Characters of our routes: Barbara Blomberg

Last love of Emperor Charles V, she was the mother of his son John of Austria, the hero of the Battle of Lepanto

At the age of just 19, Barbara Blomberg’s life changed. Emperor Charles V’s visit to Regensburg to attend the Diet there resulted, a year later, in a child being taken from her when she was less than two years old. Part of the last part of her life was spent in Colindres, a member of this network of routes.

Sigue leyendo Characters of our routes: Barbara Blomberg

Don’t you still know … Colindres?

Villa near to the sea, it is a place full of history as well as being a refuge for Barbara Blomberg, mother Don Juan of Austria

Located in the eastern region of Cantabria, Colindres is a crossroads between the coast and the Asón Valley; and also in history, because Barbara Blomberg resided there in 1582. Sigue leyendo Don’t you still know … Colindres?