These renowned hotels are located in towns, cities and rural areas throughout the country and are often well placed to visit as part of a touring holiday. Gastronomy is important at all the Paradors, as each hotel has a restaurant which showcases the traditional cuisine of the area and uses fresh, local produce.
Below is an introduction to some of the Paradors which are featured in the Spanish Expressions programme as well as some suggested touring holidays which include stays in these historic hotels. Read on to find out more or contact us to discuss your tailor-made luxury holiday.Parador touring holidays History & heritage of ExtremaduraDiscover the unspoilt countryside and Roman heritage of the remote Extremadura region in western Spain, staying in five historic Paradors along your route. Begin by travelling from Madrid to Toledo, an interesting city known as the City of Three Cultures. From Toledo travel west to Trujillo, a small town which is famed for being the birthplace of famous colonisers and home to elaborate palaces built with gold from the New World. Drive southwest to Mérida where you will find some of Spain’s finest examples of Roman architecture including the Temple of Diana and a Roman theatre. Next, head northwards to Caceres, whose old town appears almost unchanged since its 16th century heyday. Your final stop is Plasencia, a riverside town from which you can easily venture into the surrounding countryside.9 nights from £1090 per person including flights, car-hire and accommodation with bed and breakfast.Click to find our more about this touring holidayIsland hopping in the western CanariesEnjoy a short tour of the western Canary Islands, staying in Paradors on Tenerife, El Hierro, La Gomera and La Palma. Begin your holiday in Tenerife, where you stay in a simple mountain lodge set within the Teide National Park. Next you travel to El Hierro, where you stay in a peaceful hotel between a volcanic peak and a black-sand beach. The next island you visit is La Gomera, where you stay in a typical Canarian-style property located just above the island’s port. Finally, you visit the diverse island of La Palma where you stay in a pretty hotel set within vast gardens. 8 nights from £1350 per person including flights, inter-island ferries, car-hire on each island and accommodation with bed and breakfast. Click to find our more about this touring holiday
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