With this astronomical getaway you will enjoy the starry sky of the Sierra de Gredos in the most emblematic accommodation in the province of Ávila, which also has the Starlight certification: the Parador de Gredos. From this place, located in Navarredonda de Gredos, just by looking up, you will be able to contemplate the wonders of the sky and visit, a very short distance away, the Polaris astronomical observatory, a small place of wood intended for learning astronomy and observing the stars and planets while a Starlight guide explains and shows you the most outstanding celestial objects of the night with the professional telescope.

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Travel guide of Stargazing getaway to Ávila at the Parador de Gredos with observation of the sky

Day 1:

The astronomical getaway to Ávila includes Starlight accommodation at the Parador de Gredos, the most emblematic building in the province of Ávila and the first Parador in Spain, and the night visit to the Polaris Observatory . In this observatory you will have a guide certified by the Starlight Foundation who will explain the history of astronomy, the mythology of the constellations, how to orient yourself in the sky, curiosities... and will show you the celestial objects of the night sky through a professional long-range telescope. In addition, the observatory is a beautiful wooden house with a mobile roof where you can also enjoy the sky with the naked eye and with the help of a laser you will discover some of the galaxies, planets and constellations. As if that were not enough, in the cold months you will warm up your body with a hot chocolate under the stars. What more could you want?

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