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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2017 12:52 p.m. PST

… East Coast of Spain 1810 – 1814.

"Based around Nick Lipscombe's book ‘Wellington's Eastern Front', this six day tour looks at the ebb and flow of Suchet's campaign on the east coast of Spain and Wellington's strategic response to that threat. A virtually unknown aspect of the Peninsular War, the tour visits some of the most picturesque and vibrant parts of Spain: from Barcelona we wind our way southwards along the Mediterranean coast stopping at Tarragona, the Roman capital of Spain; the medieval fortress at Tortosa; the small ‘City in the Sea' at Peñiscola; the imposing fort at Sagunto; and the magnificent cities of Valencia and Alicante. Inescapably we will find ourselves indulging in Roman and Medieval history and architecture whilst enjoying the culture some of its finest cities. By the end of this tour the influence of Suchet's east coast army and the role and importance of the Royal Navy on Wellington's operations in southern France in 1814 will become very much apparent…"
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