Try Somewhere Interesting to Stay in Pontevedra, Galicia?

By: Stephen Morgan

As would be fit any major country in the western world, hotels in Galicia and Northern Spain are spacious, comfortable and clean. Hotels are categorized and awarded stars 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 Rectoral de Fofe.

The Rectoral can be found at 36873 Fofe - Covelo - PONTEVEDRA

As of the time of the writing of this article the contact telephone number for The Rectoral is +34 986 668 750 and the fax number is +34 986 668 737.

At the time of the writing of this article, the manager to contact for information would be Amador Barcia and The Rectoral has the following number of rooms: 6.

The Rectoral de Fofe is situated on the south side of the Suido mountain range, which has been declared a National Park, in the heart of the Paradanta region. Its rooms have a view of the River Tea and of the beautiful fragas that surround it. This all makes for an unspoilt beauty spot, complete with autochthonous Galician flora and fauna. As Portugal and the Rias Baixas are within easy reach there are a multitude of cultural visits and sightseeing trips to undertake.

Like all Pazos, there is a fair amount of history surrounding the building and in this case it is the following. The present Rectoral de Fofe was built on the ruins of the original house belonging to the clergy of the time and constructed in the 17th Century. According to the inscription that appears on the exterior wall of the tower, that and the enclosing wall were put up in the year 1830. The restoration work to allow for its function as a rural hotel was carried out inside the walls of the original building.

With regards to the actual facilities that the Pazo has to offer they are as follows: 5 double rooms, 1 special double room..

All usual mealtimes are observed at this Pazo and they are, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

As well as the individual room facilities, this Pazo has the following shared amenities and facilities: Lounge with chimney, Library, Dinning room, Bar.

Outside you can find the following amenities for guests: Gardens, Vegetable garden, Swimming pool.

The immediate geographic location for this Pazo is as follows: The Rectoral de Fofe is situated in the midst of an area of great natural unspoilt beauty, which makes it ideal to enjoy walking or bicycle tours. The house is very near to the River Tea and this allows for river fishing in season or to discover the lovely autochthonous Galician woods said to be inhabited by fairies and magical beings.

With regards to the scenic location for the Pazo, it is extremely well located. In spite of its isolated situation, the house is only 1 km from the river beach of Maceira and both Portugal and the Rias Baixas (the lower Galician estuaries) are only a short distance away, which is a great excuse to undertake cultural, gastronomic tours or even taste the fine wines of the southern area of Galicia..

If the above are not enough for either you or your family then you will find within close proximity the following facilities; Cycling, hiking, guided excursions, Pony Trekking trails, Quad biking, Rafting, Bungee jumping), hunting (authorised seasons), coarse fishing ( in season), Canoeing.

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