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Zamora

Zamora is a city in Castile and León and the capital of the province of Zamora. It is located on a rocky hill in the northwest of Spain near the border with Portugal, and is crossed by the Duero River. With its twenty four Romanesque churches of the twelfth and...

Valencia

Valencia is the capital and the largest city of the Autonomous Community of Valencia. It is also the third largest city in Spain behind Barcelona and Madrid. Valencia is probably most famous for its main festival “Las Fallas” and the world famous Spanish dish “Paella”...

Lleida

Lleida is a city in the west of Catalonia and the capital city of the province of the same name. It is the biggest and most populated area of the inland part of Catalonia and also one of the oldest towns in the whole of Catalonia. It was a settlement of the...

Castellón de la Plana

Castellón de la Plana is the capital city of the province of Castellón, in the Valencian Community. It is located in the east of the Iberian Peninsula, on the Costa del Azahar by the Mediterranean Sea on the fertile plain known as “La Plana” between the mountains and...

Alicante

Alicante, or “Alacant” in Valencian, is a city in south eastern Spain and the capital of the province of Alicante and of the Comarca of the Alacantí in the Community of Valencia. It is a historic Mediterranean port founded in 324 BC and the second-largest Valencian...

Girona

Girona is a city located in the northeast of Catalonia, Spain at the confluence of the “Ter”, “Onyar”, “Galligants” and “Güell” rivers near to the French border. It is the capital of the province of the same name and of the comarca (shire or county) of “Gironès” which...

Pontevedra

Pontevedra city is the capital of both county and province of the same name. It is located in the “Rias baixas” (lower bays) of Galicia between the Galician capital Santiago de Compostela (58 km to the north) and the largest Galician city, Vigo (30 km to the south)....

Vitoria

Vitoria is the capital city of the province of Álava in the Basque Country in northern Spain. It is known as “Gasteiz” in Basque and officially titled “Vitoria-Gasteiz”. It is the second largest Basque city, after Bilbao. Locals are called “Vitorianos”,...

Orense

Orense is situated in Galicia in the northwest corner of Spain extending over Portugal. Galicia, consists of four provinces: La Coruna (including Santiago de Compostela), Pontevedra, Lugo, and Orense. The Orense landscape is a rain-swept land of grass and granite,...

Santander

The port city of Santander is the capital of the autonomous community of Cantabria on the north coast of Spain, with Asturias to the west and the Basque Country to the east. The vast majority of Cantabrians live in Santander and the city is the home of the Roman...

Lugo

Lugo is a city in northwest Spain in the autonomous community of Galicia. It is the capital of the province of Lugo, one of Galicia’s four Provinces. The other three Galician provinces are La Coruna, Pontevedra and Ourense. Lugo province may not be one of the most...

San Sebastián

San Sebastián is known as “Donostia” in Basque and is the capital city of the province of Gipuzkoa, in the Basque Country of northern Spain. Locals call themselves “Donostiarras”.San Sebastián is located on the southern coast of the Bay of Biscay at the mouth of the...

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