Situated in the south-east of the province of Leon, this town still boasts the remains of its ancient fort and wall. Renowned as one of the noblest towns in the Tierra de Campos region, it stands out for its compact layout and noble houses, dating from the 16th to the 20th century, with their emblazoned façades and porticoed entrances ’trappings that symbolized the prosperity of their noble owners.

One of the highlights of the local gastronomy is salt-preserved cod, a popular Castilian fish.