One of the delights of the city of Toro is the visit to its palaces. They have similar structures but also each have their own special charm that recollect  the most exciting time of counts, dukes and kings.

Palace of Valparaiso

This palace is attached to the left side of the old Hospital de la Cruz.

Built in the 18th century and it has a linear facade, built completely in stone. It has two storeys: on the ground floor with iron grilles windows and the upper floor with balconies. On the main entrance there is a coat of arms of the Vivero family, ascendants of the marquis of Valparaíso.

Palace of Las Bolas

The palace is in front of the market and next to the Convent of Mercedarias Descalzas, built in the 17th century. Built in brick and stone, with with two floors as in almost all cases in its surrounding. It highlights the cast iron balconies. It has two towers linked by a central edifice, above its entrance door there are the coats of arms of 8 Gros Marquise and their descendants, just as ball-shaped reliefs in stone that gives the name to the palace.

House of the Nunciature

Its immediate neighbour is the Monastery of Santa Sofía and it is considered one of the most important civil building of the historical complex of Toro. Internally renovated, it is a private property of the descendants of the family Manso and the building cannot be visited inside.

Palace of the Counts of Requena

The building is located in the plaza de Santa Marina and it is the headquarter of the Denomination of Origin of Toro´s Wine and the municipal office of Construction and Planning although the headquarter will move soon  to its new offices. It is a Gothic palace, built in stone in the 15th century and it was the residence of the Counts of Requena. It was military quarter and College of the Piarists. It has a spectacular winery which can be visited briefly.

In the palace an annexed chapel along with other buildings that occupy an entire large block inside of the villa.

Palace of the Counts of Castrillo(Currently Culture Center)

Situated on the main transport artery and entrance to the city. It is located near the Clock Tower and the Arco de la Corredera. This palace has been converted into the Municipal House of Culture of Gonzalez Alende, where there is a library and several exhibition halls.

It was built in brick, although its facade is made of stone, its facade keeps in perfect condition three coats of arms and a Gothic balcony.

Palace of Bustamante

Stately home built very close to the Church of San Sebastian and the Palace of  Sports. The palace was built by Pedro I (King of Castile in the 14th century), although it was refurbished in the 16th century. Currently it is a private property and is being rehabilitated preserving its facade. It is a two storey building, its facade is all brick except the door made of stone. Above this door there are the coats of arms of the Bustamante.

Palace of the Marquis of Alcañices

It is almost right next to the Palace of Bustamante. It is currently used as a school of the Hermanas del Amor de Dios. From the 16th century, the wedding of the Princess Juana, daughter of Carlos I, was held in this palace, with the inheritor Prince of Portugal, where assisted his brother the future Felipe II. The Count-Duke of Olivares, the favourite of the Felipe IV, spent his last days here.

Palace of Laws

Palace of the Castilian-Leonese’s crown. In 1505 here it was read the testament of Isabel the Catholic proclaiming his daughter Juana heiress of Castile and regent to King Ferdinand. The 83 laws of Toro were also enacted here. Only its Gothic style facade is preserved.