Toro, Zamora, is the city chosen by the religious foundation of ‘Las Edades del Hombre’ to host their next exhibition.
We propose you an interesting getaway across this region of Spain full of Art, Culture and Heritage, combining the visit to ‘Las Edades del Hombre’ with Art, Gastronomy and Wine, and resting in our exclusive spanish villa.
The religious foundation of ‘Las Edades del Hombre’ organize an annual exhibition of Art and Heritage that attracts the interest of millions of people. Every year, that foundation choose a historical place in Castile and Leon that will become the most spectacular travelling museum of sacred art and heritage.
The beautiful city of Toro, in Zamora, will host the XXI edition, to be held from May to November 2016. An event that is much more than an exhibition: it is the greatest work of restoration, conservation and disclosure of Spanish artistic heritage and mainly of Castile and Leon.
‘AQVA’ is the evocative title of this edition of Las Edades del Hombre, which choose water as the leitmotif of the exhibition, a symbol full of religiosity from a biblical, anthropological, ecclesiological and sacramental point of view.
In this edition of Las Edades del Hombre will be present the legacy of historical authors as Pedro Berruguete, Francisco de Zurbarán, Juan de Juni, Gregorio Fernandez and Luis Salvador Carmona, and also will be contemporary artists such as Antonio López and Carmen Laffon.
Baptism of Christ. Mateo Cerezo “the Younger”. 1658-1660. Museum of Sacred Art. Castrojeriz (Burgos) SOURCE: LA OPINIÓN DE ZAMORA
The locations chosen by the foundation of Las Edades del Hombre offer the exhibition ‘AQVA’ could not be more interesting from a tourist point of view: the Collegiate Church of Santa Maria la Mayor of Toro, with a wonderful Portico of Majesty, of a Gothic style and with the original color preserved; and the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Romanesque-Mud jar and built by the order of the Knights of the Holy Sepulcher in the XIII century.
VISIT ‘LAS EDADES DEL HOMBRE’ AND ENJOY TORO AND ITS WINE AND GASTRONOMY WITH ‘FINCA EL CERCADO’
From the Finca El Cercado in Baltanás (Palencia), we offer you an unforgettable plan: taking our spanish villa as a reference point, we will make a route through history, art, heritage, wine and gastronomy.
We will go to the nearby town of Toro to know its rich heritage and visit the exhibition ‘AQVA’ of Las Edades del Hombre, and from there we will continue to the winery Pagos Del Rey to visit the amazing Museum of Wine and also tasting best wines.
Visits that combine perfectly with the rich local gastronomy, that we will test across the route in the province of Zamora, to return to the Finca El Cercado, a green oasis of nature and rest in the heart of the sea of Castile.