The climate of Barcelona: when to go to Barcelona

Barcelona has a temperate Mediterranean climate all year round. The city has mild winters and hot summers but mitigated by the sea, the rains are irregular. Summers are usually hot but rarely excessively hot, the average maximum temperatures reach the ...

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Barcelona: the economic engine of Spain

Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is the economic engine of Spain. The city rises along the coasts of the Mediterranean Sea. With a population of almost 2 million inhabitants, it is, after the capital Madrid, the most populous city in ...

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Catalonia: Barcelona, the Costa Brava, the Pyrenees

Catalonia is a region of Spain located in the northeastern end of the Iberian Peninsula. This region to the north is bordered by France and Andorra, while to the east and south it overlooks the Mediterranean Sea with about 580 ...

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The climate of Segovia: when to go to Segovia

Segovia has a purely continental climate with harsh and cold winters, the summers instead are rather short, hot and rather dry. This type of climate is due to the altitude in which the city is located (about 1,000 meters above ...

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Segovia: a spectacular Roman aqueduct and much more

Segovia is a town of 55,000 inhabitants located 1,000 m. above sea level. The city is located at the northwestern base of the Sierra de Guadarrama, located between the Eresma and Clamores rivers. The city was important since Roman times, ...

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The climate of Burgos: when to go to Burgos

Burgos is over 850 meters high in the northern Meseta, the city has a temperate continental oceanic climate. Winters are cold and windy with minimum temperatures that drop even below freezing. Summer is a hot season, but rarely excessively hot ...

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Burgos: a majestic Gothic cathedral

Burgos is a splendid historic city of 170,000 inhabitants. It is located in northwestern Spain, in the Castile and Leon region. The history of Burgos begins in the year 884, when Diego Porcelos, second Count of Castile, repopulated the area ...

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The climate of Avila: when to go to Avila

Avila is located in the central-northern part of the Spanish Meseta at over 1,100 meters above sea level. Due to its height, Avila has a purely continental climate with harsh winters and frequent snowfalls during the winter, while summers are ...

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Avila: the most beautiful medieval walls in Spain

Avila (50,000 inhabitants), one of the jewels of medieval Spain, is located at 1,128 m. above sea level, in the region of Castile and Leon, in a rocky area on the buttresses of the Sierra de Guadarrama and Sierra de ...

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Castile-León: the land of cathedrals and Cid Campeador

Castile-León (Castilla y León) is, by extension, the largest Spanish region. It is located in the north-western area of Spain, has no access to the sea and is bordered to the west by Portugal and the Spanish region of Galicia. ...

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The climate of Toledo: when to go to Toledo

Toledo, Spain. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Toledo has a mixed climate between the Mediterranean and continental climate with relatively cold winters and very hot and dry summers. The daily temperature differences are quite high. Summer temperatures can sometimes exceed 40 ° C and in winter they ...

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Toledo: the historical capital of Spain

Puente de Alcántara, Toledo, Spain. Author Marco Ramerini

Toledo is a town of 78,000 inhabitants which is located at 454 m. above sea level, about 70 km south of Madrid. The city is crossed by the Tajo (Tagus) river that surrounds it for two thirds, while the historic ...

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Castile-La Mancha: the land of Don Quixote

Castile-La Mancha (Castilla-La Mancha) is a region of central Spain born from the division of the old historical region of Castilla la Nueva into two new entities: the Comunidad de Madrid and Castile-La Mancha. The region that has Toledo as ...

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The climate of Zaragoza: when to go to Zaragoza

The city of Zaragoza has an arid continental Mediterranean climate with cool, dry winters and rather hot and dry summers. Sometimes in winter and early spring a strong cold and dry wind blows from the north-west, similar to the Mistral ...

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Zaragoza: the Mudejar style of Aragon

Zaragoza has about 650,000 inhabitants and is one of the most important cities in Spain. The capital of Aragon, Zaragoza is located halfway between Madrid and Barcelona from which it is about 300 km away. The city is located 200 ...

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Aragon: natural mountain landscapes and medieval art

Aragon is an ancient independent kingdom of the Iberian peninsula, which in 1479, by marriage, was united to the crown of Castile. The region, one of the least densely populated in Spain, is bordered by France to the north, while ...

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The climate of Madrid: when to go to Madrid

The climate of Madrid is a mixed climate between the Mediterranean and the continental, the city is located over 650 meters above sea level in the center of Meseta. The climate of Madrid is defined by the inhabitants themselves among ...

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Madrid: between culture and entertainment

The capital of Spain is located almost in the center of the Iberian peninsula. The city is among the highest European capitals, being located at 668 meters above sea level on the Meseta plateau. Industrial pole of the country together ...

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The climate of Santiago de Compostela: when to go

From a climatic point of view, Santiago de Compostela has a very humid and rainy oceanic climate. Its position between the Atlantic ocean and the surrounding mountains makes the capital of Galicia one of the rainiest cities in Europe. The ...

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Santiago de Compostela: the symbol of Christianity

Santiago de Compostela (about 90,000 inhabitants), is the capital of Galicia and one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. The city is located just 30 km from the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, in the geographical center of Galicia, ...

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Galicia: the green and rainy part of Spain

Galicia, an ancient Roman province and historical kingdom of the Iberian peninsula, is located in the north-western area of Spain, north of Portugal, on two sides is bathed by the waters of the Atlantic ocean, while to the east it ...

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The climate of Caceres: when to go to Caceres

The city of Caceres because of its position in the Iberian peninsula has a mixed climate between the continental and the Mediterranean with mild and rainy winters and very hot and dry summers. The average annual temperature in Caceres is ...

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Caceres: a jewel of medieval architecture

Caceres is a town of 90,000 inhabitants located 430 meters above sea level, between the Sierra de la Mosca and the Serrilla. The city, important since Roman times, was founded in 25 BC. by the Roman consul Lucio Cornelio Balbo, ...

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Extremadura: Roman and Arab remains and medieval cities

Extremadura is an ancient region of the Iberian peninsula today divided between Spain and Portugal. Spanish Extremadura is made up of the two provinces of Cáceres and Badajoz, while the capital is the city of Mérida. The region is bordered ...

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Lanzarote: an island of volcanoes and deserts

Lanzarote (845 sq km, 150,000 inhabitants) is the easternmost island of the Canary archipelago. It is located north-east of the island of Fuerteventura and south of the small island of Graciosa. The capital of the island is the town of ...

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The climate of Lanzarote: when to go to Lanzarote

Lanzarote, like the other Canarian islands, has a sub-tropical hot and dry climate, this type of climate is characterized by long hot and arid summers, and by short mild and little rainy winters. Even during the winter, the average minimum ...

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Tenerife: the highest mountain in Spain

The island of Tenerife (2,034 sq km, 890,000 inhabitants) is the largest and most populated of the Canary archipelago. This island is located north-west of the island of Gran Canaria and north-east of the island of La Gomera. Its capital ...

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The climate of Tenerife: when to go to Tenerife

Tenerife, the main tourist destination of the Canary Islands, enjoys a particularly mild climate, often called the island of eternal spring, the climate of Tenerife has temperatures that vary very little during the year, little rain and constant trade winds. ...

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Canary Islands: volcanic islands off the coast of Morocco

The Canary Islands are an archipelago, located in the Atlantic Ocean off the African coast of Morocco. The islands are located between 27º37 ‘and 29º25’ north latitude and 13º20 ‘and 18º10’ east longitude, they form one of the autonomous communities ...

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Itinerary in Andalusia: two-weeks itinerary

Granada, Andalusia, Spain. Author and Copyright Liliana Ramerini ..

This year we had two weeks of holidays and we decided to prepare a customized itinerary to visit the most beautiful destinations in Andalusia. In this itinerary in Andalusia we decided to visit the three most important cities in the ...

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