Casa de Terena
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... I take my videoclip next to the aqueduct and then head up to the gateway of the city. I climb up the wall for a better view… It’s a beautiful little town, perched high above the surrounding hills. I spot a castle at the other end of town that beckons me.
The castle has a plaque that tells of the battles that took place here against the Moors centuries ago. Clearly Elvas was a very strategic town back in the days…
... is also the site of the 2ndC Roman Temple
We sat on a seat in the shade for a cold drink looking out over the walls.
Evora is a nice town, but we thought it was no where near as special as Elvas.
Unfortunately Elvas is just off the motorway inside the Portugese border that most people just speed ...
... walls were built in the 16th and 17th C, on previous Moorish defences.
There is also a castle which has some bits of its Moorish walls left.
The fort was Wellington's base, during the Peninsula War, for the assault on Badejoz(just over the ...
... the fees don't start until after the first town, Elvas, which was our destination.
We followed the instructions to the aire and passed through the 5 tier aqueduct!
We found the MH Aire which was in the Car park of a newish Intermarche (Have the French taken over all the Supermarkets in Europe?)
We did a big shop but as we were the only MH there we really didn't fancy spending the night in a ...
... The older couple at the hotel was very gracious. The owner walked Bob to a parking garage about 3 blocks away for secured parking for the bike.
Our room on the 5th floor was great with spectacular views (especially at night) of the cathedral across the street, a small square and over many rooftops. Salamanca, founded in 3 BC, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. The University of Salamanca is the oldest university in Spain and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking