Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess. No matter how far men were coming from to admire her beauty no one could have a word with the maid as she was mute. She grazed her flock of golden haired goats on the hills surrounding the hill of Tihany.
Legends of monsters living in River Tisza Supernatural creatures of usually hideous appearance would prey on fishermen and swimmers of the River Tisza.
A legend explaining why River Tisza is meandering so much As the legend of origin says, at the creation of the world, all the rivers had their beds except for the lonely Tisza, who was unhappily lamenting on being forgotten.
In Casares, a town in Las Hurdes (Northern Caceres, Extremadura), there is a pool where once a huge serpent emerged, and a shepherd fed it with milk to avoid it to attack people and livestock. According to some versions, this serpent was sent by the devil himself.
During the martyrdom of St. Eulalia by the Roman governor Dacian, in Mérida, her torturers intend to make her walk naked in Merida streets to humiliate her, but then a dense fog falls on Merida to prevent her from being seen. After her death, miraculously snow covers her body and the surrounding soil for several days. Since then, on each anniversary of her martyrdom, mists flood Merida for several days.
A mermaid inhabits the banks of the Guadiana River (including table of Tamborríos and the Encomienda Castle), and with her beauty and charming singing attracts unwary men who eventually drown in the river....
During Saint John’s Eve, three sisters are charmed by the waters of a lagoon, dive into it and disappear. Since then, every year on Saint John’s Eve they emerge again and grant wishes to those who have gone to the lake carrying a glass of water without spilling a drop.
A beautiful, powerful and lonely woman lives in the mountains, just going down the river to fetch water. When the mood comes upon her, she drags men off to her cave to have sex with them before killing them.
The Tarasque was a monster of unknown origin (although some people believe it is a symbolic embodiment of evil) that in the days of great went through the fields to quench their fury with the people who found, strangling them and drowning them in any place with water.
A shepherd finds an image of Virgin Mary carved in wood into a well. He tries to take it away to his house, but the image always disappears; only to appear again in the well she was found in the first place.
A Gipsy bandit, after robbing two merchants in Monfragüe, is pursued by some civil guards. When he arrives to the cliff, he doesn’t want to be chased and jumps over the cliff, with so much strength that he actually gets to reach the other side of the river.