The Parador de Chinchón is located in a former Augustinian convent, right in the centre of this medieval town in the Region of Madrid. This 17th-century building has extensive gardens and an orchard once used by the monks, which is now full of pomegranate, almond, apple and pear trees.
The convent has a glazed cloister with a spectacular collection of religious art accessible by guests at any time of the year. Outside, the fountain and the verdant courtyard are the best places in which to have a coffee in spring mornings or to relax in summer evenings. You can also relax in the swimming pool, which is located in the former stables and is one of the most characteristic places in the Parador.
A few metres from the Parador is the Plaza Mayor, the most iconic image of Chinchón. Its more than 200 green wooden balconies have starred in countless films and the square’s arena continues to host bullfighting spectacles. The town, surrounded by the vineyards and olive groves of the Vega del Tajuña, is only 45 kilometres from Madrid.
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Paradores offers the exclusive experience of enjoying regional, local and local cuisine in unique spaces. Our cuisine is strongly linked to the places where the 98 hotels are located, presenting the best gastronomy from the different Spanish regions. Pioneers in local cuisine, we have reinforced our commitment to local products in search of the best raw material and reaffirming our commitment to sustainability.
The Parador de Chinchón is one of the most emblematic buildings in the town. If you’d like to learn about its history and familiarise yourself its most beautiful corners, the Parador conducts guided tours every morning where you can discover the chapterhouse, the doctoral hall, the stables, and the old laundry room.
The Plaza Mayor’s just a stone's throw from the Parador, and it’s widely acknowledged to be one of the most beautiful town squares in the world. With its arcades and balconies, surrounded by bars and restaurants, it’s the centre of local life. It was the site of cattle fairs and a bullfighting ring in the 15th century, and bullfights are still held here today.
You can also visit the ruins of the Castillo de los Condes, the Baroque Casa de la Cadena, the Torre del Reloj and the Lope de Vega Theatre. And if you go during Holy Week, don’t miss La Pasión. It’s the town's most important festival and has been declared a Festival of National Tourist Interest. If nature is more to your liking, you can take the opportunity to discover the Tajuña river valley.
We should probably mention Chinchon’s anisette, possibly its most typical product. It bears the Geographical Indication seal granted by the European Union to certain products that have their own distinctive methods of production and traditions. It emerged in the 17th century and has maintained its essence and its production centred on matalahúga aniseed ever since.
Only half an hour away from Madrid, the Parador de Chinchón offers a peaceful setting ideal for management meetings, training courses, product presentations and gala events.