Parador de Santo Estevo

In the heart of the "Ribeira Sacra"


The Parador de Santo Estevo, which is located in a Benedictine monastery, is one of the jewels of the network. It is in the heart of the Ribeira Sacra, surrounded by nature and boasts spectacular panoramic views of the canyon of the river Sil. The origins of the monastery date to the 10th century, although it underwent later extensions, so it is influenced by various architectural styles.Nestled amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the Ribeira Sacra region, the Parador de Santo Estevo is a captivating retreat that harmonizes history, natural beauty, and warm Galician hospitality. Housed within a stunning 10th-century monastery, this enchanting haven invites you to experience the tranquility and serenity of one of Spain's most picturesque destinations.

As you approach the Parador de Santo Estevo, the monastery's grand stone fa├žade and majestic towers stand as testaments to centuries of history. Step inside, and you are greeted by a seamless fusion of medieval charm and modern comforts.

Each elegantly appointed guest room provides a sanctuary of tranquility, featuring classic furnishings and modern amenities. From your window, soak in the panoramic views of the lush forests, the dramatic Sil River Canyon, or the serene inner courtyard, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of Galicia.

The Parador's restaurant showcases the flavors of Galicia, serving a delightful array of traditional dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in fresh seafood, succulent meats, and exquisite wines, savoring the rich culinary heritage of the region.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Conference suites and meetings
  • Credit Cards
  • Distance to Airport: 110 km.
  • Distance to Port: 110 km.
  • Distance to Train Station: 24 km.
  • Facility Accessibility (Check with Parador)
  • Heating
  • No animals allowed
  • Parking Garage
  • Restaurant
  • Double Rooms (double beds): 25
  • Minibar
  • Places: 153
  • Rooms with Lounge Area: 1
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Single Rooms: 1
  • Telephone in bedrooms
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 50
  • Spa



Interesting Places

  • Tours.
    Catamaran tours: several craft offer trips to enjoy the landscape of the area.
    Lookout tours: Landscape of the rivers Sil and Miño.
    Romanesque tour: visits to churches and monasteries of the late 12th and 13th centuries.

Regional Menu

The restaurant offers river products, thanks to its position, and traditional Galician dishes, with the local wines taking a starring role.

Outstanding dishes include octopus, eels and trout. Among the meats, the excellent local beef. Dishes such as lacón con grelos (boiled pork and greens) and cocido (stew) complete the offer. Desserts include Bica de Trives and Bica de Castro Caldelas (local cakes).