The Parador de Jarandilla de la Vera is in the Tiétar valley and La Vera, among water gorges, natural pools, and chestnut and oak forests. It occupies the former castle-palace of the Counts of Oropesa, where the Emperor Charles V spent several months. The towers, the parade ground and its excellent swimming pool, surrounded by olive and orange trees, are outstanding. Inside, the atmosphere is tranquil and intimate, making it ideal for a very special stay. And in the restaurant, the migas extremeñas, patatas revolconas, tomato soup, cuchifrito, caldereta and repápalos with milk and cinnamon, will seduce your palate.
Jarandilla is another of those charming villages that only grows more beautiful as time passes. Its civil architecture includes the house of Don Luis de Quijada, several medieval bridges and the fortress church of Nuestra Señora de la Torre.
There are as many as 46 natural gorges in the surrounding area, including the Garganta del Jaranda gorge and the Garganta del Infierno Nature Reserve, the best known of them all.
What’s more, near Jarandilla you can visit as many as five towns that have been declared an Historic-Artistic Site: Pasarón de la Vera, Garganta de la Olla, Cuacos de Yuste, Valverde de la Vera and Villanueva de la Vera.
Rooms to dream about
The rooms at Paradores combine design and modern services to perfection. In each room you can enjoy the comfort and elegance of the design and furnishings, and the best views in destinations you will want to return to again and again.
All the comforts you need
Conferences and meetings
Breakfast in the room
Minibar with a carefully selected selection of products
Flat screen TV
Seasonal swimming pool
Laundry and ironing service
Work area with internet access
The best regional cuisine in unique spaces
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.
Jarandilla de la Vera was where Emperor Charles V chose to stay while work on the Monastery of Yuste was being completed. And no wonder; it’s one of the most charming towns in Extremadura. Within its municipal boundaries are architectural gems such as the castle-palace of the Counts of Oropesa, which today is a Parador de Turismo, the house of Don Luis de Quijada, the fortress church of Nuestra Señora de la Torre and several Medieval bridges.
It’s also a destination for nature lovers, with 46 natural gorges in the surrounding area alone, making it an ideal spot for bathing in summer. The best known and most visited is the Garganta del Infierno Nature Reserve.
There are also five towns in the area around Jarandilla that have been declared Historic-Artistic Sites: Pasarón de la Vera, Garganta de la Olla, Cuacos de Yuste, Valverde de la Vera and Villanueva de la Vera.
The Monastery of Yuste, where Emperor Charles V spent his last days, is 11 km away. Its two cloisters, one Gothic and the other Renaissance, Charles V’s gardens and bedroom are outstanding. The monastery currently hosts the Charles V European Award ceremony.
The Parador Castillo de Carlos V is a unique enclave just a couple of hours from Madrid. Its spacious rooms and decoration are suitable for hosting all kinds of business meetings and conferences.