Parador de Almagro

 
 
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4 star

Almagro

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The Convent of San Francisco, built by the Dávila de la Cueva family in 1596, is located in a historical-artistic position of great interest, which offers the traveller...
 

SERVICES & FACILITIES INCLUDED:
 
  • Accessibility Facilities
  • Air conditioned
  • Animals non allowed
  • Bar
  • Canal plus
  • Credit cards
  • Currency exchange
  • Distance to station railroad 1 Km
  • Double rooms (twin beds) 44
  • Double rooms (double bed) 5
  • Single rooms 2
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Hall conferences
  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Parking (No security monitoring)
  • Restaurant
  • Rooms with hall 3
  • Satellite dish
  • Seats 106
  • Shop
  • Strong box
  • Swimming pool of season (Consult dates)
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Area Nature
  • Area Monumental


 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Castile and La Mancha
City: Almagro
Style: Historic Convent w/pool in Monumental Town and Nature Area
Type: Parador
Theme: Paradores of Spain and Pousadas of Portugal
Class: 4 star
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Description


6TH C. FRANCISCAN CONVENT

Parador de Almagro ~ Entrance to the Convent The Convent of San Francisco, built by the Dávila de la Cueva family in 1596, is located in a historical-artistic position of great interest, which offers the traveller the opportunity to discover the most beautiful parts of this town and the natural spaces surrounding it, among which stand out the Tablas de Daimiel. The inner rooms are welcoming with an elegant, peaceful air, with the 14 inner courtyards, the splendid garden and the swimming pool standing out from the ensemble. The bedrooms, installed in the former monastic cells, also offer peace and quiet. Beautiful galleries, wood and latticework complete the inner atmosphere. In the restaurant the traditional recipes of La Mancha are accompanied by Arabic influences, among which can be mentioned `pisto manchego` (tomatoe-based ratatouille), `migas` (fried breadcrumbs), the cod dishes `mojete` and `tiznao` and Almagro aubergines.

Rooms

ROOM TYPES/DESCRIPTION:

Double rooms (twin beds) 44
Double rooms (double bed) 5
Single rooms 2

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Gastronomy and what to do

RESTAURANT/BARS:

What to eat...

Mancha food with arabic influences
In the Parador restaurant, the traditional Mancha region recipes include some Arabic influences. You should try the pisto manchego, migas, mojete, tiznao, and the `berenjena` (an eggplant dish) of Almagro.


ACTIVITIES:

* Cultural Visits
* Hiking
* Hire of bicycles
* Swimming

Typical festivals

* International Festival of Classical Theatre July
* Virgen de las Nieves 4 August
* San Bartolomé 25 August (fair week)

Visits

* Almagro. Corral de Comedias, Calatrava Convent, Los Fugger Palace, San Bartolomé el Real, Former University, Plaza Mayor
* Ciudad Real. (22 km). Cathedral, Puerta de Toledo, San Pedro church
* Tablas de Daimiel. (26 km).

Lodging

 

SERVICES & FACILITIES INCLUDED:
 
  • Accessibility Facilities
  • Air conditioned
  • Animals non allowed
  • Bar
  • Canal plus
  • Credit cards
  • Currency exchange
  • Distance to station railroad 1 Km
  • Double rooms (twin beds) 44
  • Double rooms (double bed) 5
  • Single rooms 2
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Hall conferences
  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Parking (No security monitoring)
  • Restaurant
  • Rooms with hall 3
  • Satellite dish
  • Seats 106
  • Shop
  • Strong box
  • Swimming pool of season (Consult dates)
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Area Nature
  • Area Monumental


Transport

Location

MAP:

Parador de Almagro ~ Location Map


HOW TO GET THERE:

The Parador de Almagro, former Convent of Santa Catalina, is located on the Ronda de San Francisco, in the old quarter of the city. The Parador is the ideal starting point to set out on any number of routes and enjoy the urban, historic and artistic district of which it forms a part: the Plaza Mayor, the Corral de Comedias open-air theatre, the Palace of the Fúcares Family, the Municipal Theatre, and more.

Almagro, once the capital city of the Order of Calatrava, is located: 200 km from Madrid. Following the `Andalucia Madrid-Cadiz` highway, Almagro can be reached from Manzanares by heading towards `Bolaños-Almagro`; 125 km from Bailén. Following the `Andalucia Madrid-Cadiz` highway, you can reach Almagro from Valdepeñas by heading towards `Moral de Calatrava-Almagro`; 130 km from Toledo. Following the N-401 national highway, Almagro can be reached from Ciudad Real; and 180 km from Albacete. Following the `Levante` highway towards Villarrobledo, Almagro can be reached from the N-310 national highway heading towards `Manzanares-Bolaños-Almagro`


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