Valladolid Airport is a small airport in Spain’s Castile and Leon region. The airport operates year-round domestic routes to Barcelona Airport and Seville Airport. It also operates seasonal routes to Tenerife, Lanzarote and Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands as well Mallorca and Almeria. 200kms southeast of Valladolid, Madrid Airport offers a wide range of international and domestic flights and is a good alternative.
Explore more with a Valladolid Airport car hire
The de facto capital of Castile and Leon, Valladolid is just a short drive from the airport. It’s an attractive and convenient city to explore more of the region from. Highlights include the cathedral, Plaza Mayor, San Pablo Church and Pimentel Palace. The contemporary art museum at Patio Herreriano is also noteworthy for having pieces by Salvador Dali, Joan Miro and Antoni Tapies.
With a car hire, you can explore more of Castile and Leon with ease. The area of Valladolid is one of Spain’s most famous wine regions and there are some interesting wine routes you can do. Peñafiel, Cigales, Tordesillas and Medina del Campo are pretty wine towns that are worth a visit.
Castile and Leon is also a great foodie destination. One of the most popular dishes is suckling pig and Segovia is one of the best places to try it. Segovia is a must-see city even if you’re not keen on pork. Given UNESCO World Heritage Site status, it’s a truly stunning city. Located about 100kms from Valladolid, highlights of Segovia include a Roman aqueduct and the Alcazaba, which looks like a fairytale castle.