This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Siguenza.
Siguenza, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain is a town in the province of Guadalajara, in the centre of the country. The historical and architectural landmarks such as the Medieval castle are the main reason for most tourists to visit Siguenza.
The history of the Medieval castle dates back to the fifth century, although the structure of the castle that you see nowadays was built in the eighth century. In the course of time, some more features and stables were added. The style has been undergone some changes, as well. Nevertheless, it is definitely worthwhile to visit and a great spot for pictures, too. The cathedral is located in the centre of the city and is a Spanish Property of Cultural Interest. The origins of the cathedral can be traced back to the twelfth century, and the architectural style is mixed -- there are mainly Gothic and Romanesque influences. There are many more beautiful buildings in the central of the town. For this reason, a stroll in the centre is a must.
Around nineteen thousand people live in this town, which has had an eventful history. The systems and the rulers have changed throughout the centuries. However, the Medieval style of the centre has been well preserved. If you arrive by plane, the closest international airports are in Madrid and Zaragoza, also known by the name of Saragossa. Madrid Barajas International Airport is located around one hundred twenty kilometres southwest of Siguenza. You can take one of the regular trains to get there; it takes around two hours. The international airport in Zaragoza is around two hundred kilometres away, and you can use one of the low-cost airlines that offer flight links to this city.
The Medieval town offers numerous hotels, guesthouses, and some holiday apartments. The accommodations are spread in the centre, but the centre is compact and everything is in walking distance. If you like backpacking or you want to save up some money and would like to stay in a Siguenza, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain hostel, you'll find something suitable in the centre of Siguenza, as well; it's located in a beautiful old building from the eighteenth century. Besides a great location, your Siguenza, Castilla-La Mancha, Spain hostel offers free Wi-Fi and clean facilities.
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