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A remote village up in the clouds.

This village is so remote, if you make the trek to get here, you will be rewarded for your efforts... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
CarmenV3
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Fall City, Washington
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Penalba de Santiago / Ponferrada

It's a really romantic quaint old village in the mountains of Bierzo, old stone houses with little... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

This village is so remote, if you make the trek to get here, you will be rewarded for your efforts mightily. This is by far one of the most unique places I’ve visited. The stone homes and streets are amazing. The views are incredible! The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank CarmenV3
Reviewed 26 December 2017

It's a really romantic quaint old village in the mountains of Bierzo, old stone houses with little terraces or balcony in an ancient street and a very old church of the village, an antique gem, but surely difficult to leave there and of all in...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A bit of a hair raising journey to get there, but well worth it. We went earlyish in the day, and had the village to ourselves. Went for a lovely walk in the mountains and returned to the village for a welcome drink. All very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is truly a hidden gem tucked away in the mountains of el Bierzo. It is rated one of the most beautiful towns/pueblos in Spain and a must visit.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank jonathantem
Reviewed 27 February 2017

in this location there is a small church built in the years 900, which unfortunately is closed most of the time. worth the visit just to meet this small town.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

What a gorgeous place and worth the effort to get there! If you want a quiet place to get away from it all, this is it! The food in local restaurants is excellent and the solitude is really relaxing!

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Josephivimey
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Small village high up the mountains. our main reason for going was the valley of silence, a pleasant walk though the woods across the river and up the first part of the mountainside. well named as all that one can hear is the river below...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank ianbingham
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Village feels a bit manufactured for tourists but is very cute and the thing that makes it worth the trip in my opinion is the absolutely gorgeous mountain scenery surrounding it and the windy road trip to get there....def worth it.

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Patricia M
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