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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

    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 Don Rodrigo

    Los Gatos, 1 E - 34005 Palencia

    Hotel Don Rodrigo is situated in the historical centre of Palencia next to the Cathedral. Private parking is available on site and free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the hotel. The rooms at Don Rodrigo are spacious and feature a flat-screen TV. A chil..

  • Hotel Castilla Vieja Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Avenida Casado del Alisal, 26 E - 34001 Palencia

    Prix Prices from : 42 €

    Set in Palencia's historic town, close to the cathedral and the city’s main square, this hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen satellite TV and a private bathroom. After a day’s work or sightseeing, relax with a drink in th..

  • Eurostars Diana Palace

    Avenida de Santander, 12 E - 34003 Palencia

    Eurostars Diana Palace is in the centre of Palencia, next to Palencia Train and Bus Stations. Its elegant, soundproofed rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Rooms at the Diana Palace are equipped with satellite TV and a work desk..

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Restaurants 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..

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

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