Castile–León and Castile–La Mancha Sights

Palacio Episcopal (Archbishop's Palace)

  • Pl. de la Catedral Map It
  • Astorga

Updated 06/07/2014

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Just opposite Astorga's cathedral is this fairy-tale, neo-Gothic palace, designed for a Catalan cleric by Antoni Gaudí in 1889. Visiting during Astorga's Fiesta de Santa María, the last week of August, is a treat for the senses, when fireworks explode in the sky, casting rainbows of light over Gaudí's ornate, mystical towers. It's also home of the Museo de Los Caminos (Museum of the Way), which contains a large collection of folk items, such as the standard pilgrim costume—heavy black cloak, staff hung with gourds, and wide-brimmed hat bedecked with scallop shells—as well as contemporary Spanish art.

Sight Information


Glorieta Eduardo de Castro s/n, Pl. de la Catedral, Astorga, 24008, Spain

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Sight Details:

  • €4, or €5 for combined ticket with Museo de la Catedral
  • May–Sept., Tues.–Sat. 10–2 and 4–8, Sun. 10–2; Oct.–Apr., Tues.–Sat. 11–2 and 4–6, Sun. 11–2

Updated 06/07/2014


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