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Where to Stay in Spain - Eco-friendly Casa Valle de Oro B&B

For peace and quiet, wonderful views and pure relaxation, with option to go exploring in Andalucia´s stunning interior, there are few better bases than Casa Valle de Oro.  Located in the north of Malaga province near the town of Villanueva de Algaidas and very close to the border with Cordoba and its lovely lake town Iznajar and easy access to Granada and Cordoba cities.  Casa Valle de Oro, which in Spanish means Valley of Gold or Golden Valley nestles in a shallow vale of olive trees from which is produced liquid gold or extra virgen olive oil, Casa Valle de Oro´s oil, as the ethos of the house, is ecological. From the terrace, which overlooks the swimming pool and down the valley, there are golden sunsets, two very different  reasons for one good name for the lovely Casa Valle de Oro B&B.  There are also two yurts, Marrakesh and Oriental, between the olive trees which provide lovely, dappled shade in the summer, with a path to their own shower room and a trickling stream to add t

Monday Morning Photo - Convento de Santa Clara, Belalcazar, Cordoba

The Convento de Santa Clara is the most important religious building in the province of Cordoba after The Mezquita. In a quiet backwater almost in the autonomous region of Extramadura this incredibly beautiful monument is said to have housed Queen Isabel the Catholic for several days on her way to conquer Granada.

Convento de Santa Clara, Belalcazar

Convento de Santa Clara, Belalcazar, church

Convento de Santa Clara, Belalcazar, architecture

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