Soria Vacation Packages
Soria, in Castilla - Leon, is a place that approximately 40,000 people call home.
Soria is located about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of Madrid, the national capital, and 110 miles (177 kilometers) south of Bilbao.
Public squares are the perfect places to experience the more relaxed side of a city, and these popular squares in Soria are no exception. Spend a couple of hours at Plaza Mayor, Plaza Mayor and Medinaceli Plaza Mayor and it’ll soon become clear these spots occupy such a special place in the hearts of Soria residents.
Soria is the perfect destination for those who seek historic places, particularly for those curious about places of worship. Some of the most impressive of these are the San Pedro Cathedral, the Gormaz Cathedral and the El Burgo de Osma Cathedral.
Relive the past and get a taste of what life was like years ago by visiting the castles in this region. Berlanga de Duero Castle and Medinaceli Castle are just two of the old castles in this ancient region.
Escape the bustling streets by exploring the local natural parks, such as Pico de Urbion or Parque Natural del Canon del Rio Lobos. The parks are great places to go birdwatching, then stop for a picnic in the reserves’ beautiful environs.
Some of the most visited historic sites in Soria are Numancia and Medinaceli Roman Arch. Both are great places to beef up on your history. For some more history lessons, it’s also a good idea to explore the other ancient structures and monuments in the vicinity of Soria.
If you are looking for somewhere to escape for a while, spot some local birdlife or enjoy sunlight on the rippling water, the local lake named Black Lagoon is the perfect destination. Go for a walk and try to spot some birds or simply enjoy a little quiet time by the water.
Once the private pleasure dome of the city’s wealthiest, today, the gates to Soria’s most stately residence are open to visitors from all over the world. The Palacio de los Hurtado do Mendoza is one of those magical places which brings the area’s rich cultural and social history vividly back to life.
The Soria region’s major sights often overshadow its less touristed, but equally interesting sights. Before your vacation ends in this fascinating destination, be sure to visit The Ermita de San Baudelio, the San Juan de Rabanera, the San Juan del Duero Monastery and the San Saturio Hermitage.