CENTURY MEDIEVAL CASTLE
in an Arabic citadel, which was constructed on a Roman settlement, construction
on this imposing castle began in 1123, and was the residence of bishops,
cardinals and kings. It is a suitable location to enjoy this historical
town, close to very beautiful natural spaces.
traditional Castilian furniture is displayed with taste in the spacious,
friendly bedrooms, some with four poster beds and terrace, genuine royal
chambers in a palace which conserves stately living rooms, ideal for meetings
and celebrations, and a 13th c. Romanesque chapel.
addition to a stone courtyard and a modern gym, the Paradors thick stone
walls enclose a stately dining room, where one can sample exquisite dishes
such as fried bread crumbs with bacon and fried eggs, roast suckling kid,
cod prepared with manchego cheese, and for dessert, the famous borrachitos
seguntinos or flores de Cabanillas all prepared with the very best regional
and seasonal products.
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Castle of Sigüenza dominates the town from its highest part, presiding
over its historical and artistic heritage. It can be reached easily from
Madrid and Zaragoza along the N-II. At Km 104 we turn off along the local
road, 23 km from Sigüenza; or at 136, at the turning for Alcolea,
20 km from Sigüenza. The Parador is located 75 km from Guadalajara,
the capital of the province.
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Cathedral, Plaza Mayor with portico
(20 km). Roman arch, collegiate church
(31 km). 'Fiesta de la Caballada': held since the 12th c. on Whitsun Sunday
María de Huerta (50 km). Cistercian monastery of Santa María
(date varies) Atienza, 35 km.
Festival from 5 to 11 June, Hita, 60 km.
to nearest paradors
de Henares: 100 Km.
to airport: 115 km
to railway station: 3 km