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Already renowned at the time of the Romans, Astorga developed in the Middle Ages thanks to the fairs and activities which entertained pilgrims heading to Santiago de Compostela. Food-enthusiasts will enjoy Astorga's mantecadas, a type of brioche. In the Plaza Mayor, note the famous clock crowning the town hall, where two costumed “maragatos” (a cross between a Goth and a Moor) appear every hour.

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  • Bishop's Palace Interesting

    Plaza de Eduardo Castro E - Astorga

    This Modernist interpretation (1889) of a medieval palace is by Gaudi and constructed from local materials: granite from Monte Arenas, brick from Jimenez de Jamuz and slate from Galicia. In the chapel, the building's finest setting, are sculptures, f..

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  • Cathedral Interesting

    pl. de la Catedral E - 24700 Astorga

    This church was built over several centuries, from the 15-18C. On the façade, note the bas-reliefs of the porch, a fine Descent of the Cross above the door and inside, behind the main altar, the retable. The museum contains a fine collection of silve..

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  • Hotel Gaudi Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Plaza Ingeniero Eduardo de Castro, 6 E - 24700 Astorga

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    Hotel Gaudi is set opposite Astorga's Santa María Cathedral and Gaudí’s Episcopal Palace, on the Santiago de Compostela Pilgrimage Route. Its dining room offers views of the palace. Typical meals from León and the Maragato region are served at Hotel..

  • Posada Real Casa de Tepa

    Santiago, 2 E - 24700 Astorga

    Set in the walled town of Astorga, Casa Tepa is next to the cathedral and Gaudí Palace. This restored 18th-century palace offers elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi and plasma-screen TVs. Formerly home to the Earl of Tepa, Casa de Tepa’s most famous resid..

  • El Descanso de Wendy

    Matadero Viejo, 11 E - 24700 Astorga

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    This hotel is located in Astorga, just 150 metres from the cathedral. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a seating area with a sofa and flat-screen TV. The elegant rooms at El Descanso de Wendy feature wooden floors and private bath..

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