Day 10- Back to AndaluciaAugust 22 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 82 °F
Having circumnavigated Spain in the past year, it is great to be back in Andalucía, where we landed in 2015 after six years in Scotland. We write this from Úbeda, a white village north of Granada, where we have decided to spend two days. Sadly, we decided to pass on Cuenca for now just to slow down the pace a bit. We definitely want to visit Cuenca at some point in the future!
Today was a travel day, the 3+ hour drive south from Cercedilla taking up a good portion of the day. On the way out of town this morning we stopped at an antique fair. Thankfully we were pressed for time or we would have rolled out of there like the Clampitts on their way to Beverley Hills!
Arriving Úbeda on a Sunday afternoon, we had planned ahead (making a reservation 2 days in advance), and had a late lunch at Antique Restaurante, the top restaurant in town (making up for yesterday’s failure!) It was an A++ all around!
Recent archaeological findings indicate a pre-Roman settlement in Úbeda. We have an apartment in the town center with a classic interior courtyard.
After a brief hiccup with a lost apartment key, we settled in and enjoyed a late vermouth on a picturesque plaza around the corner from our rental. We are looking forward to exploring Úbeda and possibly nearby Baeza tomorrow!Read more