Capital of the region of las Cinco Villas, Sos del Rey Catolico, thanks to its strategic location, it was a unbeatable stronghold. Incorporated into the Kingdom of Aragon in the eleventh century and was since then an important border town and birthplace of Ferdinand the Catholic.
Parador de Sos del Rey Catolico
Declared Sos del Rey Catolico as Historic-artistic Site for its wealth of monuments, knowing it, they return to times past. Here are the accommodations in this charming medieval village.
Of the paradores in Aragon, the Parador de Sos del Rey Catolico stands out for its beautiful views of the villa. It was formerly a home nobiliar, which still retains the tower. The old gardens still remain in use for guests to enjoy.
The interior of the parador de Sos has been designed in such a way as regia, with wood as the main element, coating the interior columns and with a castilian furniture. Despite this, its rooms are very bright and airy thanks to its large windows.
As usual, the regional cuisine is protagonist in the paradores. In its restaurant offers dishes such as the "ternasco aragonese, chicken in Chilindron or desserts, such as the peach of Calanda.
In addition to its usual services, the Parador de Sos offers combine a stay with activities, such as tours in 4x4.
The standard double room costs 100 euro (price of July 2011). Can be booked at the official website of paradors of Spain: Parador.es.
Other charming accommodation
In addition to the Parador, in Sos del Rey Catolico there are other charming accommodation (all prices are from July 2011, and in a double room):
.The Peiron Hotel. This hotel is located in a house nobiliar of the seventeenth century, attached to the wall of Sos del Rey Catolico. Its stone walls enclose 14 stays with theme of at the time of the founding of the villa.
Its medieval aspect does not neglect the modern comforts: the suites have a whirlpool tub. From 80 euros, in Hotelesconencanto.com.
.Home of Infanzon. Located the Jewish Quarter of Sos del Rey Catolico, recommended by the Michelin guide as charming accommodation.
All the rooms have a balcony. The house has a lounge with fireplace and a rooftop terrace with views to the historic city center, in addition to a restaurant that serves traditional food.
From 57 euros. Reservations in Toprural.com and Booking.com.
.The Posada de la Pastora is in a building of XVIII in Uncastillo, people declared a Historic-artistic site, 16 km of Sos del Rey Catolico; close to the Sierra de Santo Domingo.
In the inn there are 10 rooms, where they combine the stone and wood and living room with fireplace.
From 75 euros,in Lapastora.net.
.Path of time. A themed hotel, the first floor is inspired by the medieval past of Sos del Rey Catolico; the second floor has been inspired by the age of the discoveries, the xvth century and each bedroom is inspired by a continent.
There is a lounge with library and playground for the customers.From 75 euros, in Rutadeltiempo.is.
Prices to July 21 of 2011.