Travel Blogs from Oropesa Del Mar
... the streets were decorated with lights and streamers and there were many nativity displays in the caves around the walls.The Christmas market of course was an added attraction with a menagerie of live animals, camels, donkeys, ponies, calves, lambs, chickens, piglets and the turkey.
The air was full of the smell of churros, chestnuts, and paella cooking from different stalls. A place worth a ...
... but thought it might be too big for our little cooking pot.
Instead we bought some Christmas cheer in the form of some lovely Spanish brandy and some good Rioja.
Kay had her photo taken with Father Christmas but refused to sit on his knee.
The stalls were mostly leather goods and jewelery and some Christmas decorations.
We had a lovely lunch in a bodega bistro where we sampled the local rioja..lovely.
... by a castle. Actually, for “hill” read “mountain”, as the town is situated at a height of 3,294 feet, barely 300 feet less than the height of Snowdon! When the town first comes into view it’s so extraordinary it’s hard to believe it’s real. It looks like some computer-generated image from a fantasy film. It’s surrounded by 2.5 km of 14th century walls, complete with ...
... creations for home or garden. Here a are a few of their best and we have included two of our favourties that we have bought for our awning.
Many others on site have little lucrative hobbies from card making to wood crafts and we can understand why people want to stay here for the whole winter as it has this little village community ethos to it.
We really are enjoying our week here and are tempted to come back next year maybe for the whole ...
... ruling, against which there is no appeal. We were expecting something traditional, but to be frank it looked more like a Rotary Club committee meeting. The representatives filed out of a council building and sat in a semi circle, while the town crier, wearing a traffic warden’s hat, called, in Valencian (a similar language to Catalan) for disputes from each of the eight regions. In the absence of any dispute, they all ...
Other places to stay in Oropesa Del Mar
Playa Morro de Gos, Oropesa Del Mar | Hotelfrom $56
Playa Morro de Gos, Oropesa Del Mar | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Playa Morro de Gos s/n, Oropesa Del Mar | 4 star hotelfrom $48
Carretera del Faro, 97, Oropesa Del Mar | Hotelfrom $69
Paseo Mar Mediterraneo,43, Oropesa Del Mar | Hotelfrom $53
Calle de Dunquerque 20, Oropesa Del Mar | Hotelfrom $71
Teruel 10, Oropesa Del Mar | Hotelfrom $69
C/Ronda Mar, 22 , Oropesa Del Mar | Hotelfrom $44