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Historic Village

The village is high up in the mountains and the journey is already an experience to go there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Antti K
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Vantaa, Finland
Charming old village with lots of history

Spent 3 days here as we were attending a wedding nearby. The village is built into the sides of a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Nicholas V
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“Historic Village”
9 Aug 2018
“Charming old village with lots of history”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The village is high up in the mountains and the journey is already an experience to go there. Very nice view all the way and the village is beautiful. We had a baby cart with us and still managed to go around the village's rocky...More

Thank Antti K
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Spent 3 days here as we were attending a wedding nearby. The village is built into the sides of a valley and the streets are very steep. Views are great from the top and the geology of the area is fascinating (even to a non-geologist...More

Thank Nicholas V
Reviewed 28 January 2018

A small village built up o a mountain rock. Provides good destination for a weekend day to explore walking and eating. It is about 50 km from Madrid center. It is very tough to park a car, though, as the place is very popular and...More

1  Thank Mary-kay Z
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

One hour by car form Madrid , this almost abandoned village is now inhabited again and deserves the trip . If you like small roads, nature , old stones, cats roaming the streets and good restaurants , it is for you

1  Thank Bibinetwork
Reviewed 15 May 2017

From our friend we got the tip that we must visit this old village Patones de Arriba. The village which was not found by the troops of Napoleon. This village can be reached with car from one side and the first adventure is to find...More

2  Thank Didawi
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Very nice little town in a hill top. The driving is an adventure, should go early in order to find a place to park. They recommend you make a reservation in a restaurant that can guarantee a parking spot. Difficult for handicap since it is...More

Thank SamarH78
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Must place to visit - picturesque and quite a surprise!! Great to walk afterwards and justify the meal. Recommend el Rey de Patones.

Thank billzobel
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Very cute place must visit. Great selection of restaurants all good and great ambiance for romantic outing

1  Thank HauteFoodieTraveler
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Small and very beautiful town in Madrid Region (border line with Guadalajara). Should be more recommended for tourists and foreigners. Went here in a Sunday morning (go early or you won't be able to park because cars are not allowed and there's just couple of...More

Thank Daniel E
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Gorgeous mountain village, now just a tourist attraction. Very narrow approach road up the mountain, even narrower roads in the village itself - in fact you are obliged to park outside (helpful parking assistants). Very nice views, nice restaurants.

Thank Mark v
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