Castile-Leon, a territory covering one-fifth of Spain and considered to be the biggest subregion in the EU, presents a vast and picturesque countryside dotted by mountain peaks and river valleys ideal for the nature loving holiday maker. Castile-Leon is one of Spain's best kept secrets, and lies largely undiscovered by the sixty million tourists that pour into the country every year. The travel destination sits on the northern half of the Spanish Meseta on an expansive territory that is the largest autonomous region in Spain. Holiday homes Castile and Leon suit a wide variety of budgets, tastes and requirements.Even larger than some European countries like Portugal, where you'll also find comfortable apartments, for example in Northern Portugal and Greater Lisbon, there is no shortage of things to see and do, in Castile and Leon. To experience the region's historical and cultural heritage, visit three of the world's most remarkable Gothic cathedrals in León and Burgos. Go out in search of the remains of the oldest inhabitants of Europe in the Sierra de Atapuerca. Also, take a tour of one of the oldest and most notable universities in the world in Salamanca.
Visit the major cities of Castile-Leon
The major cities of the region include León, Valladolid, Burgos and Salamanca. These cities offer a glorious opportunity to sample life in villas Leon as well as the culture and way of life of the locals. Take part in city festivals and fiestas that take place throughout the year for a truly memorable time.Sample traditional music, dance and savour local delicaies, such as trout caught in the Río Duero. Enjoy the company of the friendly and welcoming locals and try and learn some Spanish from your hosts who speak the purest form of the Spanish language. Booking a self catering holiday home Castile is the best decision while holidaying in Spain, because you're independent and able to choose, where and what you'd like to eat. Don't miss to search for a typical tapa-bar.
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A paradise for adventure lovers - Castile-Leon
For a more adventurous holidaying experience, explore the vast, unspoiled Castile-Leon landscape on horseback. Walk through the colourful traditional villages and wide plains surrounding the cities, and Castile and Leon holiday rentals. Also, trek through breathtaking river valleys or hike scenic mountain trails and soak in all of the region's scenic beauty.Play golf in exciting golf courses at resorts or simply enjoy a day or two of pumpering and relaxation in self-catering apartments and luxury holiday homes Castile and Leon. You will find that nearly all villas Leon and resorts cater for family holidays. This means you can experience the full splendour of this spectacular holiday destination with your family.Accommodation in Castile-Leon ranges from affordable, inexpensive to opulent and extravagant. This is designed to suite the tastes and budgets of every Castile and Leon holiday maker.