Hostal GC Ciudad Encantada
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal GC Ciudad Encantada Valdecabras
Travel Blogs from Valdecabras
... evidence of early Roman settlement with the first recorded occupation by the Moors in the 8th century. In 1177 the city was conquered by the Catholic King Alfonso VIII who immediately tore down the mosques and commenced the construction of a Cathedral in the same year. That Cathedral, still stands today although the facade has undergone a number of changes.
There isn't much recorded about how the city was taken and there ...
... of high speed trains. Cuenca is on the high
speed line from Madrid to Valencia, so the one way trip by train has been
reduced from three hours to one hour. Since I made it to Cuenca in a car that’s
not really relevant to me now.
Cuenca is famous for its “Casas Colgadas” or hanging houses.
What does that mean? I recall the pictures of multi-story houses perched
precariously on the edge of a cliff, but my ...
Our weekend trip started with a train ride to Cuenca, after spending the day in Cuenca we would take another train to Valencia that night where we would stay until the following night when we took a train home. Although we didn't go out the night before, getting up early to make an 8:00am train on Friday was not appealing, and for some reason we were all exhausted. The fact that it was a gross day and raining did not help. This was ...
... you start by putting on the smallest sweater, then the one that is bigger, ending with the big old jacket on top - layering. Now you take a piece of string starting from one hand, thread it thorguh the inside up your arm, over the back and down the other arm. The last step is to carefully take all the layers off as a single unit, while keeping the layers in tack. Proceed to tie the string to help keep the layers. Fold it carefully that only the outside jacket ...
... and a half or two hours round trip, but it was actually only 20 minutes to the top. I think hours of siesta, cartons of cigarettes, and rounds of cerveza have impaired the locals' ability to judge distance and rigor. I stayed for the the perfect amount of time, and it was the perfect stop. It's all perfect! I think if I could I would be 20 forever. I'm just old enough to have fun with people of any age, I feel pretty ...