A Night in Galicia - Try the Pazo De Andeade

by : Scott James

An extremely wide variety of tourist accommodation can be found in Galicia and Northern Spain. Visitor accommodation can be found to satisfy all tastes and even the choosiest customer will find something to suit their needs.

In this article we are going to take a look at the Pazo de Andeade.

The Pazo can be found at Casa Grande, 1 - 15.824 Touro - A CORUÑA

As of the time of the writing of this article the contact telephone number for The Pazo is +34 981 51 73 59 and the fax number is +34 981 51 73 59.

At the time of the writing of this article, the manager to contact for information would be Elena and The Pazo has the following number of rooms: 9.

Situated in the municipality of Touro, right in the centre of the county of Arzua, this house is a faithful reminder of the ancient houses belonging to the noble Galician families. The architectural complex of which it is made up is completely surrounded by a centuries old oak wood that gives credit to its aristocratic air. The corn granary and the dovecote give us a glimpse of the ancient workings of the house, in an area that has for centuries lived dependant on agriculture, farming, and cheese making using the mark of origin Arzua- Ulloa.

Like all Pazos, there is a fair amount of history surrounding the building and in this case it is the following. Pazo de Andeade was constructed at the beginning of the XVIII Century, and restored in 1995 with original high quality materials. Beside the respect paid to the original features of the main building the complex conserves all the elementary characteristics of Galician Architecture. The corn granary, the dovecote and the chapel- that boasts an altarpiece crafted by the Compostelan master woodcarvers from the age that the house was constructed- are proof of that.

With regards to the actual facilities that the Pazo has to offer they are as follows: 8 double rooms, 1 special double room with fireplace, all bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms.

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

As well as the individual room facilities, this Pazo has the following shared amenities and facilities: Restaurant, Dining room and cafeteria for guests, Library, Guest lounge, Chapel / Oratory.

Outside you can find the following amenities for guests: Centenary oak wood, Gardens, Vegetable garden, Corn granary, Dovecote, Parking.

The immediate geographic location for this Pazo is as follows: Just being in the grounds of Pazo de Andeade are reasons enough to spend the whole day exploring and getting to know the place; enjoy its well kept lounges or reading in the library; listen to the murmur of the water in the fountain; or stroll through the oak wood that keeps the secrets of those who built the house.

With regards to the scenic location for the Pazo, it is extremely well located. Its proximity to Santiago de Compostela, the Portodemouros reservoir or the pilgrims way to Santiago, all this invites you to enjoy its natural, cultural, and architectonic wonders. The visitor can also try pony trekking, walking tours or mountain bike trips around the area, visiting some of the numerous farms and dairies in the region..

If the above are not enough for either you or your family then you will find within close proximity the following facilities; Hiking, Mountain bike, Visit to farms and cheese factory, Pony Trekking, Rafting.

All in all, not one to be missed.