It was originally founded as a Roman town, called "Turris Sillae." It became an official town in 1262.
Today, Tordesillas is known for its architecture, downtown appeal, cuisine, luxurious hotels and restaurants, annual and controversial bull run, churches, and festivities.
People Born in Tordesillas
Tordesillas in People's Lives
Isabella I of Castile: I traveled here in 1494 to sign the Treaty of Tordesillas with Portugal, in which we agreed to split the New World with John II of Portugal.