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Make a holiday apartment Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares your home away from home

Apartments in Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares would suit holidaymakers who want to combine action-packed activities with culture and sightseeing. The region surrounding Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares holiday homes is one of tall mountains, lakes and winding rivers, ideal for a wealth of outdoor recreation, from kayaking to hiking. The time that you spend at your holiday home in Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares will be nothing but relaxing, with amenities like private pools, barbecues and large gardens complementing the handsome rural appearance of these rentals.

Things to do

-Sights. In the west of this region is the Sierra de Gredos, a portion of which is protected as a regional park. It’s known for its towering peaks, waterfalls lakes and creeks, and is well worth seeing. The Burguillo Reservoir nearby permits human activity, and parts of its shore are lined with beaches. While, on the banks of the Alberche River are picturesque towns like Navaluenga, famed for its necropolis and Romanesque bridge.

-Outdoor adventure. The surrounding landscape of mountains, woodland and rivers provides the ideal setting for horseback rides, hiking, mountain biking, climbing and 4x4 trips. By water you can go rafting or canoeing, or stay dry on the banks and try your hand at fishing. In Navaluenga there’s also a nine-hole golf course set in 30 hectares of conifer and oak forest.

-Cuisine. Traditional gastronomy in this region is meaty to help fight the cold winters. Roast sucking pig, lamb and beef appear on many rural menus here. Freshwater fish is also popular, sourced straight from the Ambles and Alberche rivers. Castilian soup is another characteristic dish, made from a blend of meat cooked with breadcrumbs. The River Alberche is also known for its full-bodied red wines.

-Avila. This is a fascinating historical city that was reinforced in the 1100s to serve as a Spanish defence against the Moors. Most of the walls are still intact, and they are bolstered by 82 semi-circular towers, and feature nine original gates. The city’s cathedral is also unique, because one side of it is part of the city’s defences.

-Madrid. When it comes to culture there can’t be many European cities better endowed than Madrid. Three high-profile art museums are located here. There’s the Museo del Prado, with a stunning collection that includes Rubens, Velazquez, Caravaggio and Titian. The Thyssen-Bornemisza has 19th and 20th Century art by Monet, Picasso, Van Gogh, Dali, Bacon and Kandinsky. There’s also the Reina Sofia Museum, as well as a host of historic sights, great nightlife, shopping and dining here.

Weather in Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares

Holiday rentals in Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares are in a part of Spain that has a mixture between a Mediterranean and continental climate. This creates a large gap between summer highs and winter lows. Summers are consistently hot here, with temperatures that often get above 30 degrees in July. It’s quite a short season, lasting from June to September. Temperatures drop sharply towards the end of the year, and by December there are sub-zero temperatures at night, and highs of six or seven degrees by day.

Travel to Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares

If you’re heading to a Valle del Alberche - Tierra de Pinares holiday apartment from Britain, then the best way to get there is via Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD). It’s officially Spain’s largest airport, and receives lots of traffic from the UK via both low-cost carriers and upmarket airlines. The Valle del Alberche – Tierra de Pinares region is just over 120 kilometres west of Madrid, and about 90 minutes by car on the M-501. By bus, the private company Cevesa operates a number of frequent routes from Madrid to this region.

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Recent Reviews

Great views - perfect for a break from the city!

4 of 5
The property is located far from noisy cities and is perfect for a couple or friends wanting some peace and quiet. It is adequately decorated. The jacuzzi is perfect after a long ride. The view from the balcony is relaxing. The owner - Rosanna was very kind and provided us with dinner on the first night as we arrived after 11pm. We recommend it for anyone looking for a peaceful and quiet place to recoup.
  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

Swifts, Mountains and a Monastery just 'round the corner ...

4 of 5
We started our Spain sojourn here, staying for 7 days. It had ample room for a family of four and all the amenities required for a pleasant stay. The two balconies on either side ensured sun followers in the family were catered for as well. Everything required was close at hand (shops, cafes/restaurants) and there was a frequent bus service to Madrid that took away the need of a car. The booking process and communication with Elisabet before and during our stay had been clear and concise resulting in a calm and relaxing week.
  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

brilliant value, great villa, quiet location.

4 of 5
Really nice villa, pool, bar and gardens and very useful free wifi. There was 9 in our group including 2 children and there was plenty of space so we never felt crowded. The owner and maintenance guy of the property was very polte and friendly but didn't speak english which made things a little awkward on arrival and when he came to deliver another keg of beer and clean the pool. We would recommend this villa but you would need to have some spainish language skills or good phrase book. We also recommend that you hire a car with sat nav as the local shops,bars, cafes etc are a little drive away (5-10min drive). Madrid is within 45min drive but we advise to park and get the metro into the city centre. The pool area with the bar was where we spent most of our time and had some welcome shade at times by the big trees and bar area, which is very useful with children in the group. We had a great time and would definately teturn.
  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015