Things to see and do - Betanzos
Unmissable tourist sites
Betanzos Travel guide
Betanzos : Michelin's recommendations
Located at the end of its ría, the port of Betanzos, which is now silted up, was the trading centre for the prosperous Las Mariñas valley, supplying La Coruña with all its wheat. Three simple but richly adorned Gothic churches in the town centre reflect this prosperity. The district around them, with its sloping streets lined with glass-galleried houses, has retained its old charm.
Tourist attractions Betanzos : Things to see and do
pl. de Fernán-Pérez
Count Fernán Pérez de Andrade, lord of Betanzos and Puentedeume, had this Franciscan convent built near Santa María in 1397, of which only this church remains. It is in the shape of a Latin cross and has a long gothic chevet, but is most remarkable f..
Built between the 14C and 15C in the Galician Gothic style, the Church of Santiago has very thick walls and buttresses. Inside, within the chapel of the archdeacon Pedro de Ben there is a retable (1525) of impressively high quality, by sculptor Corne..
Dates back to the 14C and 15C. The façade is graciously asymmetrical, with an advanced central section with a rose window and portal with jagged archivolt. On either side of the door stand two niches containing statues of the Virgin Mary and the Arch..
Carretera de Castilla, 38 E - 15300 Betanzos
Offering attractive rooms with free wired internet access. It features a restaurant. Each bright room at Hotel Palacete Betanzos has simple, modern décor. There is air conditioning, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Palacete Betanzos Restaur..
Alfonso IX, 8 E - 15300 Betanzos
Garelos is set in the centre of Betanzos, and is ideal for those wanting to explore this small city. It has free Wi-Fi. The rooms are all spacious and have wooden floors. They have their own air conditioning, TV and safe. There is a lounge and a ca..