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The town stretches north-south between the narrow confines of the River Carrión to the west and the railway line to the east, in the middle of the fertile Tierra de Campos region. The land around the town is irrigated by the Canal de Castilla and its tributaries. In the early 13C, Alfonso VIII founded the first Spanish university here.

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Tourist attractions Palencia : Things to see and do

  • Palencia Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    Plaza de la Inmaculada E - Palencia

    This Gothic building (14C-16C) presents a variety of 16C architectural and sculptural styles. Some fine works of art are on show here include its high altar reredos (early 16C) which intersperses sculpture by Felipe Bigarny and pictures by Jean de Fl..

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Hotels Palencia

  • Hotel Alda Centro Palencia One star

    Eduardo Dato, 2 E - 34005 Palencia

    Prix Prices from : 24 €

  • Hotel Colón 27

    Colón, 27 E - 34002 Palencia

    Hotel Colón 27 is located in central Palencia, just 8 minutes’ walk from the city’s cathedral. It offers a 24-hour reception and rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen satellite TV. The hotel has vending machines for snacks and drinks, and room servi..

  • Monclús

    Menéndez Pelayo, 3 E - 34001 Palencia

    The Hotel is located right in the city center of Palencia. It is an ideal hotel for business and leisure stay. Next to the Mayor Street, Plaza Mayor, the Cathedral and the most touristic and commercial areas of Palencia.

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Restaurants Palencia

  • Casa Lucio Comfortable restaurant 

    Don Sancho 2 E - 34001 Palencia

    This family-run restaurant with a classic-contemporary look features walls decorated with paintings by a local artist. Traditional cuisine with a nod to the present day.

  • Castilla Vieja Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    av. Casado del Alisal 26 E - 34001 Palencia

  • Isabel Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Valentín Calderón 6 E - 34001 Palencia

    This family-run restaurant is renowned for its extraordinary friendliness. It has a small bar used as a waiting area, as well as a cosy, classically furnished dining room. It serves well-prepared and unfussy traditional cuisine where you are spared a..

  • Asador La Encina Comfortable restaurant 

    Casañé 2 E - 34002 Palencia

    Has the standard qualities of an Asador (meat roasting restaurant), although a little more modern with partitionable halls. The wood fired oven is visible from the bar.

  • Pepe´s Comfortable restaurant 

    av. Manuel Rivera 16 E - 34002 Palencia

    At Pepe's there is a busy bar at the entrance and a Castilian-style dining room spread over two levels. Fairly comprehensive traditional menu with plenty of fish and seafood dishes.

  • Casa Lucio Tapas bar 

    Don Sancho 2 E - 34001 Palencia

    Welcoming tapas bar with a rustic-regional atmosphere and a decor that alludes to the world of bullfighting. A bar well-laden with individual tapas that can be combined as part of a tapas menu.

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