Medieval Towns

Welcome to our portal. Design your own route; discover eleven historically important medieval towns and their outstanding monuments and enjoy some exquisite medieval gastronomic delights.

Check out the calendar of activities. Don’t miss out on any of the medieval tapas competitions and the other festivals and events we organise.

 

  • Hondarribia

    Three souls: the walled town, the fishing quarter and the natural surroundings

    An invitation to forget time, stroll through the old quarter, and enjoy the bars and cafés and the hidden corners that tell the story of the town’s past.

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  • Sigüenza

    For so many reasons, you’ll find me in Sigüenza

    Sigüenza is a medieval town surrounded by beautiful architecture and landscape in the Sierra Norte of Guadalajara. It is now one of Castilla La Mancha’s leading tourist destinations.

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  • Almazán

    Almazán opens its gates to you.

    Almazán's location overlooking the River Duero has given it a key role in many historical and cultural episodes and helped shape its identity.

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  • Laguardia

    A well-preserved treasure

    Laguardia is a medieval town in La Rioja. It was founded in the tenth century as “La Guarda de Navarra”. Its medieval walls and streets contain a wealth of churches, mansions and wine cellars.

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  • Ciudad Rodrigo

    The light of the Middle Ages

    Listed as a historical site since 1944, this jewel of the west has innumerable attractions to captivate visitors.

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  • Manzanares El Real

    Manzanares El Real, Historical and Natural Heritage

    In the heart of the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, the town has one of the best-preserved medieval forts, standing in unique natural surroundings.

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  • Marvão

    Unique scenery, fashioned by man and nature

    Located in the Serra de São Mamede nature park, the county of Marvão is bordered to the north by the Sever River, the natural frontier between Spain and Portugal.

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  • Estella-Lizarra

    An authentic trip back to the Middle Ages

    The town of Estella (or Lizarra) in Navarra grew up in the eleventh century to cater to pilgrim traffic on the Camino de Santiago. To this day, it remains a crossroads of cultures and an heir to a great historical and artistic heritage.

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  • Jerez de los Caballeros

    Discover the Templar town of Xerez

    Take a stroll through the streets of Jerez de los Caballeros and be transported back to the splendour of its medieval past, when the town was ruled by the Knights Templar.

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  • Olivenza

    A Town of Two Cultures

    Standing 24 kilometres southwest of Badajoz, Olivenza shares Portuguese and Spanish roots, giving it a unique Iberian identity.

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  • Consuegra

    Consuegra is in fashion

    Come to Consuegra and discover the magnificent castle, windmills and the other sights in the town centre.

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  • Medieval Cuisine

    A gastronomic journey to the Middle Ages:

    Twelve International Medieval Tapas Competition.

    Medieval tapas trail.

    Recipes for medieval tapas.

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  • Running the Middle Ages Network

    If you enjoy running and you've got a passion for medieval culture, we've got the ideal plan for you: Practise your favourite sport in unrivalled surroundings.

    Choose your race and win a fabulous weekend in one of the towns in the network.

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