Hotel Leonor de Aquitania

San Pedro, 60, Cuenca, Castile-La Mancha, 16001, Spain and Canary Islands | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $60.00
 

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A travel blog entry by europeantour13 on Jul 16, 2013

1 comment, 3 photos

What a day!!!!
I started with the car not starting - had to roll start. I think the dodgy mechanics stuffed something.

But the day got better as we got to Granada and toured the Alhambra - the Ottoman palaces. It was just fantastic and easy to see why it is the number one attraction in Spain according to LP. The state of preservation …

Hanging houses and crazy plazas

A travel blog entry by travelswithelsa

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... cap like blinkers since I have fear of heights! My daughters will be proud of me that I made it over.

There are two approaches to Cuenca: one can actually drive all the way up into the old city and walk down to the hanging houses, or do it the way we did, from below, giving one a better view.

One of the houses has been transformed into a Museum of Spanish Abstract Art, but we decided to give it a miss. Judy and Herb went off exploring ...

Madrid to Cuenca - City of the hanging houses

A travel blog entry by twofoodies

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Battery Boy rose from his twelve hour sleep that would have made a hibernating grizzly bear proud only to be attacked by Video Girl complaining that she had been awake all night, further citing the fact that he had also slept for nearly twelve hours from Bangkok to Madrid.

Like a bear after hibernation Battery Boy was hungry. We wandered off down Calle de Goya in search for somewhere for breakfast. We eventually found the unusually named Cafe Colon a very unusual ...

Town on cliff face

A travel blog entry by stef5353

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... standing over three large roman arches. The middle arch is for vehicles to pass leading into Plaza Mayor, the home of the Cuenca Cathedral. The cathedral dates back to 1182-1270 and is apparently the first gothic style built in Spain because of the influence of Alfonso VIII's wife Eleanor of Aquitaine who introduced the Anglo-Norman style.
A lot of the newer buildings aren't that interesting but all the different colours make for a rather ...

Chapter 39 - Rioja to Madrid and a visit to Cuenca

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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... A Spanish couple enters behind us.

“Yes,” says the man, “it’s crazy but that’s the way it is in Madrid. Didn’t anyone tell you?”

We are certainly not going to pay the fine, in fact I feel the apartment owner should pay it for not warning us. I can still see no logical reason why in Madrid the city would allow free parking during August in the afternoons, but not in the mornings, it make no sense to me at ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on San Pedro, 60, Cuenca, is near Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol (Casas Colgadas).
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