of the country.
Spain, Montserrat – The Holiest of Places in Catalonia
The monastery high in the mountains has for centuries been a refuge for the Benedictine monks, who are here guarding the miraculous statue of the Black Madonna of Montserrat. Maybe you belong to pilgrims who will go to her to worship. But even if you do not believe in miracles, take a day trip here from Barcelona. It is an exceptional and impressive place.
Spain, Pueblos Blancos – A Spirit of Moorish Era II.
Right from the outset of the article, we have to take you to prehistoric caves near Villaluenga del Rosario. At the foot of the rocky massif that is part of the Sierra de Cádiz is the town of Villaluenga del Rosario.
Spain, Pueblos Blancos – The Spirit of the Moorish Times I
Today we head to Andalusia. There we will take a look at the so-called Pueblos Blancos, or white villages that carry the charm of the ancient Moorish times. These small small villages are known by white houses typical of the Berber architecture of North Africa, a region that is home to the Moors.
Spain, Ávila – The Town of the Nobles II
In the last part, we have just got a glimpse of Avila,a home to 60 thousand people. Today we will continue on our trip and see some more of city's interesting sites.
Spain, Avila – The Town of Nobles I
Avila's pride, among others, are its perfectly preserved walls. Once you get there, you will find yourself in a world where time has stopped. These walls protect many historical monuments including Romanesque churches, medieval monasteries or Renaissance palaces.
Spain, León – Not a Mere Pilgrimage Stop to Santiago II
In the first part of our story about León, a city in northwestern Spain, we introduced the local monastery, which is now a luxury hotel, and we stopped by Casa de la Botines from the famous architect Antonio Gaudí. In the second part of our trip we will take you through the college church of Saint Isidore, the Cathedral of Leon or the Museum of Modern Art.
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