Hotel Spa Villa de Alarcon
Travel Blogs from Alarcon
... were exhausted, but we got to see so many different things, it was totally worth it! During the trip we stopped at a Horchata place that I believe we were told was either a century or two centuries old, and it tasted soooo good after all of the walking! We then ate authentic Paella from Valencia, and it was really good - as were all of the meals we had!
Saturday, we started off the morning with a boat tour through the Parque Natural de ...
... of fresh fish and fruit of any mediterranean city every day! It was very interesting to walk through the many stands and see live fish being prepared before my eyes! Also on the tour, we visited the old Cathedral in town where Valencians can come to visit the Patron Saint of the town.
After the tour, Everyone stopped in a cafe to try the drink of Valencia, called Horchatta. It has a milk-like consistency but is made with nuts and sugar. It was served with ...
... de San Juan de la Cruz, Iglesia de San Martin, Museo Historica Municipal, Museo Nacional de Ceramica, to name of few.
We did break our cultural tour by doing some shopping. We stopped for lunch and had a bocadillo and drink.
Once we felt we had had enough ...
... highly recommended by a number of people and before 9am we were on the road driving across the dry, arid landscape. Parking in the city is tricky, but one suggestion was to seek out the underground car parks which have escalators nearby cut into the rock face to transport people up and down the steep hill on which the city is constructed, so that's what we did, and at the top of the flight of escalators we found the tourist ...
... there was no where to really go and park on the beach but eventually we found some small tracks that lead to the sea but which was also right next to a concrete factory. Looked elsewhere and asked around but no luck so got some food for dinner and went back to the bush for the night. Whipped up some nachos for dinner, had some red and hung out then went to sleep ready to head to Barcelona tomorrow!
Stacey :) x
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility