Route Paradores of St. Teresa of Jesus
Discover the most iconic aspects of her legacy while staying at the Paradores most marked by her influence.Day 1. Departure. Sunday. Parador de ToledoToledo represents an essential period in the life of St. Teresa. It was here that she began to put down her thoughts, concerns and intentions in writing, producing an extensive and rich body of literary work.Day 2. Monday. Parador de SegoviaSegovia is home to the ninth convent founded by the saint, which had an eventful beginning.Day 3. Tuesday. Parador de TordesillasTeresa came to Valladolid on August 10, 1568.Valladolid has shown great appreciation for how significant St. Teresa's convent has been for the city, making her an honorary citizen in 1968. The street and neighborhood where the convent is located are known as the Rondilla de Santa Teresa.Days 4 and 5. Wednesday and Thursday. Parador de SalamancaSt. Teresa arrived in Salamanca in the year 1570, founding her seventh convent here. The city boasts a number of locations the exude the spirit and influence of Teresa.Days 6 and 7. Friday and Saturday. Parador de ÁvilaMore than anywhere else, Ávila is the city of St. Teresa of Jesus.It is the city of her childhood, youth and maturity, years of hopes and plans, departure point and point of return while she worked to found her convents. Her lifetime coincided with Ávila's golden age.The route includes: a 7-night stay in a standard double room under the chosen regime (bed and breakfast or half board).The route does not include: transport. This is at the expense of the guests, as are any tours and access to monuments or places of interest (the information offered is provided merely for guidance).