Hotel La Casa Del Tio Americano
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Teruel was a pleasant one hour drive. It is noted for its harsh climate and renowned jamon Serrano. The parking fairy was once again good to them with a park right outside the old historic centre.
It was a lovely day with a top temperature being 28 degrees.
They wandered into the town square and visited El Torico and soaked up the atmosphere as the locals populated the many cafés in the square enjoying ...
... from the big drop on either side- No way!
We turned left and climbed and finally scrambled up to the top tower , where we had our lunch.
Several people climbed to the point below us, but no one joined us .
... in Spain.
As it is set high up at 1180m you can see the walls and towers rising up the hills as you approach the town.
We decided to just have a quick look around the old town this morning, as we needed to do some shopping and then spend the whole day walking up to the walls/towers tomorrow.
The woman in the Tourist Info ...
Morella is a spectacularly situated fortified hilltown, and the aire looks straight across at it.
We considered spending the day looking around the town and then staying the night at the Aire.
However we were the only ones there and felt very unsure ...
... from the square is the Cathedral built in Mudejar style like most of Teruel's architecture. From there a little alley way leads to La Escalinata (Stairs) that take you down to the railway station. The stairs are rather fanciful decorated with lots of colourful tiles in the Mudejar style. After walking around for nearly an hour enjoying the sights we decided that the bars in Plaza del Torico were just right for a gin & tonic before returning to the Hotel