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Spanish language tour ONLY - Interesting tour of the tunnel, its history & other architectural features of Cuenca

Important note: these tours are run in Castellano only! There is absolutely no english spoken. My... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
brilliant guide

we were in Cuenca recently, hoping to see Tunel de Alfonso VIII. The guide apologised in the... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2016
Dublin, Ireland
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Calle Alfonso VIII, Cuenca, Spain
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

So we walked through the tunnel on out way back to the hotel. Well ok, quite quaint, but not jaw dropping really. When u read up the history though, one may appreciate it a bit more. But if u are in Cuenca, by all means...More

2  Thank Marco W
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Important note: these tours are run in Castellano only! There is absolutely no english spoken. My level of Spanish is intermediate B2/C1 and I could understand most of what was said. You need to buy the tickets earlier in the day (you can only purchase...More

1  Thank Koukat
Reviewed June 15, 2016

we were in Cuenca recently, hoping to see Tunel de Alfonso VIII. The guide apologised in the tourist office that she did not have much English- but we met the group anyway. This lady told us the history of the Tunel in perfect English and...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We visited the tunnel having read other reviews on TripAdvisor. Be warned, don't waste your time unless you speak and understand fluent Spanish. Contrary to previous reviews no English translation is available whatsoever. The tourist office staff emphasised that the tour is in Spanish -...More

Thank WestWickie
Reviewed June 9, 2016

We spent a day in Cuenca and the person in the Tourist Kiosk recommended this activity. When we went to the tourist office - Marisol, the informadora turistica was really helpful, our Spanish was minimum, but she communicated with us really well. The Guia tunel...More

2  Thank Irene W
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Take the dramatized tour of these historic tunnels dating back to the time of the Spanish Civil War. You won't regret it. The wonderful staff make history truly come to life, and I could almost imagine the fear that the Spaniards faced during the many...More

3  Thank Chandler C
Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We went to the visit with a bit of theatrical play, which was only 1,50 euro more than the normal visit. The guide was really friendly and explained about Cuenca in the civil war in the 1930s, and about other mediaeval tunnels in Cuenca. The...More

2  Thank Alex G
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