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Mayo 2012 / Chinchon

Mayo 2012 / Chinchon

 

Your first impression of Chinchón may be an unforgettable experience. Arriving at the outskirts of the

town, the earth tones of the landscape offer a variety of color ranging from gray to dark brown.

The first thing you see of the town are the clusters of houses clinging to the hilitops and which appear

to be taken from an old legend. Looking towards the south we can observe theruins of a 14th Century

castle, reconstructed four hundred years later only to be set on fire by Napoleon’s troops. The medieval

square, complete with a portico making it one of the most original in all of Sapin, adds another touch of

enchantment to this town. Just over 5,000 inhabitants from the very heart of Castile work and prosper

here. Chinchón is very much alive and is renowned for its garlic, wine, brandy and anisette.

 

As a alternative can be seen in lightbox , that gives different impression ...

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Taken on May 30, 2012