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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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