Hotels in Valladolid
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Valladolid 1,333 yd from city centre
From Barajas Airport take the M-30 - A-6-N-601 - M-122nd (Valladolid). From Villanubla airport - Leon-Valladolid road. Easy...
Ele Enara Boutique
Valladolid 516 yd from city centre
This hotel is located in the Plaza de España in Valladolid, 100 metres from the Casa de Cervantes, 150 metres from the extensive...
Valladolid 2.4 mi from city centre
Strategically located in Valladolid's commercial area, this hotel boasts eye-catching design and fantastic facilities including...
Valladolid 1.5 mi from city centre
The preferred airport for Sercotel Valladolid is Valladolid (VLL) - 11.2 km / 7 mi. Distances are calculated in a straight...
Nexus Valladolid Suites &
Valladolid 532 yd from city centre
Location: in the historical centre, surrounded by the most emblematic buildings in Valladolid such as the Church of Santa...
Sercotel Felipe Iv
Valladolid 846 yd from city centre
Location: in the centre of Valladolid, close to Campo Grande, Plaza Mayor, Casa Cervantes and the most commercial streets...
Valladolid 298 yd from city centre
This hotel is located in the heart of Valladolid, a monumental city and very popular for its food and excellent wines. It...
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Located in the autonomous community of Castile and Leon, Valladolid is the biggest city in north western Spain. As the capital of Castile and Leon, the city is significant historically and boasts a varied culture. With a population of more than 300,000, Valladolid is a busy and bustling city, ideal for long weekend breaks.
Interestingly, Valladolid is situated in and around five different wine growing regions, these being Ribera del Duero, Rueda, Toro, Tierra de Leon and Cigales.
Part of the reason for Valladolid being such a popular destination for European and worldwide tourism is the wide availability of cheap and affordable hotel accommodation across the city.
Neighbourhoods of Valladolid
Valladolid consists of a number of surrounding districts:
- Historic Centre: As the name suggests, this is the area of the city that boasts the most history. You can view lots of Renaissance architecture and take in stunning views of the Pisuerga river.
- Campo Grande: This is the area located close to the local RENFE railway station. For many people, it’s an ideal place to stay because it allows quick travel out to nearby cities like Madrid, Salamanca and Leon.
- Parquesol: This is a neighbourhood in the city that boasts a lot of the modern sights and attractions, including the popular science museum that features a bronze sculpture of Albert Einstein.
What to see and do in Valladolid
Some of the attractions that you absolutely must make the time to visit when in Valladolid include the National Sculpture Museum boasting art from all ages and eras, the Catedral de Valladolid which dates back to the 16th century, and the Plaza Mayor which is the bustling central square of the city where you will find lots of vibrant nightlife and entertainment.
A number of famous people are associated with Valladolid and there are various museums or memorials dedicated to them. The famous names include King Philip II who launched the Armada against England, Christopher Columbus who died in the city, and the writer of Don Quixote, Cervantes after whom one of the city’s university is named.
What to eat in Valladolid
There are some amazing local food options when visiting Valladolid. Visitors seeking out a quintessential taste of the city will definitely want to try sopa de ajo which is a delicious garlic soup, lechazo asado which is a dish containing either roast veal or roast lamb, and bolla de chicharrones which is a type of cake made using pork rind. Being in such rich wine country, there’s an abundance of choice from local vineyards.
Typical events and festivals in Valladolid
Valladolid is a city that is always hosting some kind of event regardless of when you happen to be visiting. Some of the most popular occasions of the course of the year include the traditional Holy Week celebrations that take place across the majority of the country, the fiestas of Our Lady of San Lorenzo in September, and the attention grabbing Valladolid International Film Festival that always begins at the end of October.
How to move around in Valladolid
The recommended way for tourists to navigate their way around Valladolid is by taking advantage of the well run local bus network. Operated by a company called Auvasa, the bus system is very modern and very efficient. Those not wanting to miss out on any of the key sights can also buy a ticket for the dedicated tourist bus that offers a guided and extensive tour of attractions. Taxi services are also widely available for those who wish not to rely on bus timetables to get from A to B.
The climate in Valladolid
Valladolid is a city that experiences a varied climate over the course of the year. Classified officially as being warm and temperate, the annual average temperature is just over 12 degrees, rising much higher in the summer. There is much more rainfall in the city during the winter compared to the summer, which is something that prospective visitors to the area might want to consider when planning their trip dates.