Things to see and do - Palma del Río
Palma del Río :
Unmissable tourist sites
Palma del Río Travel guide
Palma del Río : Michelin's recommendations
The town of Palma del Río is in the heart of the Córdoban countryside near the confluence of the River Guadalquivir and River Genil. Approaching from Córdoba along the A431, the whitewashed Ermita de la Virgen de Belén, a chapel named after the town’s patron saint, can be seen on top of a small hill to the right. A turning on the left leads to Palma del Río, reached after crossing a long 19C iron and concrete bridge spanning the Guadalquivir.
Tourist attractions Palma del Río : Things to see and do
Built in the 12 and once part of the long Almohade city walls. A good part still remain, mainly the sturdy square towers and a large octagonal watchtower.
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On the main square in Palma del Río stands the Town Hall, post office and law court. Note the 16C Puerta del Sol and Renaissance balcony that were part of Portacarrero Palace, to the right after the archway, overlooking the belltower of the Church of..
Housed in the former royal stables, this museum is divided into four sections: archaeology, ethnology (basketmaking, pottery, tools), fine arts (local painters) and bullfighting, the latter showcasing the area's most famous native, the matador El Cor..
Hotels Palma del Río
Avenida Pio XII, 35 E - 14700 Palma del Río
Located between Seville and Cordoba, this romantic hotel is set in a 15th-century monastery and maintains original features, such as vaulted ceilings. It has an outdoor pool in the gardens. Rooms at Monasterio de San Francisco enjoy views of the poo..
Portada, 47 E - 14700 Palma del Río
Set in the beautiful Andalusian countryside, near Cordoba and Sevilla, this lovely, classical-style hotel is a great place to enjoy a tranquil, rural getaway. Hotel Castillo boasts extensive surrounding gardens, with orange trees, where you can en..