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City of Valladolid


Over the years, Valladolid has become a modern and well-communicated city. It is the capital of Castilla-León and is open to industry, new technology and culture. But, as Valladolid increases its pace, the “Vallisoletanos” still like going to the cinema or theatre, going out with their friends, and eating and drinking well.

Valladolid has reached the twenty-first century combining the best of progress and quality life style.



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Geographical location

Valladolid is the capital of the region of Castile and Leon, the sixth largest city in Spain and it is an excellent starting point to travel to cities such as Salamanca, Burgos or Segovia. Valladolid is located one hour from Madrid by high-speed train and two hours from the north coast of the country. It is a comfortable, safe and clean, medium size city and its variety of Spanish is clear, thanks to its neutral accent.

Valladolid ‘s gastronomy and wine

the culture and tradition of this land is linked to wine. Three of them fall under the Designation of Origin: Ribera de Duero, Cigales and Rueda. In addition, the city offers a wide variety of gastronomic options. In Valladolid going out for tapas has become an art.

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Culture

During the year various competitions and festivals are held, such as the international film festival SEMINCI. Numerous castles populate the province, the most important ones are those of Fuensaldaña, Simancas, Peñafiel and Medina del Campo.


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As an university town

As an university town, you can find many pubs and clubs, which close late at night during the weekend.

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Literature in Valladolid

our city holds the houses of two famous writers, such as Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote's author, and José Zorrilla, the romantic poet who wrote Don Juan Tenorio.

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Main sights

the most important is the National Sculpture Museum whose works of polychrome Mannerist sculpture are shown during the famous Easter processions.