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La Orotava

Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Slough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Very pretty town in the valley between Teide and Puerto de la Cruz lots to see, bars restaurants, but very hill so be prepared to get very tired. But well worth the visit.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Not as good as I thought it would be. Most places not open until 10.00 but go early to miss the organised tours. An interesting place with good views, but could not have spent a whole day there.You can buy a map from the information centre 50 cents, but it would have been useful to know which places we could... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

beautiful views and buildings some go back centuries museum to visit designer shops. beautiful botanical gardens and churches. A very traditional village not for the faint hearted as some roads very steep make sure if you visit very good walking shoes or car some streets are one way or pedestrian.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 NEW

Beautiful old town centre and well kept. Very hilly which makes it hard to explore on foot. Best avoid the midday sun for that reason. The celebration of Corpus Christi in the town hall square is a must.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The town is famous for its balconies and history and culture, but the people are friendly too. Well worth a visit and try to get there before 11am.

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Horley Surrey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I really liked the views from here. The church is very quaint. I liked visiting the shop: La Casa de los Balcones. The balconies were stunning.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Lovely historic balcony buildings and Victoria Park nice to walk around with great views of the sea.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visit the big free of charge garden. Take a cup of coffee and admire the architecture. Take a taxi from Puerto de la Cruz, it is cheap!

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Torpoint, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

there are plenty of shops to visit but beware, there are lots of steep hills and no matter which direction you go they all seem to be uphill

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Had a marvellous meal here this May. Set Menu del dia only €10 for 3 courses including a glass of very fine wine and good bread with garlic mayo dip. I had Lentils with Chipirones (half soup/half stew), then steak brochette - excellent quality, then a postre (or coffee choice). Other choice was salmon 'salad' - looked exciting too!. Marvellous... More

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