The summit of Cerro Pui-Ponos took this castle-convent of the XII-XIII century with its natural defense and panoramic views over the city. The building has a mixture of Gothic walls, silvered sepulcher, and Aragones palace. The hotel is decorated in tones of red ochre, greens and oak beams. In the dining room there are typical dishes to try such as the Alcañizana eggs, roasts and almond cakes.
There is a charge for safety deposit box, WIFI, sauna and gymnasium . There is a possibility to have views of the monumental area. Exterior balconies have views of the “Torre del Homenje” – tower.
The Parador de Alcañiz is 381mts above sea level, it is in the second largest city of Teruel with 15.000 habitants; the parador is in the heart of Maestrazgo Turolense, 60kms form Morella and 75kms from Mirambel and Cantavieja. The touristic region of Matarranya is 35kms away and there are marvllous medieval villages such as Calaceite, Valderrobre and Beiceite, these form the routes such as “Ruta del Tambor de Samana Santa” ( the route of the drum in holy week), and “Ruta de los Tres Reyes” (route of the three kings). There are various “fiestas” through out the year, the local fiesta is from 8 to 13 September and there are the Easter fiestas.
All the rooms in the Parador are decorated medieval style, and combine wood with fabrics in ochre and red colours. All rooms have WIFI connection, mini bar , safety deposit box and complete bathroom.
Form the Zaragoza airport: Head northeast. Turn slightly left for N-125. Turn slightly right for N-125. On the roundabout, take the exit direction N-125. Go through 3 round abouts. On the next take the exit in the lane for E-90/A-2 direction Zaragoza. Join E-90/A-2. Take exit on the left direction Zaragoza/Barcelona. Join A-2. Take exit for A-2 and follow for AP-2 ( signs for Lleida/Barcelona). This is a toll road. Take exit 3 for Bujaraloz (partial toll road). Turn left in to A-230. Turn left in to A-230/N-II. Cesontine towards N-II. Turn slightly right in to A-230/Camino de la Balsa Pedera. Turn right in to A-230. Take the lane and join N-211. On the round about take the exit direction Av del Galan Bergua. Go through a round about. Turn left into Av de Aragon. Look out for the Parador De Alcañiz, La Concordia, Castillo Calatravos S/N, 44600 Alcañiz.G