In this windy landscape the story of Don Quichote comes back to life!
Castile – La Mancha is one of the European regions with the largest number of nature reserves, nature parks and national parks.
Cities to visit:
Toledo, the capital of Castilla-la-Mancha, with Islamic, Jewish and Christian influences, is on the Unesco World Heritage List.
The gothic cathedral ‘Catedral Primada’ and Alcázar castle are well worth a visit.
Cuenca has its famous hanging houses.
Ávila is walled by the best preserved medieval fortress walls of Europe, including 88 towers.
Burgos has the second largest cathedral in Spain, where the famous knight El Cid is buried.
Alcalá del Júcar often mentioned as the most beautiful municipality of Spain.
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In Castilla-la-Mancha beautiful hiking and cycling routes mapped out. For example, along the prehistoric caves of Los Casares, Fuencaliente and Alpera. The diverse landscape of Castilla-La Mancha also lends itself perfectly to a sports holiday. Climbing, bungee jumping, mountain biking or horse riding are just some of the many possibilities.
Food and drink:
The region is dotted with the largest number of hectares of vineyards in the world.
The famous Manchego cheese comes from here.
Worth a visit:
– the windmills at Consuegra
– the world-famous and gigantic monastery palace El Escorial
– the beautiful natural park Parque National de Cabañeros