Summer is almost over and it's time to start preparing for the colder months of autumn and Winter, and what better way to welcome autumn than by visiting Spain and staying at Paradores Luxury Hotels? There are many Paradores located in historic and cultural cities and surrounded by nature, so you can enjoy all the landscapes and things that Spain has to offer. Hiking with chilly air, walking around the city and then laying by the fireplace of the hotel while drinking a hot chocolate. What do you think? We think is the ideal plan for an autumn day and you shouldn´t miss it.
Parador de Lerma
One great destination for autumn in Spain is Lerma, an elegant city of the province of Burgos in Castile and Leon. In here, you will find the Parador de Lerma, housed in an amazing ducal palace of Lerma and with a beautiful courtyard and terrace, lovely indoors, elegant outdoors and big and comfortable guest rooms. Besides, the restaurant of this Parador offers exquisite gastronomy made with local natural ingredients, so don´t miss to try it.
An ideal plan for an autumn day in Lerma includes strolling along the old quarter and visiting the Plaza Mayor at day and night, the medieval quarter, the Santo Domingo Monastery, the Cárcel Bridge and other monuments. Besides, if you are feeling adventurous, you can also take a day trip to Covarrubias, a lovely village 22km away from Lerma or to the city of Burgos, where you will find the amazing Burgos Cathedral located only 38km away from the Parador de Lerma.
Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga
Right in the middle of the Fuentes Carrionas Nature Reserve stands the Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga, a beautiful and cozy hotel perfect for a relaxing autumn getaway and getting immersed in nature. Shelter from the cold in the lovely indoors while playing pool, having a drink in the fireplace lounge or resting in the warm and charming guest rooms.
There are many things you can do in the surroundings of the Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga, but in autumn, there are special activities that will allow you to make the most out of your trip in this time of the year. Exploring Cervera, a rural village in the Montaña Palentina region and hiking the mountains of the Cantabrian Range are great options. Also, visiting El Robledal del Oso Adventure Park, is a great plan to go with kids. After the leisure, head back to the Parador and enjoy its warm and cozy ambiance. Also, don´t miss to taste the regional gastronomy at the restaurant of the hotel, delicious!
Parador de Cazorla
Are you looking for the perfect natural getaway in southern Spain? We have the ideal destination for you, and that is the Parador de Cazorla, housed in a classic Andalusian country house and located in the heart of the Sierra de Cazorla, Segura y las Villas Nature Reserve, just the perfect location to enjoy the surroundings.
In Cazorla, autumn means more than brown leafs falling from the trees and chilly weather, because this is a great season to practice the many activities possible. The Parador is the ideal starting point hiking and mountain biking in the mountains, horseback riding andwalking around nature in the Sierra de Cazorla, Segura y las Villas Nature Reserve, or even visiting the city of Jaén and discovering the land of olive oil.
Parador de Bielsa
One other ideal destination for nature-bonding in autumn is Bielsa, a little town in the province of Huesca in Aragón. In here, you will have the chance to stay in the amazing Parador de Bielsa, located right in the middle of the Huesca Pyrenees. Surrounded by wooded groves, mountain lakes and many kinds of vegetation, this hotel provides everything you need to have a great autumn holidays. With views of the mountains and the river, big and warm guest rooms, lovely indoors and outdoors and a cozy fireplace lounge, this hotel is great for disconnection and rest before and after a busy day of activities.
The many things that you can do around the Parador de Bielsa includes exploring the old quarter of Bielsa, hiking in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park and practicing many sports such as canyoning, canyon rapelling, biking and more. Admire the gold and red vegetation of autumn, take a dip breath of fresh air and relax in Bielsa. Great plan!
Parador de Vic-Sau
A traditional Catalan country house is the home of the amazing Parador de Vic-Sau, located in the town of Vic in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia. With beautiful views to the mountains and the Sau Reservoir, beautiful guest rooms and gardens and elegant indoor, this hotel is perfect for an autumn getaway of both tourism and relaxing in nature.
The possibilities for nature-bonding, culture and history around the Parador de Vic-Sau are many. Besides, the Parador de Vic-Sau is the closest one to Barcelona, so if you feel like it, you can take a trip to the Catalan capital and explore its many monuments, sights, beaches and parks.
So, are you ready to welcome autumn, watch the leaves falling and starting to feel the chilly weather? Do it the best way possible. Whichever destination and Parador you choose; you will have an amazing experience.