Travel Blogs from Badajoz
... Spain) and the Battle of Albuhera in 1811
We walked in to town and had a good look at the Aqueduto da Amoreira, which has 5 tiers of arches, built between 1498 and 1622. We then walked through one of the fort gates and up into the town. ...
... car park.
Luckily just 300m back down the road we had seen signs for what looked like a Municipal campsite.
We decided to walk back down the road and have a look. It looked very basic, but there was one British MH there, so we stopped to talk to them. The site cost 14e per night inc. electricity, so we decided to give it a go. Elvas is a World heritage Sight that we particularly wanted to see
... The older couple at the hotel was very gracious. The owner walked Bob to a parking garage about 3 blocks away for secured parking for the bike.
Our room on the 5th floor was great with spectacular views (especially at night) of the cathedral across the street, a small square and over many rooftops. Salamanca, founded in 3 BC, was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. The University of Salamanca is the oldest university in Spain and ...
... fortress against the Spanish invaders. After regaining independence in 1640 they started building the largest star shaped dryditch defence system in the world. The town is inside the walls as are barracks, military buildings, churches and monasteries. To withstand a long siege the town had an Aquaduct built that is 7 K's long and took 100 years to complete. ...
... room service but it turns out room service only serves until 7:30pm! So out we headed again to find dinner; we were hoping to find somewhere with an English menu but settled for a place with Wi-Fi so we could translate a few things. Tomorrow is our last full day in Spain, we are headed for Madrid & are then off to Dublin on Saturday! Looking forward to English menus!
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking