The cathedrals, monasteries, castles, and palaces of the Duero River region of Castille and Leon embody the essence of Spain. Robert White explores the Duero region's rich Romanesque, Muslim, and Gothic legacies and provides a unique guide to historic and cultural sights, set amid wondrous natural beauty. This extensively illustrated book will dazzle both the discerning traveler and the general reader interested in Spain's history and culture. 24 color & 70 b&w illustrations. 17 maps.