Blogs from Belmonte , Castile-La Mancha, Spain, Europe

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Europe » Spain » Castile-La Mancha » Belmonte April 4th 2017

Hadn't been away for awhile so I decided to have a Secret Escape for my hubby's birthday, we wanted to find some place fun to go here in Spain no too far from home. So within a little less than 4 hours drive I found a beautiful little Spainish village of Belmonte found on the "Quijote's Road" ( Rute del Quijote) also know for it's impressive 15th century Castillo De Belmonte. Belmonte is surrounded by 15th Century walls with 3 of the orginal access gateways still in amazing condition, and inside the city walls we wondered around and found some beautifully interesting buildings. Sadly some where in bad condition and it is a shame that they have not been given the facelife they deserved, there was however a lovely old Gothic church of San Bartolome. We ... read more
2nd of the 3 entry gates still remaining
Ruins of the old Palace on display in the hotel
A few more of the ruins found




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