Reasons to visit the Malaria Interpretation Centre of Losar de La Vera

In addition to learning about a disease that continues to kill hundreds of thousands of people every year all over the world, you will enjoy a place and a land of dreams

The Malaria Interpretation Centre in Losar de la Vera (Cáceres) offers you the chance to find out more about a disease that continues to kill hundreds of thousands of people around the world, but it also offers you a series of reasons that you can find both in the museum itself and in the land that is home to it.

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The mirror of Emperor Charles V


It is his aunt Margaret, ruler of the Netherlands until she came of age, and whose story mirrors that of the emperor


If there is a life that mirrors that of Emperor Charles V, it is that of his aunt, Margaret of Austria. Both knew what it was like to lose the love of their lives, and they also chose the same fate before they died.

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This summer… YES!


All the conditions are in place for a relatively normal summer… but always with caution

Last summer was a lull between the various waves of COVID-19. However, with a large part of the population already vaccinated, this year looks set to be a different summer to that of 2020. It is time to enjoy it, but always with prudence and responsibility.

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The palace that Emperor Charles V never knew of


In love with Granada, the emperor ordered the construction of a palace for his family, even thinking of establishing his residence there. He never saw it finished


Emperor Charles V and Empress Elizabeth spent their honeymoon in Granada. The emperor liked the city so much from the outset that he thought of establishing his residence there. To this end, he ordered the construction of a new palace in the Alhambra. He would die without even seeing it finished.

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San Severo inaugurates the first museum in Italy dedicated to Charles V

It can be found at the headquarters of the International Cultural Centre “Luigi Einaudi”

The International Cultural Centre “Luigi Einaudi” of San Severo hosts the first museum in Italy dedicated to the figure of the Emperor Charles V. It contains everything from costumes from his time to a variety of material related to him.

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Emperor Charles V’s marriage contract


It contained four conditions and was signed on 17 October 1525

Emperor Charles V married Elizabeth of Portugal in Seville, but the negotiations for the wedding began seven years earlier, and included a marriage contract with the following conditions.

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Emperor Charles V’s last day in good health

It was at the end of August 1558. Thereafter his health deteriorated and he died three weeks later

It is known that the last day that Emperor Charles V enjoyed good health, despite his many ailments, was 30 August, although some biographers maintain that it was the 31st.

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Who was the only woman whom Charles V received at the Monastery of Yuste?


With the exception of his sisters Leonor and María, it was Magdalena de Ulloa, the wife of Luis Méndez de Quijada


During his stay at the Monastery of Yuste, Emperor Charles V was visited by various personalities. Few of them were women. Two: his sisters Leonor and María; and a third: Magdalena de Ulloa, the wife of Luis Méndez de Quijada.

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Learn more about the Old Tercio de Cartagena 1595

This is an association that recreates historical events that took place during the reigns of the Great Habsburgs

The Old Tercio de Cartagena 1595 Association aims to highlight the history of a city like Cartagena, now three thousand years old. It is also linked to great events that took place during the lives of Emperor Charles V and his son, Philip II.

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Get to know Horcajo de las Torres, a new member of our network of routes

The emperor spent the night in this town in Avila on 7 November 1556, on his way to his final retreat in the Monastery of Yuste

Horcajo de las Torres has joined the Network of Routes of the Emperor Charles V. A town with a rich history, dating back to the Middle Ages, and which has a church with a history that is unparalleled in the region.

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