Santo Domingo de La Calzada
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FORMER HOSPITAL ON THE PILGRIMS` ROAD TO SANTIAGO
The Parador occupies a 12th c. former hospital, next to the cathedral, built by Saint Dominic to give shelter to the pilgrims on the Road to Santiago. In a regal and elegant style, it has majestic living rooms and a lobby with Gothic arches and wooden coffered ceilings. Noble materials and bright colours - blues and whites - lead to comfortable bedrooms, decorated with exquisite taste; some have four poster beds.
A warm, harmonious and balanced environment, also
suitable for social functions and meetings. In the restaurant it is possible to
sample stuffed `piquillo` peppers, cod Rioja style and vegetable stew from La
Ribera, in addition to the excellent wines of La Rioja.
What to eat...
Orchard and Rioja
The Piquillo peppers are the bvest choice here, especially if they are stuffed. The vegetables soup reminds us of the many orchards in the region. Of course, everything accompanied by the superb Rioja wines.
HOW TO GET THERE:
The Parador can be found in the old quarter of the town, in the Plaza del Santo, next to the cathedral. Santo Domingo de la Calzada is 46 km from Logroño and 68 km from Burgos along the N-120, and 18 km from Haro, with a junction for the A-68 motorway to Zaragoza and Bilbao/Bilbo.