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Contact details

Paseos de la Mota s/n
49600  Benavente, Zamora  (Castile-Leon)
benavente@parador.es
www.paradores.es
Tel.:+34 980630300
Fax.:+34 980630303

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Zamora

Zamora

Reservations


Description

It is the only thing that remains of an elegant, palatial Medieval residence of the XV century.Destroyed by the English in the War of Independence.What remains of the former Castillo de la Mota of Gothic/Renaissance transition is the Torreón del Caracol, today a Tourism Parador.On the inside, on the main floor, there is Mudejar armour that belonged to the Covent of San Román del Valle, that has also disappeared.

Construction:
Tower

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
16th century

Practical information

Schedule

Only the exterior can be visited.


Services

Cafeteria
Restaurant

Map


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