Travel Blogs from Benicarlo
... squid, prawns, lobster and crab.
It's claim to fame is that 'El Cid' was filmed here. Not that we re-call anything familiar from the film however we enjoyed walking along the ramparts and viewing the North and South beaches from the battlements.
A complete village in a fort and there were several hidden churches surprisingly tucked away down side streets. Also because it is ...
Preparations for Christmas
As always we bring a friend along with us on our journey...this year it is Meery.........courtesy of Georgie, Karen and Dave. He has settled in quite nicely and is enjoying the Spanish sun.
Also along the theme of Christmas we went to Peniscola today and there was a Spanish Christmas market in the old fort . It was very atmospheric and with carols playing very festive. We found a ...
... visitors, which is a shame because it’s an amazing place and deserves to be more widely known.
Below the castle is the Basilica de Santa Maria la Mayor, an impressive Gothic church with a 14th century carved portal, the Apostle Doorway, and next to it the Virgins Doorway. Inside there’s an unusual raised choir and an elaborate gilded altarpiece. ...
... 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 ...
At the metro station we wanted to buy a day rover type ticket, to give us the freedom to see not only the city centre but also the fabulous new science park. There was a very helpful ticket clerk, who saw us struggling with the ticket machines and came out to assist. Turns out if you want any sort of day rover or season ticket you have to first buy a little plastic card, with a memory chip, for €2 then load your ...
Other places to stay in Benicarlo
Avenida Papa Luna 5, Benicarlo | 4 star hotelfrom $96