One of the greatest charms of travelling a new place is to be able, through the traces of the past, to know its history. Monuments, historical buildings, squares... everything had an origin, probably someway different from what we know today.
The rías are one of the most characteristic elements of the galician landscape. A Ría de Arousa is the largest of all of them, where the coast is taken up by iconic villages that you should visit if you have the chance to. Because its location, Padrón is a perfect starting point to get to know them. From the Scala Hotel Group we suggest you a tour through four unique galician villages part of this group.
You already know that the Hotel Scala Group is located in Padrón, a town with history that is worth knowing and also an ideal enclave to move to the rest of Galicia and know the many wonders that our community offers, taking into account, in addition, that we are one step away from the AP-9, the highway that runs from north to south.
But, if you prefer to stay close or come to eat and look for a plan to spend the afternoon (and lower the food), we can also think of a lot of places where you can enjoy. In this post we invite you to visit fervenzas (waterfalls) and, although it is very difficult to choose which are the most beautiful (do not forget that Galicia is the country of a thousand rivers), we have looked at some of the closest, less than Half an hour drive from the Scala Hotel.
An excursion, a trip with friends, a getaway with the whole family ... Whatever you have in mind, the Hotel Scala is the perfect place to stay on any group trip. Its spaces will conquer you with the naked eye and all the comforts and services of the hotel will make you feel at home and enjoy the trip like never before. But for you to choose us, we have selected 7 reasons why the Hotel Scala is undoubtedly the best option on a trip like this.
Padrón stands out especially for its literary tradition. This quiet corner on the banks of the Sar River is famous for being the birthplace of renowned writers such as Camilo José Cela or Macías O Namorado, as well as being the place where Rosalia de Castro spent part of her childhood and her last years. So, of course, the town is the perfect place to discover and learn about the life and work of these writers on a unique tour that we propose from Hotel Scala.
Nature lovers are in luck. And very close to the Scala Hotel are some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the entire region. Therefore, if you are wishing to disconnect and stroll among some of the most beautiful landscapes of Galicia, without a doubt, Hotel Scala is your place. We offer you three alternatives to enjoy this unique environment and we recommend that you come with time so you can explore them all. They will surprise you!
Galicia has almost 1,500 kilometers of coastline that hide authentic natural gems. The famous Galician estuaries harbor true wild paradises of white sand, which are waiting to be discovered. The Hotel Scala has a privileged location that brings you closer to these must-see points in which to return to that authentic and natural beach, with the sound of the sea as a soundtrack and the waves unleashing their fury against the rocks as a visual spectacle. The Natural Park of Corrubedo, O Vilar and As Furnas are three natural spaces located just one step from our accommodation and that you can not miss.
The 25th of July is approaching, a great day in Galicia because it is the feast of its patron, Santiago Apóstol. The city of Compostela is already ready to celebrate, as every year its festivities. And it is precisely on the night of July 24 to 25 that the most awaited moment of all this celebration takes place: the fireworks and the audiovisual spectacle in the Plaza del Obradoiro. At Hotel Scala we discover the secrets of one of the most special days of the year in the capital of Galicia and we encourage you to come and contemplate all its magic live when you stay with us.
Summer is the time of year par excellence for making plans outside the home, especially if among them is to attend the many popular festivals or themes parties that spread throughout the Galician geography. Padrón is not far behind, and throughout the month of July it is possible to enjoy an agenda full of activities among which stand out the traditional Medieval Fair and the Santiaguiño do Monte parties. Take note and do not miss any!
Although Padrón is enormously known for being the capital of the last section of the Portuguese Way, many do not know that it is also the origin of the Xacobeo. Precisely to value the Jacobean resources of the town and its importance in the history of the Camino the Pedronía was born, a new itinerary that allows us to know a little more about our history. In the Hotel Scala Group we tell you about it and we invite you to make this credential!