The stone castle that overlooks Spain's medieval village of Alarcón, offers traditional furnishings and original wood beams. It has a clever design, combining new and old features. Situated 180 km from Madrid, this hotel is the ideal spot to spend a weekend or, ideally, a few days.
Perched high at the top of the craggy Pico de los Hidalgos, the hotel overlooks one of Spain's most beautiful villages. Small yet charming, Alarcón has been stated an Area of Artistic-Historical Importance because of its beauty and harmony.
Parador de Alarcón is an 8th century castle, positioned next to the Júcar River. The stone castle has original wood beams and traditional furnishings. It overlooks Alarcón, one of the loveliest villages of Spain that has been declared an area of artistic and historical importance thanks to its beauty and harmony.
With more than 13 centuries of history, the castle will carry you back to the Middle Ages with its elegant red and orange textiles.
The castle was built around the 14th century and has been used as a fortress, a military base, as well as the home of noble families. In 1930 it was turned into a historic hotel.
The castle was built around the 12th century and was initially used as a fortress, before housing the bishops of Siguenza. It is said that a descendant of Christopher Columbus later turned the castle into a palace, where nobility resided. After many centuries of turbulent events, the castle was abandoned until 1971 when it was turned into a historic hotel.