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Church in Medina de Rioseco

Iglesia de Santa María de Mediavilla

This grandiose Isabelline Gothic work has three star-vaulted naves and the rightfully famous Capilla de los Benavente chapel. Anchored by an extravagant altarpiece by Juan de Juní and carved over eight years from 15…
Museum in Medina de Rioseco

Museo de Semana Santa

Medina de Rioseco is famous for its Easter processions, but if you can't be here during Holy Week, this museum provides an insight into the ceremonial passion of Easter here. Like its sister museum in Zamora, it's d…
Church in Medina de Rioseco

Museo de San Francisco

This 16th-century former convent has an extravagant retablo (altarpiece) by Fray Jacinto de Sierra, as well as a wide-ranging collection of sacred art. Tours in Spanish.
Castilian in Medina de Rioseco

Casa Manolo

The best of a clutch of restaurants on this side street in the historic centre. The courtyard provides a pleasant setting for enjoying reliably good, hearty Castilian dishes.
Church in Medina de Rioseco

Iglesia de Santiago

Down the hill from the Iglesia de Santa María, the portals of this church blend Gothic, neoclassical and plateresque architectural styles. Access to the interior outside of summer is only possible as part of the gui…
Castilian in Medina de Rioseco

Restaurante Pasos

Come here for well-prepared typical Castilian fare that courts various flavours but stays firmly in the classical mould, with reliable dishes such as chuletillas de lechazo (lamb chops). Reservations recommended.