León, Spain - Travel & Accommodation Guide
y León, a
historic area in north central Spain, encompassing the provinces
of Valladolid, Burgos, León, Salamanca, Zamora, Palencia, and Segovia.
This region rests on the elevated central plateau and is traversed by the
Douro river. Two of its provinces are close to the Portuguese border.
The capital of Castilla and León is Valladolid, and its other best-known
cities are Burgos, Salamanca, León, and Segovia. Historic
sites to visit are: The Gothic-style cathedral of Burgos, old city and
aqueduct of Segovia, old city and wall of Ávila, old city of Salamanca,
Las Médulas in the province of León, Caves of Atapuerca near
the city of Burgos, where fossils of the one of the earliest known hominids
in Europe have been found. View
map of Castilla y León
Spain Guide - Castilla
Leon Holidays - Salamanca
Guide - Segovia
historic town of León - Castilla
y León Photo Gallery
& SORIA PROVINCE FEATURED HOTELS, CASTILLA Y LEON, SPAIN
- situated on the Rio
Duero in the east of the autonomous community, the city is noted for its
walls and a number of architecturally distinctive churches. These include
the Plateresque Concatedral de San Pedro and its cloister, the convent
church of Santo Domingo, and the unique architectural mix of the ruined
cloisters of San Juan de Duero, on the other side of the river from the
old town. A few kilometres north of the town are the ruins of Numantia,
a Celtiberian town whose inhabitants destroyed it rather than let it fall
to Scipio. In Soria is the Museo Numantino, devoted to the archeological
remains of this site. The city's professional football club is called CD
Campos de Castilla, Soria
Modern 3 star hotel located
at the outskirts of Soria, in the middle of nature. From the rooms you
will be able to gaze at Numancia and the Monte Valonsafero with its Frentes
peak that you can see in our picture of the hotel. The Hotel Campos
de Castilla is not overcrowded and is specialized in personal services.
The hotel has 20 rooms with views to the landscape and luminous windows.
They are modern and functional and all have en-suite bathrooms.
Hotel with enchantment in
Soria. The Leonor Hotel is in the beautiful parque del Mirón (park
of the Onlooker), from where there is a beautiful panoramic view on the
Duero river, Monte de las Ánimas and the old town of Soria. Located
on the way to the city centre, this charming establishment is located in
a beautiful large stone house. The hotel has capacity to hold meetings,
events or banquets and has a superb restaurant, bar, elegant social hall
and connection to Internet in all the public areas. A cosy and familiar
hotel - your home from home in Soria. The Leonor Hotel offers 32 warm and
comfortable completely equipped rooms.
de Soria, Soria
The Parador de Soria rises
up on a privileged height from which the extraordinary panorama of this
monumental town and of the Duero river can be contemplated. The hotel offers
rooms that are provided with modern furnishing in pine wood and are equipped
with modern amenities. You can dine at the onsite restaurant, which
serves regional specialities in a cosy atmosphere. Conference facilities
are available for people on business travel. The area where the parador
is located enables guest to practise many activities such as trekking,
climbing, canoeing, guided routes and many others.