Doña Mayor


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Doña Mayor, a charming Eco-Hotel  is located in Frómista, a rural environment where you can breathe the calm.

A half an hour north of Palencia, in the heart French Route of the "Camino de Santiago" or St James Way and crossed by the Channel of Castilla, this location enables the tourist both to enjoy nature hiking or ciclyng through variate routes, and to discover a land of history and visit its more than 200 assets declared heritage of cultural interest: castles, dovecotes, romanesque churches, etc.

Ecotourism - Our commitment to the sustainable tourism

At Doña Mayor we want to be a sustainable hotel and therefore we follow an ecological philosophy.


Things to do in Frómista

If you want to do rural tourism in Palencia, Castilla and Leon, our ecological hotel in Frómista is the perfect starting point. We offer you active tourism and sports in the nature, such as birdwatching, canoeing on the old Channel of Castilla, used to ship the wheat barges through the rural Spain, or cycling the French Route of the "Camino de Santiago" or St James Way. You can also navigate the Channel by boat from the famous quadruple locks of Frómista. And of course visit the Romanesque church of "San Martín de Tours", a jewel of the Romanesque of Palencia

Frómista offers possibilities for restless athletes, culture and art lovers, or nature enthusiasts.

Take a look at the vacation packages we offer you: from romantic weekend getaways to holidays with children. Plan your last minute trip with us or book in advance your romantic stay in our charming hotel.

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Cultural getaway

Cultural getaway

Discover the great monumental and artistic heritage of this small town located in the Palencia’s region of “Land of fields”.

    • Frómista's guided tour
    • During 1 hour and a half, you will learn about the secrets of the historical heritage of Fromista: the famous Romanesque church of San Martín, the Church of San Pedro, gothic stile with a museum of sacred art and Santa María del Castillo church, late gothic style; and its multimedia exhibit "Vestigia, Legend of the Camino"

    • Boat Trip
    • Navigate through the Channel of Castilla to discover the history of one of the most relevant projects of civil engineering of the Enlightenment in Spain.

    • Accomodation at Doña Mayor Hotel
    • From 1 night accommodation in one of our charming rooms, with breakfast included, to start your day smiling

    • 1 night


    • Weekend getaway


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Explore the Channel of Castila by canoe

Explore the Channel of Castila by canoe

Calm waters and great landscapes

    • Canoeing on the Canal
    • Venture through a crossroads of great routes: the Canal of Castilla called the "Way of reason", and the Camino de Santiago, known as the "Way of faith". The path is shared by pilgrims and canal riders on its pleasant and fresh walk alongside the Canal, in the dry and rough region of "Tierra de Campos".

    • All the material included. The course includes a short rowing and boat handling course in the ground.

    • Accomodation at Doña Mayor Hotel
    • 2 night stay with breakfast in one of our charming double rooms

    • Two night stay
    • *Check discounts for groups


Come back to Rural

Come back to Rural

6 days in a rural village, relax and take it easy. You will come back!

    • We suggest that to enjoy the rural life, stroll through the countryside, visit charming towns, get closer to the nature...

    • Included activities
    • During your stay you will be able to enjoy many varied activities: stroll along the Camino de Santiago path or in the shade of the trees of the Castilla Channel, discover the Channel of Castilla navigating it by boat, visit the mare "Jardín de Castilla" to meet its horses and other animals, go to Fuentes de Valdepero and enter the Sarmiento Castle, visit the interpretation center of the traditional constructions for pidgeons breeding and visit them in the fields of Palencia, discover the stars in an interesting exhibition inside of a church, visit the town of Herrera de Pisuerga and its museum of the river crab and its archaeological place, where a Roman military corp was established between 19 BC - A.D. 29

    • 5 nights stay
    • In one of our charming double rooms. Breakfast is included.


    • Holidays with children
    • 1st child € 140 (in an extra bed), 2nd child € 290 (both children in a double room next to the parents)

    • To reserve the package enter 5 nights stay in the search engine. Contact the Hotel to make the reservation with children.

Wool workshop

Wool workshop

Activities program

    • Saturday - Wool workshop
    • Wool workshop where you will learn about the process of making it and different practices (spinning, felting ...). There will be different activities to choose from and adapted to different levels and with different solidarity purposes.

    • Bed and breakfast
    • Two nights stay in a double or single room and our Wheat Fields breakfast

    • Wool workshop dates
    • 3rd of July

    • Price for one person in a double room


    • Price for one person in a single room


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Cycling holidays by SendaLibre Cycling Tours

Cycling holidays by SendaLibre Cycling Tours

    • Two cycling routes
    • Frómista - Palencia & Palencia - Valladolid

    • The routes run through tracks in good condition along the Canal de Castilla. These are routes of great beauty in a natural environment that crosses the region where hotel is located, Land of Fields. During the trip you can see beautiful old towns with its monuments, full of history. The landscape becomes flat, turning into a sea of golden cereals in the summer.

    • Accommodation in 2 and 3 star hotels
    • 2 nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner included

    • Price for groups of 6 people
    • Book with the cycling agency Senda Libre: 987 700 047 · 650 645 967


    • Additional services

    • Bicycle rental 2 days


    • 2 days electric bike rental


    • Single room supplement


    • Transfer to the beginning of the route. Check the price.

    • Three bike routes
    • Frómista - Cubillas de Santa Marta & Cubillas de Santa Marta - Mucientes & Mucientes – Medina de Rioseco

    • Following the path of the Channel of Castilla from Frómista and crossing the city of Palencia, you arrive to Cubillas de Santa Marta, a town traditionaly related to wine, included in the Denomination of Origin of Cigales. The rest of the tour, passing through Valladolid towards Mucientes, until the last stop in Medina de Rioseco, passes through different landscapes that make you travel to the past, watching Castles and feeling the warm welcome of towns and cities that have preserved their heritage to offer the best of themselves through their traditions, their gastronomic and oenological richness, their folklore, their crafts...

    • Accommodation in 2 and 3 star hotels
    • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner included

    • Price for groups of 6 people
    • Book with the cycling agency Senda Libre: 987 700 047 · 650 645 967


    • Additional services

    • Bike rental 3 days


    • 3 days electric bike rental


    • Single room supplement

    • Transfer to the beginning of the route. Check the price.

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    • Reflex therapy relaxing massage
    • Full feet and head massage which will activate the energy of your body: reactivate your blood circulation and remove the tension and the feeling of load in feet and head. It will produce a positive balancing effect in your mental and emotional state and will soothe your senses!


    • A journey with a nature expert guide
    • Choose what you most like: Routes of knowledge of Nature. Crossings, mountain routes ... Day and night orientation routes. Check prices for half day or full day.

    Desde/From 35€

    • Bicicle renting
    • Rental of MTB or electric bicycles. Check prices for half-day, full-time or weekend.

    Desde/From 10€


At Doña Mayor we love that you enjoy your stay in Frómista, that's why we offer you the best local products in our breakfasts, we suggest you to travel with your pet, to go cycling in Palencia or to celebrate with us the events that matter most to you.


If you are looking for a hotel to sleep in Fromista (Palencia) you can call us at +34 630 224 369 or write us an email to

Remember that if you book on our website or call us, you will get a 15% discount on the oficial rates.

Our accommodation is located on the A-67 Cantabria-Meseta highway, in the province of Palencia (Castilla y Leon) and our address is:

Calle Francesa 8. Frómista 34440
(click on the link to check it on Google Maps)

If you need help to organize your rural holidays, do not hesitate to contact us!


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