Accomodation in Galiia & Casa Grande De Soutullo

By: Scott James

As would be fit any major country in the western world, hotels in Galicia and Northern Spain are spacious, comfortable and clean. The categorisation for the hotels is awarded on a star system and these are allocated by the regional tourist authorities.

If you want something slightly different then most people would head for one of the various exclusive hotels throughout the region or one of the "Paradors" that can be found in various key places throughout the area.}

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

The Casa Grande can be found at Soutullo de Abaixo - Coles - OURENSE

As of the time of the writing of this article the contact telephone number for The Casa Grande is +34 988 205 611 and the fax number is +34 988 205 694.

At the time of the writing of this article, the manager to contact for information would be unknown and The Casa Grande has the following number of rooms: 8.

Casa Grande de Soutullo, a small charming Hotel in an 18th Century building, is situated within 5 minutes ( 6 Km ) from the old town of Ourense along one of the important Jacobean Pilgrim ways to Santiago, near Oseira monastery where the writer Graham Green used to rest every summer. It is set in a medieval village, surrounded by a 20 sq kilometre country estate and conserves many original architectural elements from its noble past.

Like all Pazos, there is a fair amount of history surrounding the building and in this case it is the following. Less than an hour from the Rias Baixas beaches and the historic city of Santiago de Compostela Soutullo Manor House is not only the natural gateway to Galicia from the A52 motorway but also a starting point for visiting the "Ribeira Sacra" on its two sides: the terraced vineyards of the Lugo bank and the monumental artistic bank of Ourense, full of outstanding ancient monasteries.

With regards to the actual facilities that the Pazo has to offer they are as follows: 8 double rooms.

Mealtimes observed at this Pazo are a buffet breakfast, there is no formal dining room.

As well as the individual room facilities, this Pazo has the following shared amenities and facilities: Guest lounge, Breakfast room, Sun loggia, Interior patio.

Outside you can find the following amenities for guests: 20 sq kilometre country estate crossed by a stream, Swimming pool, Tennis court, Gardens with vegetable allotment, Granary barns and stone cross.

The immediate geographic location for this Pazo is as follows: Relaxing in front of the fire-place and enjoying a cup of tea "on the house", we will give you all the information you need to sample the scenic, monumental-historical and gastronomic routes of the region.

With regards to the scenic location for the Pazo, it is extremely well located. After a buffet breakfast, you may visit the Ribeira Sacra and its monasteries, or in one day take a trip to a celtic settlement, a Roman barracks, a visigothic church, a mozarabic chapel and a medieval tower. You may like to walk through ancient Allariz, the jewish quarter of Ribadavia or the old part of Ourense town. Ideally round off the day having supper in one of the taverns or restaurants close to the house..

If the above are not enough for either you or your family then you will find within close proximity the following facilities; Catamaran trip through the Ribeira Sacra gorge, Golf, Horse-riding, Canoeing, Walking tours..

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