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Top Choice Castilian in Puebla de Sanabria

Posada Real La Cartería

The local obsession with wild mushrooms (setas and boletus) and trucha (trout) – caught in the river below the village – is alive and well here. Otherwise, it's an atmospheric choice in one of the village's most cha…
Castle in Puebla de Sanabria

Castillo

Crowning the village's high point and dominating its skyline for kilometres around, the castle has some interesting displays on local history, flora and fauna; a slide show about the culture and history of the villa…
Square in Puebla de Sanabria

Plaza Mayor

At the top of the village, this striking town square is surrounded by some fine historical buildings. The 17th-century ayuntamiento (town hall) has a lovely arched facade and faces across the square to Iglesia de Nu…
Castilian in Puebla de Sanabria

La Posada de Puebla de Sanabria

This excellent restaurant right on Plaza Mayor has a white-tableclothed elegance and serves up local steaks and the wild mushrooms for which this region is famed. When the two are mixed, such as in the tenera estofa…
Spanish in Puebla de Sanabria

Posada Real de las Misas

With a small outdoor terrace and an intimate interior dining room with white tablecloths, this excellent place serves up assured local specialties – we particularly enjoyed the solomillo de ciervo con crema de eduli…
Sandwiches in Puebla de Sanabria

Sidrería La Guaja

The food's nothing special here – think burgers, sandwiches, bocadillos and the like – but there's a lot to be said for taking up a seat on the outdoor terrace when the weather's fine, nursing a sidra (alcoholic cid…
Church in Puebla de Sanabria

Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Azogue

Right on Plaza Mayor, Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Azogue is a pretty village church that was first built in the 12th century.