Trail of St Teresa - Huellas de Teresa

Trail of St Teresa

See all the information about the towns/cities on the Huellas de Santa Teresa route.

Ávila

The lands of Ávila were home to some of the most outstanding pages in the history of the Jewish, Islamic and Christian mystic: Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada, John of the Cross,…

Medina del Campo

Medina del Campo has an excellent geographical location in the heart of Castilla y León, a privileged road and rail communications centre 155 km from Madrid.Villa de las Ferias, its famous 15th-…

Malagón

The town of Malagón, in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha, is located in the north of the province of Ciudad Real, only 23 km from the main city, where the southern…

Valladolid

Valladolid is located in the centre of the autonomous community of Castilla y León and is the former capital of the kingdom. Throughout its history, it has witnessed the coronation of King…

Toledo

Descended from converse Jews from Toledo, St Teresa had no relationship with Toledo until the beginning of 1562, when she set off for the Castilian city at the request of her superiors…

Pastrana

The Ducal Town of Pastrana, situated in the district of La Alcarria (Guadalajara), was designated a Site of Historical-Artistic Interest in 1966 and today conserves much of its mediaeval layout and the…

Salamanca

St Teresa arrived in Salamanca to found her seventh convent in 1570. Her life and work left a trail of much importance during this time and her presence can be discovered in…

Alba de Tormes

Alba de Tormes is an old mediaeval town in the province of Salamanca. It was the seat of the ducal states of the powerful Álvarez de Toledo family (Duke and Duchess of…

Segovia

In December 1985, the UNESCO included the 'old town of Segovia and its Aqueduct' in its list of World Heritage Cities.Segovia is what it is because it was where Alphonso X studied…

Beas de Segura

Beas de Segura, a land that is both delightful and beautiful, mystic source of inspiration for Teresa of Jesus, John of the Cross and Ana de Jesús; a place visited by so…

Seville

Seville is a unique city. The hospitality of its people, its mark on history, its cultural and monumental heritage, its gastronomy and its climate are just a few of the many reasons…

Caravaca de la Cruz

The Carmelite Reform carried out by St Teresa and the foundation of several monasteries had a considerable impact on certain sectors of society and the Church. The religious renewal and the strength…

Villanueva de la Jara

Villanueva de la Jara stands between rivers: to the west, the Júcar, which is a natural border between Castilla la Mancha and the limits of Castile that run towards the East, where…

Palencia

Palencia is located in northern central Spain in the autonomous community of Castilla y León. It is a typically Castilian city, quiet and ideal for enjoying walks and the beautiful countryside, its…

Soria

Welcome to Soria. Soria, Romanesque, Renaissance and Baroque. The Soria of succession and barbican, the land written with the pens of Bécquer, Machado, Gerardo Diego, Gaya Nuño and Unamuno, authors of a…

Granada

Granada is an age-old city and a melting pot of cultures; it is the birthplace of poetry and flamenco, a land of knowledge and cultural reference in southern Europe; a place of…

Burgos

Everything in Burgos is brimming with history, legend and art. This city has always been an important centre for development, trade, exchange and interaction; indeed, a centre for human activity. A cosmopolitan…