The Guardians of Spanish Heritage – The Parador Hotels

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Sweet Dreams Are Made Of These Since 1928, the Spanish government at the initiative of Marqués Vega Inclán, King Alfonso XIII  opened the first Hotel Parador of Tourism in the heart of the Gredos Mountain range in Navarredonda de Gredos, Ávila.  For the last 82 years, the Parador Hotel Network has been rescuing ancient hilltop […]

Monastic Splendour On The Silver Route

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Ancient Architectural Gems Ages before the construction of this majestic monastery, monks were already residing behind the Parish church of San Miguel in what was once called The Santo Domingo Viejo. The community’s relocation to the new monastery took place while Fray Alfonso Maldonado was friar in 1477. Historians have traditionally attributed their sacred miracles […]

Fabled Castle Dropt From Heaven

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Located in the county of La Vera, Cáceres, snuggly nestled in the Gredos Mountain Range, the XV century restored castle of Emperor Carlos V, the royal gem of the Renaissance awaits you. Emperor Carlos V was the most powerful man in the world during his reign and resided in this historic 15th century castle for […]