12 villages -II

This winter season is ideal for making new plans, such as traveling and touring Spain. Without a doubt, the perfect opportunity to discover villages full of charm and incredible landscapes. So you can not miss, the second part of the post 12 villages to discover this winter.

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Aínsa – Huesca
A unique town where Romans, Muslims and Christians passed. It is located in the Sobrarbe region and is part of the former Kingdom or County of the same name, which was created more than a millennium ago.

It has been declared a Historic-Artistic Site. It is a villa with an old town, a square with arcades on both sides, stone streets, a Romanesque church named Santa Maria and a beautiful castle with towers.

Albarracín – Teruel

Undoubtedly considered one of the most beautiful villages in Spain, located on the curvature of the Guadalaviar River at 1182 meters. Declared a Historic-Artistic Site since 1961 and proposed to be declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.

It has a beautiful historic center, walls of the Middle Ages and a cathedral. An ideal place to visit in winter, when it is full of snow.

Frías – Burgos
It is the smallest city in Spain and is located 100 kilometers northeast of Burgos and next to the Basque country. It has beautiful rustic houses of tufa and wood, a 12th-century castle built by order of Alfonso VIII and out of a fairy tale. It is a city with approximately 300 inhabitants.

Other obligatory stops are the Barracks House, Palace of the Salazar, Roman Road, the Convent of Vadillo and the Medieval Bridge of 143 meters in length and with 9 Romanesque arches.

Trujillo – Cáceres
It is a town located east of Cáceres, it is one of the most important cities in Extremadura historically because of its architectural heritage.

One of the conquerors of America, such as Francisco Pizarro, was born in Trujillo and has a statue that presides over the Plaza Mayor. It is ideal to get lost in its medieval village, the Visigoth basilica, mosques, convents and its castle full of walls.

Pedraza – Segovia
It is a villa of the Middle Ages with only 125 inhabitants, it is famous for being part of large television series and lottery ads. It is located between the mountains of Somosierra and Guadarrama and has only one entrance door.

It still has several palaces, noble houses, a jail and numerous viewpoints. The Castle-Museum Zuloaga, the Church of San Juan Bautista and the Plaza Mayor are a must.

Mogarraz – Salamanca
It is a small town located in the province of Salamanca. It is declared a Historic Site, has a medieval air and beautiful streets that will be a pleasure to get lost and that will help you disconnect from the routine.

It has a hundred wooden, adobe and stone houses, whose facades are decorated with portraits of the neighbors painted on veneers.

Other places that you should visit in this beautiful town are the Ethnographic Museum, the House of Crafts, the Cross of the Jews, the Church of Our Lady of the Snows, the Bell Tower and the Humilladero Hermitage.

Montefrío – Granada
A town declared a National Historic-Artistic Site, located in the natural area of Peña de los Gitanos and considered one of the 7 wonders of Granada.

It has one of the most incredible views in the world, according to National Geographic. It is ideal for hikers with several natural routes for horse riding, cycling or climbing.

In addition, for those who love food, it has artisan cheeses and olive oil, which you can not miss.

When the magic of winter arrives, visiting it is a real privilege because it has a special charm, incredible natural pools and dream streets.

With this list of 12 villages to visit this winter, we invite you to travel and get lost in them. Dare and describe a Spain full of magical and beautiful corners.

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