The old convent house of the Jesuits order, founded by Saint Francisco de Borja, now called La Posada de los Sentidos.
It was built in the XVI century, in stone, wood and adobe, more than 280m2, distributed in five double bedrooms with private bathroom, a cellar, kitchen living room and interior garden (80m2) overlooking the Gredos Mountain Range.
It was reformed with the same original techniques and materials, recovering our architectural heritage of which we, feel so proud of.
It has a unique environment. A nature that invites you to go out into the countryside to walk its hiking trails, its gorges and it also invites you to sign up to all kind of exterior activities, including an authentic gastronomy experience and wonderful villages to visit.
Every village has its charm, its corners, walking through them you will see a popular respected architecture. It is the stone, the adobe and the wood that gives form to their old helmets, in which five, have been earned by own merits to the historical artistic set.
Between gorges you will be able to trace a route that passes through Villanueva de la Vera, Pasaron de la Vera, Garganta la Olla (with its inquisitive balconies), Valverde de la Vera (where the walk accompanies the water that channels down from the mountains to the orchards) and Guijon de Santa Barbara, sheltered by Gredos mountain range. As suggested by the locals, Viriato leader of the Lusitanian’s was born in the fight against Romans. Therefore, every year at the end of May the town dresses up to pay tribute to this occurrence, providing a weekend full of activities, animations around the streets, a Vetton Market and life performances in order to finish the route in Cuacos de Yuste. There, discover among chestnuts and oak trees the monastery in which tired of a thousand battles arrived emperor Carles V to pass away.
The monarch also reached Jarandilla de la Vera before retiring to Yuste. It is certainly worth a visit, so that its charming natural environment can indulge you with the visits to Nuestra Señora de la Torres church and the possibility to admire the antic summer residence of the counts of Oropesa, which served as a resting place.
Due to its location, La posada de los Sentidos is also a place to enjoy a true gastronomy experice. Testing typical Extremadurans´ products from local farmers and stockbreeders, or joining some of the workshops they propose: one specifically dedicated to learn how to cut ham and taste wine.
Having said that, and above all, the house offers the different possibilities to discover the environment: the Monfrague National Park, Carlos V route between Tornavacas and Jarandilla, different Festivals, and walking tracks in which you can choose whether to do it by foot or horse riding. All the possibilities to spend few joyful days in the region of La Vera
A cheerful and cozy house. It can accommodate five families or groups of friends who want to live a unique experience in the region of La Vera, in an authentic natural environment.
Those ones who’s main motivation for travelling is to enjoy the food they eat, the Extremeños products are the fundamental elements of our gastronomy. Having said that there are others such as the atmosphere, decoration, ambience…
Consequently, from 100% pure Iberian Pigs under the protected designation of origin such as hams, shoulders, lois and sausages with the traditional meat cuts such as prey, feathers and secrets. The best, eats of extremaduran calves and lambs, Casar torts from la Serena and Ibores. Gata-Hurdes and Monterrubio oils, Pepper spices form la Vera, honey from Villuercas and the tasty cherries.
THE ENVIRONMENTJarandilla de la Vera
The heart of Veras’ region is surrounded by cherry trees, oaks, olive trees and almond trees. Located close to the monastery of Yuste that was built by Emperor charles V so that he could spend the remain of his living days.
Nature, landscapes, lakes, sunsets, excursions and horse riding. Towns, churches and buildings preserved with charm for centuries.
Gastronomy; casars cake (homemade cake), sausages, hams, crumbs and typical stews, with emerging Extremeñans cuisine, cooked very carefully by the perfection of good restaurants. In an incomparable setting hard to leave.
Cottage **** fully equipped and decorated with simplicity, in harmony with its surroundings.
Ideal accommodation for adventurous couples, lovers of nature and history, and families with children.
It is the beginning of a long journey where we want to offer the best of ourselves in a very particular way: listening, improving day by day, sharing, never stopping and turning each stay into a unique experience.
We can enhance the trip to la Posada de los Sentidos, transforming it into an unforgettable and authentic experience, a journey to connect with your senses…