Paradores of Spain and Pousadas of Portugal
Burgos (40km), Valladolid (162km), Soria (168km)
Historic Palace in Monumental Town
Jan - Dec
PALACE At the
highest point of the town of Lerma is found the Ducal Palace. It was constructed
on the site of a 15th c. castle and built according to architect Francisco de
Mora´splans in successive phases between 1601 and 1617. Francisco Gómez de
Sandoval y Rojas, first Duke of Lerma, ordered the castle built as a place of
lodging, rest an general enjoyment for King Felipe III.
This building features a central courtyard surrounded by columned arcades in
altenating sections: the first has 20 Tuscan columns with semi-circular arches,
and the second has 20 Ionic columns. The palace was restored and converted into
a Parador rooms that have a capacity of 133 persons. Aside from the usual hotel
services such as restaurant and convention rooms, the Parador is also equipped
with Internet access.
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We had a fabulous time on the Camino de Santiago! Everything worked as
it should have and all contact we had with anyone associated with
EATours was very friendly, very helpful and totally professional. You
can be sure that we will be passing the word. A real pleasure...