Spanish Holidays in  Palencia Hotel Selection Castilla y Leon

Spanish Holidays in the Spanish town of Palencia 24 Hotels to choose from Castilla y Leon

 

 

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Featured Local Hotels in Palencia

hotel Husa Castilla Vieja, Palencia

Husa Castilla Vieja

Av Casado del Alisal, 26, Palencia

Set in the centre of Palencia, close to the cathedral and the city’s main square, this hotel offers comfortable and well-equipped accommodation in a great location. More…

hotel Sercotel Rey Sancho, Palencia

Sercotel Rey Sancho

Avenida Ponce de León, s/n, Palencia

This hotel lies in the centre of Palencia, just 100 metres from Calle Mayor. It overlooks its own garden and summer swimming pool. More…

hotel AC Palencia, Palencia

AC Palencia

Avenida de Cuba, 25, Palencia

Located near Palencia's centre, this new hotel gives you easy access to the neighbouring cities of Valladolid, Burgos and Santander. Enjoy the sauna and Turkish baths after a workout in the gym. More…

hotel Hotel Palacio Congresos, Palencia

Hotel Palacio Congresos

Clara Campoamor 13, Palencia

Situated just 5 minutes walk from the railway and bus station, this hotel is ideal accommodation for visiting the area on business or a stop off on a long journey. More…

hotel Monclús, Palencia

Monclús

Menéndez Pelayo, 3, Palencia

The Hotel is located right in the city center of Palencia. It is an ideal hotel for business and leisure stay. More…

 

All 24 hotels in Palencia

Situated by the banks of the river Carrión, Palencia is dominated by the imposing statue of the Cristo del Otero. In Palencia you will find many magnificent monuments – an imposing cathedral and important provincial museums containing archaeological remains and religious objects. Two beautiful regions surround Palencia - El Cerrato, with smooth rolling hills and traditional villages and Tierra de Campos, the vast Castilian plain, crossed by the Camino de Santiago and the Canal de Castilla

PALENCIA PROVINCE ( A-67 ) PARTIAL BELTWAY , AROUND PALENCIA CITY

 

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Palencia is well-linked to other town and cities of Spain by roads and highways:

Highways

A - 62 Valladolid / Madrid

A - 65 Benavente/ León / Asturias / Galicia

A - 67 Santander

CL - 610 => A -62 Burgos / Bilbao / Zaragoza / Barcelona

A street of Palencia.
A street of Palencia.

Autonomic Roads

C - 613 Sahagún

C - 615 Guardo / Riaño

C - 619 Aranda de Duero / Soria

In addition, Palencia has an bus station located next to the train station. ALSA and other bus companies links Palencia to many cities and town from Spain and it is specially useful for travelling to places not linked by train, such as the south-west of Spain.

By train

The city also has an busy railway station, given its strategical location as a hub for north and north-west railway connections in Spain. There are several services to Valladolid, Madrid, León, Burgos, Vitoria and Santander, 3 daily trains to Barcelona, Bilbao, A Coruña, Santiago, Oviedo and Zaragoza, 1 daily train to Albacete and Alicante.

In 2012, the Spanish high-speed train service, the AVE, will stop at Palencia brining the town at just 1h 20m from Madrid (240 km away). AVE will also bring important changes for the urban development of the town, since it will suppose the burying of the railway that divides Palencia in two separate parts, ending and historical claim of local inhabitants.

Puentecillas, a Roman bridge.
Puentecillas, a Roman bridge.

By plane

Valladolid/Villanubla is the closest airport, 50 kilometres away from Palencia.

It offers 3 daily flights to Barcelona, 1 to Valencia, 1 to Paris Orly, 1 to London Stansted, 1 to Brussels, and a number of flights to the Balearic and Canary Islands.

Sustainable Mobility

Palencia is doing some efforts concerning sustainable mobility, such as extending a free bicycle loan system, implementing pedestrian areas at the town center or promoting public transport 100% clean.

Local cuisine

The main speciality of Palencia is lechazo (baby lamb that has only drunk its mother's milk). The lechazo is slowly roasted in a wood oven and served with salad. The menestra de verduras (a mix of vegetables cooked with little pieces oh Spanish ham, onion, garlic and spices) is also very well-known and tasty.

Palencia also offers a great assortment of lettuces, leeks, wild mushrooms, peppers, asparagus, endives and beans. Some legumes, like white beans and lentils are particularly good and cooked in hot dishes with chorizo.

The sopa de ajo (dried bread mixed with paprika, water and garlic slowly cooked for hours) is a beloved dish for cold winter days.

Semana Santa´s feast day in Palencia.
Semana Santa´s feast day in Palencia.

Morcilla is a pigs-blood sausage, a staple country food famous across the Iberian peninsula. Spiced with onions and herbs its most noticeable content is rice (often mistaken for fat by foreigners) which makes it one of the lightest and healthiest products of its kind. In Palencia, the most famous one is the Fuenteadrino's morcilla, including pine kernels.

Despite being an inland province, fish is quite commonly consumed. Brought from the Cantabrian Sea, fish like red bream and hake are a major part of Palencia's cuisine. Rivers from the Cantabric Mountains bring the famous trouts, grilled with bacon, and crayfishes, which are cooked with a thick tomato and onion sauce.

Palencia has a bread to go with every dish, like the delicious fabiolas, roscas or panes.

The pastries and baked goods from the province of Palencia are well-known. Rice pudding and leche frita or fried milk (a mix of milk, sugar, flour and cinnamon with a delicious and jelly-like texture) are favourite desserts.

Palencia is also a producer of wines. The ones that fall under the Designation of Origin Arlanza are becoming very good and similar in taste and quality to those of Ribera del Duero and Toro.

The town owns a particular and proud record: the Spanish ommelette from La Encina Restaurant has been awarded for 4 consecutive year as the best one in Spain.

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Spanish Holidays in Palencia Hotel Selection Castilla y Leon