Valladolid is situated in the heart of the Iberian Peninsula and at the first glance looks like a contemporary sprawling and extremely industrialised city. When you stay in Valladolid hotels and look around you will see a wealth of treasure in this medieval town, which is the place where Christopher Columbus died. Places of interest include the collegiate church of San Gregorio and National Museum of Culture. You may be visiting Valladolid for business or pleasure, but you will not have difficulty finding wonderful Valladolid hotels to stay overnight.
One of the main economic drivers in Valladolid is its automobile industry, which includes FASA-Renault and Michelin. Other industries here are food processing, textiles and engineering. The city has some agriculture and forestry activities in the irrigated land around it. The hotels in Valladolid are full during the Valladolid International Film Festival in October. It is the country’s most prestigious film festival. Easter is celebrated with great pomp and show and the Holy Week processions during Easter and an unruly fiesta in September attracts numerous visitors to Valladolid hotels.