Francabel Hotel

Castilla-La Mancha, 7, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, 16003, Spain and Canary Islands | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $46.00
 

Travel Blogs from Cuenca

Hanging houses and crazy plazas

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa

9

... entrée (appetizer in the US) main dish, dessert and a glass of wine at a very reasonable price. We were entertained by all the sights on the square: kissing and smooching couples (unusually common in Madrid), oriental massages on the sidewalk, jugglers and bicycle stunts amongst others. The 'live’ statues have taken on new forms: people in impossible positions holding gear, all sorts of camouflage clothing – something of a continuous open air ...

Madrid to Cuenca - City of the hanging houses

A travel blog entry by twofoodies

2
24

... receives a complimentary colonoscopy. Again a most interesting offer but unfortunately we are leaving Madrid today he advised.

On completing their breakfast they returned to the Adler Hotel to collected their luggage, hailed a taxi and headed to the car rental depot at Atocha Railway. They collected the car along with a couple of extra necessities ...

Town on cliff face

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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After a week in Madrid I got the car out of storage and we hit the road. Cuenca is a bit off the beaten track on a highway with very little traffic. In just over 100 kilometres we saw maybe 5 cars going the same way as us. Cuenca is situated on a steep spur whose slopes descend into the Jucar and Huecar rivers. Back in the year 714 when the Muslim Arabs conquered the area they realised it's strategic location and built a fortress on top of the hill. ...

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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... but i stayed on one of them. this area reminds me of something out of a movie...like helen of troy. there are ancient buildings and ruins everywhere...hiking trails everywhere...beautiful churches (of course closed)...two rivers...friendly people (population 70,000)...and a lively city center in the new section of town.

i have taken so many pictures...but none seem to capture ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on Castilla-La Mancha, 7, Cuenca, is near Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol (Casas Colgadas).
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