Fontecruz Avila Golf Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... we hopped on a bus back to Segovia and then transferred buses to reach La Granja. La Granja is a palace that was built in the 18th century in a hilly small town near Segovia. It provided royalty a comfortable place to stay while hunting. La Granja has magnificent gardens. Upon arrival, we found out that there was a fountain show in the gardens starting at 5:30. We didn't really know what to expect, but a handful of us paid the 4€ entry to check ...
... and will call in any potential assistance to help. . Daughters, diners, chefs, friends etc. I think they are still in their tourism infancy and are gradually learning how to make the great beast of tourism viable, of high quality without compromising their culture.
What else do I know ...... they speak Portuguese not Spanish (obviously) and they proudly claim to be far more accommodating of those who don't speak Portuguese than Spain.
Their beaches ...
Ávila was a very good day trip and and the wall was incredible! However towards the end of the day I did begin to get slightly bored. Other than the wall, there was not much to do besides walk the city and visit churches. Ávila is the city in Spain with the highest density of churches! Although beautiful, every cathedral or basilica was nearly the same as the last, and after a long day of walking, I was glad to get back to Madrid. ...
... holding the thing together. How they lifted the blocks and put the arches together, I have absolutely no idea. I spend ages walking round it, inspecting it from above and below, and taking lots of photos. And then spend half an hour having coffee outside a nearby bar, so that I can look at it some more! I reckon it might be the most amazing structure I've ever seen, though perhaps the Taj Mahal might edge it out.
There's numerous other old ...
... Unfortunately, the name stuck.
Ling, Alex, and I ventured through the city surrounding our Hotel, which is called Plaza del Sol. It is so pretty, hustling and bustling with people and cars. It was like New York City, except the buildings are more unique. They have tons of clothing stores and of course this was my favorite thing. We got some pizza and I tried to order a diet pepsi...apparently they didn't know ...