Isle of Skye castles you need to visit!
There are several things to see and do on Skye, but visiting the Isle of Skye castles may be one of the best Isle of Skye activities. The seven castles range from opulent stately homes to ruined fortresses, however they all possess a rich medieval history, prominent locations with rugged wild Scottish backdrops.
Skye's Trotternish Peninsula
Offering some of the best scenery on the Isle of Skye, the Trotternish Loop is a 50-mile circuit around the north of the island that simply cannot be missed. It connects many of the island’s main attractions and also provides jaw-dropping scenery.
Exploring Scotland's North Coast 500
Launched in 2014, North Coast 500 has quickly become the ‘must do’ road trip in Scotland and dubbed “Scotland’s Route 66”. Although the roads, sites, and beauty have always existed in the Scottish Highlands, it wasn’t until it was given a name that the route exploded in popularity! The route has been planned to take in some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery following the coastal roads that encompass the northern most part of the country.
15 Palaces to Discover in Avila
Avila is a beautifully historic city and a UNESCO World Heritage site with perfectly preserved medieval city walls, which are typical of the city’s predominant Romanesque architecture. If you live in Madrid or you are visiting the capital, it is a must-see since it is only one hour away by car or train.
Walking the Walls of Ávila
Most people who visit Ávila come to see its Medieval Walls. With 2,516 meters in perimeter, 87 towers or cubes (it had 88, what happened to the missing one? ), 9 gates , more than 2,500 battlements , 12 meters high (on average) and 3 meters thick you can see why.
Self Guided Walking Tour of Toledo (with maps!)
Toledo is the heart and soul of Spain and an incredibly cultural city. It has seen numerous cultures and dynasties pass through its walls, as well as wars, royalty and artists.