Parador de Cardona

Medieval Castle with Tower and Romanesque Church


Stepping inside, guests are greeted by Perched atop a rocky promontory overlooking the medieval town of Cardona, Catalonia, Parador de Cardona is a captivating fortress-hotel that weaves together centuries of history with contemporary luxury. This extraordinary landmark invites guests to embark on a journey through time, immersing themselves in the rich heritage of Catalonia.

The Parador's imposing stone walls and towers, dating back to the 9th century, exude a sense of grandeur and provide an awe-inspiring backdrop against the dramatic landscape. Inside, the hotel seamlessly blends the medieval charm of its architecture with modern comforts, creating a harmonious blend of old-world elegance and contemporary sophistication.

The guest rooms and suites, meticulously designed with a discerning eye for detail, offer a haven of tranquility, combining luxurious furnishings with breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside. Each room is a testament to the Parador's commitment to providing a memorable and indulgent experience for its guests.a warm and inviting ambiance that seamlessly combines traditional Galician charm with modern comforts. The interior is adorned with elegant furnishings, ornate tapestries, and intricate woodwork, creating an atmosphere of timeless elegance.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Conference suites and meetings
  • Credit Cards
  • Distance to Airport: 100 km. Distance to Port: 100 km. Distance to Train Station: 32 km. Heating
  • Lift
  • No animals allowed
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite Dish
  • Shop
  • Canal plus
  • Double Rooms (double beds): 5 Duplex: 2 Minibar
  • Places: 106 Rooms with Lounge Area: 3 Safety Deposit Box
  • Single Rooms: 2 Telephone in bedrooms
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 42 
  • Gym
  • Sauna


  • Carnival: February, Solsona, 22 km.
  • Cardona annual festival: second Saturday in September, Cardona.
  • La Patum: Corpus, Berga, 31 km.


  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse
  • Horse Riding
  • Skiing

Interesting Places

  • Solsonés Route (15 to 40 km.)
    Romanesque architecture.
    Cardener fountain.
  • Cardona town.
    Salt Mountain.
    Cardonal Mediaeval Centre.
    Salt Museum.
    Romanesque architecture.
  • Montserrat (45 km.)
    Montserrat Monastery.
  • Parador.
    Romanesque church from the 13th century.
    2nd century Minyona Tower.
  • Bages Route (15 a 45 km.)
    Romanesque architecture.
  • Berguedá Route (30 a 60 km.)
    Romanesque architecture.
    Llobregat fountains.

Regional Menu

Sausages and barbecues.

Eat like a true king at the Parador’s mediaeval dining room: Aubergine terrine with pig’s trotters, selections of sausages and specially barbecue dishes with local braised lamb shoulder a highlight Patatas enmascaradas (potatoes served with butifarra sausage and garlic) are a speciality. Hungry?