PALENCIA boasts a stunning Gothic cathedral, really pretty squares and a colonnaded main pedestrian street surrounded by shops.
Grilled lamb (Asado de Cordero Churro) and river crabs.
Fuentes Carrionas is a natural park made by a large mountain range, with jagged peaks reaching over 2,500 metres above sea level, and its cliffs and deep valleys, home to glacial lakes.
Outside the city
During the entire month head to the Museo Arqueologico which funds are divided between two floors with several rooms each and presents an excellent collection of pieces that include Prehistory, the Celtiberian Culture, Roman Hispania, and the Middle Ages.
Between the 14th and 21st the entire city celebrates the traditional Holy Week where parades and procession surround the city with the cultural and religious celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Palencia is just 90 mins from Madrid by train and we recommend to spend 1 day here.