Travel Guide Spain

Astorga

Chocolate, Gaudi, Roman Empire and Cathedral. Discover a thrilling Roman and Medieval past and a unique gastronomy.

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WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT ASTORGA?

A little bit of history about Astorga history and the “maragatos”.

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1. Chocolate Museum: very interesting

2. Gaudi Palace:

 3. Saint Mary Cathedral: it has a Romanesque origin, although its construction was not completed until the 18th century. Its Renaissance and Baroque facades will catch your attention.

4. Roman Museum: ss

5. Las Médulas UNESCO Heritage: biggest Roman gold mines…

6. Rustic architecture: visiting the town of Castrillo de los Polvazares…or Santa Colomba de Somoza, declared 50 years ago the most beautiful town in the province of León.

7. Crafted wool in Val de San Lorenzo: bla blab bla

But the culinary scene is not less impressive: roast suckling pig is the city’s specialty together with the creamy La Granja white beans (judiones de la granja) famous all over Spain!

FOOD & WINE

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✧ FOODS NOT TO MISS

Food in San Sebastian is a religion, some of the most known chefs…

  • Cocido maragato: served the other way around, they start serving the meats and finally comes the soup.
  • Chocolate: sss
  • Beans: specially their chikpeas picopardal,
  • Cecina: one of the most traditional produce in León province, the dried cured meat…
  • Red Meat from Teleno Mountains, where baby lamb is king.
  • Wild mushrooms: g
  • Fish: the maragatos were traders taking fish and dried octopus from Galicia to the great Castilian capitals.
  • Mantecados: sort of lardy cakes…

✧ WINES REGIONS AROUND

From Barcelona you can easily reach stunning wine regions in a short drive…

  • DO Bierzo

WHERE TO STAY?

Family run Hotel Ciudad de Astorga & Spa for a urban stay or you might prefer to sleep in the mountains, in that case The Rock Suites & Spa over…

ARE YOU READY TO DISCOVER ASTORGA?

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