CASTRONUÑO, A PRIVILEGED AND CENTRIC PLACE
Castronuño enjoys the privilege of being a communication center of several highways. Many of our costumers choose this destiny, not only fot its beauty, but also because is centric and well connected, so, it is easy to reach, and a common center to gather coming from different places.
It becomes into the perfect "headquarters" to visit all the rich and varied cultural and artistic surroundings; Toro, Tordesillas, Medina del Campo, Zamora, Salamanca and Valladolid area; all them are close places to visit with such a scrumptious gastronomy. The "Villa del Libro" ("Book Villa") in Urueña is original.
VILLA DEL LIBRO - URUEÑA
La Villa del Libro (Book Villa) is exciting and unusual project that surprises with restored bookstores that recover the local, traditional materials integrated in the environment with an attractive and romantic well cared aesthetic that brings the historical and Provenzal charm blend with the modern-day comfort.
It is ideal to be visited by families with children, not only for the cultural and educational activities, but also for its conferences, workshops, exhibitions, and the value of its exhibition and museum area. More info at Villa del Libro.
Toro is a medieval and charming villa that preserves the kindness and warmth of local and traditional trade. It belongs to the D.O. Toro wine appellation, and wines and other typical local products can be found at its varied stores, recently renewed for the "Las Edades del Hombre" exhibition. At its numerous taverns at the Jewish Quarter the visitor can taste delicious tapas, and contemplate from the Colegiata pointview the Duero river, as scrumptious pastries made by nuns in the convents can be tasted. Toro is 15 kms from Castronuño.
Salamanca is one of the more beautiful cities in Spain. In 1.985 was declared World Heritage City by the UNESCO. Only the fact of walking by its streets is a delight for the eyes, just like in a film set. The University environment provides to Salamanca with an international and multicultural air that can be breathed in all its corners, that blend Tradition and Modernity.
Valladolid excels in scrumptius gastronomy that can be found specially in the city center and the surroundings of the Plaza Mayor, where dozens of restaurants surprise with delicious dishes.
Zamora is the headquarters for Ecocultura, the "Spanish-Portuguese" Fair Trade for Organic Products, and one of the most emblematic one nationally in the organic sector. Hundreds of exhibitors from all sectors meet; shoe, food, clothing, garden and others. It is known to be one of the most well-cared, and its organizing committee has achieved a great success in terms of public, year after year, to reach its XIII edition. It is held in October during the second weekend.
MEDINA DEL CAMPO
Medina del Campo is an important villa deeply rooted in tradition based on numerous fairs and markets. Historically, Medina del Campo has been a meeting point and is kept in existence. The "Semana Renacentista" is one of the most well-known and it takes place in August. The Organic Fair takes plece in September.
Tordesillas is a villa with an important cultural, historic and artistic heritage. Visitors can be visit the Arab baths.