Parador de Monforte de Lemos

17th century benedictine monastery

Overview

Nestled in the picturesque town of Monforte de Lemos, the Parador de Monforte de Lemos offers a captivating retreat that combines historic grandeur, natural beauty, and warm Galician hospitality. Housed within a majestic 17th-century monastery, this enchanting haven invites you to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region.

As you approach the Parador de Monforte de Lemos, the monastery's impressive fa├žade and commanding position atop a hill captivate your senses. Step inside, and you are greeted by a seamless fusion of old-world charm and modern comforts.

Each elegantly appointed guest room provides a sanctuary of tranquility, featuring classic furnishings and modern amenities. From your window, enjoy views of the charming town or the lush Galician countryside, allowing you to connect with the natural beauty that surrounds you.

The Parador de Monforte de Lemos's restaurant showcases the flavors of Galicia, serving a delightful array of traditional dishes that highlight the region's culinary heritage. Indulge in fresh seafood, hearty stews, and artisanal cheeses, accompanied by the finest Galician wines.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Conference suites and meetings
  • Credit Cards
  • Distance to Airport: 125 km.
  • Distance to Port: 136 km.
  • Distance to Train Station: 1 km.
  • Facility Accessibility (Check with Parador)
  • Free Internet Access in communal areas
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Parking Garage
  • Parking (without security, limited places)
  • Restaurant
BEDROOMS
  • Double Rooms (double beds): 5
  • Duplex: 3
  • Easy access rooms: 1
  • Minibar
  • Places: 100
  • Rooms with Lounge Area: 4
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone in bedrooms
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 37
REST AND RELAXATION
  • Gym
  • Jacuzzi
  • Seasonal Swimming Pool

Festivities

  • San Mateo: 21 September.
  • San Blas: 3 February.
  • Main festival of the Virgin de Montserrat: 12 to 16 August.
  • Festival of pies and lampreys: Last Sunday of August.
  • San Lorenzo: Sunday before Easter.

Activities

  • Abseiling
  • Bungee Jumping
  • Canoe
  • Canoeing
  • Canyoning
  • Climbing
  • Golf
  • Paragliding
  • Potholing
  • Rafting
  • Rambling
  • Trekking
  • Tyrolean Traverse

Interesting Places

  • Monforte de Lemos.
    Los Escolapios Museum and Art Gallery
    Convento de las Clarisas Sacred Art Museum
    Ribeira Sacra Wine Center Museum
    Castle Keep
  • Tor Country House (9,5 Kms)
  • Doade (13 km): Winery Tour: Bodega Algueira and Bodega Regina Viarum”
  • Scenic Overlook Route (13 Kms)
  • Windmill Route (Sober 10 Kms)
  • Pottery in Gundivós (16 Kms)
  • Samos Monastery (45 km). Way of St. James
  • O Caurel Mountain Range ( 45 Kms)
  • Ourense (48 km):
    Cathedral
    As Burgas Spring
    Hotsprings
    Plaza Mayor (Main Square)
  • Lugo (68 km):
    Roman Wall
    Roman Baths
    Cathedral
    Episcopal Palace

Regional Menu

Discover Enxebre "De Lemos" at the Parador de Monforte.

In Galicia, the term "enxebre" is linked to tradition, purity and what is authentically Galician. This new restaurant space highlights the exceptional gastronomy of Galicia, a region whose high quality food products have made it especially known for its cuisine. The restaurants offer a fresh, casual presentation, image and content, along with highly competitive prices.

At Enxebre "De Lemos" you will be able to sample dishes which are an essential part of the region, including "pulpo a feira" (octopus and potatoes dressed with olive oil and paprika), our house empanada (savory pie), a selection of Galician cheeses, grilled or baked scallops, and more.

You will discover the essence of Galicia through its cuisine and have a truly unique and authentic "Enxebre Experience."