After a long drive, emerging from within the lush green mountains was this majestic place full of history and centuries of extensions to its monastery.
The sensation that this place offers in virtually every rooms is, without
The San Marcos Hostel is part of the parador (state-run hotel) network. Its five stars and is where the personalities’ who go to the city stay.
Although no one knows who I am, I have stayed there several times and it’s a great
I heartily recommend visiting the Valley of La Vera in the north of Cáceres and while there, staying at the Parador of Jarandilla de la Vera. You should remember that the area has more activity in summertime when the temperatures are
This hotel is located in a historical building: the old convent of the Dominicos de San Pablo, built in the 16th century. It's found in the outskirts of the city, in front of the famous Casas Colgadas. To get there you have to cross
Considered by some the world's first hotel, the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos (Catholic kings’ hostel) started as a pilgrim hospital after the monarchs visit to Santiago. They saw that the existing hospital was insufficient and
Close to town: tranquil, swimming pool and fantastic views of the Segovia sunset.
Eating, of course, is expensive. Good place where we finished our trip, very highly recommended. Tomorrow end of journey.
The truth it’s always a joy to stay in a Parador, because they are usually charming hotels, located in historic buildings.
Specifically, the one in Lerma is found in the emblematic Ducal Palace, built in the sixteenth century in
It is the first in the Paradors’ chain, inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII in 1928. It has three stars and is located in the Alto del Risquillo, with the Valle del Tormes at its feet, as well as the sierras of Gredos, Piedrahita and
This is a four star Parador (Spanish state-owned hotel) and it is located in a building from which you can almost touch the walls of the majestic cathedral. It was built in the 11th century as a hospital for the pilgrims of the Road
I don’t think I can say a lot more about this beautiful parador, but I will try to think of some words. I was pleasantly surprised with the parador de Argomániz. Maybe it surprised me because it was quite near me, but still it was a
Hondarribia is a sea village full of history. It shows the traveler two sides of it. One side is the sea village represented by the Marina neighborhood with a typical coastal physiognomy with the port and colorful houses, taverns full
Spending a weekend in this Parador is a dream, especially now since there are a lot of great deals to be had in all the Spanish Paradors.
The Parador is located in a 15th-century castle and has two main strengths: a.) the fact that
We love to get away from the crowds and the everyday routine, to be far from everybody, alone, enjoying our time. We couldn’t resist the opportunity to spend a night in Teide, far from everything.
We enjoyed the landscape, in a
Located on Mount Gibralfaro, surrounded by pine trees and next to the Alcazaba, this is a great location to enjoy the bay and the city. There's a great summer dining terrace, offering dinner with a view, and a small rooftop pool.
Well I don’t quite understand why this parador (state-run luxury hotel) is only three stars, in what hotel of this category do they take your bags up to your room, make your bed mid-afternoon if you rest after lunch, and treat you
On the cliff that looks over the harbour (state-run luxury hotel), is the Parador. Here I put views from there and the gardens. It dominates the harbour, the beach of the cave, the town of San Sebastian de La Gomera and its beach. In
We arrived at the Parador and it looked impressive even from the outside. It’s a 15th century convent (although it was expanded in the 16th and 17th centuries) and is currently a magical place to spend a few quiet days with modern
A few days ago, we stopped at Calahorra and, to be honest, since we were coming back from Barcelona, what we wanted the most was a bed and that's it. However we discovered this stunning accommodation and we decided to pamper ourselves
This hotel was built on what was once the Palace of the Marquee de la Romana and a grammar school.
It’s a splendid architectural work from the 16th century that’s connected with the old 15th-century St. John the Baptist Hospital.