Hotel Rural Era de la Corte
Travel Blogs from Antigua
Leaving the hills behind, we head for the Valencian coast and our last stop before our arrival at our apartment. We have decided to stop at Benicassim. I know nothing about the place, other than that there is a huge music festival there every year... but not when we are passing through. We are not expecting very much... The nearest I have been to one of these types of music festival is glimpses of rain and tents in muddy fields ...
On Saturday, I woke up around 7 so that I could take a metro to the train station. At the train station I, along with about 20 other people, bought a ticket to a small town on a peninsula called Peñíscola. It was around a 2 hour train ride to get to a neighboring town called Benicarlo. From that station, we had to walk about 10 minutes to get to a bus stop, which had a 20 minute bus ...
Have you ever been flat on your back, “legs akimbo” in the middle of a campsite, having your nether regions (amongst other bits) attacked with a sharp pair of scissors and a comb whilst passers by watch on, comment and giggle ?? I would hazard a guess that the answer to that question is no !! Well I can tell you, that I have.... Apparently, I needed a hair cut... I had heard ...
... and orange and lemon trees and a pervading smell of jasmine in the air, we sailed past castles and forts before stopping for a coffee at a service area where the purchase of a baguette and some Serrano ham saw us picnicking on tasty sarnies .We hit the toll road for the last ten miles,£3, and made our way along the avenue de papa Luna,seafront, to our hotel The Peniscola Palace, whilst not a palace It is certainly worth the 60euros a ...
... blasted. Had a nice cold beer overlooking the beach on the other side of the peninsula and retired to the hotel pool which was sheltered and sunny, even managed a dip in the icy cold pool.
Last night here on the move again in the morning to Playa Flamenca so a very early 8 am start for us!
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility