Overview Old & New Castile

The foundations of what we now consider modern Spain were laid the Old Kingdom of Castile. Stretching to the north from Madrid, and including the current state of Castilla y Leon, the story of Castile is associated to Don Quijote and El Cid, with fairy tale castles surrounded by windmills, maidens in distress, crusaders and duals at dawn. It was Castile, under the rule of the Catholic Kings (Isabel & Fernando) that became the most powerful force of the Muslim Reconquest, extending its total domination through military conquests and orchestrated marriage alliances.
The unrivalled art collection of Prado Museum and Thyssen-Bornemisza collection.
The architectural magnificence throughout the whole region, including the cathedrals of Burgos and León. Much fine sculpture as well.
Walled villages, grand monasteries, windmills, hilltop castles and a backdrop of vast, undulating landscape.
The vast and magnificent 16th-century Palace of El Escorial.

MADRID

SALAMANCA

SEGOVIA

The city of Segovia is universally famous for the Aqueduct, an imposing engineering marvel dating from Roman times. Some other outstanding constructions are the Alcazar, an enchanting fairytale fortress castle, the cathedral and the Jewish quarter.

TOLEDO

One of the oldest and most interesting historical cities of Europe, reflects the many cultures that have formed it, and perhaps better than any other city reflects the many moods of Spain’s art and history. Some of Toledo’s top attractions are the magnificent Gothic Cathedral, the ancient Jewish Synagogue and the jewish quarter.

 
 

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        Walking Tour Old Madrid

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              4 people
              Art-Galleries-Madrid

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                625.00
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