NH Palacio del Duero
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNH Palacio del Duero Zamora
Beautiful modernisation inside ancient building.
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... what a good value travel destination Portugal is. My
room cost me 25 Euros and was in a nice modern hotel. For dinner I had the
local specialty, Posta da Vitella (veal steak), as part of a three course meal
with wine for 15 Euros.
Except for the gorge cut by the Douro River and smaller
gorges of its tributaries, the central and eastern parts of Tras-Os-Montes
province are very pretty rolling ...
... song was deafening and then the scent of those white flowers fills the air and you know without sight that you have changed scenery. As the light breaks you see trees around, though the Spanish trees are small, you're on heavy gravel road, but thanks to yesterday afternoons thunderstorms it is soft and the rocks don't move under your feet so much. Covering ground at good pace.
We turn and head up a hill over stony ground, picking my way over this rough ...
... the Camino Frances which is the Camino we did last year and we want to walk new territory. So we will head west where its actually called the Camino Sanabrés or alternatively Camino Mozarabic but is still classed as VDLP alternative route. That's Spain!
Red poppies grow wild here and are everywhere. We noticed this last year and on Anzac Day struggled to fine some to wear. Three more days, let's hope they are about!
See them in the photos of the ...
... s not an aqueduct we can't cross we opt to go left rather than take a 700/800m detour to get to the other side. Aha! It's the base for the new high speed rail - no long detour for these ducks. Up and over we go - thanks guys on bikes!
We have paralleled the highway all day but at a distance and as the map says we get closer as we get towards the village. We at last see it, but know it's only teasing as there is at least 5km to go.
Then honk honk honk at a ...
... to work out how it goes? No wonder all distances are +/- a few kms!
Come over the hill as we hit Zamora and there a distance in front of us is the old walled city where our digs for tonight will be. Love staying in the old cities, they are truly beautiful. But first...........there's a cafe! 10 minute stop.
Our stone bridge is 'new', built 1835-6. Remains of the old medieval one is in the river but clearly they didn't build like the Romans! Have some ...