Visit Valladolid, capital of Spain’s Castilla y Leon region and one-time capital of Spain. Valladolid is a beautiful place with a classy reputation, and you’ll feel immediately charmed by the laid-back sophistication of the city. There is wonderful sightseeing, shopping, and – of course – wining and dining to be enjoyed in Valladolid. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can hire a car at Valladolid Airport and drive to some of the surrounding villages, towns and cities (we recommend Salamanca, and the Villafila Lagunas). Book flights to Valladolid with Ryanair, and see Spain your way!
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Valladolid offers a wide range of activities like theatres, historical sites and many top museums. Here you will find beautiful and popular sites like Plaza Mayor and Plaza de San Pablo or why not learn more about the history or look at amazing art in Museo Nacional de Escultura and Museo del Arte Contemporaneo Español.
Museo Nacional de Escultura

The National Museum boasts a brilliant display of polychrome wood with the sculpture of the Spanish Renaissance. The museum is widely renowned for its high quality sculptures and historical exhibitions.

​Address: Calle Cadenas de San Gregorio 1-3, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 250 375​Website: http://museoescultura.mcu.es​Opening hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10.00 - 14.00 and 16.00 - 19.30, Sundays and holidays 10.00 - 14.00
Museo de Valladolid

Divided into two sections, this museum features archaeology from the Valladolid area, and fine arts displays including painting, sculpture, furniture and tapestries.

​Address: Plaza de Fabio Nelli, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 351389
Campo Grande

This large park in the city centre is a delightful place to stroll among the peacocks and red squirrels, or kick back with an ice cream and watch the locals at leisure.

​Address: Campo Grande, Valladolid​More info: Main entrance at Plaza de Zorrilla, other entrances in el Paseo de Recoletos, el Paseo de Zorrilla and el Paseo de los Filipinos.
Museo del Arte Contemporaneo Español

This museum offers contemporary art from 1918 to the present day and it is located in the cloisters of the Monasterio de San Benito. It has an impressive collection, and the bookshop is recommended.

​Address: Jorge Guillén 6, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 362 908​Website: www.museopatioherreriano.org​Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday 11.00 - 14.00 and 17.00 - 20.00, Saturday 11.00 - 20.00, Sunday 11.00 - 1500, Closed on Mondays
Museo Oriental

Exquisite examples of Chinese and Filipino art, gathered during four centuries of Spanish missionary exploration. Museo Oriental is located in the Royal College of Augustinian Fathers.

​Address: Paseo de Filipinos 7, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 306800​Website: www.museo-oriental.es​Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10.00 – 14.00 and 16.00 – 19.00, Sundays and Holidays 10.00 – 14.00​More info: Convento de Filipinos
Teatro Calderón

Teatro Calderón is named after the playwright Pedro Calderón de la Barca. This is Valladolid’s principal theatre and concert hall. It has a lively programme of plays, jazz, opera and flamenco.

​Address: Calle Angustias 1, Valladolid ​Phone: +34 983 426444​Website: www.tcalderon.com
Museo Provincial del Vino, Peñafiel

The area surrounding Valladolid is one of Spain’s major wine producing regions. Most of the actual bodegas don’t admit visitors, so this museum, which offers wine-tasting, is a good alternative. It’s located in the town’s wonderful old castle.

​Address: Castillo de Peñafiel, 47300 Peñafiel​Phone: +34 983 881199​Website: www.museodelvinodevalladolid.es
Casa-Museo de Cervantes

Cervantes lived in this house from 1603 to 1606, in what was then an unfashionable and malodorous district of Valladolid. It’s redecorated with furniture of the day and hosts regular exhibitions related to the writer.

​Address: Calle del Rastro, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 308810​Website: http://museocasacervantes.mcu.es​Opening hours: Tuesday – Saturday 9.30 - 15.00, Sundays and Public Holidays 10.00 - 15.00, Closed on Mondays
Plaza de San Pablo

Felipe II was born in the Palacio de Pimentel on the Plaza de San Pablo in 1527. A fabulous tiled mural relates the life of the king and the history of sixteenth-century Valladolid. Also in this square is the magnificent Iglesia de San Pablo.

​Address: Plaza de San Pablo, Valladolid
Plaza Mayor

Flanked by vibrant red buildings, this glorious old square is located in the very heart of the city. Grab a coffee on one of the terraces, and watch the city stroll by.

​Address: Plaza Mayor, Valladolid
City Bike Day Tour

Borrow a bike and explore Valladolid like you've never done it before. The tour is led by a professional guide who shares his knowledge about the city in a more entertaining, dynamic and funny way. The tour last for three hours and they provide night tours as well.

​Address: C/ Doce de Octubre 18, Valladolid​Phone: +34 669 602271​Website: www.itinerante.es
Academy Of Cavalry

This museum which was created on March 1st 1899 is located in the splendid building called Academia del Arma. Inside you will find weapons, paintings, sculptures, portraits, banners, trophies, photographs and much more.

​Address: Paseo de Zorrilla, 2, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 350200
Columbus Monument

You will find the Columbus Monument just outside the train station on the corner of Paseo de Filipinos and it was placed there in 1905. The sculptor of this beautiful monument was Antonio Susillo, of Seville. It was actually in Valladolid, where Columbus died.

​Address: Paseo de Filipinos, Valladolid
Bodega Emina

Bodega Emina is a winery where you will get a chance to learn about the history of wine from the times of the Vacceo people to the present day. Here you will also see all the steps in the wine-making process from the grape up to the bottle. Of course there will also be some lovely wine tasting included in the tour.

​Address: Carretera de San Bernardo, s/n, Valbuena de Duero, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 683 315​Website: www.emina.es
Auditorio Miguel Delibes

This beautifully designed concert hall opened its doors in 2007 and can take up to 2,000 people. Here you can enjoy an evening with top musicals, plays, shows and concerts (for more information about the program, please see website below). It also boasts one of the best modern restaurants in town.

​Address: Av. Monasterio Ntra. Senora de Prado, 2, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 385 604​Website: www.auditoriomigueldelibes.com
Valladolid is famous for its suckling lamb, as well as more general Castilian specialities such as suckling pig, game and rabbit, which is often served in rich, succulent stews. But anyone needing a break from this hearty fare will find plenty to please them in Valladolid. The city has experienced a boom in tapas bars in recent years, and there are plenty of international eateries serving everything from pizzas to pancakes. The streets around the Plaza Mayor are teeming with good restaurants and tapas bars.
Crepería Eh Voilà

This creperie is a good place to go for a more casual bite, or if you’ve had enough of rabbit stews and suckling lambs. It serves both savoury and sweet crepes, as well as lasagnas, salads, quiches and so on.

​Address: Calle Esgueva 15, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 259369​Website: www.ehvoila.es
La Parrilla de San Lorenzo

Famous for its suckling lamb, this place is located beneath the Museo del Monasterio de San Joaquín y Santa Ana. It also specializes in grilled meat and fish dishes.

​Address: Calle Pedro Niño, 1, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 335088​Website: www.parrilladesanlorenzo.es​Opening hours: Daily 13.00 - 15.00 and 20.30 - 22.00
La Taberna del Herrero

This place is popular among locals. It serves all the Spanish staples – ham, lomo, chorizo, morcillas, gazpacho and so on – just up from the Plaza Mayor.

​Address: Calle Calixto Fernández de la Torre 4, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 342310​Website: www.sabioss.es/tabernadelherrero
Restaurante Cervantes

This restaurant is located in the heart of Valladolid and offers Castilian cuisine, including rice with hare, partridge and stews. With the food you can drink great wine, choose among the 3000 bottles of wine from the restaurants wine cellar.

​Address: Rastro 6, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 306138​Website: www.restaurantecervantes.es
Restaurante Niza

This is a pizza restaurant with a sleek modern interior. On the menu you will find wood-fire pizzas, salads, pastas and exotic gourmet meals. An excellent value for money which makes this place one of the hottest restaurants in town.

​Address: Calle Padilla 10, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 140396​Website: www.restauranteniza.com
Cepa 21 Restaurante

Cepa 21 Restaurante is situated in the heart of the Ribera del Duero, in the province of Valladolid and has an idyllic setting, overlooking the winery with the same name. The menu is based on traditional Spanish cuisine with a modern twist and can even surprise the most demanding palates.

​Address: Nacional 122, Km 297, Castrillo de Duero, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 484 084​Website: www.cepa21restaurante.com
La Piemontesa

If you are craving for Italian food, restaurant La Piemontesa might be the place for you! The menu offers fine Italian cuisine as well as an extensive wine list. The environment is friendly and the restaurant is ideally located in the city centre.

​Address: Calle de Claudio Moyano, 11, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 295 358​Website: www.lapiemontesa.com
Wabi-Sabi Taberna Japonesa

At this restaurant you can discover a blend of traditional tapas with Japanese cuisine. Wabi-Sabi was actually the first Japanese restaurant in Valladolid and offers a new concept of fusion food for the locals. The restaurant has a lovely, modern décor and is situated a few steps from the Plaza Mayor.

​Address: c/ Comedias, Esquina Plaza Martí y Monsó, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 353 233​Website: www.tabernawabisabi.com
La Vina de Patxi

La Vina de Patxi is known for its traditional Spanish cuisine which is made with a creative twist. Although, the price is more expensive at this restaurant it will be worth the visit. This is a small restaurant and quite popular so good advice is to book in advance.

​Address: C/ Rastrojo 9, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 341 018​Website: www.lavinadepatxi.com
Le Bistró

At Le Bistro you will find a fine selection of international cuisine as well as several types of cheese fondue and meat dishes. If you are very hungry, you have probably come to the right place since the portions are generous. This French bistro has an intimate and friendly ambiance and the service is friendly and prompt.

​Address: Calle Teresa Gil, 7, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 290 660​Website: www.lebistrorestaurante.es
La Tagliatella

Discover the taste of authentic Italian cuisine in a laid-back and sophisticated environment at restaurant La Tagliatella who provides high-quality handmade cooking. To get that perfect flavours from Italy, the restaurant obtains ingredients from regions of Liguria, Piemonte and Emilia Romagna.

​Address: Calle Acera de Recoletos, 16, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 302 478​Website: www.latagliatella.es
Sabores

When dining at Sabores, you will be able to choose from a wide variety of international cuisine such as paella, delicious meat, wok, pasta and homemade desserts. The restaurant is ideally located in the centre of Valladolid and during the warmer months you can enjoy your dinner on the large outside terrace.

​Address: Recoletos s/n, Central Paseo Campo Grande, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 303 699​Website: www.saboresrestaurante.com
Los Zagales

This restaurant has won numbers of awards for their mouth-watering tapas dishes. Here you can choose from a wide variety of dishes for a reasonable price. The restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere and is located in the city centre.

​Address: Calle de la Pasión, 13, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 351 525​Website: www.loszagales.com
Bar La Sepia

Bar La Sepia is a family-run business and has been operating since 1974 and is a typical tapas bar. This very well-known Spanish restaurant is situated in the city centre and offers food for a reasonable price. Although the menu is limited the dishes are done very well with fresh and high-quality ingredients.

​Address: Calle Jesús, 1, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 330 769​Website: www.barlasepia.es
Trigo

Trigo is a restaurant that serves local Spanish cuisine. The young professional team in the kitchen are beautifully combining the traditional flavours with the best raw materials the season has to offer. The menu is dynamic and different and offers cuisine such as "suckling lamb trotters stuffed with roasted peppers and parmentier of potato".

​Address: Calle Tintes, 8, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 115 500​Website: www.restaurantetrigo.com
After a long day of sightseeing, relax with a cup of coffee and eat something sweet. You will find some cafés in the city centre like Café del Norte that offers a wide selections of food and drinks. There is also a ‘sweet museum’ located in Calle Pasión inside café Confiterías Cubero.
El Largo Adiós

El Largo Adiós is a café located just by the cathedral, known as a hang-out for artistic types. Here you can relax on the terrace and have something to drink.

​Address: Calle Arribas 2, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 301 721​Opening hours: Monday - Sunday 12.00 - 16.00
Confiterías Cubero

This confitería has branches throughout town serving cakes and tarts of all persuasions. Its branch on Calle Pasión also features a ‘sweet museum’. Also located at Calle Mantería, 7, near the Plaza de España and Campo Grande, and Calle Enrique Cubero, 156.

​Address: Calle Pasion 7, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 356 077​Website: www.confiteriascubero.com
Café Cervecería

This is not only a café where you can enjoy coffee, breakfast, lunch and tapas but also drink beer. They offer over 100 different beers. You can also come to this place if you need WiFi connection.

​Address: Calle Padre Francisco Suárez 7, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 341 483​Website: www.cerveceriacallemayor.com
Café del Norte

This café is located in the heart of Valladolid and offers a unique atmosphere and décor. Here you can enjoy a wide variety of tapas, salads and sandwiches. They have also wide selections of coffees, ice creams, milkshakes, soft drinks and beers which are served by the friendly staff.

​Address: Plaza Mayor 11, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 356 602​Website: www.elcafedelnorte.es
Cafetería El Decano

Cafetería El Decano has been operating for a long time now, since 1987 and is ideally located on a square. It is also situated opposite the Law School which means many students are frequently visiting this café. In addition, there is free WiFi network access provided here for the customers.

​Address: Plaza de la Universidad, 7, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 293 461​Website: www.cafeteriaeldecano.com
Valladolid is a university town and therefore a good place to be a bar owner. As in other Spanish cities, nightlife kicks off late. Eat dinner at ten, then move on to a bar or three before checking in to a nightclub at two or three in the morning. Don’t worry too much about your beauty sleep – that’s why they invented the siesta. At night, the air is cooler and the young Spaniards emerge to party through till dawn. Valladolid has an energetic night scene: you may not be home in time for breakfast.
Bagur

If you like it sweaty, then this place might be something for you. There are three floors which are always packed with party people. Bagur has a convenient location in the middle of town.

​Address: Calle Pasión 13, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 361 902​Website: www.discotecabagur.com
Discoteca Kerala

Kerala is a luxury nightclub with about 1,300 square meters, three different rooms, four bars and an amazing decoration and sculptures imported from India. This club will definitely give you an experience to remember.

​Address: Avenida Ramón Pradera, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 002 514​Website: www.kerala-discoteca.es
El Buzon

Open since 1986 and located in the heart of the city centre. This English styled bar offers a wide range of domestic and imported beers. You can also enjoy well prepared drinks like mojitos.

​Address: Calle San Lorenzo, 5, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 380 381
La Cabeza de Maria Antonieta

With an interesting interior, La Cabeza de Maria Antonieta has become a popular addition to the nightlife in Valladolid. Here you can come for a great night out full of great drinks with your friends.

​Address: Campanas 4, Valladolid​Phone: +34 606 82 17 76
Bar El Corcho

One of the busiest and popular places in town is called El Corcho. This bar serves snacks, drinks and tapas in a great atmosphere and is always filled with families, friends and couples.

​Address: C Correos 2, Valladolid​Phone: +34 983 33 08 61
The main shopping street is Calle de Santiago, which runs between Plaza Mayor and Plaza de Zorrilla. Centro Comercial Las Francesas at number 22 is worth a visit: the shopping complex resides in an old eighteenth-century convent. To the east of Calle de Santiago lies Calle Mantería which is a pedestrianized walkway featuring shoes, clothes, cakes and many other delightful things. The big brands tend to cluster on Paseo de Zorrilla, on the western flank of Campo Grande. El Corte Inglés department store is also here, at number 130-132. The most famous market in Valladolid is the Mercado del Val. Built in the late nineteenth-century, this covered market is frequented by locals. Stalls sell everything from fish to flowers and suckling pigs. It’s located on Calle San Benito, opposite the Monasterio de San Benito. For the hypermarket experience with clothes shops and multi-screen cinema, head over to southwest down Paseo de Zorilla to the point where Camino Viejo de Simancas forks off to the right, and you’ll find Centro Comercial Vallsur. Alternatively take bus number 5 from Plaza de Zorilla. Open from 10.00 to 22.00.
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Valladolid Airport

Valladolid Airport is located ten kilometres from the city centre, on the Valladolid-Léon road. To reach the city centre you can catch a bus, serviced by Linecar. The bus connects the airport and the city centre and the journey takes about 30 minutes. A one-way ticket costs €3 and a return ticket €5. +34 983 230 033 www.linecar.es The Intercity buses run by Alsa also stop at the airport. The journey takes approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes and costs €8.43 for one-way and €16.02 for a return ticket. Please note that you need to book a ticket in advance, either on the Alsa website, by telephone or from the ticket machine in the Terminal. Alsa also offers bus connections to Madrid. +34 902 422 242 www.alsa.es Taxi companies also offer services between the airport and the city centre. A daytime rate is approximately €22 and in night time €24. Radi Taxi Valladolid: +34 983 291411 / +34 983 207755 www.taxivalladolid.com At the airport you can find car rental services by companies like Avis, Enterprise Atesa and Europcar.

​Address: Valladolid Airport, Valladolid​Phone: +34 902 404 704 / +34 913 211 000​Website: www.aena.es​More info: Prices updated October 2013
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