Hostal Canovas

Fray Luis de Leon 38, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, 16001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hostel
Prices starting from $60.00
 

Travel Blogs from Cuenca

Hanging houses and crazy plazas

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa

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... cap like blinkers since I have fear of heights! My daughters will be proud of me that I made it over.

There are two approaches to Cuenca: one can actually drive all the way up into the old city and walk down to the hanging houses, or do it the way we did, from below, giving one a better view.

One of the houses has been transformed into a Museum of Spanish Abstract Art, but we decided to give it a miss. Judy and Herb went off exploring ...

Madrid to Cuenca - City of the hanging houses

A travel blog entry by twofoodies

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Battery Boy rose from his twelve hour sleep that would have made a hibernating grizzly bear proud only to be attacked by Video Girl complaining that she had been awake all night, further citing the fact that he had also slept for nearly twelve hours from Bangkok to Madrid.

Like a bear after hibernation Battery Boy was hungry. We wandered off down Calle de Goya in search for somewhere for breakfast. We eventually found the unusually named Cafe Colon a very unusual ...

Town on cliff face

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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... The little back alleys are steep, sometimes only steps lead from one little square to another. We ate lunch in one of those squares overlooking the Huecar river gorge. Even though the lunch was nothing special the view was. The St. Pauls Bridge that spans across the Huecar river was built in 1533-89 to connect the old town with the St. Paul convent on the other side. There are some fabulous views from the bridge to the old town. Las Casas ...

Chapter 39 - Rioja to Madrid and a visit to Cuenca

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... drop off Bryan at his flat and, finding a convenient parking spot, and look for a parking meter to pay. There’s none in sight, but a kind man passes by telling us that we don’t have to pay for the parking in August. Great! So it’s the same as Bilbao and Vitoria.

The flat is simple, but perfect for our needs. The owner shows us around, and assures us that we have no problem with parking, as it’s free in August.

Later ...

Ok...my new favorite (i can have more than one!)

A travel blog entry by victoriabegins

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... found on the walls of the surrounding churches and plazas. the music and lyrics are a combination of castellano, arabic and judeo-spanish languages originating from inhabitants of this area in the 12th and 13th century. the concert was magical.

i wish i had more time to explore this place...but i have to head to paris!
bueno...i shall return later to select my home.


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This hostel, located on Fray Luis de Leon 38, Cuenca, is near Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol (Casas Colgadas).
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