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    GGUUIIDDEE TTOO

    PPAARRAADDOORR HHOOTTEELLSS

    SSPPAAIINN

    By

    Linda Plummer

    http://www.top–tour–of–spain.com

    http://www.top-tour-of-spain.com

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    PICK A PARADOR

    Ever dreamt of spending the night in a romantic Spanish medieval castle?

    Or, perhaps a splendid Spanish Renaissance palace is more your style?

    If either of these appeal, Spanish Parador Hotels are certainly for you ...

    What are Spanish Paradors?

    They´re a chain of state-established hotels throughout Spain which aim to

    preserve the country´s national and artistic heritage whilst promoting tourism.

    Paradors can be found in splendidly converted castles, palaces, fortresses,

    convents, monasteries ... as well as modern buildings which have something

    special to offer.

    Their restaurants are noted for delicious and well-presented regional cuisine.

    In this ebook, you´ll discover fast facts about all of Spain´s 90 paradors to help

    you decide which one/s is/are most suited to you.

    To learn more about each parador, view gorgeous photos and find booking

    facilities, just click on the link below:

    http://www.top–tour–of–spain.com

    Enjoy, and make your dreams a reality!

    Linda Plummer

    http://www.top-tour-of-spain.com

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    LIST OF PARADORS

    • Parador de Aiguablava ****

    • Parador de Alarcón ****

    • Parador de Albacete ***

    • Parador de Alcañiz ***

    • Parador de Almagro ****

    • Parador de Antequera ***

    • Parador de Arcos de la Frontera ***

    • Parador de Argómaniz ***

    • Parador de Arties ****

    • Parador de Ávila ****

    • Parador de Ayamonte ****

    • Parador de Baiona ****

    • Parador de Benavente ****

    • Parador de Benicarlo ****

    • Parador de Bielsa ***

    • Parador de Cáceres ****

    • Parador de Cádiz ****

    • Parador de Calahorra ****

    • Parador de Cambados ****

    • Parador de Cañadas del Teide

    • Parador de Cangas de Onís *****

    • Parador de Cardona ****

    • Parador de Carmona ****

    • Parador de Cazorla ***

    • Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga ***

    • Parador de Ceuta ****

    • Parador de Chinchón ****

    • Parador de Ciudad Rodrigo ****

    • Parador de Córdoba ****

    • Parador de Cuenca ****

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    • Parador de El Hierro ****

    • Parador de El Saler ****

    • Parador de Ferrol ***

    • Parador de Fuente Dé ***

    • Parador de Gijón ****

    • Parador de Granada ****

    • Parador de Gredos ***

    • Parador de Guadalupe ****

    • Parador de Hondarribia ****

    • Parador de Jaén ****

    • Parador de Jarandilla de la Vera ****

    • Parador de Jávea ****

    • Parador de La Gomera ****

    • Parador de La Palma ****

    • Parador de La Seu d´Urgell ***

    • Parador de León *****

    • Parador de Lerma ****

    • Parador de Limpias ****

    • Parador de Málaga Gibralfaro ****

    • Parador de Málaga Golf ****

    • Parador de Manzanares ***

    • Parador de Mazagón ****

    • Parador de Melilla ***

    • Parador de Mérida ****

    • Parador de Mójacar ****

    • Parador de Monforte de Lemos ****

    • Parador de Nerja ****

    • Parador de Olite ***

    • Parador de Oropesa ****

    • Parador de Plasencia ****

    • Parador de Pontevedra ****

    • Parador de Puebla de Sanabria ***

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    • Parador de Ribadeo ****

    • Parador de Ronda ****

    • Parador de Salamanca ****

    • Parador de Santiago de Compostela *****

    • Parador de Santillana del Mar ***

    • Parador de Santillana Gil Blas ****

    • Parador de Santo Domingo Bernardo de Fresneda ***

    • Parador de Santo Domingo de la Calzada ****

    • Parador de Santo Estevo ****

    • Parador de Segovia ****

    • Parador de Siguenza ****

    • Parador de Soria ****

    • Parador de Sos del Rey Católico ****

    • Parador de Teruel ***

    • Parador de Toledo ****

    • Parador de Tordesillas ****

    • Parador de Tortosa ****

    • Parador de Trujillo ****

    • Parador de Tui ****

    • Parador de Úbeda ****

    • Parador de Verín ***

    • Parador de Vic-Sau ****

    • Parador de Vielha ****

    • Parador de Vilalba ****

    • Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo ***

    • Parador de Zafra ****

    • Parador de Zamora ****

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    PARADOR DE AIGUABLAVA

    BEGUR – CATALONIA

    Address:

    Parador de Aiguablava

    Playa de Aiguablava, s/n

    17255 Begur

    Girona

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern building on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean

    • 63 twin bedded rooms, 10 doubles, 5 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, table tennis

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Begur (3 km) – castle

    • Pals (10 km) – medieval buildings

    • La Bisbal del Empordà (18 km)

    • Islas Medes – Natural Park

    • Figueres (82 km) – Dalí Museum

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    PARADOR DE ALARCÓN

    ALARCÓN – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Alarcón

    Avda. Amigos de los Castillos, 3

    16213 Alarcón

    Cuenca

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 8th century Arab castle with panoramic views

    • 4 twin bedded rooms, 10 doubles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus children´s play area

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Alarcón – churches, ceramics

    • Ciudad Encantada (35 km) – geological formations

    • Belmonte (70 km) – castle, walls, panoramic views

    • Mota del Cuervo (85 km) – windmills

    • Cuenca (85 km) – cathedral, hanging houses, museum

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    PARADOR DE ALBACETE

    ALBACETE – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Albacete

    Carretera N-301, km 251

    Hondo de la Morena

    02000 Albacete

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Country manor house

    • 62 twin bedded rooms, 4 doubles, 2 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Albacete (3 km) – cathedral, museum

    • Chinchilla de Montearagón (17 km) – castle, medieval quarter

    • Alcalá del Júcar (54 km) – picturesque village

    • Sierra de Alcaraz (80 km) – picturesque village

    • Alpera (81 km) – Vieja Cave with prehistoric paintings

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    PARADOR DE ALCAÑIZ

    ALCAÑIZ – ARAGON

    Address:

    Parador de Alcañiz

    Castillo de los Calatravos, s/n

    44600 Alcañiz

    Teruel

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • 12th century castle later used as a convent

    • 28 twin bedded rooms, 7 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Alcañiz – buildings in and around main square

    • Calanda (17 km)

    • Valderrobres (35 km) – castle, palaces, walls, bridge

    • Beceite and Calaceite Ports (45 km) – Natural Reserve

    • Mirambel (75 km) – picturesque village

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    PARADOR DE ALMAGRO

    ALMAGRO – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Almagro

    Ronda de San Francisco, 31

    13270 Almagro

    Ciudad Real

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 16th century Franciscan monastery

    • 44 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 2 singles, 3 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Almagro – main square

    • Santa Cruz de Mudela (50 km) – bullring

    • Viso del Marqués (53 km) – palace

    • Villanueva de los Infantes (76 km) – main square, chapel, old district

    • Tablas de Daimiel National Park

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    PARADOR DE ANTEQUERA

    ANTEQUERA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Antequera

    Paseo García del Olmo, s/n

    29200 Antequera

    Málaga

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Modern parador in central Andalusia, ideal for visiting southern Spain

    • Located close to main roads for Seville, Córdoba, Granada, Málaga

    • 55 twin bedded rooms

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Antequera – tower

    • Fuente de Piedra (1 km) – Laguna Salada and protected natural area

    • Torcal de Antequera (13 km)

    • Archidona (18 km) – minaret, square

    • Bobastro (54 km) – ruins

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    PARADOR DE ARCOS DE LA FRONTERA

    ARCOS DE LA FRONTERA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Arcos de la Frontera

    Plaza de Cabildo, s/n

    11630 Arcos de la Frontera

    Cádiz

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Former palace with panoramic views

    • 15 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 4 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Arcos de la Frontera – castle, palaces, churches, square

    • Medina Sidonia (38 km) – monuments, prehistoric paintings

    • Jerez (40 km) – sightseeing, wine cellars, dancing horses

    • Sierra de Grazalema (66 km) – scenery, castles

    • Pueblos Blancos – numerous white villages

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    PARADOR DE ARGÓMANIZ

    ARGÓMANIZ – BASQUE COUNTRY

    Address:

    Parador de Argómaniz

    Ctra. N-1, km 363

    01192 Argómaniz

    Álava

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Renaissance palace where Napoleon rested during Peninsular War

    • 53 twin bedded rooms

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Basilica de Nuestra Señora de Estíbaliz (4 km)

    • Vitoria-Gasteiz (12 km) – cathedral, tower, museum

    • Condado de Treviño (12 km) – geographic enclave

    • Salvatierra (25 km) – medieval-type village

    • Dolmen de Eguilaz o Aizkomendi (27 km)

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    PARADOR DE ARTIES

    ARTIES – CATALONIA

    Address:

    Parador de Arties

    Ctra. De Baqueira-Beret, s/n

    25599 Arties

    Lleida

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern mountain parador in local style

    • 38 twin bedded rooms, 9 doubles, 4 suites, 7 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, sauna, gymnasium, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Arties – castle, church

    • Arán Valley

    • Baqueira-Beret (7 km) – ski station

    • Boi Valley (40 km) – Romanesque art, ski stations

    • Aigües Tortes National Park (58 km)

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    PARADOR DE ÁVILA

    ÁVILA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Ávila

    Calle Marqués Canales de Chozas, 2

    05001 Ávila

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Former 16th century palace backing onto city walls

    • 46 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 6 singles, 4 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Ávila – cathedral, walls, churches, convent, monastery

    • Arévalo (51 km) – castle, churches

    • Sierra de Gredos (69 km) – scenery

    • Madrigal de las Altas Torres (80 km) – convent/palace

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    PARADOR DE AYAMONTE

    AYAMONTE – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Ayamonte

    Avda. de la Constitución, s/n

    21400 Ayamonte

    Huelva

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador in coastal area with panoramic views over Guadiana River

    • On the border of Spain and Portugal

    • 32 twin bedded rooms, 4 doubles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    • Nearby golf course and tennis courts

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Ayamonte – churches, temple

    • Guadiana River

    • Algarve, Portugal (12 km)

    • Huelva (52 km)

    • Village Routes along Guadiana River

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    PARADOR DE BAIONA

    BAIONA – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Baiona

    Castillo de Monterreal

    36300 Baiona

    Pontevedra

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Galician manor house within walls of medieval fortress

    • 92 twin bedded rooms, 13 doubles, 12 singles, 5 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, children´s playground

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Baiona – church, beaches

    • Islas Cíes – Natural Park

    • Oya (19 km) – monastery

    • A Guarda (31 km) – scenery

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    PARADOR DE BENAVENTE

    BENAVENTE – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Benavente

    Paseo de Ramón y Cajal, s/n

    49600 Benavente

    Zamora

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Restored 12th century castle

    • 29 twin bedded rooms, 4 doubles, 3 singles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Benavente – churches, hospital

    • Villafáfila Lakes (24 km) – aquatic birds

    • Villalpando (30 km) – churches, ruins, Tera Valley

    • Moreruela Monastery (40 km)

    • Zamora (65 km) – cathedral, castle, churches

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    PARADOR DE BENICARLÓ

    BENICARLÓ – VALENCIA

    Address:

    Parador de Benicarló

    Avda. Papa Luna, 5

    12580 Benicarló

    Castellón

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern building next to Benicarló beaches with panoramic coastal views

    • 89 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 2 singles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool tennis, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Peñiscola (8 km) – fortress

    • Benicasim (60 km) – beach, nearby monastery

    • Morella (75 km)

    • Maestrazgo

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    PARADOR DE BIELSA

    BIELSA – ARAGON

    Address:

    Parador de Bielsa

    Valle de la Pineta, s/n

    22360 Bielsa

    Huesca

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • In the Monte Perdido Nature Reserve in the Pyrenees

    • 25 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 8 suites, 1 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Bielsa (8 km) – townhall, church

    • Ainsa (34 km) – castle, church

    • Ordesa National Park (80 km)

    • Panticosa (120 km) – ski stations, health spa

    • Jaca (132 km) – ski stations

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    PARADOR DE CÁCERES

    CÁCERES – EXTREMADURA

    Address:

    Parador de Cáceres

    Calle Ancha, 6

    10003 Cáceres

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Former 14th century palace built on Arabic foundations

    • 18 twin bedded rooms, 13 doubles, 1 single, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cáceres – cathedral, palace, walls, churches

    • Trujillo (48 km) – palaces, churches, square

    • Alcántara (63 km) – Roman bridge, church

    • Mérida (68 km) – Roman theatre, amphitheatre, bridge, arch, museum

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    PARADOR DE CÁDIZ

    CÁDIZ – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Cádiz

    Duque de Nájera, 9

    11002 Cádiz

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador close to Mediterranean Sea with views of Bay of Cádiz

    • 113 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 8 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, garage

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cádiz – cathedral, churches, convents, park, Pópulo District

    • Puerto de Santa María (22 km) – castle, bullring

    • Jerez (36 km) – sightseeing, wine cellars, dancing horses

    • Vejer de la Frontera (54 km)

    • Sanlúcar de Barrameda (63 km) – palace, churches

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    PARADOR DE CALAHORRA

    CALAHORRA – LA RIOJA

    Address:

    Parador de Calahorra

    Paseo Mercadal, s/n

    26500 Calahorra

    La Rioja

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador in central park of town of La Rioja wine region

    • 52 twin bedded rooms, 1 double, 5 singles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Calahorra – cathedral, museum, church

    • Arnedo (17 km)

    • Logroño (49 km) – cathedral, palace, church, ruins

    • Santo Domingo de la Calzada (90 km) – cathedral, convent

    • Anguiano (94 km)

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    PARADOR DE CAMBADOS

    CAMBADOS – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Cambados

    Paseo de Cervantes, s/n

    36630 Cambados

    Pontevedra

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 17th century manor house overlooking the Ría de Arousa

    • 46 twin bedded rooms, 11 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis

    • Nearby golf course

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cambados

    • Playa de la Lanzada (17 km) – beach, 10th century tower

    • Catoira (21 km) – towers

    • Rianxo (30 km) – churches

    • Umia Valley - vineyards

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    PARADOR DE CAÑADAS DEL TEIDE

    LA OROTAVA – TENERIFE – CANARY ISLANDS

    Address:

    Parador de Cañadas del Teide

    38300 La Orotava

    Tenerife

    Canary Islands

    About the Parador:

    • Traditional-style house in nature area atop extinct volcano

    • 28 twin bedded rooms, 6 doubles, 1 single, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, sauna

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Teide Peak (3 km) – highest peak in Spain

    • La Orotava (42 km)

    • Puerto de la Cruz (48 km)

    • Icod de los Vinos (52 km)

    • Santa Cruz de Tenerife (70 km)

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    PARADOR DE CANGAS DE ONIS

    CANGAS DE ONIS – ASTURIAS

    Address:

    Parador de Cangas de Onís

    Villanueva

    33550 Cangas de Onís

    Asturias

    About the Parador:

    • 5 star hotel

    • Located on the banks of the River Sella in Villanueva

    • 53 twin bedded rooms, 9 doubles, 2 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus children´s play area

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cangas de Onís (2 km) – Santa Cruz and San Antonio Chapels

    • Covadonga – cave, museum, church

    • Picos de Europa Mountain Range

    • Prehistoric caves of Buxu and Tito Bustillo

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    PARADOR DE CARDONA

    CARDONA – CATALONIA

    Address:

    Parador de Cardona

    Castillo de Cardona

    08261 Cardona

    Barcelona

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 9th century castle with tower dating back to 2nd century

    • Hilltop parador dominating valley of River Cardoner

    • 42 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 2 singles, 3 suites, 2 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus gymnasium, sauna

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cardona – fortress, churches, museum

    • Solsona (18 km) – declared Monumental City

    • Berga (29 km) – old district, fortress, churches

    • Montserrat (50 km) – sanctuary, scenery

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    PARADOR DE CARMONA

    CARMONA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Carmona

    Alcázar, s/n

    41410 Carmona

    Seville

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 14th century Arabic fortress with panoramic views

    • 51 twin bedded rooms, 9 doubles, 3 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    • Nearby golf course

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Carmona – National Monument City

    • Itálica (40 km) – ruins

    • Osuna (50 km) - museums

    • Seville (44 km) – cathedral, tower, square, parks

    • Córdoba (109 km) – mosque/cathedral, Jewish quarter

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    PARADOR DE CAZORLA

    CAZORLA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Cazorla

    Calle El Sacejo

    23470 Cazorla

    Jaén

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Andalusian mountain lodge in middle of Cazorla National Park

    • 32 twin bedded rooms, 2 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cazorla – fortresses

    • Sierra de Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas – Natural Reserves

    • La Iruela (2 km) – castle

    • Peal de Becerro (15 km)

    • Quesada (20 km) – churches, museums

  • PARADOR DE CERVERA DE PISUERGA

    CERVERA DE PISUERGA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga

    Ctra. de la Resoba, km 2,5

    34840 Cervera de Pisuerga

    Palencia

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • 5 storey hunting lodge with panoramic views

    • In the foothills of the Picos de Europa overlooking the Ruesga Reservoir

    • 64 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 8 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cervera de Pisuerga – church, museum

    • San Salvador de Catamuda (15 km) – 16th century houses, church

    • Brañosera (20 km) – church, forest

    • Aguilar de Campo (24 km) – churches, monastery

    • Frómista (82 km) – church, on Santiago Route

    • Romanesque Route

    • Reservoirs Route

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    PARADOR DE CEUTA

    CEUTA – CEUTA

    Address:

    Parador de Ceuta

    Plaza Virgen de África, 15

    11701 Ceuta

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern building backing onto ancient Royal Walls

    • Panoramic views of sea and city centre

    • 67 twin bedded rooms, 4 doubles, 6 singles, 29 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, garage

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Ceuta – cathedral, Royal Walls, fortress

    • Tetuán (38 km) – medina, Royal Palace, museums

    • Martil y Cabo Negro (38 km) – beaches

    • Tangier (63 km) – mosque, palace

    • Xauen (102 km) – medina, mosque

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    PARADOR DE CHINCHÓN

    CHINCHÓN – MADRID

    Address:

    Parador de Chinchón

    Avda. Generalísimo, 1

    28370 Chinchón

    Madrid

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 17th century Augustinian monastery

    • 36 twin bedded rooms, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Chinchón – castle, church, main square

    • Colmenar de Oreja (6 km) – picturesque village

    • Aranjuez (22 km) – palace, gardens

    • Madrid (45 km) – sightseeing, museums, shops

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    PARADOR DE CIUDAD RODRIGO

    CIUDAD RODRIGO – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Ciudad Rodrigo

    Plaza del Castillo, 1

    37500 Ciudad Rodrigo

    Salamanca

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 14th century ivy-covered castle

    • 21 twin bedded rooms, 12 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Ciudad Rodrigo – declared Monumental City

    • Portugal (30 km)

    • La Alberca (50 km) – typical village of the area

    • Béjar (94 km)

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    PARADOR DE CÓRDOBA

    CÓRDOBA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Córdoba

    Avda. de la Arruzafa, 33

    14012 Córdoba

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador on site of summer palace of Arab caliph

    • 82 twin bedded rooms, 4 doubles, 2 singles, 6 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis

    • Nearby golf course

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Córdoba – mosque/cathedral, Roman bridge, alcázar, Jewish district

    • Medina Azahara – ruins

    • Montilla (46 km) – wine district

    • Aguilar de la Frontera (53 km) – main square, church

    • Palma del Río (55 km) – convent

    • Lora del Río (60 km) – townhall

    • Pedroches Valley – wildlife reserve and oak forest

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    PARADOR DE CUENCA

    CUENCA – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Cuenca

    Haz del Huécar, s/n

    16001 Cuenca

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 16th century convent overlooking Hoz del Huecar gorge and town

    • 54 twin bedded rooms, 7 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, sauna, tennis, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Cuenca – cathedral, hanging houses, museum

    • Ciudad Encantada (35 km) – rock formations

    • Las Torcas (42 km) – rock formations

    • El Hosquillo (77 km) – National Reserve Park

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    PARADOR DE EL HIERRO

    EL HIERRO – CANARY ISLANDS

    Address:

    Parador de El Hierro

    Las Playas, 26

    38900 Valverde

    Isla de El Hierro

    Canary Islands

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Traditional Canary-style building, next to sea, opposite Roque de Bonanza

    • 35 twin bedded rooms, 11 doubles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, sauna

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Valverde (22 km) – savins, giant trees

    • Garoe (34 km) – Holy Tree

    • Sabinosa (63 km) – savins

    • Orchilla (68 km) – light-house

    • Salmor Rocks

    • Route of Restinga

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    PARADOR DE EL SALER

    EL SALER – VALENCIA

    Address:

    Parador de El Saler

    Avda. de los Pinares, 53

    46012 El Saler

    Valencia

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador with world-famous, 18-hole golf course, close to sea

    • 58 twin bedded rooms

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, sauna, football pitch, golf

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • La Albufera (1 km) – Natural Park

    • Manises (2 km) – ceramics

    • Valencia (16 km) – cathedral, tower, palaces, Science City

    • Sagunto (25 km) – castle, acropolis, Roman theatre and temple

    • Cullera, Gandia, Xàtiba – beaches

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    PARADOR DE FERROL

    FERROL – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de El Ferrol

    Plaza Almirante Fernández Martín, s/n

    15401 O Ferrol

    A Coruña

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Traditional Galician manor house overlooking port of El Ferrol

    • 27 twin bedded rooms, 6 doubles, 3 singles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • El Ferrol – cathedral, castle, church

    • La Coruña (67 km) – old district, Tower of Hercules

    • Betanzos (38 km)

    • San Andrés de Teixido (49 km)

    • Ortigueira (51 km)

    • Costa de Morte

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    PARADOR DE FUENTE DÉ

    FUENTE DÉ – CANTABRIA

    Address:

    Parador de Fuente Dé

    39588 Fuente Dé

    Cantabria

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Modern mountain retreat in foothills of Picos de Europa

    • 54 twin bedded rooms, 18 doubles, 6 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Áliva – scenery

    • Picos de Europa – National Park

    • Potes (23 km) – towers, church, convent

    • Santo Toribio de Liébana (25 km) – monastery

    • Lebeña (32 km) – church

    • Cabuérniga Valley (79 km) – picturesque villages, Saja Reserve

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    PARADOR DE GIJÓN

    GIJÓN – ASTURIAS

    Address:

    Parador de Gijón

    Parque de Isabel La Católica, s/n

    33203 Gijón

    Asturias

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 100-year-old water mill in beautiful surroundings

    • Close to San Lorenzo Beach

    • 34 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 1 single

    • Usual hotel facilities

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Gijón – main square, townhall, palace, church, beach

    • Oviedo (28 km) – cathedral, squares, churches

    • Tazones (28 km) – fishing port

    • Cabo de Peñas (30 km) – fishing village

    • Covadonga – sanctuary

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    PARADOR DE GRANADA

    GRANADA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Granada

    Real de la Alhambra, s/n

    18009 Granada

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 14th century monastery and part of the Alhambra Palace

    • Spain´s most popular parador

    • 32 twin bedded rooms, 2 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Granada – Alhambra, Generalife, palace, Albaicín, cathedral, Sacramonte

    • Sierra Nevada (31 km) – ski resort

    • Guadix (47 km) – palaces, churches, castle

    • Loja (56 km) – minaret, church

    • Baza (107 km) – minaret, baths

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    PARADOR DE GREDOS

    NAVARREDONDA DE GREDOS – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Gredos

    Carretera Barraco-Béjar, km 43

    05132 Navarredonda de Gredos

    Ávila

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Built in 1928 as the first parador with panoramic mountain and valley views

    • 56 twin bedded rooms, 14 doubles, 4 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus tennis, children´s play area, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Circo de Gredos (12 km)

    • El Barco de Ávila (35 km) – castle, picturesque architecture

    • Mombeltrán (37 km) – castle

    • Arenas de San Pedro (43 km) – castle, convent, caves, bridge

    • Tiétar Valley – scenery

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    PARADOR DE GUADALUPE

    GUADALUPE – EXTREMADURA

    Address:

    Parador de Guadalupe

    Marqués de la Romana, 10

    10140 Guadalupe

    Cáceres

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 15th century hospital building

    • 26 twin bedded rooms, 14 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Guadalupe – monastery

    • Cañamero (17 km) – vineyards

    • Logrosán (29 km) – prehistoric remains

    • Cáceres (133 km) – palace, cathedral, walls, square, Jewish district

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    PARADOR DE HONDARRIBIA

    HONDARRIBIA – BASQUE COUNTRY

    Address:

    Parador de Hondarribia

    Plaza de Armas, 14

    20280 Hondarribia/Fuenterrabia

    Guipúzcoa

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 10th century fortress with views over the beaches of France

    • 29 twin bedded rooms, 3 doubles, 4 singles

    • No air-conditioning or restaurant, although there is one 2 minutes walk away

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Hondarribia – old district, churches, beaches

    • Mount Jaizkibel and Guadalupe Sanctuary (5 km)

    • Pasajes de San Juan (10 km) – fishing village, palace, church, square

    • San Sebastián (20 km) – old district, La Concha Beach, port

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    PARADOR DE JAÉN

    JAÉN – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Jaén

    Castillo de Santa Catalina

    23001 Jaén

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 13th century Arab fortress with panoramic views

    • 31 twin bedded rooms, 6 doubles, 8 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Jaén – cathedral, minaret, arch, Arab baths

    • Martos (25 km) – castle, townhall

    • Baeza (48 km) – cathedral, palace, townhall

    • Alcalá la Real (62 km) – castle, church, tower

    • Sierra de Cazorla, Segura y Las Villas (104 km) – Natural Park

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    PARADOR DE JARANDILLA DE LA VERA

    JARANDILLA DE LA VERA – EXTREMADURA

    Address:

    Parador de Jarandilla de la Vera

    Avda. García Prieto, 1

    10450 Jarandilla de la Vera

    Cáceres

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 15th century castle later converted in a palace, in beautiful settings

    • 35 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 10 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, children´s playground

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Jarandilla de la Vera – bridge, church

    • Yuste Monastery (12 km)

    • Plasencia (50 km) – cathedral, palaces, walls

    • Hervás (64 km) – Jewish district

    • Jerte Valley – cherry blossom

    • Monfrague National Park

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    PARADOR DE JÁVEA

    JÁVEA – VALENCIA

    Address:

    Parador de Jávea

    Playa Arenal, 2

    03730 Jávea

    Alicante

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador overlooking Mediterranean Sea, north Costa Blanca

    • 70 twin bedded rooms

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, sauna, children´s play area

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Javea – churches, Ethnographic Museum, beaches

    • Calpe (24 km) – Peñón de Ifach, natural park, beaches

    • Altea (32 km) – picturesque Mediterranean town

    • Guadalest (62 km)

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    PARADOR DE LA GOMERA

    LA GOMERA – CANARY ISLANDS

    Address:

    Parador de La Gomera

    Cerro de la Horca, s/n

    3880 San Sebastián de la Gomera

    Isla de La Gomera

    Canary Islands

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Canary Island manor house

    • Panoramic views over Ocean to Island of Tenerife and Mount Teide

    • 52 twin bedded rooms, 6 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • San Sebastián de La Gomera – Conde Tower, church, Columbus House

    • Garajonay National Park – World Heritage Site

    • Garajonay Peak

    • Gran Rey Valley

    • Vallehermoso Rock

    • El Cedro Forest

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    PARADOR DE LA PALMA

    BRENA BAJA, LA PALMA – CANARY ISLANDS

    Address:

    Parador de la Palma

    Ctra. de el Zumacal, s/n

    38720 Breña Baja

    La Palma

    Canary Islands

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Typical Canary Island building with exotic gardens

    • 65 twin bedded rooms, 13 doubles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus gymnasium, sauna

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Santa Cruz de La Palma – National Historic-Artistic Ensemble

    • Caldera de Tabunente – National Park

    • Llanos de Aridane

    • Limetrees Forest

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    PARADOR DE LA SEU D´URGELL

    LA SEU D´URGELL – CATALONIA

    Address:

    Parador de La Seu d´Urgell

    Carrer Sant Domenec, 6

    25700 La Seu d´Urgell

    Lleida

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Modern cloisters next to the cathedral

    • 60 twin bedded rooms, 12 doubles, 6 singles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, sauna, solarium, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • La Seu d´Urgell – cathedral, churches, townhall

    • Sant Joan de l´Erm (3 km) – ski station

    • Andorra (10 km) – ski-ing, scenery, shopping

    • Aigües Tortes Natural Park (90 km)

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    PARADOR DE LEÓN

    LEÓN – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de León

    Hostal de San Marcos

    Plaza de San Marcos, 7

    24001 León

    About the Parador:

    • 5 star hotel

    • 12th century monastery rebuilt in 16th century as Renaissance hospital

    • 195 twin bedded rooms, 15 doubles, 16 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • León – cathedral, churches, palaces, museum

    • Valle del Silencio (21 km) – ancient refuge, monastery

    • Astorga (47 km) – cathedral, palace, walls

    • Castrillo de los Polvazares (51 km)

    • Ponferrada (100 km) – castle, townhall

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    PARADOR DE LERMA

    LERMA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Lerma

    Plaza Mayor, 1

    09340 Lerma

    Burgos

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 15th century ducal palace overlooking the town of Lerma

    • 37 twin bedded rooms, 23 doubles, 7 singles, 2 suites, 1 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage, internet access

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • 18-hole Lerma Golf Course (5 km)

    • Covarrubias (22 km) – churches, squares

    • La Yecla – gorge

    • 18th century Monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos

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    PARADOR DE LIMPIAS

    LIMPIAS – CANTABRIA

    Address:

    Parador de Limpias

    Fuente del Amor, s/n

    39820 Limpias

    Cantabria

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 19th century palace in 5 hectares of parkland

    • 60 twin bedded rooms, 5 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, paddle

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Santander (47 km)

    • Bilbao (65 km)

    • Altamira Caves – prehistoric paintings

    • Laredo

    • Cabárceno

  • PARADOR DE MÁLAGA-GIBRALFARO

    MÁLAGA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Málaga-Gibralfaro

    Castillo de Gibralfaro, s/n

    29016 Málaga

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • On Mount Gibralfaro, opposite citadel, overlooking harbour

    • 33 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    • Guests can use facilities of Málaga´s Golf Parador

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Málaga – cathedral, Alcazaba, museum, Roman theatre

    • Rincón de la Victoria (6 km) – beaches, Tesoro Caves

    • Mijas (25 km) – Arab villa, beach and mountain views

    • Marbella (35 km) – international tourist centre

    • Nerja (50 km) – caves

    • Ronda (92 km) - Roman bridge, walls, Arab baths, bullring

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    PARADOR DE MÁLAGA GOLF

    MÁLAGA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Málaga del Golf

    Ctra. de Málaga a Cádiz

    Cruce de Churriana

    29080 Málaga

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador not far from sea with 18-hole golf course

    • 56 twin bedded rooms, 4 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, 2 tennis courts, football pitch, garage

    • 3 kilometres from Málaga Airport

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Málaga (12 km) – cathedral, Alcazaba, museum, Roman theatre

    • Rincón de la Victoria (16 km) – beaches, Tesoro Caves

    • Mijas (16 km) – Arab villa, beach and mountain views

    • Marbella (45 km) – international tourist centre

    • Nerja (64 km) – caves

    • Ronda (110 km) - Roman bridge, walls, Arab baths, bullring

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    PARADOR DE MANZANARES

    MANZANARES – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Manzanares

    Autovía Madrid-Andalucia, km 174

    13200 Manzanares

    Ciudad Real

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • La Mancha-style country house

    • Located between two beautiful nature reserves

    • 45 twin bedded rooms, 6 doubles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, children´s play area, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Manzanares – castle, churches

    • San Carlos de Valle (20 km) – main square

    • Valdepeñas wine cellars (20 km)

    • Daimiel (23 km) – Las Tablas de Daimiel National Park

    • Villanueva de los Infantes (40 km) – main square, townhall, churches

    • Lakes of Ruidera (50 km) – Nature Reserve

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    PARADOR DE MAZAGÓN

    MAZAGÓN – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Mazagón

    Ctra. Huelva-Matalascañas, km 24

    21130 Mazagón

    Huelva

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador facing the sea and Mazagón Beach

    • Surrounded by Doñana Nature Reserve

    • 53 twin bedded rooms, 9 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, gymnasium, children´s play area

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Palos de la Frontera (19 km) – church

    • La Rábida Monastery (22 km)

    • Doñana Nature Reserve (25 km)

    • Moguer (26 km) – white village, convent

    • Niebla (47 km) – castle, walls, Roman ruins

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    PARADOR DE MELILLA

    MELILLA – MELILLA

    Address:

    Parador de Melilla

    Avda. Cándida Lobera, s/n

    29801 Melilla

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Overlooks town, bay and beaches of this Spanish possession in North Africa

    • 33 twin bedded rooms, 3 doubles, 4 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Melilla – Santiago Gate, church, palace, beaches

    • Ras el Ma (71 km) – salt marshes, flamencos

    • Hernandez Park

    • Lobera Park

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    PARADOR DE MÉRIDA

    MÉRIDA – EXTREMADURA

    Address:

    Parador de Mérida

    Plaza de la Constitución, 3

    06800 Mérida

    Badajoz

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 18th century convent with Roman, Mudéjar and Visigoth elements

    • 70 twin bedded rooms, 9 doubles, 3 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, gymnasium, sauna, garage

    • Nearby golf course

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Mérida – Roman theatre, amphitheatre, bridge, aqueduct

    • Badajoz (60 km) – cathedral, minaret, old district

    • Villafranca de los Barros (65 km) – church

    • Cáceres (70 km) – declared Monumental City

    • Trujillo (90 km) – castle, main square, palace

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    PARADOR DE MOJÁCAR

    MOJÁCAR – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Mojácar

    Playa de Mojácar, s/n

    04638 Mojácar

    Almeria

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador fronting onto Mediterranean and Mojácar Beach

    • 78 twin bedded rooms, 11 doubles, 9 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, children´s playground

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Mojácar – watch towers, castle, fortified church, city gate

    • Garrucha (5 km) – beaches

    • Vera (15 km) – church, townhall, towers

    • Carboneras (23 km) – picturesque village with castle ruins and views

    • Nijar (58 km) – ruins

    • Cabo de Gata (79 km) – National Maritime Park

    • Almanzora Caves

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    PARADOR DE MONFORTE DE LEMOS

    MONFORTE DE LEMOS – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Monforte de Lemos

    Plaza Luís de Góngora y Argote, s/n

    27400 Monforte de Lemos

    Lugo

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Monastery located at the highest point of Monforte de Lemos

    • 38 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 4 suites, 3 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, sauna, jacuzzi, internet connection

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Romanesque Route

    • Route of the Monasteries

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    PARADOR DE NERJA

    NERJA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Nerja

    Calle Almuñécar, 8

    29780 Nerja

    Málaga

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Located on a cliff above the Mediterranean Sea

    • 84 twin bedded rooms, 12 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, table tennis, children´s playground

    • Nearby horse riding

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Nerja – caves, bays and beaches

    • Frigiliana (6 km) – Arab-style village

    • Almuñécar (23 km) – Roman aqueduct, castle, beaches

    • Vélez-Málaga (25 km) – minaret, churches, palaces

    • Salobreña (41 km) – castle, views

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    PARADOR DE OLITE

    OLITE – NAVARRE

    Address:

    Parador de Olite

    Plaza de los Teobaldos, 2

    31390 Olite

    Navarra

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • 15th century castle in Pyrenees region

    • 33 twin bedded rooms, 2 doubles, 1 single, 7 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Olite – palaces, churches, old district

    • Artajana (17 km) – walls, church

    • Ujué (19 km) – medieval villa

    • Puente la Reina (25 km) – bridge, churches

    • Oliva Monastery (34 km)

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    PARADOR DE OROPESA

    OROPESA – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Oropesa

    Plaza del Palacio, 1

    45560 Oropesa

    Toledo

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 14th century castle later converted into a palace

    • 39 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 4 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Lagartera (2 km) – church

    • Puente del Arzobispo (15 km) – bridge, church, tower, ceramics

    • Candeleda (30 km) – prehistoric necropolis

    • Talavera de la Reina (32 km) – churches

    • Mombeltrán (63 km) – castle, church, hospital

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    PARADOR DE PLASENCIA

    PLASENCIA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Plasencia

    Plaza San Vicente Ferrer, s/n

    10600 Plasencia

    Cáceres

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Former 15th century Convent of Santo Domingo in historic centre

    • 9 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 49 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Plasencia – cathedral, palaces, walls, gates, bridges

    • Cáceres – cathedral, churches, palaces, walls

    • Trujillo – castle, main square, palace

    • Monfrague Natural Park

    • Jerte Valley – cherry blossom

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    PARADOR DE PONTEVEDRA

    PONTEVEDRA – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Pontevedra

    Calle Barón, 19

    36002 Pontevedra

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 16th century palace in historic centre

    • 31 twin bedded rooms, 11 doubles, 3 singles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Pontevedra – cathedral, squares, nearby monastery

    • Combarro (7 km) – fishing village

    • Armenteira (21 km) – monastery

    • Vigo (24 km) – cathedral and nearby Islas Cíes

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    PARADOR DE PUEBLA DE SANABRIA

    PUEBLA DE SANABRIA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Puebla de Sanabria

    Ctra. del Lago, 18

    49300 Puebla de Sanabria

    Zamora

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Modern parador amongst beautiful landscapes bordering on Portugal

    • 27 twin bedded rooms, 12 doubles, 5 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Puebla de Sanabria – castle, church, townhall

    • Sanabria Lake (12 km) – Natural Park

    • Braganza (42 km) – castle, churches

    • Benavente (84 km) – churches, hospital, main square

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    PARADOR DE PUERTO LUMBRERAS

    PUERTO LUMBRERAS – MURCIA

    Address:

    Parador de Puerto Lumbreras

    Avda. de Juan Carlos 1, 77

    30890 Puerto Lumbreras

    Murcia

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Traditional Mediterranean-style building 25 km from sea and beaches

    • 43 twin bedded rooms, 9 doubles, 8 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, children´s play area, garage

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Lorca (19 km) – castle, churches, museum, townhall

    • Águilas (28 km) – fortress, beaches

    • Mazarrón (76 km) – beaches

    • Caravaca de la Cruz (78 km) – castle/fortress, churches, sanctuary

    • Murcia (83 km) – cathedral, museum, casino, convent, monastery

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    PARADOR DE RIBADEO

    RIBADEO – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Ribadeo

    Calle Amador Fernández, 7

    27700 Ribadeo

    Lugo

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Galician manor house with views over the Eo Estuary

    • 36 twin bedded rooms, 4 doubles, 3 singles, 1 suite, 2 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Ribadeo – Fort San Damián, Dos Santos Bridge

    • Cathedrals Beach (5 km)

    • Castropol

    • Figueras - museums

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    PARADOR DE RONDA

    RONDA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Ronda

    Plaza de España, s/n

    29400 Ronda

    Málaga

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Former townhall on edge of 120 metre-deep gorge

    • 65 twin bedded rooms, 4 doubles, 1 suite, 8 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Ronda – bridge, cathedral, minaret, palace, bullring

    • Pileta Cave (14 km) – prehistoric paintings

    • Acinipo (15 km) – ruins

    • Nieves Natural Park (20 km)

    • Málaga (120 km) – cathedral, port, Mount Gibralfaro, museum

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    PARADOR DE SALAMANCA

    SALAMANCA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Salamanca

    Calle Teso de la Feria, 2

    37008 Salamanca

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador opposite city centre with panoramic views

    • 67 twin bedded rooms, 22 doubles, 5 suites, 2 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, gymnasium, sauna, turkish baths

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Salamanca – university, cathedrals, palaces, main square, House of Shells

    • Alba de Tormes (22 km) – convent

    • Béjar (74 km) – ducal palace, churches

    • La Alberca (79 km) – picturesque village

    • Valle de Las Batuecas (85 km) – monastery

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    PARADOR DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – REIS CATÓLICOS

    SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Santiago de Compostela

    Hotel de los Reyes Católicos

    Plaza del Obradoiro, 1

    15705 Santiago de Compostela

    A Coruña

    About the Parador:

    • 5 star hotel

    • 15th century Royal Hospital which gave shelter to pilgrims

    • Located next to famous Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

    • 105 twin bedded rooms, 14 doubles, 12 singles, 6 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Santiago de Compostela – cathedral, palaces, churches, museums

    • Iria Flavia (19 km) – churches

    • Padrón (20 km) – museum, views

    • Noya (36 km) – churches

    • A Coruña (62 km) – old district, tower, churches, galleries, gardens

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    PARADOR DE SANTILLANA DEL MAR

    SANTILLANA DEL MAR – CANTABRIA

    Address:

    Parador de Santillana del Mar

    Plaza Ramón Pelayo, s/n

    39330 Santillana del Mar

    Cantabria

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Newly-built Cantabrian manor house in beautifully well-preserved town

    • 25 twin bedded rooms, 1 double, 2 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus sauna, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Santillana del Mar – declared National Monument

    • Altamira Caves (3 km) – prehistoric paintings

    • Suances (10 km) – beaches

    • Comillas (11 km) – palace, university, church

    • San Vicente de La Barquera (27 km) – bridge, castle, church, ruins

    • Santander (30 km) – cathedral, palace, church, El Sardinero Beach

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    PARADOR DE SANTILLANA GIL BLAS

    SANTILLANA DEL MAR – CANTABRIA

    Address:

    Parador de Santillana Gil Blas

    Plaza Ramón Pelayo, 11

    39330 Santillana del Mar

    Cantabria

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 15th century Barreda-Bracho ancestral home in town centre

    • 15 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 3 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Santillana del Mar – declared National Monument

    • Altamira Caves (3 km) – prehistoric paintings

    • Suances (10 km) – beaches

    • Comillas (11 km) – palace, university, church

    • San Vicente de La Barquera (27 km) – bridge, castle, church, ruins

    • Santander (30 km) – cathedral, palace, church, El Sardinero Beach

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    PARADOR DE SANTO DOMINGO BERNARDO DE FRESNEDA

    SANTO DOMINGO DE LA CALZADA – LA RIOJA

    Address:

    Parador de Santo Domingo Bernardo de Fresneda

    Plaza de San Francisco, 1

    26250 Santo Domingo de la Calzada

    La Rioja

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Restored Convent of San Francisco, part of Santiago Pilgrimage Route

    • 29 twin bedded rooms, 22 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Santo Domingo de la Calzada – cathedral, convents

    • San Millán de la Cogolla (20 km) – monasteries

    • Valdezcaray (22 km) – ski station

    • Logroño (42 km) – cathedral, churches

    • Valvanera (54 km) – Benedictine Abbey

    • Sierra de la Demanda (55 km) – scenery, landscapes

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    PARADOR DE SANTO DOMINGO DE LA CALZADA

    SANTO DOMINGO DE LA CALZADA – LA RIOJA

    Address:

    Parador de Santo Domingo de la Calzada

    Plaza del Santo, 3

    34005 Santo Domingo de la Calzada

    La Rioja

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 12th century hospital on Santiago Way

    • 52 twin bedded rooms, 7 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus gymnasium, sauna, garage

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Santo Domingo de la Calzada – cathedral, convents

    • San Millán de la Cogolla (20 km) – monasteries

    • Valdezcaray (22 km) – ski station

    • Logroño (42 km) – cathedral, churches

    • Valvanera (54 km) – Benedictine Abbey

    • Sierra de la Demanda (55 km) – scenery, landscapes

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    PARADOR DE SANTO ESTEVO

    NOGUEIRA DE RAMUIN – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Santo Estevo

    Monasterio de Santo Estevo

    32162 Nogueira de Ramuín

    Ourense

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Reformed 8th century monastery in natural surroundings

    • Declared Historic-Artistic Monument

    • 46 twin bedded rooms, 21 doubles, 6 singles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus golf, internet access, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Ourense (30 km)

    • Monforte de Lemos (33 km)

    • Catamaran Route

    • Route of the Vantage Points

    • Romanesque Route

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    PARADOR DE SEGOVIA

    SEGOVIA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Segovia

    Ctra. de Valladolid, s/n

    40003 Segovia

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador with panoramic views of the city

    • 77 twin bedded rooms, 16 doubles, 13 singles, 7 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pools, tennis, gymnasium, sauna, garage

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Segovia – Roman aqueduct, cathedral, minaret, churches, monastery

    • Zamarramala (4 km)

    • La Granja de San lldefonso (11 km) – palace, gardens

    • Riofrío Palace (15 km)

    • Pedraza de la Sierra (35 km) – picturesque village

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    PARADOR DE SIGÜENZA

    SIGÜENZA – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Sigüenza

    Plaza del Castillo, s/n

    19250 Sigüenza

    Guadalajara

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Restored 12th century castle, originating in 5th century

    • 64 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 5 singles, 4 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus gymnasium, sauna

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Sigüenza – cathedral, churches, museum

    • Palazuelos (5 km) – castle, walls

    • Carabias (8 km) – picturesque village

    • Medinaceli (20 km) – Roman arch, church, main square

    • Atienza (31 km) – declared of Historic-Artistic interest

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    PARADOR DE SORIA

    SORIA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Soria

    Parque del Castillo

    42005 Soria

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador with panoramic views over city and Duero River

    • 61 twin bedded rooms, 6 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Soria – cathedral, palaces, Romanesque buildings

    • Numancia (7 km) – ruins

    • Calatañazor (31 km) – medieval-type village

    • Almazán (35 km) – palace, church, walls

    • El Burgo de Osma (58 km) – cathedral, university, hospital

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    PARADOR DE SOS DEL REY CATÓLICO

    SOS DEL REY CATÓLICO – ARAGON

    Address:

    Parador de Sos del Rey Católico

    Calle Arquitecto Sainz de Vicuña, 1

    50680 Sos del Rey Católico

    Zaragoza

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Traditional Aragonese-style building with views to Pyrenees

    • 51 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 2 singles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Sos del Rey Católico – declared Historic-Artistic interest

    • Leire (21 km) – monastery, pantheon

    • Sangüesa (22 km) – church

    • Uncastillo (24 km) – church

    • Ejea de los Caballeros (54 km) – tower

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    PARADOR DE TERUEL

    TERUEL – ARAGON

    Address:

    Parador de Teruel

    Ctra. de Zaragoza, s/n

    44080 Teruel

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Mudéjar-style palace

    • 42 twin bedded rooms, 12 doubles, 6 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Teruel – cathedral, churches, townhall, square

    • Sierra de Javalambre – scenery

    • Albarracín (29 km) – cathedral, main square, churches, walls

    • Alcalá de la Selva (40 km) – Picos de Urbión

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    PARADOR DE TOLEDO

    TOLEDO – CASTILLA-LA MANCHA

    Address:

    Parador de Toledo

    Cerro del Emperador, s/n

    45002 Toledo

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Manor house on Emperor´s Hill with superb views of Toledo and River Tajo

    • 56 twin bedded rooms, 14 doubles, 4 singles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Toledo – cathedral, churches, synagogues, El Greco Museum

    • Illescas (36 km) – El Greco paintings in local church

    • Esquivias (44 km) – church, birthplace of Cervantes´ wife

    • Aranjuez (44 km) – Royal Palace, gardens

    • Consuegra (62 km) – castle, windmills

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    PARADOR DE TORDESILLAS

    TORDESILLAS – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Tordesillas

    Ctra. de Salamanca, 5

    471000 Tordesillas

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern parador in manor-house style

    • 39 twin bedded rooms, 27 doubles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Tordesillas – monastery, churches, Houses of the Treaty

    • Medina del Campo (23 km) – castle, palace, church

    • Valladolid (28 km) – churches, museum

    • Toro (33 km) – convent, churches, bullring, Sangre de Toro wine

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    PARADOR DE TORTOSA

    TORTOSA – CATALONIA

    Address:

    Parador de Tortosa

    Castillo de la Zuda, s/n

    43500 Tortosa

    Tarragona

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Converted 10th century castle

    • 54 twin bedded rooms, 8 doubles, 10 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Tortosa – cathedral, palaces, museums, Jewish quarter

    • Delta del Ebro (15 km) – natural park, migratory birds

    • Valderrobres (84 km) – castle, church, bridge

    • Tarragona (85 km) – cathedral, aqueduct, Roman ruins, bridge, arch

    • Alcañiz (106 km) – townhall, churches

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    PARADOR DE TRUJILLO

    TRUJILLO – EXTREMADURA

    Address:

    Parador de Trujillo

    Santa Beatriz de Silva, 1

    10200 Trujillo

    Cáceres

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 16th century Santa Clara Convent

    • 43 twin bedded rooms, 5 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Trujillo – declared Monumental Town

    • Cáceres (48 km) – cathedral, palaces, churches, square

    • Logrosán (57 km) – church

    • Guadalupe (78 km) – monastery

    • Sierra de Montánchez – Serrano hams

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    PARADOR DE TUI

    TUI – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Tui

    Ctra. de Portugal, s/n

    36700 Tui

    Pontevedra

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Traditional Galician-style manor house bordering on Portugal

    • 19 twin bedded rooms, 7 doubles, 2 singles, 2 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, tennis

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Tui – cathedral, churches, Bishop´s Palace

    • Valenca (1 km) – Portuguese walled city

    • Goyán (15 km)

    • A Guarda (27 km) – picturesque port, church, tower

    • Santa Tecla (30 km) – mountain

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    PARADOR DE ÚBEDA

    ÚBEDA – ANDALUSIA

    Address:

    Parador de Úbeda

    Plaza Vázquez de Molina, 1

    23400 Úbeda

    Jaén

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 16th century Renaissance palace of Don Fernando Ortego Salido

    • 22 twin bedded rooms, 13 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Úbeda – Monumental Town

    • Baeza (10 km) – palace, cathedral, square

    • Andújar (26 km) – church, sanctuary

    • Jaén (50 km) – cathedral, monastery, arch, temple

    • Linares (69 km) – ruins, museum, crypt

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    PARADOR DE VERÍN

    VERÍN – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Verín

    32600 Verín

    Ourense

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Galician-style manor house with fortified tower and panoramic views

    • 21 twin bedded rooms, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Verín – castle, fortress

    • Chaves

    • Allariz (53 km) – architecture

    • Ourense (73 km) – bridge, burgers, cloisters

    • Invernadeiro Natural Park

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    PARADOR DE VIC-SAU

    VIC-SAU – CATALONIA

    Address:

    Parador de Vic-Sau

    Paraje el Bach de Sau

    08500 Vic

    Barcelona

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Former Catalan farmhouse with views of lake

    • 23 twin bedded rooms, 10 doubles, 4 singles, 2 suites, 2 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool tennis

    • Nearby golf course

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Vic – cathedral, Roman temple, square, museum, palace

    • Santa María de Corcó (16 km) – Romanesque monuments

    • Rupit (32 km) – Romanesque monuments

    • Ripoll (38 km) – monastery

    • Berga (59 km) – ski station

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    PARADOR DE VIELHA

    VIELHA – CATALONIA

    Address:

    Parador de Vielha

    Ctra. del Túnel, s/n

    25530 Vielha

    Lleida

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern mountain parador in Catalan Pyrenees with superb views

    • 87 twin bedded rooms, 7 doubles, 24 duplex

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool, full spa complex, garage

    • Facilities for the disabled

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Vielha – Romanesque churches, museum, Ice Palace

    • Hospital de Vielha (7 km) – old hospice with pretty views

    • Lakes Colomer and Saburedo (13 km)

    • Aran Valley

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    PARADOR DE VILALBA

    VILALBA – GALICIA

    Address:

    Parador de Vilalba

    Valeriano Valdesuso, s/n

    27800 Vilalba

    Lugo

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • Modern extension built on 14th century Galician tower

    • 35 twin bedded rooms, 13 doubles

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus gymnasium, sauna

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Mondoñedo (34 km) – cathedral, church, square

    • Lugo (36 km) – Roman walls, cathedral

    • Betanzos (63 km) – townhall, church, walls

    • Vivero (63 km) – medieval-type village

    • Ferrol (68 km) – castle, casino, church, monastery

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    PARADOR DE VILLAFRANCA DEL BIERZO

    VILLAFRANCA DEL BIERZO – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo

    Avda. de Calvo Sotelo, s/n

    24500 Villafranca del Bierzo

    León

    About the Parador:

    • 3 star hotel

    • Modern vine-covered country house

    • 28 twin bedded rooms, 10 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus children´s playground, garage

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Villafranca – Historic-Artistic Monument, part of Santiago Route

    • Ponferrada (21 km) – castle, bridge

    • Los Ancares (30 km) – National Reserve

    • O Cebreiro (30 km) – pre-Romanesque churches, Celtic huts

    • Las Médulas (42 km) – Roman gold mines

  • PARADOR DE ZAFRA

    ZAFRA – EXTREMADURA

    Address:

    Parador de Zafra

    Plaza del Corazón de María, 7

    06300 Zafra

    Badajoz

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 15th century castle of Dukes of Feria

    • 37 twin bedded rooms, 7 doubles, 1 suite

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Zafra – church, squares, convent, hospital

    • Feria (19 km) – regional architecture

    • Almendralejo (26 km) – church, palaces

    • Salvatierra de los Barros (28 km) – castle

    • Jerez de los Caballeros (39 km) – castle, churches

    • Route of the Duchy of Feria

    • Route of the Templars

  • PARADOR DE ZAMORA

    ZAMORA – CASTILLA Y LEÓN

    Address:

    Parador de Zamora

    Plaza de Viriato, 5

    49001 Zamora

    About the Parador:

    • 4 star hotel

    • 15th century Renaissance palace built on ruins of Arab fortress

    • 41 twin bedded rooms, 5 doubles, 6 suites

    • Usual hotel facilities, plus pool

    Nearby Places of Interest:

    • Zamora – cathedral, churches, “Pearl of the 12th century”

    • Arcenillas (6 km) – Gothic altar

    • Moreruela (15 km) – monastery

    • San Pedro de la Nave (20 km) – church

    • Toro (33 km) – church, museum, bullring, Sangre de Toro wine

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