León

León is the capital of the León province in Castile and León, northwest Spain. León was founded in the 1st century BC by the Romans. Its name is derived from the city’s Latin name “Legio VII Gemina”, from the Roman legion which established the site of the city...

Seville

Seville is located in south west Spain on the banks of the River Guadalquivir, is the capital of Andalusia and is the artistic, cultural, and financial centre of southern Spain. The people of Seville are known as “Sevillanos/Sevillanas” or “Hispalenses” and Seville is...

Oviedo

Oviedo is the capital city of Asturias and Asturias’ only major inland city. There is lots to see and do within Oviedo city and it is also in close proximity to the mountain ranges “Monte Naranco” and “Picos de Europa”.Oviedo boasts a wealth of history and...

Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain and the country’s largest city. It is located in the centre of Spain on the river “Manzanares” and is the political heart of the country, the seat of government and residence of the Spanish monarchy. It is also the major financial...

Zaragoza

Zaragoza is located in north east Spain and is the capital city of the Zaragoza province. It has one of the largest populations in Spain and famously hosted the 2008 World Fair on water and sustainable development – Expo Zaragoza. Zaragoza offers an amazing...

Cáceres

Cáceres is located in Extremadura and is the capital of the Cáceres Province. It was founded by the Romans in 25 BC, but there is evidence (seen in the caves of Maltravieso and El Conejar) that there have been settlements here since prehistoric times. The ancient...

Murcia

Murcia is located about 75 km south of Alicante and about 410 km south of Madrid. It hardly ever rains in Murcia and there is an average of over 300 sunny days a year, however temperature swings can be surprising despite Murcia’s close proximity to the coast....

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City and the capital of Galicia, in the far north west of Spain. The lush green lands of Galicia feel like nowhere else in Spain. It is famed for its fine seafood and wines, Celtic ties and the pilgrimage “El camino de...

Cuenca

Cuenca is a city in central Spain, and also the capital of the province of the same name, one of the largest provinces in Spain. The historical old walled town of Cuenca has been given the UNESCO World Heritage stamp and contains the city’s biggest tourist draw – “Las...

Granada

Granada is located in south east Spain and is the capital city of the province of the same name. The city is located at the foot of Sierra Nevada, the highest mountain range of the Iberian Peninsula. It offers the opportunity to enjoy both fantastic ski slopes and sun...

Tarragona

Tarragona is located in the east of Spain, in Catalonia, by the Mediterranean Sea. It is the capital of the Spanish province of the same name. It was founded in the 5th Century BC, but really started to flourish under the Romans. Romans arrived in 218 BC and Tarragona...

Bilbao

Bilbao in northern Spain is the capital of Vizcaya, one of the three provinces of the Basque Country (Pais Vasco). Since its foundation, more than 700 years ago, Bilbao has been the fundamental factor in the socio-economic modernisation of Vizcaya. It is the largest...

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