Teruel, Spain

During our recent stay in Valencia, our friends took us on a trip-within-a-trip to the beautiful town of Teruel.  I fell in love at first sight.DSC_0047.JPGDSC_0126.JPG Many buildings in Teruel have UNESCO World Heritage Site status, with some dating from the 12th Century.DSC_0131Only 80 miles inland from Valencia, Teruel has enough of interest to warrant at least an overnight stay (we stayed 2 nights).  DSC_0120.JPGLocals apparently lament their feeling of being cut-off from the rest of Spain, but I think that’s part of its charm; and in truth, a frequent and cheap rail service connects it to the rest of Spain at regular intervals.

2 thoughts on “Teruel, Spain

  1. Your photos really capture the atmosphere of the town. I loved that area, in fact I think I preferred Valencia to Barcelona. You certainly had a very busy summer! I hope back to school is going ok x

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  2. Amazing architecture in these old buildings. I think I’ve said before, it amazes me that such things were built without all the modern technology & yet they stand tall, proud & in excellent shape & yet today’s roads crumble after one season … wonderful blend of the different cultures/religions reflected in the details. I looked Teruel up on a map to see where it was situated – the province of Aragon … ah I remember learning something about Ferdinand of Aragon as Catherine of Aragon’s Father …

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