Spain’s secret kingdom

There’s much more to Iberia than sun, sand and sangria, as a road trip through the architecturally stunning Castile proves, writes Ros Drinkwater

4th September, 2016
The town of Segovia is about two hours drive north of Madrid in Castile

Rarely does one lunch in a restaurant that’s officially designated as an artistic monument, but then the Casa Candido has been around for a while – the original inn was demolished by the Romans while they were building an aqueduct at the end of the first century.

They rebuilt the inn, naturally, and for generations it’s been famed for its signature dishes. The walls are covered with the portraits of kings, queens, emperors...

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