Travel Blogs from Vinaros
Just 30kms away is another resort with pristine beaches and the added attraction of a fortified town, an island fortress not unlike Mont St Michel. You can walk around the narrow cobbled streets full of shops and restaurants and fishermans houses down by the harbour. A labyrinth of streets enclosed by massive ramparts. The restaurants serve the local seafood delicacies such as ...
... but thought it might be too big for our little cooking pot.
Instead we bought some Christmas cheer in the form of some lovely Spanish brandy and some good Rioja.
Kay had her photo taken with Father Christmas but refused to sit on his knee.
The stalls were mostly leather goods and jewelery and some Christmas decorations.
We had a lovely lunch in a bodega bistro where we sampled the local rioja..lovely.
... town named after an embarrassing body part! But the Romans called it Saguntum, and it’s famous in Roman history as the town that fell to Hannibal in 218 BC after a long siege, signalling the beginning of the Second Punic War. It was rebuilt five years later by Scipio Africanus and became an important Roman town. According to our guide book there were remains of the ancient Acropolis and a Roman theatre on a hilltop where ...
... some of the places we have visited.
I suppose for most Snowbirds the Holy Grail is the perfect campsite in the perfect position with perfect weather. Like the Holy Grail, such a thing cannot be found, but every year they try and often they get very close. Many look for a large campsite with lots going on, lots of their own countrymen to form cliques with, looking to form a "Little England" (or Germany or Holland) so ...
... the mess next morning!
As we drove Helen to the airport next day there was still some thunder and lightning, but fortunately it caused no problems for the flight and she reached home safe and sound, although she said Oxford seemed very cold after Spain. We spent Saturday clearing up in the aftermath of the storm. John took up the muddy groundsheet and scrubbed it while I ferried buckets of water ...
Other places to stay in Vinaros
Av Castellon s/n, Vinaros | 4 star hotelfrom $64
Avenida Madrid 15 , Vinaros | 3 star hotelfrom $71
Nacional 340, Km.1049, Vinaros | Hotelfrom $74
San Pascual 8, Vinaros | Hotelfrom $26
Pintor Puig Roda 8, 12500 , Vinaros | Hotelfrom $29