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Lovely little town on the edge of mountains. Famous for its embutidos, jamones and so on. Had... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2017
Martin v
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Magical, well preserved building and traditions

Spent a lovely Sunday in La Alberca, walking around the old village to admire how well preserved... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Giorgio D
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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little town on the edge of mountains. Famous for its embutidos, jamones and so on. Had lunch, late september, still outside on the Plaza Mayor.

Thank Martin v
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Spent a lovely Sunday in La Alberca, walking around the old village to admire how well preserved everything is, and I am referring not only to buildings but also to traditions such as wood oven bakers, passion and dediction for apiculture as well as for...More

Thank Giorgio D
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Walking through this town is just a wonderful experience. You will not be sorry you stopped and just started wandering its narrow and unique streets. The arquitecture is unusual, the weather is cooler than it is in Extremadura and it is easy to just get...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

A trip to Medieval times! Old buildings still standing, very narrow streets and passageways and the town's main plaza is beautiful. A great place to sit at the outdoor cafe and take in the ambience!

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Reviewed June 20, 2017

This is a fun place to spend a night. We wandered about the village exploring for hours through the many very small lanes. It is very very picturesque and certainly the nicest of the villages in this area of Spain

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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Visited here twice. Town itself is small and is easily walkable. Type of place you could spend 30 minutes, or an entire day. Walking from one end to the other in town is about 10 minutes, however, experiencing all the small streets is where more...More

2  Thank adventureexperience1
Reviewed October 25, 2016

La Alberca is a town of 1000 population nestled away in the mountains. A medieval mountain village preserved in all it glory. Wander where you will through the narrow streets, admire the wooden houses the steep steps, sit and eat at any one of the...More

Thank tommywelltravelled
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is a very quaint village. It looks in part like a film set. Very Castillian in feel. Worth a visit.

Thank Ivor M
Reviewed May 5, 2016

I do not know where the “Downtown” comes from. Much more appropriate would be Casco Historic or Historic Centre The Lonely Planet Guide to Spain says “this mountainous region with wooded hillsides and pretty stone and timber villages is among Castilla y Leon’s best kept...More

3  Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Great place to walk around, see the church and enjoy the atmosphere. I miss the livestock coming in to the town in the evening--hope that still happens in the summer.

1  Thank KHarbinger
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