Some of the windmills still work since their manufacture

Consuegra and its history with the windmills

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Consuegra has always been known throughout Spain for its famous windmills. This municipality full of history and heritage that encourages you to visit this Toledo town. The great symbol of Castilla-La Mancha, in a generic way, and especially from Consuegra, are the windmills, which currently holds up 12 windmills and each one has its own name with a lot of history behind it.

Consuegra mills

Consuegra mills

Clavileño, Espartero, Rucio, Knight of the Green Coat, Sparks, Piggy bank, Cardeño, Good views, Sancho, Backpacks, Mambrino and Bolero are the names given to each of them and these mills were used to grind wheat, to make flour.

Some of the windmills still work since their manufacture

Some of the windmills still work since their manufacture

These mills, according to historians, have been found since the 19th century, Although it is very possible that some go back to earlier times, and even up to the 16th century. At first they were 13 mills, although one was lost, since the machinery in some of them is from this time. Many windmills can be visited, as they are prepared to contain different activities, although it is convenient to make an appointment.

The Windmill "Bolero", Consuegra Tourist Office

This visitable windmill houses the Consuegra Tourist Office inside. During the visit it is possible to see all its complete rehabilitated mechanism.

Windmill converted into the Tourist Office

Windmill converted into the Tourist Office

An interesting option, during the visit to the Consuegra windmills, It is located in the Scorching Canela y Limón restaurant, a reference place in the province of Toledo and is located in Consuegra and specialized in grilled meats, is wall to wall, next to the famous Bar The Fishing.

Interior restauranteón

Scorching Interior Restaurant cinnamon and lemon

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