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Parador de Tortosa

Castillo de la Zuda, s/n
43500, Tortosa
Tarragona Province
Cataluña, Spain

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A castle from the 10th Century

In the middle of the fertile plain of the Ebro and backed by the Beceite mountains, which can be superbly viewed from the swimming pool and balconies, the Parador rises up in the upper part of the town, in a setting which combines the monumental beauty of the town with the attractions of the different natural enclaves which surround it.

Abderramán III decided to build this fortification, which now houses La Zuda (the well), next to four splendid large Catalan Gothic windows.

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The decoration of the interior assimilates the predominance of Christian and regal characters with classical style furniture and wooden beams. 


Within the walls, with Arabic motifs, the dining room is important for its large Gothic windows.  Inside, it offers rice dishes, 'anguila en suc' (eels in broth), 'suquet de peix' (fish in sauce) and 'pastisets' (vermicelli cakes) and 'Garrofetas' (dessert). 

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Room Facilities:
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Heating 
  • Mini bar
  • Private bathroom / Ensuite
  • Telephone 
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Hotel Facilities:
  • Air Conditioned
  • Hairdryers Available
  • Laundry Service
  • Guest Laundromat
  • TV
  • Room Service
  • Bus Parking
  • Mini Bar
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking 
How to get there:

The Zuda Castle presides over the old quarter of Tortosa and its artistic and historical riches. It also dominates the fertile plain of the Ebro and the Montecaro Massif. The most recommended access is from the A-7 motorway, exit 40. Tortosa is located 90 km from Tarragona, the capital of the province. 

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Additional Information: 

  • 1 kms to city centre 
  • 200 kms to the nearest airport (Barcelona) 
  • 3 km to the nearest station (Tortosa) 
  • Canyoning 
  • Golf 
  • Horse riding 
  • Mountain bikes 
  • Punting 
  • 4x4 Routes
Places to visit:
  • Delta del Ebro (40 km) 
  • Port Aventura. 40 minutes away on the A-7 
  • Tortosa City: Cathedral, Jewish Quarter, Open air sculpture Museum of sculptor Santiago de Santiago. 
  • Puerts of Tortosa and Beceite (30 km). 
  • Benifallet caves, Miravet castle. 
  • Picasso Museum in Horta de San Juan. 
Typical Fiestas:
  • Spring Fair end of April, Tortosa 
  • Local festivities September, Tortosa 
  • Music Festival October, Tortosa
Distances to nearest paradors:
  • Benicarló: 52 Km. 
  • Alcañiz: 100 Km. 
  • Saler, El: 205 Km. 
  • Cardona: 230 Km. 
  • Vic-Sau: 262 Km. 
  • Aiguablava: 327 Km. 
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