Parador de Benavente


On the site of the castle built in 1202 and almost destroyed during the Napoleonic Wars. The old tower – Torre del Caracol – with it’s beautiful Mudejar room is incorporated into the Parador. The interior is classically decorated with rugs, forged lamps, coffered ceilings, wood and Castilian bricks. It has spectacular living rooms, comfortable bar and a restaurant offering the region’s gastronomic fare. Enjoy a glass of local wine in the beautiful garden.

How To Arrive

The most common route is via the A-6 (Madrid-A Coruña). From Ourense, Vigo and Pontevedra, you can also take the A-52 or the Ruta de la Plata (N-630). Once in town, follow signs for the Parador and/or Torre del Caracol.


The Parador is located in the centre of Benavente and forms part of the former walled enclosure of the town.


  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Seasonal pool
  • Garden
  • Car parking
  • wi-fi


  • Santa Marta de Tera 32 km – Romanesque church
  • Villafafila 28 km – Lagoon and nature reserve
  • Puebla de Sanabria 82 km – Castle, church, Sanabria Lake
  • Granja de Moreuela 35 km – ruins of monastery
  • Arquelogic Route 30 km, Tera Route 80 km, Sierra de la Culebra Route 50 km, Tierra de Campos Route 50 km, Orbigo Route 25 km

Nearest Paradores

  • Parador de Zamora 64 km
  • Parador de León 70 km
  • Parador de Tordesilla 83 km
  • Parador de Puebla de Sanabria 87 km
  • Parador de Salamanca 167 km
  • Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo 145 km

Room Types & Prices

STANDARD DOUBLE – from €102.00 / night B&B

SUPERIOR TWIN – from €116.00 / night B&B

SUPERIOR DOUBLE – from €116.00 / night B&B