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Adventure Map: Northern Spain

  • Adventure Map: Northern Spain
  • Adventure Map: Northern Spain

Adventure Map: Northern Spain


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National Geographic's Northern Spain AdventureMap is designed to meet the unique needs of adventure travelers detailed, durable, and accurate. Northern Spain includes the locations of thousands of major cities and towns with an index for easily locating them, plus a clearly marked road network complete with distances and designations for expressways, motorways, and more. St. James Way, one of the most important Christian pilgrimages during medieval times, is noted for travelers seeking to retrace to route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia where the remains of the apostle Saint James are believed to be buried.

What sets National Geographic AdventureMaps apart from traditional road maps are the hundreds of points of interest that highlight the diverse and unique destinations within Northern Spain. National parks, World Heritage sites, scenic viewpoints, archeological sites, forts, castles, churches, and more are included, making it invaluable to travelers hoping to experience all the history, art, and culture the region has to offer. Beaches and yachting harbors dot Spain's extensive Atlantic coastline while the location of golf courses, camping sites, waterfalls, caves, and spas make it easy to enjoy the regions abundant outdoor activities.

The front side of the Northern Spain map shows the eastern half of Northern Spain from its border with France on the north to the city of Tudela on the south. It continues west to Cangos de Onis and Palencia. The reverse side of the map stretches from Cangos de Onis and Leon to the regions western Atlantic coast. This map is a wonderful companion for our Spain/Portugal AdventureMap (3307).

Our Northern Spain AdventureMap is printed in the U.S.A. on a durable synthetic paper, making it waterproof, tear-resistant, and trail tough - capable of going anywhere you do. The map is two-sided, and can be folded to a packable size of (4.25 x 9.25), unfolded size is (26 x 38).

Net proceeds from the sale of this map go to support the nonprofit mission of the National Geographic Society.

Key Features:
Waterproof and tear-resistant
Detailed topography complete with activity symbols, ideal for exploring the country
The pilgrimage route of St. James Way
Petrol stations and locations where travelers can get food and beverages
Hundreds of points of interest, including the location of World Heritage sites, monuments, churches, monasteries, scenic viewpoints, archeological sites, and more
Thousands of place names
Important travel aids including airports, airfields, lodging, lighthouses, ferry routes, cable car lines, and rail lines

Popular Places Included on the Map
Santiago De Compostela, Somiedo Natural Park, Oveido, Orensa, Islas Atlanticas National Park, Leon, La Coruna, Pontevedra, Lugo, Pamplona, Picos de Europa National Park, Donostia-San Sebastian, Saja-Besaya Nature Reserve, Bilbao, Urkiola Natural Park, Santander, Ebro River, Burgos, Cordillera Cantabrica

About Northern Spain
Lush, green meadows, snow-capped mountains, and verdant river valleys set Northern Spain apart from the rest of the country. Its oceanic climate attracts vacationers from other parts of Spain in the summer months who enjoy the cooler weather. Galicia, originally settled by Celts, has it's own unique language and its economy depends heavily on fishing. Santiago de Compostela, the capital of Galicia and the third holiest city in Christendom, is a beautifully preserved medieval cathedral town. The Basque Autonomous Community - another ethnically unique region of Northern Spain boasts seaside resorts, spectacular mountain vistas, medieval cathedrals, and extraordinary 20th century architecture.

Map Details:
Copyright: 2011
Scale: 1:380,000
Folded size: 4.25 x 9.25
Unfolded size: 26 x 38
NG Product Number #AD00003306


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