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Plaza Major at a stretch

If you visit La Alberca you will at some point find yourself in the centre of the village. I am not... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Duquesadiner
,
Glasgow
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A town well worth the effort to see.

The whole town of La Alberca is like a living museum. Because French descendants wrested the town... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Chileice
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London, ON
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3 Oct 2018
“Plaza Major at a stretch”
7 Aug 2017
“A town well worth the effort to see.”
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If you visit La Alberca you will at some point find yourself in the centre of the village. I am not sure that the phrase Plaza Major is wholly appropriate, given that we visited here from Salamanca, where there is the real Plaza Major. The...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

The whole town of La Alberca is like a living museum. Because French descendants wrested the town from the Moors, it has a look and feel that is quite different from other towns just a few dozen kilometers away. The plaza is a wonderful place...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

this is wonderful, small and with sloping walls and roofs of all shapes and sizes. We went to the House Museum as well and discovered that there the craftsmen building these house had no plans and no formal training and just fitted things in, This...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

What a strand bizarre town. Worth visiting though but I found it beyond odd. The buildings look like a little English village.

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

La Alberca is an outstanding and lovely old village, with fabulous narrow lanes full of “gloriously ramshackle” half-timbered houses built of stone, wood, lathe and plaster. I am not sure whether the narrow lanes or the broader arcaded Plaza Mayor is the highlight but it...More

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