Tag Archives: Valladolid

Behind the scenes with Inside Luxury Travel

Inside Luxury Travel has become one of the most famous luxury travel programmes in the world – why – well, simply in my view due to the drive, stamina, style and ambition of one man, Varun Sharma. We caught up with … Continue reading

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A Roman Engineering Feat in Segovia, Spain

When travelling home from Abadia Retuerta LeDomane, en route to Madrid, I stopped off in the ancient city of Segovia for a brief moment to marvel at one of the most incredible engineering projects I have ever seen. The Roman Aqueduct … Continue reading

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Valladolid is capital…

Once the capital city of Spain, Valladolid is steeped in history. Queen Isabella I of Castile married King Ferdinand of Aragon in the city. It was in this most regal of cities where Philip II of Spain, who was also Phillip 1st of England was born… … Continue reading

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Some wine among the vines …

When staying at a wine estate of some reputation, it would seem foolish not to tour the vineyards and sample the wines, now wouldn’t it?  I was staying at one of Spain‘s newest properties near Valladolid, Spain – Abadia Retuerta … Continue reading

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In the Frame: LeDomaine

You can’t beat a good sunrise and those at Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine are sensational and differ day by day.  Even better when the sun rises relatively late in the day! These are two of my favourite images of the property … Continue reading

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It’s a bit Cat Stevens over there ….

Or rather, morning has broken.  The idyllic setting of Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine in Sardón de Duero (near Valladolid), Castile y Leon, Spain), turns every sunrise into something special.  This is the view from Room 202 of this historic wine Estate on 17th … Continue reading

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Every hotel should have a stork’s nest ….

The winery estate of Abadia Retuerta LeDomaine, Valladolid, Spain, which opened as a hotel on 22nd March 2012, has a rather unique selling point for bird lovers everywhere.  On the bell tower of the former Santa Maria de Retuerta Abbey, there … Continue reading

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