SILVER ROUTE II (7 Nights / 8 Days)

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The Silver Route has been the natural route linking the Bay of Biscay with the Andalusian Atlantic coastline from olden times. Romans took advantage to build a road to transport precious silver, leaving behind the base of a major legacy taking you through history.
Night 1 : Parador de Guadalupe
Guadalupe is a delightful town in the Cáceres district known as Las Villuercas, a lovely village with cobbled streets and houses built in the traditional vernacular style. It is home to an extremely valuable area of artistic and historical importance dating from the 15th and 16th centuries. It has been preserved with its original structure intact, making you feel as if you are on a film set. Santa Marí...

Night 2 : Parador de Plasencia
In the city you will discover the remains of medieval walls, fortified towers and gates, including Puerta del Sol (Sun Gate) and the smaller Postigo de Santa María (Santa María Gate). As you walk through the town center, you will come to the Plaza Mayor (Main Square), a must-see during the Martes Mayor (Great Tuesday) celebrations, which have been named a national tourist attraction. The town also boast...

Night 3 : Parador de Ciudad Rodrigo
Immerse yourself in history. Ciudad Rodrigo has been declared an Area of Artistic-Historical Importance. It offers wonderful Roman and medieval architecture. The entire city is walled, inviting you to enjoy a lovely walk along the 2-kilometer perimeter. Wander the streets filled with palaces and stately homes, and discover the Plaza Mayor (Main Square) with its 16th-century Town Hall, the imposing cathedra...

Night 4 : Parador de Salamanca
Salamanca, a World Heritage City and lively university town, is filled with historic buildings and locations. Students and locals give the capital an exuberant, youthful and very welcoming atmosphere. The city is always willing to share its rich heritage, culture and gastronomy with visitors. The sunlight casts a golden glow on the lovely stone façades and sunsets become a unique experience here.Stroll...

Night 5 : Parador de Zamora
Because of its strategic geographic location, Zamora serves as a crossroads on the Via Delapidata, a beautiful, peaceful place where a nice walk is a pleasant way to explore the city's wealth of cultural and historical heritage. The cathedral with its ribbed cupola, Las Dueñas Convent, the delicate modernist style and urban Romanesque of many of the city's buildings, Zamora Castle and the Baltasar Lob...

Night 6 : Parador de Benavente
Situated at one of the most important confluences of communications routes in Spain; its enviable location in the northwestern part of the peninsula has made it an important crossroads throughout history. It lies on various pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela: the Vía de la Plata (Silver Route), Camino de Oriente (Eastern Asturias Route), Valladolid Route, Tera Valley Route and Asturias Route...

Night 7 : Parador de Leon
Some of the most prestigious architects and sculptors in the country and neighboring France worked on the carved façade, cloister, church and magnificent choir stalls. Its thick walls bore witness to important episodes in our history: they hosted the order’s chapter meetings, served as a place of confinement for such illustrious figures as writer Francisco Quevedo, and witnessed tragic periods, including...