Sample Some History and Relaxation in Pontevedra – Try The Pazo de La Buzaca

As expected the hotels in Galicia and Northern Spain are extremely spacious very clean and comfortable. The categorisation for the hotels is awarded on a star system and these are allocated by the regional tourist authorities.

If it is luxury that you are after then the best advice should be to head straight for the exclusive hotels and “Paradors” but to be honest even the basic family “casas rurales” are extremely good value for money.

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

The Pazo can be found at Lugar de San Lorenzo 36, 36668 Moraña PONTEVEDRA

As of the time of the writing of this article the contact telephone number for The Pazo is +34 986 553 684 and the fax number is +34 986 552 902.

At the time of the writing of this article, the manager to contact for information would be Pablo Franco Taboada and The Pazo has the following number of rooms: 13.

Pazo de La Buzaca stands in the parish of San Lourenzo de Moraña, in a place where so much is still to be discovered, such as scenery unchanged since the time of our ancestors when the house was constructed. Wildlife, traditions and historical artistic patrimony of the area are directly or indirectly linked to Santiago de Compostela, the cradle of Europe and the final stop on pilgrimages since time immemorial.

Like all Pazos, there is a fair amount of history surrounding the building and in this case it is the following. Since its construction, in the XVII Century, Pazo da Buzaca has belonged to the family and lineage of the Varelas. The house has a main door above which the family coat of arms is on view, carved in stone from the XVIII Century. The complex, surrounded by a stout stone wall, boasts the main building, divided into mansion house, enclosed veranda, and hunting lodge (the previous home of the caretakers); two corn granaries, turret, dovecote and a small chapel.

With regards to the actual facilities that the Pazo has to offer they are as follows: 13 double rooms.

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

As well as the individual room facilities, this Pazo has the following shared amenities and facilities: Main dining room with galleria, Noble dinning room, Library, Lounge.

Outside you can find the following amenities for guests: 2 corn barns, Dovecote, Chapel, Swimming pool, Gardens.

The immediate geographic location for this Pazo is as follows: One could consider it a privilege getting to know Pazo de La Buzaca, the buildings which are hidden behind the stone walls or the 40,000m2 garden around it. All these surroundings invites one to relax. Walking in its meadows, reading under the ancient magnolia tree, getting lost in the wood or listening to the peace of the countryside are some of the activities that the guests can enjoy.

With regards to the scenic location for the Pazo, it is extremely well located. Without travelling too far away, the visitor can take a trip to Santiago de Compostela, the spa town of Caldas de Reis or the island of La Toja. All these places are worth seeing. On a nearby reservoir water sports are to be recommended. Owing to the rich artistic patrimony of the region the visitor can enjoy a route which encompasses various monasteries, or prehistoric petroglific stones..

If the above are not enough for either you or your family then you will find within close proximity the following facilities; Popular games as petanque, croquet, Hiking, Waters sports (in the near reservoir)..