Parador de Argomaniz ***
Ctra. N-1, Km. 363
01192 - Argomaniz (Alava)
Spain

Alava Province

NOBLE STONE PALACE


The Parador occupies a splendid Renaissance palace, from which it dominates the natural beauty of the Plains of Álava, the Gorbea mountain range and the Ullibarri Gamboa reservoir. The surroundings invite you to wander around the small, pleasant village of Argómaniz, also ideal for enjoying the beautiful natural spaces. The palace, where Napoleon regained his strength before attacking the town of Vitoria, boasts the Larrea family coat of arms on the façade of the building and a wonderful interior atmosphere, with the spacious living rooms standing out. The rest of the common rooms, floors, furniture, large chests and other details are enhanced by the charm of its wood, a noble material which is also present in its unequalled dining room. It offers traditional recipes, including dishes such as 'perretxikos' (mushrooms), snails and 'goxua', a sponge cake with cream, whipped cream and caramel.

What to eat...

Want to know the 'perretxikos' Discover the wonderful dishes of Alava region. Perretxikos, goxua, cooked snails and vegetables stand out here. Try them.

Typical festivals

* White Virgin festivals 4 August, Vitoria/Gasteiz, 12 km.
* Aste Nagusia/Semana Grande 15 Agosto, Bilbao/Bilbo, 70 km.
* Semana Grande 8 August, San Sebastián/Donostia, 100 km.
* San Fermines 7 July, Pamplona/Iruña, 85 km.

Visits

* Vitoria/Gasteiz (12 km). Santa María Cathedral, Museums
* El Gorbea Ullibarri and Urrunaga. Salvaterra reservoirs (12 km), Gaceo (8 km) and Añara (8 km)
* Garaco Nature Reserve (5 km)
* Rioja Alavesa (40 km)

The rooms:
Hotel Facilities: Banquet facilities
Cocktail bar
Concierge
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Disabled facilities
Golf course
Laundry facilities
Lift
Parking facilities
Reception
Restaurant
Room service
Safe deposit box
Room Facilities: Air conditioning
Cable / Satellite TV
Hairdryer
Heating
Mini bar
Private bathroom / Ensuite
Telephone
Television
Additional Information:
12 km to city centre

12 km to the nearest Station (Renfe Station)

20 km to the nearest Airport (Bilbao)

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