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Cape Saint Vincent - the End of the Medieval World
Atlantic Coast and Inland Flower Carpets

Cistercian Abbey of Alcobaça (Central Portugal)


and the unforgettable love story of King Pedro and Inès de Castro


Dominican Monastery (Convent) of Batalha (Central Portugal)

Tomar - Knights Templar Fortress (Central West Portugal)


Hotel dos Templários, Tomar


Abbey of Santa Maria, Jeronimos - Lisbon



Some Memorable Tombs in Portugal and Spain



Inès de Castro (d1355) and King Pedro I of Portugal (c1329 - 1357 - 1367 (38))



Cistercian Moisteiro de Santa Maria de Alcobaça, Central Portugal



Queen Leonora (Eleanor Plantagenet Jr) (1160 - 1214 (54)) and others



Cistercian Royal Abbey & Nunnery of Santa Maria la Real de Las Huelgas, Burgos



el Cid - Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (c. 1040 – 1099 (59))



Abbey of San Pedro de Gardina, Burgos



Prince Felipe 1229 - 1274 (45), younger brother of Alfonso X ("the Wise") and Knight Templar, and his second wife Doña Leonor Ruiz de Castro y Pimental.



Templar church of Santa Maria la Blanca, Villalcazar de Sirga (Palencia) (on the Camino)


Abbess la Beata Urraca Lopez de Haro 1170 – 1262 (92)



Cistercian Abbey (for nuns) of Santa Maria del Salvador ("El Monasterio de la Luz"), Cañas (la Rioja)



The "Catholic Monarchs" Isabella I of Castile (1451 - 1474 - 1504 (53)) and Ferdinand II of Aragon (1452 - 1479 - 1516 (64))

Queen Joan (1479 - 1555 (76)) and her King Consort Philip I (1478 - 1506 (28))



Capilla Real, Granada



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