Weekend in Albarracin

October 19-20

Albarracín has always been voted one of the most beautiful towns in Spain and if you have not already been there you must go. We will also visit Montanejos on our way there and go up to Morron de Campos which offers the best panoramic views of the area.

Meeting point: car park close to the entrance of Mestalla stadium on Avenida Aragon
Meeting time: 9:00
First day: Pico Morron de Campos, a medium level 3 hour walk.
Second day: easier walk around Albarracin.
Bring lunch for the first days hike with you.


Saturday, October 19 – Montanejos

Our first stop will be in Montanejos where we will climb Pico Morron de Campos, a medium level 3 hour walk that is steep in places so be prepared; we will eat lunch at the top.
More info – visitmontanejos.com
After the hike we will have a drink in the village before heading on to our stop for the night Albarracín.

In the evening we will take a walk to the viewpoint to see the town at night and have dinner in town, a restaurant reservation will be made.

Source: Iakov Filimonov / Shutterstock

Sunday, October 20 – Albarracin

Photo: avionesenpapel.com

The former capital of a Moorish kingdom (Taifa), the small town of Albarracín has preserved all its Islamic and mediaeval flavour. Its old quarter has the Property of Cultural Interest designation.
The main thing that surprises visitors who arrives at the town of Albarracín is its imposing fortified enclosure, whose perimeter is far larger than the area of the urban centre. What we see today corresponds to three different periods of construction.

More details: spain.info

On Sunday we will explore Albaracin, the City walls and follow the River and do the flat fluvial walk. We plan to stop for lunch in Teruel on the return journey but that may change depending on time.


Accomodation

Accomodation is in 3 or 4 bedded dorms in the youth hostel which is right in the centre of town.

More info: Albergue Albarracin


The price is 55 Euros which includes hostel accomodation breakfast and transport. The maximum group size is 12 people. We have transport for 9 people. It would be possible to have one person traveling bring their own car. I will work out an accomodation only price for them. A deposit of 25 Euros to be paid by Paypal or Bank transfer, balance by the 10th of October.

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