30 most beautiful pueblos of SpainNovember 6, 2018
Recently a Spanish newspaper, El Pais has a popular research where elected the 30 most beautiful pueblos of Spain, and here is a list of such gems, some already know as Albarracín, Besalú, Cadaqués and Morella, but there are still muuuitos to know…
1 Albarracín, Teruel (Aragon)
A Cathedral in El Salvador, the high walls or the old town make it a must for those visiting the province of Teruel.
2 Cudillero (Asturias)
About 50 kilometers Gijon, It is a town with steep streets and colorful houses hidden between the sea and the mountains and with a strong maritime tradition.
3 Santillana del Mar (Cantabria)
Third in the vote is Santillana del Mar, with houses and palaces of the eighteenth century, the church of Santa Juliana is a magnificent heritage that stands out in this city, half an hour from Santander.
4 Aínsa, Huesca (Aragon)
municipal capital Aínsa-Sobrarbe, in the high Pyrenees of Huesca and 170 km from Zaragoza, this city worth a visit for its medieval old town, It was declared historical artistic set from 1965.
5 The pool, Salamanca (Castile and Leon)
No natural park of Serra de France Batuecas-e 1.048 meters above sea level, its unique urban fabric was declared artistic history 1940. La Alberca was placed at number five among the people of El País readers who voted.
6 Trujillo, Cáceres (Estremadura)
A 45 km of Cáceres, your history, your location, its natural environment and its cuisine made of Trujillo an important tourist center of Extremadura. The city was cataloged as a good cultural interest.
7 Llastres (Asturias)
The history of this city is closely linked to the sea. They emphasize a whaling neighborhood that dates back to the sixteenth century and its typical houses hanging from the cliff.
8 Cadaqués, Girona (Catalonia)
This small town of Alto Ampurdán is one of the tourist on the Costa Brava. Its white houses in front of their small coves, the promenade to the lighthouse of Cala Nans and its narrow and steep streets are his trademarks.
9 Peñíscola, Castellón (Valencia)
Next to the natural park of Sierra de Irta, the old town of this city is situated on a cliff crowned by the Templar castle of Papa Luna.
10 Luarca (Asturias)
They say it's the white village of Costa Verde Spanish. A 90 kilometers Gijon, this city is the tenth most votes is known for its colonial style houses, Table Merchants and panoramic views from the cemetery.
11 Frigiliana, Málaga (Andalusia)
This white village in the Axarquia region has one of the best preserved historical centers of Arab origin in Spain. White walls, the narrow streets and stairs that cross all Barribarto part of Moorish legacy.
12 Combarro, Pontevedra (Galicia)
The city of Combarro, about seven kilometers from Pontevedra, has an almost post profile with its 30 granaries next to the estuary. This seaside town is declared of cultural interest as historical site.
13 Potes (Cantabria)
Located in the center of the Liébana region, where Deva and Quiviesa rivers meet, Pots is in a valley and is surrounded by mountains. Part of Rota Lebaniega (connecting the Camino de Santiago from the coast to the French Way), highlights the Infantado tower or the church of San Vicente.
14 Pedraza, Segovia (Castilla y León)
Near 40 kilometers north of Segovia, Pedraza is a medieval walled city which attracts thousands of tourists every year thanks to its careful and preserved architecture. The castle and the chain, in the Village Gate, are two of his visits that you have to go.
15 Frías, Burgos (Castilla y León)
Frias is a city of about 270 inhabitants located on a hill, conhecida as Muela de Frías. Their houses are impressive by the cliffs, its medieval bridge over the Ebro river and the castle (the tenth century), one of the best examples of medieval military architecture Burgalesa.
16 Guadalupe, Cáceres (Estremadura)
Near 120 km east of Caceres, Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe is your most important monument. built in 1340 by Alfonso XI of Castile with elements mudéjares, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque, It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
17 Grazalema, Cadiz (Andalusia)
Nestled in the heart of the Parque Natural Sierra de Grazalema, the architectural jewel of this picturesque white village is the Baroque church of Nuestra Señora de la Aurora. Its urban center was declared a historical place.
18 Besalú, Girona (Catalonia)
priority destination for those visiting the region of La Garrotxa, It is one of the best preserved medieval sets of Catalonia. Declared, in 1966, an artistic historical site due to its great architectural value, few people are reluctant to take a picture walking through the Roman bridge with seven arches crossing the river Fluviá, Besalú entry.
19 Morella, Castellón (Valencia)
As nears, the visitor can see the strategic position of Morella, almost 1.000 meters. His impressive military fortress – built taking advantage of the natural rock -, with 16 torres, six portals and nearly two kilometers of wall, It is of great relevance. A unique silhouette crowned by the imposing castle.
20 Comillas (Cantabria)
located 50 kilometers east of Santander, Comillas stands out for its modernist heritage. El Capricho de Gaudí, a summer residence built between 1883 e 1885 following the architect's plans Catalan, It is an example. Modernism is also evident at the Pontifical University of Comillas, Projeto Joan Martorell and decorated by Lluis Domenech i Montaner.
21 Cazorla, Jaén (Andalusia)
Center of the natural park of the Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas (the largest protected enclave in Spain), Castle of Yedra dominates this city. The churches of Santa Maria la del Carmen or San Francisco, the Source of the chains or the House of the Seven Fountains also worth a visit for anyone traveling to Cazorla, a historic site was declared in 1972.
22 Hervas, Cáceres (Estremadura)
Between Las Hurdes e o Vale do Jerte, north of the province of Cáceres, It opens up the river valley Ambroz. Its southern orientation favors a mild climate that, along with plenty of rain, covered with dense forests of chestnut and oak trees, more typical of Atlantic climates. One of these chestnut forests are located in Hervas, people included in the road network of Sefarad, a Jewish neighborhood was inhabited by fifty families expulsion was enacted in 1492 by the Catholic Kings.
23 Pampaneira, Granada (Andalusia)
this white (and costs) Alpujarra village located in the ravine Poqueira, on the southern slope of the Sierra Nevada invites walking through its narrow streets, that retain the Berber aspect of its traditional architecture.
24 Setenil de las Bodegas, Cadiz (Andalusia)
In the western end of the range bética, there are several rural villages, I Pueblos Blancos, with such amazing places like Setenil and Cuevas de la Sombra street, and whitewashed houses built into the rock.
25 Candelario, Salamanca (Castilla y León)
Perched at the foot of the same name saw, south of the province of Salamanca, cobblestone streets of the historic center of Candelario still hold watering cans, gutters that collect water from the melting of the surrounding mountains. In addition to the coffered ceiling of the church of the Assumption, mixing church with three different ships and styles (mouro, baroque, Romanesque and Gothic) and the baroque altarpiece of the chapel of Calvary, the museum is interesting Chacinera House, excellent example of architecture and traditional commerce, because it recreates as were the houses and sausage factories, Typical of the city of Salamanca.
26 Alquézar, Huesca (Aragon)
medieval Vila no Somontano County, near 50 Huesca kilometers, na beira do Sierra de Guara Natural Park, at the foot of the Aragonese Pyrenees, It has very different legacies: historical and natural. On the streets of its historic center – artistic historical set – highlights the Collegiate Church of Santa María, the sixteenth century, e, hilltop, the castle of Muslim origin. The Alquézar rises over the Vero Gorge, spectacular gorge that runs through an exciting route of elevated walkways over the river.
27 mojácar, Almería (Andalusia)
Inlaid on a hill at the foot of the Sierra de Cabrera, on the east coast of Almeria, Mojacar is presented as a beautiful maze of narrow alleys stacked, with houses and white facades. no day 8 of August, celebrates its magic Night of Candles, when the city turns off all street lights and lit by thousands of candles and torches.
28 Getaria, Gipuzkoa (Basque country)
In this small fishing village, located about 25 kilometers from San Sebastian, born Juan Sebastian Elcano, who finished the first round the world 1522. Besides that, or Balenciaga designer Christopher, which has its own museum. The visit involves walking in its narrow streets, and counted scenic, full of tempting restaurants and converge in the small harbor where you can see the dome of Getaria mouse famous mountain. Getaria also invites you to visit the nearby beach of Zarautz (east) and the Geopark of the Basque Coast, em Others, west.
29 Bárcena Mayor (Cantabria)
No integrated natural park of Saja-Besaya, also presumed to be one of the oldest cities in Cantabria. Retains its traditional mansions in the mountain, two floors and wooden balconies flowering. It also has a church of the seventeenth century and a sixteenth stone bridge.
30 Almagro, Real city (Castilla la Mancha)
Located about 20 minute drive southeast of Ciudad Real, this city is famous for its Plaza Mayor and Corral of Comedies, the seventeenth century, and maintained in excellent condition. Indeed, every July, It becomes one of the stages of the prestigious International Theater Festival Almagro Classic.