Things to see and do - Guadalupe
Guadalupe Travel guide
Guadalupe : Michelin's recommendations
The ramparts of the monastery, crowned with crenellations and pinnacles, rise darkly above the village, a huddle of brown-tiled houses. This monastery was a major pilgrimage destination in the 16C and 17C and the symbol of “Hispanidad”: as an example Columbus named one of the West Indian islands Guadalupe (nowadays known as Guadeloupe). It was on this island that the first converted Indians were baptised.
Tourist attractions Guadalupe : Things to see and do
pl. de Santa Maria de Guadalupe
Abandoned in 1835 the monastery was reoccupied by the Franciscans in 1908 and restored. The heart of the building dates from the Gothic period (late 14C-early 15C), although numerous sections were added from the 16C-18C. The monastery has preserved s..
The sacristy of Guadalupe's monasterio dates from the 17C. The colours and harmonious blend of Classical style architecture and Baroque ornamentation set off the well-known series of paintings by Zurbarán (Spanish artist who worked primarily in Sevil..
The route up to the Col of San Vicente crosses the mountainous massifs of the Las Villuercas region. Beyond the Guadarranque valley, the mountain has magnificent views over the green mountain chains.
Plaza Juan Carlos I, s/n E - 10140 Guadalupe
This spectacular monastery in Guadalupe, Extremadura, offers atmospheric rooms and wonderful Gothic architecture. Combining a peaceful location with modern interiors, the air-conditioned rooms have a flat-screen satellite TV and a private bathroom. ..
Marqués de la romana, 12 E - 10140 Guadalupe
Located in the Extremaduran town of Guadalupe, this impressive Parador has been wonderfully converted from a 15th-century hospital. It is surrounded by lovely gardens, a pool and has a fine restaurant. Enjoy regional cuisine in the Parador de Turism..
Avenida Conde de Barcelona, 1 E - 10140 Guadalupe
Set within the natural setting of Villuercas-Ibores Geopark, this hotel is located in the town centre of Guadalupe, Cáceres. It offers air-conditioned rooms with private balcony and beautiful mountain views. Hotel Hispanidad is 250 metres from Santa..