Parador de Cambados ***
P Calzada, s/n
36630 - Cambados (Pontevedra)
Spain

Pontevedra Province.

FORMER COUNTRY HOUSE FACING THE AROUSA ESTUARY

The former Pazo de Bazán country house, an ancestral mansion on which construction begain in the 17th c., is located in the green landscape of the Rías Baixas, specifically in the Ría de Arousa. Luxuriant pine groves, beaches, coves and numerous country houses run along the Galician coast. The Parador is located in the centre of the small town of Cambados, a short distance from the Isla de la Toxa, and has an attractive inner courtyard in which the arcades, the fountain and a slender palm tree stand out. It also has pleasant, bright bedrooms with comfortable furniture, along with stone columns, wooden ceilings and beams in the rest of the common rooms, not forgetting the garden and a tempting swimming pool. The restaurant offers local products such as 'empanada de berberechos' (cockle pie), 'lenguado al Albariño' (sole prepared in Albariño wine) and shellfish.

What to eat...

A unique pie There a lot of empanadas (pies), but none like the ones from Galicia. Especially the one stuffed with 'berberechos' (cockle). Taste also the delicious shellfish of the region, and fishes like tonguefish in Albariño sauce.

The rooms:
Typical festivals

* Fiesta del Albariño first Sunday of August, Cambados
* La Peregrina second Sunday of August, Pontevedra, 22 km.
* Gastronomy festivals all year, Galicia

Visits

* Cambados. Country houses, old quarters
* O Grove-Isla de A Toxa (22 km)
* Vigo (63 km)
* Pontevedra (30 km)
* Vilagarcía de Arousa (11 km)

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