The Parador Hotel in Villafranca del Bierzo - Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo
Situated in the town with the same name and offering and ideal starting point to discover the beauty of the area, the Parador de Vilafranca del Bierzo is an ideal choice for singles, couples and families. The three star hotel has Galician architecture and a Castilian interior. It is close to the mountain range of Ancares, the Roman gold mines in Las Medulas (25 km away) and O’Cebreiro.
The small and charming Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo offers a total of only 39 guestrooms which are comfortable and well furnished guestrooms with wooden floors and a range of amenities. Rooms with terrace and non smoking rooms are available upon request.
Breakfast is served is a varied buffet and offers dishes from around the globe to meet the tastes of all guests. There is also a restaurant available which specialises in trout, local sausages and other regional dishes served in a welcoming ambience.
A cosy and comfortable living room/lounge with fireplace is the ideal place to sit down, relax and read a good book or the newspaper. In the summertime guests may also go outside for a stroll in the garden. A function room for small meetings and seminars is also housed within the hotel.
Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo Additional Information
Restaurant, bar, air-conditioned common rooms, conference rooms, 24-hours reception, currency exchange service, gardens.
The Parador is located in the town of Villafranca del Bierzo, capital of a beauty region and former station on the road to Santiago. Its architecture imitates the lines and forms of nearby, closely-felt Galicia. The landscapes of the Ancares Mountain range to the north complement the beauty of the Parador’s garden. In the interior, a Castilian decoration in furniture in the halls, chairs and wrought iron lamps is characteristic.
No internet access.
onsite and outdoor car park areas available.
Heritage, City and Business.
28 twins, 10 doubles and 1 bedroom with sitting room. Facilities include complete bathroom, mini bar, satellite TV, safe deposit box, direct dial telephone, air-conditioning and central heating.
Disabled guests have access throughout all communal areas of the hotel.
Villafranca del Bierzo Activities & Attractions
Places of Interest:
Villafranca: urban centre, declared Historical-Artistic Monument. Part of the road to Santiago. O’Cebreiro, 32km, pre-Romanesque church, Celtic farmhouses. Las Médulas, 25 km, Roman golf mines, declared a World Heritage site.
poetry festival, 18th June and 3rd or 4th Sunday in June. Santo Cristo patron Saint’s Day, 14th September. Holm Oak festival-fair, 8th September, Ponferrada, 20km. San Juan and San Pedro festivals and fairs, 24th June, León, 133 km.
Big game hunting, canoeing, fishing, hunting, mountain bikes, paragliding, swimming, trekking.
Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo Location
How to get there:
The Parador is located at the entrance of the town, in the upper part, some 350 metres from the main N-VI road. Villafranca is at km 406 of the N-VI (Madrid-A Coruña), with a meticulous and spacious entrance from the main road which passes the Parador and continues to the Plaza Mayor.