Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo

Stopping point and meeting place along the way


Located in the heart of the Bierzo wine region, the Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo is a captivating retreat that combines history, natural beauty, and warm Spanish hospitality. Housed within a charming 16th-century mansion, this enchanting haven invites you to step into a world of tranquility and rich cultural heritage.

As you approach the Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, the mansion's stately façade and picturesque courtyard transport you to another era. Step inside, and you are greeted by a seamless fusion of historic charm and modern comforts.

Each elegantly appointed guest room provides a sanctuary of relaxation, featuring tasteful décor and modern amenities. From your window, enjoy views of the surrounding vineyards, the rolling hills of the Bierzo region, or the quaint streets of Villafranca, allowing you to connect with the natural beauty and serenity of your surroundings.

The Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo's restaurant showcases the flavors of the Bierzo region, serving a delightful array of traditional dishes made with locally sourced ingredients. Indulge in succulent roast meats, hearty stews, and the renowned wines of the area, savoring the rich culinary heritage of the region.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Conference suites and meetings
  • Credit Cards
  • Heating
  • Small dogs allowed. Special conditions apply.
  • Parking (without security, limited places)
  • 40 plazas Restaurant
  • Canal plus
  • Double Rooms (double beds)16
  • Easy access rooms: 2
  • Junior Suite: 3
  • Minibar
  • Places: 102
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Suite: 2
  • Telephone in bedrooms
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 28
  • Outdoor or heated swimming pool (depending on the season)
  • Sauna
  • Seasonal Swimming Pool


  • Fiesta-feria de la Encina: 8 September, Ponferrada, 20 km.
  • Main festival of Santo Cristo: 14 September, Villafranca del Bierzo.
  • Festivals and fairs of San Juan and San Pedro: 24 June, León, 133 km.


  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Game Hunting
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Rambling
  • Swimming

Interesting Places

  • Villafranca del Bierzo.
    Town declared a Historic Monument site.
    A stop on St. James’ Way.
  • Las Médulas (25 km.)
    Roman gold mines, World Heritage site.
  • O'Cebreiro (32 km.)
    Pre-Romanesque church.
    Celtic settlement.

Regional Menu

Eat like a king in our dining room.
Charcuterie from the village of Molinaseca and cheeses from the Ambasmestas region. Local savory pies, rice with botillo sausage, San Fiz trout and El Bierzo botillo sausage with potatoes and cabbage. Bierzo D.O. red and white wines.