Hotels in Cuenca

Cuenca Details

Cuenca is a region of dramatic landscape. There are the gorges made by the Huecar and Jucar Rivers. You can take excursions to the Ravines (Las Hoces) or see the Enchanted City (Ciudad Encantada) carved by natural elements from stone. There are the various depressions, including Torca del Lobo (Wolfs Hollow) and the limestone formations at Serranía de Cuenca. The Devils Window overlooks Júcar Gorge. Visiting Cuenca is about the abstract. Cuenca tourism emphasizes its Hanging Houses. These structures cling tenaciously to the cliffs and are the major Cuenca attractions. As part of Cuenca culture, be sure to visit them and the museum within them the Museum of Spanish Abstract Art. You can also include other Cuenca sights in your visit. There is the Castle and the Antonio Perez, a former Carmelite Convent (17th century). You can also wander into the Cathedral dating from the 13th century with a Gothic and Renaissance interior. You may want to go shopping in Cuenca. Other things to do in Cuenca include crossing the Puente de Sao Pablo, an iron footbridge across the Huécar Gorge.