Spa of Olmedo: The Sancti Spiritus Convent was founded by the princess Ms. Sancha de Castilla, therefore being the first female enclosed convent of the San Bernado order in Spain.
Monastery of Valbuena: Foundation of the Monastery by Estefanía de Armengol, daughter of the Earl of Urgel and granddaughter of the Earl of Ansúrez. During the 12th and 13th centuries the church was created, which preserves its original aspect without decoration, has three naves and five chapels at the apse, typical plant of this style; as well as the lower cloister - example of the transition from Roman to Gothic - at the beautiful patio.
Monastery of Valbuena: The monastery occupation was attributed to Cistercian monks came from Berdones, of Morimond line, considered the fathers of Ribera del Duero D. O., they was the first ones who planted vine and prepared wine on this area.
Spa of Olmedo: Legend has it that under the ancient Santi Spiritus Convent existed water with healing powers, with heavenly powers.
Spa of Olmedo: Their walls hosted Juana I de Castilla “La Loca” and Saint Teresa de Jesús.
Termal Burgo de Osma: It was erected in the Renaissance building with plateresque facade. Founded as the Royal and Pontifical University of Santa Catalina or University of Osma, by the Portuguese Bishop Pedro Álvarez de Acosta. Philip II by Royal Decree took the convent under his protection and shelter on 31st January 1562. Like that it acquired the status of Pontificial and Royal University.
Solares Spa: The first record of the existence of a spa in Solares. The name appears in the Catastro de Ensenada records, in addition to other references in the archives of Marquess de Valbuena.
Termal Burgo de Osma: Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, graduated with a Bachelor in canonic law on 9th July from the University of Santa Catalina de El Burgo de Osma (Soria).
Solares Spa: It was constructed the first Bath House above the spring and one year later was declared as public utility, so it became in its own right the first spa resort in Cantabria, attracting many visitors in search of the quality and characteristics of its water and establishments.
Solares Spa: During Belle Epoque period, a series of large buildings were erected, similar to the prestigious European thermal spa resorts. Designed not only to heal by means of water, but to also provide guests with days of leisure and relaxation.
Monastery of Valbuena: The Monastery of Santa María de Valbuena was declared artistic-historical monument.
Monastery of Valbuena: The archbishopric granted these buildings to serve as headquarters to the new foundation of “Las Edades del Hombre”.
Spa of Olmedo: Believes in that legend orally passed on which for generations stated Santi Spiritus water had heavenly powers, it was searched for curative water in the subsoil and emerging our excellent saline mineral-medicinal water, becoming our humble Mudéjar convent of brick and mud into the first Spa with 4 stars in Castilla y León.
Termal Burgo de Osma: The building is restored. In the subsoil, healing water was sought, in which appeared our excellent low metal concentrate, calcium bicarbonate, and hypothermal and mediate mineralised water. Converting the prestigious University of Santa Catalina into the first spa hotel in the Soria province.
Solares Spa: "Castilla Termal" group took over the management of this imposing hotel complex, thereby adding 3 hotels to their chain. The desire, effort, daily work and know-how attitude which featured of Castilla Termal Hoteles will imbue the day-a-day of this emblematic Spa Hotel.
Castilla Termal Hoteles Monastery of Valbuena inaugurated the first thermal spa complex of 5 stars in Castilla y León, at the best preserved Cistercian monastery of 12th century in Europe.