Tordesillas is a town and municipality in the province of Valladolid, Castile and León, central Spain.
It is located 25 kilometres southwest of the provincial capital, Valladolid at an elevation of 704 metres. The population was c. 9,000 as of 2009.
The town is located on the Douro River although the river is not navigable up to Tordesillas. There are highway connections to Madrid, 182 kilometres to the southeast, and with Salamanca, 96 kilometres to the southwest. The provincial capital of Valladolid is also linked by four-lane highway.
Because of its important highway connections Tordesillas has become a major transit hub. The economy is based on services — especially connected to tourism — and the agricultural production of the surrounding area. Wheat has long been the traditional agricultural product.
The town is well served by hotels with a parador, four three-star hotels, one two-star hotel, and ten hostels and pensions. There is also a camping site. There is also an abundance of restaurants — 27 in total — with the Parador restaurant having a three star classification.
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