Hostal Canovas

Fray Luis de Leon 38, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, 16001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cuenca

Town on cliff face

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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... standing over three large roman arches. The middle arch is for vehicles to pass leading into Plaza Mayor, the home of the Cuenca Cathedral. The cathedral dates back to 1182-1270 and is apparently the first gothic style built in Spain because of the influence of Alfonso VIII's wife Eleanor of Aquitaine who introduced the Anglo-Norman style.
A lot of the newer buildings aren't that interesting but all the different colours make for a rather ...

Chapter 39 - Rioja to Madrid and a visit to Cuenca

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... it in the trash. Wait a minute! Multa? I look closely. It’s a €90 fine for illegal parking. That’s impossible. Everyone has told us that parking is free in August. We remark about the strange fine to the helpful agent at the Cuenca tourist office.

“Ah yes. In Madrid parking is free in the afternoons in August. You still have to pay for parking in the mornings”.

This sounds so ludicrous that I think he is ...

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

A travel blog entry by victoriabegins

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... hell i'm talking about. it always seems like the beauty of natural settings is never quite as beautiful in a photo (well my photos anyway). i felt this same way about machu picchu.

last night there was a free concert in one of the plazas. the band was brought together for the purpose of re-introducing music from ancient times. the instruments were replicated from ...

Pageant

A travel blog entry by europeantour13

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What a day!!!!
I started with the car not starting - had to roll start. I think the dodgy mechanics stuffed something.

But the day got better as we got to Granada and toured the Alhambra - the Ottoman palaces. It was just fantastic and easy to see why it is the number one attraction in Spain according to LP. The state of preservation and restoration of this magnificent Moorish series of palaces and the intricate detail was a sight to behold. The photos will do the ...

Back towards the Frozen North

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

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... last look at their former home and gave a sigh of regret at leaving the place. That's the story, anyway.

The temperature is already in the high 20s when I stop for petrol near Granada. Then it's on across the A-92 east-west motorway and onto new ground as the Autovia de la Sierra Nevada continues northwards towards Jaen. There are views back to the Sierra de Arana, which looks quite spectacular from this direction and then the motorway gets into olive tree country, ...

Location

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