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A very pleasant place

Part of camino de Santiago. Its a wonderfull place to walk a couple of Kilometers. Very nice views... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
eugeniomf80
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Madrid, Spain
Very good tourist office

This 207km waterway was built in the 18th and 19th centuries. It had 49 locks and was used to... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
John M
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Part of camino de Santiago. Its a wonderfull place to walk a couple of Kilometers. Very nice views. Dont miss if you go to Fromista.

Thank eugeniomf80
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I passed by this on my way into town and was intrigued. It has a lock system and several levels and dates back hundreds of years in a different era where transport and irrigation required the canal to be built.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This 207km waterway was built in the 18th and 19th centuries. It had 49 locks and was used to transport corn. At Fromista the locks overcome 46 feet. The tourist information office here is very helpful.

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The canal is historically important but also a very picturesque point on the Camino. We passed through in Autumn and the foliage colours added to the ambience. Make sure that you walk down to the road bridge so that you can look back up to...More

Thank akiwigal
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Dont just walk along the banks of this canal. Stop. Look at it from all angles. From both banks. It is worth the time.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 25 July 2016

It was interesting to see the canals that were built to eventually bring peace to the region. You can walk along the canal for miles on the Camino, or just take a glimpse entering the town of Fromista. It's worth a stop just to take...More

Thank The_Man1965
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I didn't know much about the Canal de Castilla until I sort of stumbled upon it whilst walking the Camino. It's quite an engineering marvel bringing water for irrigation to that region of Spain, but on top of that the walk alongside the canal is...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Walked along about 4km of this whilst doing the Camino. Very picturesque and peaceful. The view down through the lock at Fromista is rather good.

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