Castles and fortresses of Spain and France with Mathew Kristes

The castle-palace of Alacuás declared Historic and Artistic Monument in 1918

The castle-palace of Alacuás, Castillo de las Cuatro Torres or Palacio de los Aguilar is one of the noble mansions built during the feudal decadence of the 16th century. It is located in Alacuás (Valencia) Spain.

It is a palace-castle with residential characteristics, with coffered ceilings in the rooms, tiles and ornamental arrangements and important architectural …

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Tourism

Valencia city beaches

Valencia, the third largest city in Spain, fascinates with a unique flair, lots of charm and many impressive attractions. The wonderful beaches of Valencia also contribute to the fact that this city has become a really popular spot for city trips in Europe. Along a palm-lined promenade there are kilometers of velvety-soft sandy city-beaches, some …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Peniscola and its castle

Peñíscola (in Valencian Peníscola) is a municipality in the Valencia Community, Spain, located on the north coast of the province of Castellón, in the Bajo Maestrazgo region. It has had a city title since 1707. Since January 2013, Peniscola has been a part of the network “The most beautiful towns in Spain”.

The town is located …

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The cities of the Pyrenees and around with Andrew Morato

Alcossebre and its beaches

Alcossebre is a seaside village in the Valencia Community along the eastern Mediterranean coast of Spain in the province of Castelló. It is a popular part of the Costa del Azahar, bordering with Peniscola in the north and Torreblanca in the south.

Along its ten kilometers of coastline, five large sandy beaches stand out: Cargador (Carregador), …

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Interesting places in the Pyrenees and around with Jane Cautch / Tourism

The Bellesguard Tower (Antoni Gaudí): the Catalan art nouveau and the Gothic styles

The Bellesguard Tower (Torre Bellesguard), also known as Casa Figueres, was built by Antoni Gaudí between 1900 and 1909, using rectilinear forms rarely seen in his other work. His inspiration was the medieval castle of Martin I, also known as Martin the Humane, the last king of the Catalan dynasty of the House of Barcelona, …

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