Guadalupe / Spaniards just voted this small town as one of their country’s most beautiful village in a recent survey in the newspaper El País. Guadalupe (Extremaduran: Guadalupi) is a municipality located in Las Villuercas comarca, province of Cáceres, in Extremadura, Spain with currently just over 2,000 inhabitants. The monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe


Albarracín. The town is named for the Hawwara Berber dynasty of the Banu Razin which was their capital from the early eleventh century until it was taken by the Almoravids in 1104. Its long history continues as an independent lordship known as the Sinyoría d'Albarrazín until 1300 when the city and its lands were officially

Monsanto Idanha-a-Nova and its Castle Monsanto. It was the principal town between 1174 and the beginning of the 19th century. In recent decades, Monsanto has become popularly known as "the most Portuguese village of Portugal" in a class of twelve classified


Besalú is a town in Girona, Catalonia. The town's importance was greater in the early Middle Ages, as capital of the county of Besalú, whose territory was roughly the same size as the current comarca of Garrotxa but sometime extended as far as Corbières, Aude, in France. Wilfred the Hairy, credited with the unification of Catalonia, was