Vaults of the Cathedral of Toledo

Castile-La Mancha

Castilla-La Mancha

This is a land famous for its arts and crafts, for the unique monuments to be seen in its towns and cities, and for being the setting for the adventures of the famous literary hero Don Quixote of La Mancha.

Any trip to this area in inland Spain should definitely include a visit to its World Heritage cities such as Cuenca with its famous Hanging Houses, and Toledo with its cathedral and Alcázar fortress. If you like culture and history, you're bound to enjoy its four Archaeological Parks, some of the oldest examples of rock art in Spain, and events such as the International Classical Theatre Festival in Almagro.

And if you opt to explore its natural landscapes, you should bear in mind that Castile–La Mancha is one of their territories in Europe with the largest number of officially designated nature reserves, nature areas and national parks, including particularly the Tablas de Daimiel and Cabañeros. You'll love them.Castile–La Mancha is also home to a whole host of traditional celebrations such as the Corpus Christi in Toledo, Easter Week in Cuenca, the Albacete Fair, and the Drum Festival in Hellín. And as befits a land of traditional customs, it also produces a variety of typical gastronomic products such as honey from La Alcarria and marzipan from Toledo, as well as being the site of numerous wineries where visitors can enjoy tasting a range of wines, including Valdepeñas. Bon appétit!

Directorate General for Tourism, Trade and Crafts of Castile – La Mancha

Avenida de Irlanda, 14 (Toledo, Castilla-La Mancha)


Castile-La Mancha Tourist

+34 925 211 005

Chinchilla Castle. AlbaceteWindmills in Campo de Criptana. Ciudad RealFields in La Almarcha. CuencaPlaza Mayor square in Sigüenza. GuadalajaraView of the river Tagus on its pass through Talavera de la Reina

Albacete (province)

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Ciudad Real (Province)

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Guadalajara (Province)

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Toledo (Province)

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