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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 E - 15300 Betanzos
Count Fernán Pérez de Andrade, lord of Betanzos and Puentedeume, had this Franciscan convent built near Santa María in 1387, 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..
place de Fernán Pérez E - 15300 Betanzos
Higher than the preceding churches, this was built in the 15C by the corporation of tailors. The 16C Town Hall is decorated with arcades and a fine sculpted coat of arms.
C. Santa María E - 15300 Betanzos
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..
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..
Carretera de Castilla, 38 E - 15300 Betanzos
Offering attractive rooms with free wired internet access, Palacete San Roque is set outside the centre of Betanzos and offers easy access to the N6 Motorway. It features a restaurant. Each bright room at Palacete San Roque has simple, modern décor..