Region of the Montes Torozos

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What to see and visit in Valladolid?

The region of the Montes Torozos It is located south of Tierra de Campos. It is bathed by the Pisuerga river and the Carrión. A natural region shared with Palencia. On the Valladolid part, the region is made up of 39 towns and 29 municipalities.

Its Valladolid populations are: Tordesillas, Villanubla, Urueña, San Cebrián de Mazote, San Miguel del Pino, Pedrosa del Rey, Valoria la Buena, Wamba, Castronuño, Vallalba de los Alcores, Benafarces, San Román de Hornija, Simancas, Mota del Marqués, Mucientes, Cigales, Peñafor de Hornija, Castromonte, Corzos del Valle, Castromembibre, Fuensaldaña, Montealegre de Campos, San Pedro de Latarce, Tiedra, Torrelobatón, Trigueros del Valle, Urueña, Villavellid, Cabezón de Pisuerga, Villalarde los Comuneros, Montealegre de Campos, Valoria laBuena, Trigueros del Valle, Villasexmir, Castromonte, Cabezón de Pisuerga, Velilla.

The region of the Montes Torozos, It is recognized worldwide for its Cigales and ToroD wines. OR.
- The Alfoz of the Capital: It is an area within this region, which includes the capital Valladolid and its surroundings with towns such as: Villanubla, Cigales, Mucientes, Fuensaldaña, Zaratán, Arroyo de la Encomienda.

  • Guide of Valladolid.
  • Villanubla: place where the Valladolid International Airport is located.
  • Cigales: it is famous for its vineyards and its wine industry. His vinoclarete Cigales D. O. are recognized throughout Spain.
    • Santiago church: It was built in the 16th century, in a classicist style. Its architect was Felipe de la Cajiga. It stands out: its lintel façade framed by two towers finished in a dome each. It is very big and beautiful.
  • Fuensaldaña: It is famous for its vineyards and its wine industry. Their wines Cigales D. O. are recognized throughout Spain.
    • Saldaña Castle, had it built in the 15th century by Don Alfonso Pérez de Vivero, Juan II's senior accountant. The work was carried out by the stonemason Mohamed. It was a prototype of the School of Valladolid, which is characterized by being built in stone masonry and a Tower of Homage attached to it. It currently belongs to the Provincial Council of Valladolid and has been the seat of the Cortes of Castillay León until 2007.
  • Zaratán
  • Arroyo de la Encomienda
  • People: It is famous for its vineyards and its wine industry. Their wines from Cigales D. O. are recognized throughout Spain.
    • Castle of Mucientes: built in 1326 by King Alfonso XI, who gave it to the Counts of Ribadavia, lords of Mucientes.
    • Parish Church of San PedroApóstol: It was built in the 16th century. Highlights: its Renaissance-style chairs.
  • Tordesillas: his town was declared a Historical Complex. It was a Roman settlement. Protected Natural Reserve of the Ribera de Castronuño. (See Natural Parks in Valladolid). It is the only one in the province. It has 5 established routes for hiking and with a cultural background.
  • Lace Museum (c / Carnicerías, 6, Tel .: 983 796 035).
  • Palace-Convent of the Poor Clares: Here also lived Queen Juana la Loca, although she had her own palace in the city.
  • Bridge: of medieval origin, it favored trade.
  • Main Square: It is a porticoed Castilian-style square that overlooks 4 streets and is full of emblazoned houses.
  • Royal Monastery of Santa Clara: it was built in 1340 by AlfonsoXI as the Royal Palace. It is in the Mudejar style, he wanted to do it in the style of the Alcázar de Granada, it still preserves the patios, coffered ceilings and Arab baths. Several kings stayed there, among them: Alfonso XI with his favorite Leonor de Guzmán; also Pedro I el Cruel with María de Padilla, who in 1363 donated it to the order of Santa Clara. The following stand out: the Mozarabic coffered ceiling and the Hispano-Flemish paintings made by Nicolás Francés, the paintings of the rest of the chapels, the supulcrums ... The Monastery is full of works of Mozarabic art and in itself the entire enclosure constitutes a Mozarabic Art Museum. It was declared a National Monument.
  • Church of San Antolín: It was built in the 16th century in the Gothic style and currently houses the museum given the amount of works of art you have. Highlights: Inmaculadade Pedro de Mena, a reclining Christ, the Alderete funeral chapel, from the 15th century, with its polychrome altarpiece by Juan de Juni, the alabaster tomb of Pedro Alderete, which was made by Gasparde Tordesillas.
  • St. Peter's Church: It is in the Baroque style and highlights its organ.
  • Church of Santa Maria: It is in the Gothic and classicist style. Its base is square, it has a tower and it has 3 porticoes. Its organ and the great dimension of the church and of the tower, which dominates the city, stands out.
  • Treaty Houses: on June 7, 1494 the Treaty of Tordesillas was signed in these houses, in which the Emperor Carlos I (Carlos V of Spain) made the distribution of the world, with the King of Portugal. On one of the houses the coat of arms of the Catholic Kings is carved.
  • Castronuño: is located Protected Natural Reserve of the Ribera deCastronuño. (See Natural Parks in Valladolid). It is the only one in the province.
  • Villalba de los Alcores: it is considered as a Historical Complex, the town and the castle.
  • Ruins of the Monastery of Santa Maríade Matallana: it was founded by San Froiláin the 10th century, in Mozarabic style and belonged to the Hospitaller Order. King Alfonso VII bought it and donated it to D. Tello Pérezde Meneses, who founded a monastery of the Order of the Cistercian dedicated to Santa María. Years later in 1228, the wife of King Fernando III el Santo, Mrs. Beatriz de Suabia, ordered to build a new church in Gothic style. During the confiscation of Mendizábal, it was almost totally destroyed.
  • Matallana Nature Interpretation Center (Tel.:983 427100): it is located in the Ruins of the Monastery of Santa María de Matallana. (See Natural Parks in Valladolid).
  • Castle: belonged to the Order of the Knights of San Juan. It was built about the 12th century. This castle went down in history due to 3 historical data: for having suffered the noble fights, because Juanala Loca watched over the body of her deceased husband Felipe the Fair and because King Charles V took his sons Francis I of France, the Duke of Orleans and the Dauphin as prisoners France.
  • Church of Santa María del Templo: it was built by the Templars in the 12th century. It is in the Romanesque-Cistercian transitional style.
  • Archaeological Classroom and Medieval Town of Fuenteungrillo: these are the archaeological remains of the disappeared neighborhood of Santa Coloma, 1330. There are Roman remains and others from the 12th and 13th centuries. It is located on the Villalba-Valdenebro road.
  • Urueña: of pre-Roman origins, its name was given by the Romans. Rest of the old medieval walled town, which was declared a Historic Site. Of the town its gates of the city (Puerta de la Villa and del Azogue) stand out.
    • JoaquínDíaz Foundation Museum (c / Real, 4, Tel .: 983 717472): it was created in 1985 and is located in a Casona belonging to the Provincial Council. It houses several important collections of: String Sheets, Musical Instruments, Quintana Bells, Costume Engravings, a library, a Mercedes Rueda Exhibition Hall, Image Archive and Music Library and Video Library.
    • Bell Museum
    • Mercedes Rueda Exhibition Hall.
    • Lookout.
    • Urueña Castle: secree that was built in the 14th century. The medieval castle is protected by an outer masonry wall, in which its 2 gates stand out: that of the Villa and that of Azogue. The castle is rectangular in shape, with cylindrical cubes in the corners and in the center of the walls.
    • Hermitage of Ntra. Sra. De la Anunciada: Mrs. Sancha, sister of Alfonso VII and Lady of Urueña, had this hermitage built on the old Mozarabic monastery of San Pedro de Cubillas, unique in its style in this Community, since it was made in the Catalan Romanesque style. In the 18th century, the baroque dressing room and the portico were added.
  • Trigueros del Valle: it is famous for its vineyards and its wine industry. Susvinos de Cigales D. O. are recognized throughout Spain.
    • Trigueros Castle: it was ordered to be built by the Robres y Guevara family in the 15th century. It has a strange shape, since the castle is protected by an outer wall with cylindrical towers.
  • Montealegre de Campos: His Villa was declared a Historical Complex. Its main street stands out, which leads to the Castle and is full of emblazoned houses. It has a forum since 1219, which was granted by the Order of Santiago. Since 1626, the Marquesado Marquesado granted Martínde Guzmán, by King Felipe IV.
    • Pastor Museum (Ermita delhumilladero Ctra. Valladolid, s / n, Tel .: 983 718 000):
    • Montealegre Castle: it was built in the 14th century by Alfonso de Meneses.
  • Simancas: the town was declared a Historic Site. It was founded in pre-Roman times and was named after them, who called it Septimancas or the town of Septimius. In 939 it passed into the hands of the Muslims, because the troops of Abderramán III took over the city. Its typical houses and emblazoned houses stand out.
    • Castle: It was built in the 15th century and was used by the Admirals of Castile. The Catholic Monarchs incorporated it into the Crown and Carlos V used it as a prison. During the Renaissance, Felipe II placed the General Archives of the Crown. This archive has great historical value, it has 70 million documents from the 15th to the 20th century. XVIII. The castle consists of a moat and a bridge.
    • Bridge: of Roman-medieval origin, it has 17 eyes.
    • lookout: beautiful view over the town, the Pisuerga river, which reaches the town of Pesqueruela and where the Pisuerga and Duero rivers meet.
    • Church of San Salvador: it was built in the 16th century on the remains of a Gothic one, of which a part is still preserved. The choir is housed in the Romanesque tower. An image of the Immaculate Conception of Berruguete from the 16th century stands out.
    • Megalithic Tomb of the Zumacales: It is a collective tomb found in the Vallemedio del Duero, in the Los Zumacales Corridor.
  • San Pedro de Latarce:
    • Castle: It was built in the 12th century and belonged to King AlfonsoIX, who donated it to his ex-wife Berenguela. Until the 14th century it belonged to the Templars.
  • Tiedra:
    • Tiedra Castle: known by meeting, which took place between El Cid and Ms. Urraca, lady of Zamora.The castle was built in the 11th century by King Sancho II. Later it belonged to the Meneses and the Girón family.
  • Torrelobatón:
    • Torrelobatón Castle: It was built between 1455 and 1473. It was destroyed during the War of the Communities and had to be rebuilt in 1538. Its style also belongs to the School of Valladolid. Its 4 towers stand out, one of them a tribute. It is in a very good state of conservation.
  • Wamba:
    • Church of Santa Maria: it is very old, in its origin it was a Visigothic monastery. The oldest part are its horseshoe arches at the head and wall paintings, which are from when it was created and are in the Visigothic-Mozarabic style, the rest are in the Romanesque style. Highlights: the ossuary and the tombs of the brothers ofDña. Magpie.
  • Castromonte: It is very common to practice hiking in this area. It has the route of the Swamp.
    • Monastery of the Holy Thorn: It was founded in 1147 by Mrs. Sancha de Castilla, sister of Alfonso VII. It is in the Cistercian style. In it is kept a thorn of the Crown of Christ, which said princess brought from Paris, because it was given to her by Saint Louis, King of France. The cruise and the main chapel are in the Renaissance style and its façade was made by Ventura Rodrígue in a baroque-neoclassical style. The monastery has 2 cloisters built in the post-Herrerian style, which currently houses the Museum of Tools and Farming and also School of Agrarian Training.
    • Bajoz Reservoir Natural Area (See Natural Parks in Valladolid).
  • Pisuerga bobblehead: recognized wine area. There are 2 established routes for hiking: the Canal de Castilla Route and the Los Cortados Route.
    • Site of Las Ermitas-Las Arenas: it is located near the wineries. Some fossils have been found there.
More information about Valladolid
  • Houses for sale in Valladolid
  • Castilla y León Autonomous Community Guide
  • Telephone Numbers of Interest in Valladolid
  • Valladolid Hotels
  • Parador de Turísmo de Tordesillas
  • Valladolid Restaurants
  • Camino de Santiago in Valladolid
  • Valladolid Pictures
  • Tordesillas Photos
  • Photos of Medina del Campo-Castillo de la Mota
  • Duero-Esgueva region
  • Region of Tierra de Pinares
  • Region of Tierra de Campos
  • Region of the Montes Torozos
  • Museums of Valladolid
  • Cathedral and Churches in Valladolid
  • Places of Interest in Valladolid
  • Festivals in Valladolid
  • Golf courses in Valladolid
  • Natural Parks in Valladolid
  • Places to visit near Valladolid: Guide of Segovía, Guide of Burgos, Guide of Salamanca, Guide of Zamora, Guide of Ávila, Guide of León, Guide of Zamora.

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