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Places to visit in Castilla y León

About Castilla y León

Full of medieval castles, built in the defense against the Moors in the early Middle Ages, and many fascinating Gothic cathedrals, Castilla y León is an historic region of art and architecture but it also features some of Spain's most spectacular scenery with stunning lakes, impressive mountains and striking red ochre cliffs.

Looking for places to visit in Castilla y León? Read our town and city guides to find out more about where to go and what to do in this great region.

Cities in Castilla y León

  • Ávila
    6 out of 10, based on 52 ratings

    Ávila in Castilla y León is a magnificent walled city and is one of the oldest towns in the region.

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  • Burgos
    5 out of 10, based on 32 ratings

    Burgos in Castilla y León is a well-preserved medieval city, famed for its spectacularGothic cathedral, and many other religious buildings…

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  • León
    6 out of 10, based on 56 ratings

    León in Castilla y León is an historical city, once the capital of the Kingdom of León, and is full of interesting architecture in a…

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  • Palencia
    6 out of 10, based on 29 ratings

    Palencia in Castilla y León is a small city built on an ancient settlement that is best known for the iconic Cristo del Otero, a statue of…

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  • Salamanca
    6 out of 10, based on 175 ratings

    Salamanca in Castilla y León is a cosmopolitan city that is home to one of the oldest universities in Europe.

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  • Segovia
    5 out of 10, based on 44 ratings

    Segovia in Castilla y León is a beautiful city renowned for its remarkably well-preserved ancient Roman aqueduct that was built almost…

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  • Soria
    6 out of 10, based on 43 ratings

    Soria in Castilla y León is a small, romantic city of literature and architecture surrounded by beautiful countryside.

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  • Valladolid
    6 out of 10, based on 26 ratings

    Valladolid in Castilla y León is the region's would-be capital and is a thriving modern city with a strong cultural heritage, known as the…

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  • Zamora
    6 out of 10, based on 46 ratings

    Zamora in Castilla y León is one of the most beautiful cities in the region and is known as the ciudad del rómanico because of its many…

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