MADRID 55ºF - 61ºF - UCLES 63ºF - 63ºF - OCAÑA 63ºF - 66ºF - CONSUEGRA 59ºF - 59ºF - MANZANARES 64ºF - 66ºF
Welcome to your Europamundo Trip Style!!! The information about the meeting place and start time of your circuit can be found on your voucher.We exit early towards UCLES to know the formidable group of the Castle church and Monastery also known The Escorial of la Mancha (ticket included). Head of the powerful military order of Santiago knights, we can observe the combination of styles, initially Arab and Christians orders added subsequently. We go towards OCAÑA, another fundamental spot in the history of -Santiago’s order having one of the most important monumental groups of Toledo province. We will visit the palace of Cardenas, whose history will know. Time to try one of the specialties of the Manchego gastronomy in the streets near by to the major square, considered the third biggest in Spain. We will do a picture stop in the surprising Fountain Grande de Ocaña, smithy stile known as the “water landmark” We will continue our path towards CONSUEGRA, standing in Manchega plain to reveal in with one of the most beautiful pictures of our country. Visit included to the Castle from the XIII century, Code of arms of the Saint John order of Jerusalem and headquarters of Castilla Prior from the same order, with its 3 defensive enclosures. If something it’s typical from Consuegra it’s the image of worldwide known wind mills, we will imagine the battle of Don Quijote against them and we will be able to learn (visit included) how the machinery it’s working to transform the wheat in to flour. We will finish our fantastic day in MANZANARES, city whom origin would be explained with details by our guide, emerged as a new village of Calatrava’s order. Let’s take the opportunity to visit the Asunción Church, from XVI century and beautiful Plateresc façade. Accommodation, before we will be able to get inside of the Pilas Bonas Castle, Medium age Fortress recovered to the actual enjoyment, if we desire, we can dinner in the fortress. Accommodation
MANZANARES 64ºF - 66ºF - VILLANUEVA DE LOS INFANTES 64ºF - 64ºF - ALDEA DEL REY 64ºF - 66ºF - ALMAGRO 64ºF - 66ºF - PUERTO LAPICE 64ºF - 64ºF - MADRID 55ºF - 61ºF
After Breakfast we go towards VILLANUEVA DE LOS INFANTES, one of the Spain most beautiful villages, spiritual focus of La Mancha in the golden century, place where Francisco of Quevedo died. We will find a huge number of buildings with historical value, developed during centuries by the military order of Santiago, and gives them their majesty. From Villanueva we will go towards Sacral convent and CALATRAVA LA NUEVA CASTLE (visit included) headquarters of Calatrava’s order, founded in XII century in Castilla Kingdome, of powerful lands, Villa’s and Fortress, we will visit their yards, towers, cellars… We enjoy the views offered by the place over Calatrava’s fields. Afterwards we will know, ALMAGRO, highly related with Calatrava’s order in fact the Almagro’s figure is represented in the code of arms of the order. It’s curious major square has a centre European glazing unique in Spain. Also hosts the comedy theatre, declared National Landmark. After lunch we will depart going though La Mancha stopping in PUERTO LÁPICE, where we will visit Don Quijote Posada. As the legend says, this place could be the inspiration place for Cervantes to write the passage which the ingenious Hidalgo is named knight. Arrival at the end of the afternoon to Madrid End of services. Our guide will drop you off at the agreed point.We hope you have enjoyed your circuit with Europamundo.
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