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As the largest region in Spain, this medieval high-altitude region has (9) provinces: Avila, Burgos, Leon, Palencia, Salamanca, Segovia, Soria, Vallalodid and Zamora, with Burgos and Vallalodid as the capitol. This is the land of roasted suckling pig, famous for being cut with a plate as the meat is so tender, mostly around Segovia. Other foods that are known from here are Chorizo, Lamb Chops, and Queso de Zamora. The famous wine regions of Ribera Del Duero and Toro are located here, offering some of the most popular wineries in Spain, as well as some of the highest quality wines in the world. Castilla y Leon also offers more Castles, Cathedrals and Palaces, than any other region in the country. In every province, there are endless medieval villages offering amazing architecture and medieval cobblestone streets. Some of the best Universities in the country can be found near Salamanca. Don’t miss the Roman Aqueduct in Segovia, a must see.


KEY INFORMATION ABOUT CASTILLA Y LEON

  • Population: 2.6 Million
  • Land Area: 36,379 Sq. Miles
  • Provinces: Avila, Burgos, Leon, Palencia, Salamanca, Segovia, Soria, Vallalodid, Zamora
  • Capitol: Burgos and Vallalodid
  • Languages: Castilian
  • Main Attractions: Alcázar de Segovia, Cathedral of León, Murallas de Ávila, Peñafiel Castle, Plaza Mayor de Salamanca, Ribera del Duero
  • Small Towns of Interest: Cervera de Pisuerga, Coca, Gormaz, Medina del Campo, Toro, Villafranca del Bierzo 
  • Major Soccer Teams: Real Vallalodid

 


WEATHER IN CASTILLA Y LEON

 

MONTH January February March April May June July August September October November December
AVERAGE WEATHER High: 46ºF Low: 31ºF High: 52ºF Low: 32ºF High: 58ºF Low: 36ºF High: 60ºF Low: 38ºF High: 68ºF Low: 44ºF High: 78ºF Low: 51ºF High: 84ºF Low: 54ºF High: 84ºF Low: 55ºF High: 75ºF Low: 50ºF High: 64ºF Low: 55ºF High: 53ºF Low: 37ºF High: 47ºF Low: 33ºF




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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