Villa Mencia

Carretera del Barco s/n, León, Castile-León, 24514, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from León

800km down 317km to go.....

A travel blog entry by kbrooksy

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... room before heading out on the tourist trail.

The key things to see in Leon it seems are the San Marcos Hostel (ie the Parador and adjoining museum) and the Cathedral. The first because for 900 years it has had various uses ranging from a monestry for 700 years and then a hospital, prison, stables, concentration camp (during Franco´s years) and then finally being handed back to the State and turned into a museum and, as all Paradors are, a state owned ...

Book 2: Breaking Of The Fellowship

A travel blog entry by alanizcamino

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... comfortable in our seats, it was time to get off. The mall was like ours at home. Big, with lots of stores. We all find something to buy (Steven in need of some shorts to sleep in and Trina the tennis skirt she´d been looking for for days) and then head to the food court. We pass a grocery store (Super Mercado) on the way and stop for a few groceries which consist of water and beer, the two most important items of the Camino. We ...

Beyond the horizon.

A travel blog entry by irvin.cane2

... s during the time of the civil war.In the deep Spanish countryside things seem to have changed so much more slowly than in the French countryside I know.
The Camino is ***********ly in the sense that it is physically and psychologically hard to force oneself to keep walking day after day but the road surface itself is very hard,you never walk on grass.Sometimes you walk on asphalt,sometimes on hard puddled clay and sometimes on the remains of ...

I love British efficiency!

A travel blog entry by migs29v

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... here but I'm not sure if I like it as it looks like a pastiche Camelot, it's only missing some knights to make it look as if it belongs in Disneyland. Leaving Astorga el camino takes you over the "Nacional VI". This is one of the main arterial roads in Spain that connects La Coruña in the north-west with Madrid. It's a road I've driven on a couple of times from Galicia to Madrid and now I realise I've passed ...

Day 22 - Rest Day in Leon

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... a good racion of cecina ham, red peppers, manchego cheese and olives) - filetitos al cabrales (three small steaks with Cabrales cheese sauce and fries) - natillas - a bottle of gaseosa - bread - coffee All for 10 euros and delicious. After that celebration of food Leon style, I had a strong urge to walk some of the calories off. I made my way to the Parador de San Marcos which is a similar hotel to the one I'm staying but with even more ...

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This hotel is located on Carretera del Barco s/n, León.
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