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Palos de la Frontera

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Address: Huelva, Spain
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The Columbus Trail

A short visit as part of an historical guided tour (Thursa), Palos de la Frontera was originally a port and starting point for Columbus's voyage to the New World in 1492. Now... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 September 2016
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This monastery is in the area of Palos de la Frontera but is not really listed separately & this is a pity as it's a really lovely peaceful place. Within this beautiful monastery there is much to see & it's well worth taking the guided tour. The cloisters are really ancient & are the oldest remaining part of the original... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A short visit as part of an historical guided tour (Thursa), Palos de la Frontera was originally a port and starting point for Columbus's voyage to the New World in 1492. Now landlocked, this small Andalusian village still evokes a sense of historical import and may, in the future, offer even more insight if plans to excavate the area, for... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a great town with lots of things to see and visit. As its part of the Columbus trail you'll find many references to him and the many voyages to the Amercias.

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Dagenham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

they called this the Colombus trail this is the monastery whee Christopher Colombus stayed prior tosailing of to the new world it is a place stocked in History for anyone who is interested in the discovery of the new world there are paintings and other exhibits to see there is a replica village as well as the three modles of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2012

Visited newly developed Trufas groves that confirm the very god economy of the area. In general people walking on the streets were better dressed than I have observed in many other cities in Andalucia.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2012

After visiting the Carabelas, you HAVE to go to this town just 4 kms away. Beautiful and very cute. If you want to visit the Pinzon's House, it;s only open during the morning

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