Things to see and do - Palencia
Unmissable tourist sites
Palencia Travel guide
Palencia : Michelin's recommendations
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.
Tourist attractions Palencia : Things to see and do
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 ..
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..
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.
Avenida Ponce de León, s/n E - 34005 Palencia
Hotel Rey Sancho is set in the heart of historic Palencia, just 100 metres from Calle Mayor. It has a summer swimming pool, surrounded by gardens and trees. The Hotel Rey Sancho is next to Isla Dos Aguas Golf Course. Palencia’s famous Cristo del Ote..
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.
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..
av. de Santander 12 E - 34003 Palencia
av. Casado del Alisal 26 E - 34001 Palencia
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.
Don Sancho 2 E - 34001 Palencia
It has a popular bar at the entrance that offers good hors d'oeuvres, and a well-decorated classical dining area with vaulted ceiling that serves traditional Palencian cuisine.