Castile–León and Castile–La Mancha Travel Guide
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Fodor's Spain 2014
Plan Your Castile–León and Castile–La Mancha Vacation
Madrid, in the center of Spain, is an excellent jumping-off point for exploring, and the high-speed train puts many destinations within easy reach. The Castiles, which bracket Madrid to the east and west, and Extremadura, bordering Portugal, are filled with compelling destinations, steeped in tradition.
Many of the oldest and most attractive paradores in Castile are in quieter towns such as Almagro, Ávila, Cuenca, León, and Sigüenza. Those in Toledo, Segovia...read more
This is Spain’s authentic heartland, bereft of touristy hamburger joints and filled instead with the country’s most traditional tavernas, which attract...read more
Things To Do in Castile–León and Castile–La Mancha
Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.
See El Greco's Toledo: In 2014 Toledo hosts a yearlong festival to mark the 400th anniversary of the painter’s death. The Greek-born painter chose... Read more
In Spain's central meseta, an arid, high plateau, the peasant cooking provides comfort and energy. Roast lamb, pork, and goat are staples, as... Read more
"Crete gave him his life, and brushes; Toledo, a better land, where he begins with Death to attain Eternity." With these words, the Toledan poet... Read more
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