Hotel Posada de Valdezufre
Check rates and availability for this hotel
Find the best prices for Hotel Posada de Valdezufre from our 3 partners. Show all partners
Travel Blogs from Aracena
I had just about recovered from the cycling by this morning although felt no need to ever ride a bike again. Today we had the optional horse riding, the majority of the group chose to do it and we were going to be doing a 4-4.5 hour ride on Andalusian/Arabs.
It was raining when we arrived and we got kitted out in hats and ponchos, helped by the cutest little white kitten ever. It ran and jumped at my legs then shimmied up them and ...
This morning our bus got stuck trying to navigate around the small village so we had to wait for another before heading off on our cycling trip. We started the day by getting some supplies at the supermarket in Aracena before heading to Hinojales where we collected our bikes.
I knew it wasn't a good start when I fell off my bike before we'd even moved..... The cycling started on asphalt for ...
We walked to the village of Alajar where we stopped for a beer and an ice cream before pressing on to Linares where we stopped for lunch. At Linares some of the group opted to taxi the rest of the way and the rest of us continued with the walk to Aracena.
We had one final steep stretch (where we saw a snake - unfortunately it was too quick ...
On the 23rd September we were due to fly from London Heathrow via Madrid to Seville with Iberia. However, we were delayed by over an hour so completely missed our connection in Madrid and the next flight wasn't for another 6-7 hours. We managed to meet up with the rest of the group and got on an earlier flight to Jerez so on arrival we had a 3.5 hour transfer to the guesthouse.
Amazingly our luggage also made it to Jerez on the correct flight and we got picked up ...
... first Roman road. Long, straight, undulating, so we took off.
After about 15 minutes, we hit mud which turned to clay and it clogged up the front wheels on both mine and Lucy's bike. This is a problem with having old bikes !!! It took ages before we got going again, but once we did, we didn't hold back
We were going through grape country but they had been cut back so there was to be no eating. The Ks flew by, but Lucy and ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking