Spain, a land sought by the Carthaginians, fought over by the Romans, and conquered by the Arabs, who called the land Al-Andalus. From the north, high in the mountains of the Asturias, began the Reconquista completed centuries later by the Catholic monarchs of Castile and Aragon. What followed was Spain’s conversion into the world’s most powerful empire after Columbus’ discovery of America.

Basílica de Santa María la Real de Covadonga
Basílica de Santa María la Real de Covadonga

Parque Arqueológico de Segóbriga

Visit the Parque Arqueológico de Segóbriga, the remains of a Roman municipium located on a hill near the present town of Saelices (Cuenca, Spain).

Learn more at Turismo Cuenca.

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