Parador de Trujillo

16th Century Convent

Overview

Located on a hilltop overlooking the picturesque city of Tortosa, the Parador de Tortosa is a captivating retreat that blends history, breathtaking views, and warm Catalan hospitality. Housed within a restored 10th-century castle, this enchanting haven invites you to immerse yourself in the charm and splendor of one of Catalonia's hidden gems.

As you approach the Parador de Tortosa, the castle's ancient walls, towers, and commanding position offer a glimpse into its storied past. 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 tasteful d├ęcor and modern amenities. From your window, enjoy sweeping views of the city's historic center, the majestic Ebro River, or the surrounding countryside, allowing you to connect with the natural beauty and heritage of the region.

The Parador de Tortosa's restaurant celebrates the flavors of Catalonia, serving a delightful array of traditional dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in Catalan specialties, such as succulent seafood, hearty stews, and the famous local dessert, crema catalana, accompanied by fine regional wines.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning in dining room
  • Air Conditioning in meeting rooms
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Conference suites and meetings
  • Credit Cards
  • Distance to Airport: 150 km.
  • Distance to Train Station: 48 km.
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • No animals allowed
  • Parking Garage
  • Parking (without security, limited places)
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite Dish
  • Wireless Internet - WIFI. Free
BEDROOMS
  • Air Conditioning in bedrooms
  • Easy access rooms: 1
  • Minibar
  • Places: 100
  • Rooms with Lounge Area: 7
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone in bedrooms
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 42
REST AND RELAXATION
  • Seasonal Swimming Pool

Festivities

  • Chiviri. (Easter Sunday Celebration).
  • National Cheese Fair: from 28th April to 01 May, inclusive

Activities

  • City Visit
  • Cultural Visits to the City
  • Old Car Trips with or without a guide
  • Trip to Monfragüe 35 km.

Interesting Places

Trujillo has been declared an area of artistic and historical importance Plaza Mayor (Main Square) and statue of Francisco Pizarro
  • Pizarro House Museum, re-creation of Pizarro's house
  • Santa María Church, located in the historic quarter
  • Alfiler Tower
  • Arab castle
  • Rural Ethnographic Museum in Huertas de Ánimas (located 5 km from Trujillo). Crafts center. Encarnación Street.

* All of these locations and more can be visited on our Saturday afternoon guided tours.

 
  • Ceta-Ciemat: largest mobile planetarium in Spain, located at the former San Francisco Convent. Monfragüe National Park (50 km).
  • Nature Reserve Information Center: Villareal de San Carlos.
  • Arab castle, Salto del Gitano viewpoint, Tagus River.
  • Variety of hiking routes and aquatic activities.
  • Cáceres (48 km): a World Heritage City.

Highlights include the Plaza Mayor (Main Square)
  • Santa María Co-cathedral
  • San Francisco Church
  • Golfines Palace
  • Cigüeñas Tower



Mérida (90 km): city founded by Emperor Augustus in 25 BC.
 
  • Interesting sites to visit:
  • Roman theater
  • Amphitheater
  • Circus
  • Los Milagros Aqueduct
  • Roman bridge
  • Temple of Diana
  • Guadalupe (80 km): located in the Las Villuercas district.
  • Medieval castle/fortress
  • Plasencia (100 km).
  • The Plaza Mayor (Main Square) and cathedrals are must-sees.
  • Jerte Valley (approx. 145 km).
  • Highlights include the towns of Jerte, Piornal Tornavacas and Cabezuela del Valle. The blossoming of the cherry trees does not take place on a specific date, but varies depending on weather conditions during the winter and around flowering time. Normally, the trees blossom for around 10 days during the second half of March and the first week of April. However, the exact dates are not known until almost immediately before the cherry trees begin to flower.
  • La Vera district (approx. 135 km).
  • La Vera district (approx. 135 km).

Regional Menu

Discover the new restaurant space at the Parador de Trujillo. The menu offerings at this dining spot are based on classic examples of Extremadura's cuisine, with a fresh, casual presentation and very affordable prices.

The Parador menu includes tapas, larger portions and full servings of traditional regional cuisine, with a touch of the avant-garde. Dishes include acorn-fed Ibérico ham from the Extremadura meadowlands, a variety of regional cheeses and frogs' legs.

The menu is also complemented by a selection of dishes of the day, including eggs, croquettes, meat and fish.

At our restaurant, the products are the stars. Why not come explore Trujillo through its cuisine?