Casa Grande De Cornide

By: Scott James

The standard of accommodation in the area is extremely high as you would expect from Galicia and Northern Spain. The hotels are awarded between one and five stars and these are allocated by the local tourist Authority.

Those searching for luxury will just head straight for the exclusive hotels and "Paradors" whilst even the family run "casas rurales" are excellent places to stay and escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

In this article we are going to take a look at the Casa Grande de Cornide.

The Casa Grande can be found at 15.886 Teo - Santiago de Compostela. A CORUÑA

As of the time of the writing of this article the contact telephone number for The Casa Grande is +34 981 805 599 and the fax number is +34 981 805 751.

At the time of the writing of this article, the manager to contact for information would be MarÃ?a JesÃ?s Castro Rivas and The Casa Grande has the following number of rooms: 10.

The Casa Grande de Cornide is situated 10 minutes by car from Santiago de Compostela, the final destination on the Pilgrims' way. Besides this we find ourselves very near to one of the main roads on this pan European route: the Portuguese Way. Somehow, Casa Grande de Cornide the manor house becomes the epicentre of a tour that allows the traveller to begin to understand the mysteries of this thousand year old Pilgrimage.

Like all Pazos, there is a fair amount of history surrounding the building and in this case it is the following. With more than 200 years of history, Casa Grande de Cornide is a living example of the most traditional Galician architecture, alongside interesting ultramodern elements. Its ample collection of Galician painting could easily qualify it as a small Art gallery museum. The house boasts an 8 sq kilometre garden that encloses such emblematic trees as a leafy Magnolia that has been part of the manor house since it was built.

With regards to the actual facilities that the Pazo has to offer they are as follows: 3 maisonettes, 1 Guest suite, 4 double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms.

Of all the mealtimes that are observed at this Pazo the only one is Breakfast.

As well as the individual room facilities, this Pazo has the following shared amenities and facilities: Living room, Library, Permanent painting exhibition..

Outside you can find the following amenities for guests: Swimming pool ,Gardens, Wine cellar, Car park.

The immediate geographic location for this Pazo is as follows: Leisure time and rest are at a premium state of the art level in this house. Its magnificent collection of works by XX Century Galician painters; its library, with a variety of 3.000 volumes; its bodega situated in an old dovecote, and its huge garden, are more than enough reasons for never leaving the manor house. Nevertheless, the appealing features that surround Casa Grande de Cornide invite you to investigate some of the cycle or walking routes, or even to attempt one of the stages of the Jacobean Portuguese pilgrimage way to Santiago de Compostela.

With regards to the scenic location for the Pazo, it is extremely well located. Also recommendable is a stroll through the cobbled streets of Santiago, or a visit to the homes which are now museums of the famous Galician writers Rosalia de Castro and Camilo Jose Cela..

If the above are not enough for either you or your family then you will find within close proximity the following facilities; Bicycle routes, Walking trails, Galician, Spanish and European wine tasting..

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