Top Choice Monastery in La Vera

Monasterio de Yuste

In a lovely shady setting 1.5km northwest of Cuacos de Yuste, this monastery is where Carlos I of Spain (Charles I; also known as Carlos V of Austria) came in 1557 to prepare for death after abdicating his emperorsh…
Bridge in La Vera

Puente Romano

This impressive arched, Roman-origin bridge stands about 1km east of Madrigal, just north off the EX203 road and practically in Castilla y León. In warm weather, the river below is a popular swimming spot.