Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga - Tradition-style Mountain Lodge Hotel (3*)
This Parador lies a mere 3km outside the small town of Cervera de Pisuerga, and boasts magnificent views down to the waters of the Ruesga reservoir. A traditionally built property, it is situated in the Fuentes Carrionas Nature Reserve in the foothills of the Picos de Europa, between Santander and Léon. It is a perfect stop for those touring across the north of Spain.
Built in a mountain lodge-style complementing its rural setting, the Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga strives to capture this mountain refuge style throughout the property. The resulting interiors of mahogany wood panelling, stone fireplaces, and hunting trophies mounted on the walls, create a cosy atmosphere reminiscent of a hunting lodge. Guests can relax on the large terrace against a breathtaking mountainside and lake backdrop.
This Parador’s main attraction its incredible natural setting and the property has been designed with this in mind to ensure that its design offers the best vantage points across the valley. Many of the rooms have balconies, allowing you to enjoy the tranquil rural setting from the comfort of your own room and nearly all of the Parador’s bedrooms benefit from these incredible countryside views. North-east facing rooms have a spectacular view over the mountains, whereas the south-west facing bedrooms enjoy views over the valley and the beautiful Ruesga reservoir. The rooms are decorated in a rustic style with wooden flooring, exposed beams, and classic furniture.
The Parador de Cervera de Pisuerga’s restaurant is decorated in a classical style, and shares the marvellous views over the reservoir. Guests can enjoy delicious country cooking, such as Sopa de ajo Burgalesa (garlic soup), regional sausages, Trucha con torreznos (trout served with bacon) and Leche frita (literally ‘fried milk’, but don’t be put off – it’s a delicious dessert with custard, cinnamon and caramel).
A large car park is situated at the entrance to the Parador and garage parking is also available.