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Autumn: the best paradors to enjoy nature

Autumn: the best paradors to enjoy nature

16 dream paradores for autumn

The autumn period has many advantages as a unique gastronomic tasting for game, mushrooms, vegetables and seasonal meats ... Or the unique landscapes of these months and their infinite totalities of multicolored greens, browns, purples, reds, etc.

The festive bridges of the Immaculate, Constitution day, or early November etc. These are some of our best ideas and suggestions.

1. Parador de Soria

The Parador de Soria offers magnificent views of the city and surroundings where autumn is at its best. Without forgetting its enormous reputation as one of the seasonal products par excellence.

  • Photos Parador de Soria
  • Soria guide

Surroundings of Parador de Soria (Image Paradores)

2. Parador de Gredos (Ávila)

The impressive surroundings of the Parador located in the middle of the Sierra de Gredos are ideal for hiking to the Circo de Gredos, with a privileged visual perspective of Pico Almanzor and the Laguna Grande de Gredos. The valley of Tiétar or the glacial cirque of the Cinco Lagunas or the impressive Pinar de Navarredonda de Gredos dressed in autumn where you can collect mushrooms or aromatic herbs such as the magnificent oregano from its mountains.

  • Review of the Parador de Gredos
  • Ávila guide

Parador de la Sierra de Gredos, surroundings (Image Paradores)

3. Parador de Cazorla (Jaén)

Located in the heart of the Sierra de Cazorla with a splendid nature, the Parador de Cazorla is about 1,400 meters high. Large masses of pines, deer, Hispanic goats, wild boars, eagles, vultures will be your companions on the long walks that you can take along the trails that run through the Park or with scheduled excursions. The Guadalquivir has its source very close ...

  • Review of Parador de Cazorla
  • Jaén guide

Parador de Cazorla, Jaén (Image Paradores)

4. Parador de Mazagón (very close to Doñana Park)

The Doñana Park and the nearest coastline have charms every season of the year and in autumn it is not less.

  • Parador de Mazagón reservations
  • Photos of the Parador de Mazagón

Surroundings of the Parador de Mazagon (Image Paradores)

5. Parador of Jarandilla de la Vera (Cáceres)

Located in a region where spring and autumn mark their greatest splendor, the Parador de Jarandilla is located in the Yuste Monastery (11 km), where the most powerful man of the time, Emperor Carlos, spent the last years of his life. V. Surrounded by an exceptional natural environment La Vera (50 km) El Vado de los Fresnos El Jerte (40 km) El Raso (45 km) and a little more remote the Monfragüe National Park (90 km).

  • Review of the Parador de Jarandilla
  • Cáceres guide

Surroundings of the Parador de Jarandilla de la Vera (Image Paradores)

6. Parador de la Granja (Segovia)

Located in the heart of the Sierra de Guadarrama, spectacular in Autumn, at the Parador de la Granja you can admire the Palaces of La Granja and Riofrío, nature lovers can enjoy the Pinar de Valsaín and its many paths and routes. trekking.

  • Guide of Segovia

Parador de La Granja (Image Paradores)

7. Parador de Alarcón (Cuenca)

The Parador de Alarcón is located around the Alarcón reservoir (6 km), relatively close to the Hoces del Río Gabriel (48 km).

  • Cuenca guide
  • Cuenca, landscapes and contrasts

Parador de Alarcón surroundings (Image: Paradores)

8. Parador de Alcañiz (Teruel)

Located very close to environments where autumn has a strong personality, the Parador de Alcañiz offers, in addition to a gastronomy rich in mushrooms and other seasonal products, beautiful routes such as the Ruta del Maestrazgo: Morella (65 km), the Ruta del Guadalope: Calanda (20 km), Matarraña Route: Valderrobres (37 km) and Beceite (43 km).

Parador de Alcañiz (Teruel) (Image: Paradores)

9. Parador de Sigüenza (Guadalajara)

It is a very interesting Parador to enjoy nature. Very close to the Río Dulce Natural Park, the Pinar de Sigüenza, extensive Mediterranean forests, holm oaks and oak groves, beautiful valleys, in these environments live birds such as the griffon vulture, peregrine falcon, or eagle owl… The autumn colors dress up these forests and places that surround the Parador de Sigüenza.

  • Guadalajara guide

Surroundings of the Parador de Sigüenza (Image: Paradores)

10. Parador de Vielha (Lleida, Pyrenees)

Although some think that the Parador de Vielha is ideal for winter and snow, in autumn the routes of the lakes and the surroundings of the Aran Valley it is absolutely stunning. Guided tours for families can be hired. Enjoy nature in all its splendor.

  • Lleida guide

Parador de Vielha (Image: Paradores)

11. Parador de Bielsa (Huesca)

With an exceptional location, the Parador de Bielsa allows you to enjoy an exceptional landscape richness in the Pyrenees of Huesca, at the foot of Monte Perdido, in the surroundings of the Ordesa National Park, declared a World Heritage Site. An environment surrounded by meadows, groves, and mountain lakes where the crystal clear waters of the Cinca River come from the snow on the peaks. Next to the Parador is an entrance to the Ordesa National Park, steep peaks, waterfalls, pine forests and eternal snow. Ideal for practicing all kinds of mountain sports and hiking along the Cinca waterfall route or the Marboré lake route.

  • Huesca guide
  • Huesca: San Pedro the old

Surroundings of the Parador de Bielsa (Huesca) (Image: Paradores)

12. Puebla de Sanabria Parador (Zamora)

In the heart of a transitional nature from Castilla to Galicia, 12 km from Lake Sanabria, the largest of glacial origin in Spain. The Parador de Puebla de Sanabria is ideal for excursions and autumnal green and multicolored tourism routes with spectacular views and relaxing landscapes. In its surroundings the Sierra de la Culebra that has the largest population of wolves of the Iberian Peninsula.

  • Zamora guide
  • Zamora: romantic and modernist
  • What to see and visit in Puebla de Sanabria?

Parador Puebla de Sanabria (Image: Paradores)

13. Parador de Cervera del Pisuerga (Palencia)

In the north of the province of Palencia, in a very special natural setting: habitual refuge of the brown bear.The Parador de Cervera del Pisuerga offers spectacular views, located in the middle of the grove, and overlooking the Ruesga Reservoir and the highest peaks of the Palencia Mountain. At more than 1,100 meters high, in the middle of mountains, autumn is explosive in beauty and spectacularity. There is no end to activities to "live" autumn: one can get carried away in one of the tourist boats that run along the Canal de Castilla. Or go hiking towards the Mazobre Waterfall, or perceive the bellowing of the deer (until mid-October). From September 15 to October 15.

  • Palencia guide

Parador de Cervera del Pisuerga (Image. Paradores)

14. Parador de Santo Evo (Orense)

This parador (former Monastery of Santo Estevo) is located in the Ribeira Sacra, a natural area of ​​singular beauty in the interior of Galicia, where the rivers Miño and Sil meet. The Ribera Sacra is one of the most beautiful areas in all of Galicia. Forests, rivers, charming villages and monasteries.

Surroundings of the Parador de Santo Evo (Image: Paradores)

From the Parador de Santo Evo you can countless unforgettable routes of singular beauty. For example, Catamarans Route, sailing through the Sil Canyons and their spectacular explosion of color in spring and autumn, the Route of the Viewpoints, Route of the Romanesque, with churches and monasteries from the late twelfth and thirteenth centuries surrounded by oak and chestnut forests.

  • Orense Guide

15. Parador de Vic - Sau

Located on the banks of the river Meder we are on the way to the Pyrenees near the Volcanic Zone of La Garrotxa, declared a Natural Park. The orography of the region, shaped by streams, cliffs and the swamp, is ideal for practicing activities in nature. From the Parador de Vic-Sau you can follow various routes of imposing landscapes (on foot, by all-terrain bike, on horseback or even 4 × 4). You can even fly over the area in a hot air balloon.

Surroundings Parador de Vic (Image: Paradores)

16. Parador de Cruz de Tejeda (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

What if we experience a very different fall? The Paradores of the Canary Islands are very unique and in privileged settings. The Parador de Cruz de Tejeda is a magical place, it is located in a beautiful setting with a pine forest and overlooking ravines and cliffs that overlook the ocean. The views are spectacular when the weather is good, it seems that you walk between cottons that make up the clouds.

Surroundings of the Parador de Cruz de Tejeda (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) (Image: Paradores)

Only 35 kilometers from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, surrounded by nature at an altitude of more than 1,500 meters, where most of the old royal roads are today a hiking delight. Highly recommended Azuaje. Route to the Hidden Valley. (Guided route) Azuaje is a ravine in the Doramas Natural Park and runs through a canyon with walls over 100 meters high. The route follows the course of a spring that maintains the dense vegetation at the bottom of the ravine.

Have we left any Parador that you like for the Fall? Leave us a comment.

Map of Paradores

In addition, in some of these paradors attractive gastronomic days are held. Thus, for example, there are Gastronomic Days on hunting in more than half a dozen inns in mountain areas, Days of mushrooms in harvesting areas or legumes, slaughter ...

The paradores are ideal to enjoy weekends, long weekends, etc. They are generally located in key sites of the Spanish geography, either for their monumental heritage, their history, their natural resources. One way to get to know Spain, without missing practically anything, is to follow parador routes covering the areas of influence of each one.

In summary, we must take advantage of these autumn months to enjoy good prices and gastronomic days related to the products of this autumn season, so beautiful in many of the places in Spain, where the color of nature is of incomparable beauty, the delicious temperatures and the gastronomy is filled with products as rich as mushrooms, game, new legumes, etc.

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