Discover Paradores’ Hotels Placed in Historic Old Convents

Have you ever heard of our Paradores Esentia? This is where we classify our hotels that are located in monumental and historic buldings such as castles, palaces, monasteries or convents. We find it a different and interesting way of discovering Spain, its culture and history. We are going to introduce you to some of our Paradores Esentia, specifically the ones that are placed in historic old convents. They are the Parador de Almagro, de Chinchón, Cuenca, Granada, Mérida, Plasencia, Santo Domingo Bernardo de Fresneda and Trujillo.

 

Parador de Almagro

This hotel was an old Franciscan convent from the XVI century. It is located in the village of Almagro, around 20 kilometres far from the city Ciudad Real and just 26 kilometres away from the beautiful Tablas de Daimiel Natural Park. The hotel has a special charm because of its galleries, courtyards and long corridors that combine a mixture of atmospheres, each of them more and more enchanting. If you come to the Parador de Almagro, you will also enjoy the best La Mancha cuisine.

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Parador de Almagro

Parador de Almagro

Parador de Chinchón

Around 50 kilometres to the south of Madrid we have the beautiful village of Chinchón, where we find our Parador de Chinchón. It used to be an Agustin convent from the XVII century. You will be delighted by its luxurious and dense gardens, its impressive cloister and the beauty of the village that surrounds. Spend a great time at this classic styled hotel, perfect for relaxation.

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Parador de Chinchón

Parador de Chinchón

Parador de Cuenca

In front of the amazing Hanging Houses, the Parador de Cuenca stays. This XVI building was the former Convent of San Pablo. It has such a privileged location from where to enjoy some of the best views of the city of Cuenca and its natural surroundings. Stay at the most functional and cosy rooms and enjoy some really nice time at the historic city of Cuenca.

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Parador de Cuenca

Parador de Cuenca

Parador de Granada

A combination of Arabic and Christian styles built this XV convent inside the Alhambra complex. It is the Parador de Granada and staying there is such a luxury. Everything at this hotel is great: the decoration, the location and the gastronomy. What else could you ask for at this historic and charming city of Granada?

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Parador de Granada

Parador de Granada

Parador de Mérida

In the province of Badajoz, one of the most important cities is Mérida. It is a great city where there used to be an old convent from the XVIII century that is now our Parador de Mérida. Roman and Múdejar styles makes a perfect construction out of this building. The garden of the Parador is so inspiring that you won’t want to leave this beautiful hotel.

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Parador de Mérida

Parador de Mérida

Parador de Plasencia

The Convent of Santo Domingo, built in between the XV and XVII centuries with a characteristic Gothic style is now our Parador de Plasencia. Not only the convent, which is located in the centre of Plasencia, but the city itself will make you be immersed in history and natural wonders.

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Parador de Plasencia

Parador de Plasencia

Parador de Santo Domingo Bernardo de Fresneda

In the region of La Rioja, there is a place called Santo Domingo de Fresneda. So close to the centre of the village we have our Parador de Santo Domingo Bernardo de Fresneda, what used to be the convent of San Francisco. Now, it is divided into a church, a museum and our Parador. The Way of Saint James goes through this wonderful village, so coming here will mean enjoying rural tourism in a pilgrimage environment. Trying some of the best wines could be also part of your getaway… What do you think?

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Parador de Santo Domingo Bernardo de Fresneda

Parador de Santo Domingo Bernardo de Fresneda

Parador de Trujillo

Around 45 kilometres away from Cáceres, we find one of Extremadura’s most emblematic villages: Trujillo. Our Parador de Trujillo is placed in a convent from the XVI century with beautiful big cloisters. It is the perfect choice if you are looking for a comfortable stay and a peaceful time in a historic and monumental city… where to eat some of the best Jamón Serrano ;).

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Parador de Trujillo

Parador de Trujillo


Which Parador placed in an old convent are you going to choose for your next visit in Spain?