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.
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
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
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.
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Consuegra is located in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha, one of the most beautiful and historic towns in all of Spain. Approximately with 11.000 thousand inhabitants, This Toledo municipality has become a benchmark for national tourism due to its variety of history, the many historical buildings to visit and the odd route loaded with Spanish history, like Don Quixote's route. further, Consuegra is known for its remarkable gastronomy, whose recipe book can be found in Don Quixote, and the one from the Montes de Toledo.
The mills of Consuegra
Talking about Consuegra is synonymous with windmills. They are located at the top of the hill to take advantage of the air currents and add a total of 12 windmills. Nowadays. Some of these mills are so old that they date back to the 16th century, being essential in the development of the Toledo town, since the absence of currents prevented the establishment of river mills. These mills were used to grind wheat, to make flour. One of the twelve windmills is called "Sancho" and it still works in a traditional way in Consuegra. Other windmills are dedicated to another La Mancha theme and many others refer to some of the chapters of Don Quixote. The Rucio mill preserves the original machinery from the 16th century and is the only one in Spain that offers daily grinding during 300 days a year. From the hand of one of the last remaining professional millers in La Mancha, We will enter the entrails of the giant to contemplate the operation of its mechanism in a wonderful guided tour. It is said that it is the most famous mill of all there is.
The old town, medieval times of Consuegra
The Plaza de España is the Town Hall, the Arch and the Clock Tower, all of them renaissance style. You can also see the Colegio de San Gumersindo or the current headquarters of the Municipal Museum in the Los Corredores building. In this medieval and historical town, you can see the Church of the Holy Christ of Veracruz in a baroque and neoclassical style., In addition, you can also see in this location the Parish Church of Santa María la Mayor. On the other side of the river is the Church of San Juan built in the 16th century and which survived the floods.
This fortress is of Muslim origin and is one of the best preserved castles in all of Castilla-La Mancha. It is renovated both inside and outside for visitors. The structure of this castle is unusual. It is made up of a square central structure with a large cylindrical tower on each of its sides.. The enclosure is surrounded by a barrier of which there are only remains in the part that faces the parade ground.
There is a room that was discovered almost by chance years later and that turned out to be one of the immense cisterns that stored water enough to withstand long sieges without problems.. In 1962, Consuegra City Council acquires the castle and began a comprehensive restoration process. As a result, you can access the hermitage, the wells, the round steps, the chapter house, the albarrana tower, the terraces and the barbican.
The Well of the Lizards
It is an open-air museum that you cannot miss when visiting Consuegra. Colored sculptures that refer to music, writers, etc ... This cultural visit is guided by the author of the works himself, Vicente Manzano. Between visit to the windmills, Historic center of Consuegra is interesting to make a stop on the way and have lunch or dinner at the Abrasador Canela y Limón restaurant, specialist in grilled meat dishes and is in a perfect location in Plaza de España.
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“All the establishments that are part of the Group are a family, the Burning family”
Carlos Torres, chef of the restaurant Abrasador El Capricho de Los Torres, located in the Toledo municipality of Villacañas and gastronomic advisor to the Abrasador Group, tells us in this interview what are the keys to success in a restaurant.
Villacañas Natural, Carlos Torres has dedicated his entire life to the restaurant sector: "My professional career began in the family business, created by my father does 37 years, which currently offers hospitality services, catering, wedding organization, events, etc. It all started with a “traditional bar” business, that over time evolved to become a leading hospitality group in the area, after betting on high quality and avant-garde cuisine ”Torres points out.
Trained in Toledo School of Hospitality, this chef has worked in different restaurants and this has allowed him to “learn from the best hoteliers”, as he himself says. He currently runs the kitchen of the Abrasador El Capricho de Los Torres restaurant and is also a member of the Association Eurotoques Castilla- La Mancha, and is part of the Board of Directors of the Provincial Association of Hotel and Tourism Toledo.
A lifetime dedicated to the catering sector, Carlos tells us his best kept secrets, because as this businessman emphasizes, "Hospitality is their way of life, his talent, his passion… ”
"Definitely, what I like the most in the world is to make others happy and I achieve this thanks to gastronomy. I do not need anything else"
Carlos, let's talk about your restaurant When was it created and what characteristics does it have?
Burning El Capricho de las Torres, formerly called Torres Restaurant, was built with the aim of giving, especially, food service for companies, always oriented towards high quality hospitality.
After the crisis of 2008, my brothers and I decided to convert the restaurant to a new format of hospitality that, at those moments I was succeeding in Madrid, and that's when we introduced the concept of gastrobar, with the aim of achieving a modern kitchen space more dedicated to gastronomy itself.
On the other hand, in those moments the concept of ember began to take, more and more great recipes were made using this type of technique. It was there when we met the Burning Group, to the Ramírez family. First, we test your product, and from that moment, we realized that the client increasingly demanded that gender, that good product that the Burning Group offered us, and after a few months we decided to associate with them.
At present, our kitchen could be described as a modern kitchen with certain avant-garde touches and charcoal. And what am I going to tell you, the truth is that we are very happy with the decision we made with the Ramírez family.
In Abrasador El Capricho de Los Torres we can reach the 350 diners in the restaurant area, we also have other spaces such as, for example, the “tapería” area, that we could describe it as the “usual bar space” and, by last, we have the "gastro" zone, where our clients can enjoy rations downtown to share.
That is to say, We have adapted our spaces so that our clients do not come to our restaurant exclusively to eat, but they can enjoy our establishment whenever they want because for that "we are multi-space". (Laughs).
Your restaurant has become a success story for Grupo Abrasador, What can you tell me about it?
I would say that this is possible thanks to the dedication and passion that we put into everything we do.. I also think that our personnel management is very important, there is nothing worse than not knowing what you are doing, no matter how motivated you are. You could say that we combine passion with management.
Why is it important to have a good quality policy in the catering sector?
Currently we don't go out to eat, to eat we have left it for the day to day. Now what we are looking for in a restaurant is the experience it offers us but, Of course, if at the moment of truth you don't have a quality product to back you up, customers will not return.
With Grupo Abrasador I know that quality is guaranteed and that gives me peace of mind, I used to go to the butcher shop and they would sell me what they wanted, but now thanks to the product, which is always the same, we managed to build customer loyalty.
What differentiates your restaurant from other establishments in the area?
I would say that our identity makes us different. Thanks to this we can serve experiences. We have a clear objective and that is our client. Today traditional hospitality has changed and there are two options: or do you have identity, or you are one more and, It is already very difficult to be the best!
Sincerely, I think you shouldn't try to be the best, you have to try to be different so they don't compare you. When we put our product on the table, no one can compare us to others, because our clients leave with an experience.
Do you have any upcoming goals?
In these difficult times it is difficult to talk about upcoming goals or challenges. In our company we had in mind to launch a new project "agriculture to process pistachio" but this has changed today.
Right now our main objective is to save the year, serve people as best as possible and, especially, take care of our staff. At this time, businessmen have to give the best of ourselves because in the end the team is the 80 percent of work. I think the numbers this year are not going to be good and that's why you have to think about us and take care of our team. Without a doubt, our goal today is more personal than professional..
Now let's talk about your relationship with the Burning Group
How many years have you been associated with scorching brand?
We met the Ramírez family in the year 2015. And it was in the year 2016 when we join the group. I have to say that this decision has changed our lives, we have changed the concept of thinking, thanks in part to the training provided by the chain. We are a family Y together We have learned to manage teamwork so that everything works out, regardless of the product, which is also very important and, As I said before, diners are delighted (laughs); together with Abrasador we have grown hand in hand both personally and professionally.
What do you think are the keys to success of your restaurant?
Passion: working with passion is the key to job success.
Constancy: Pablo Picasso said that we are a 10 percent inspiration and a 90 percent work, So I believe that consistency is one of the keys to achieving that success..
Humility: Absolute truth has no one and thanks to humility we can continue learning. I think we all contribute knowledge and ideas and without humility we cannot learn.
Have you had a sales increase in recent years?
Yes and no, we from the first day we opened the restaurant as a gastrobar in 2014 we have always worked very well, although it is true that when we changed from molecular cuisine to scorching cuisine we did notice that people repeated more.
We have had a very weekend public for a few years, people coming from Madrid, who are used to this type of cuisine, and that's why he likes our restaurant, but now we also have families that come to celebrate any type of event, or simply a group of people looking to meet and choose us.
What values you highlight this Restaurant Group?
Passion, constancy, humility, ability to team up and, especially, I would define them as family, family is the word that best describes them. All the establishments that are part of the group are Burning family and we understand this as well because we all have one thing in common: we don't work just for the money and that's the basis for success. The economic issue is a consequence that comes, that is there, and of course it is necessary, but it is not the primary key.
Hospitality is a way of life and we all love what we do
What you are positioned as in your city?
In Tripadvisor and Google we are positioned as the number one restaurant 2, and our score is 4.6.
¿It is important for a restaurant your online reputation and digitization? Why?
As a person who likes to learn, I have always had an internal debate on this topic. At first I did not bet on this type of tools, preferred offline communication, the word of mouth of a lifetime, but with the passage of time we have realized that the client has changed and this means that we no longer only have clients from Villacañas, We also have external clients from other towns.
Thus, Both me and the rest of the team have learned that having a good online reputation is basic and that the door of our restaurant is not glass, it's digital. When you carefully analyze what you do in your daily life, is when you realize that if you go out to eat somewhere, the first thing you do is call an acquaintance and, Secondly, search the Internet, Read the comments and also read the owner's responses.
Today I understand that digital reputation is so important, how to turn on the coffee maker in the morning, in that order, because if you don't have a good digital reputation you will still be one more, you will have fixed clients, that over time they will get tired, because people demand changes. Definitely, good reviews can help us a lot, but the bad ones can help us even more ... and, yes, online reputation is very important.
And to end, As an advisory chef to the Group, do you think that in the world of restaurants a little more training is needed in the sector? Why?
Of course, in our case a 10% of our annual budget, whatever it is, we dedicate it to training, either books, courses, seminars, gastronomic escapades that serve us as learning…
Keep in mind that training is basic, there is no life without training, I've been a cook since 13 years and I have never stopped training, because cooking is easy, the difficult thing is to be able to combine all the emotions and manage them within a company. Without training we couldn't do that. So much for the kitchen, as for team management, from a restaurant, or even for digital management ... training is basic.
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The visit to Turleque, little
town of Toledo, It is synonymous with tranquility and peace for rest
combined with the beauty of nature that holds the Toledo area.
This municipality 800 inhabitants about an opportunity to
tirerra make the route between Manchego steppe and the first
foothills of the Montes de Toledo, Route called the Finistur.
further, Turleque, between his
rides, provides historical and discover its most emblematic monuments
municipality are as Tercia House, the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
Justice and roll. Turleque name comes from a hybrid
Latin and Arabic, since "tur" comes from the Latin, meaning "turris"; Y
"It leque" is a characteristic diminutive particle mozárabe, so that
Turleque would mean Torrezuela or torrecilla.
Tercias houses, They are those places where tithes were deposited as
payment of taxes what we now call. Why those who think
Public finance and taxes are some recent times, they are wrong.
Already in the thirteenth century turlequeños Tercia House had until that tithing
correspondent, or what is the same one-tenth of the crude product
obtained in crops.
Church of Our Lady Assumption
Church of a ship with vault
divided into six sections by arches and Doric pilasters barrel. TO
each side of the first five sections, shallow chapels open
by arches, central one leading to the door.
Baptistery left and
the sacristy to the right, access to the towers at the foot. facade topped
by fronton and two brick towers, square with two separate bodies by
impost of sillares. Two clocks faces perpendicular and superimposed bell
in front of the tower on the left, both finished with per capital Ball,
vane and Cross.
The facade is topped by
fronton and two towers. Parish plans were attributed to the architect
D. Juan de Villanueva and D. Julian del Alamo. It was funded by the infant
Spain D. Gabriel Antonio, Grand Prior of the Order of St. John of Malta,
also cooperating entire population of Turleque.
Historians tell that rose in 1.751, date on which the
King Ferdinand VI signed the concession title of Villa to Turleque.
The pillory is a seated stone column
on a slipway where the prisoners were exposed to public shame, serving
as well as a lesson to other residents. They were placed at the exit of the
populations, on the busiest road, above it was located in the
Consuegra road, since this population was head of the Priory. Is a
based on which a column rises smooth shaft with capitals.
In addition to these precious
monuments also can make ". The environment Rue Finistur It is mainly marked by the reservoir
Finisterre. An impressive depression in the valley Algodor, that
collected during rainy seasons to 35 hectometres of water so scarce in this
region. This "oasis" manchego is in the interest, which by their
Location, shared history and nature between the steppe and Manchego
foothills of the Montes de Toledo.
Between visits to these monuments and routes is the option to take a break and regain strength to continue the roadmap Turleque sights and visit the magnificent restaurant Abrasador La Chimenea de Turleque, a perfect restaurant for tapas or meat, because it specializes in grilled meats Anoja own rearing veal and Iberian pork bait field. They also offer a lot of variety of both hot and cold coffee and plates. To finalize, also they have a pantry where you can buy any product quality as cheeses.
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Charming places where you can find our grilled meats
Alcala de Henares, Madrid
This city located in the Cuenca del Henares, It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1998. World Heritage is the historic site of Alcalá, developed from the Middle Ages, and in which a Jew, Muslim and Christian lived in tolerance. So is the University, founded by Cisneros 1499.
unique archaeological sites, an excellent medieval urban fabric
and especially the perfect City of Knowledge and City of God, who designed
by the hand of Cardinal Cisneros, Today we can enjoy a unique set
magnificent buildings of Renaissance and Baroque.
Alcala found the restaurant Scorching Casa Benito, perfect place to enjoy a good grilled meat, made in their coal furnaces, which makes the enjoyment is complete.
discovery 1954 the Comedy Corral was the starting point
our festival. Almagro and complemented its impressive architectural heritage
Building a Baroque, which they took place in the
plays in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and is, day by day, the
best preserved of all the Spanish Golden Age.
highlight its beautiful Plaza Mayor always with a cheerful atmosphere and its
arcades full of local shops where you can buy something as typical,
craft as tablecloths made of bobbin lace, wicker chairs or
Almagro famous eggplant.
The restaurant is located Scorching Almagro, a charming place, perfect place to enjoy the best grilled meats and Iberian pork beef, Come and enjoy this grill.
do not ask Juana la Loca. For the inhabitants of Tordesillas, the queen will
I always Juana. Our ancestors lived with her and handed us
I was not crazy not broken deeply in love and grief over the death of
her husband. Here he lived almost 50 first years he imprisoned his father, Ferdinand,
and then your child, Carlos I.
Come and experience the exciting and sad story of the Queen could not reign but never abdicated his title, All the more reason to believe that he was always rope.
It would be a shame to spend a great day in Tordesillas and not enjoy your food, Scorching Restaurant in Astral you can enjoy the best grilled meats, I fell in love the taste of grilled meat.
From Vetones, the first settlers in the 400 a.c., then the Romans, and later it will be a Muslim city that would last 500 years, again in the twelfth century fall into Christian hands, according to legend, by a revolt of Christians who gathered on Mount their clothes and weapons are coated with moss giving the appearance of monsters, thus allowing them reconquer the city. Today you can see them represented "Men of Moss" in the procession of Corpus Christi. Since then Muslims coexisted for centuries, Jews and Christians.
From the city we have 3 km the hamlet of "El Castañar" where in the middle of a forest of oaks and chestnuts the shrine of Our Lady of El Castañar is. And very near the Sanctuary, the bullring of Bejar is located, the oldest in the world, since 1711.
Bejar also features the ski resort of La Covatilla, a perfect place for those who love snow sports, which makes this city a great place to visit also in winter.
Abrasador A Armando Restaurant is located on the square, a perfect grill to enjoy the best grilled meats accompanied by the history of this great place.
Their 23 km of coastline, the largest of the province of Alicante, They are an oasis for the senses. In this long shore, you'll find, golden beaches such as Muchavista and Carrerlamar give way to gentle coves that appear after Illeta: from Morro Blanc, to the Carritxal. Beaches and coves, All of them, suitable for water sports, they have earned the distinction of blue flags, and the ISO 14.001 for the quality of its waters, services and infrastructure.
Muchavista Beach is a magnificent beach with an extension of 3300 meters and
80 meters wide, ideal for enjoying bath, sun and water sports
such as windsurfing, Besides having an ideal place for walking or running walk through its
more of 3 km. Notably in the northwest corner of the racó Zofra where
forms a beautiful place where we find small boats resting on the
And for eat? For lunch we find the restaurant Scorching Graná, their views of the beach and the quality of its grilled meats, They make taste the beef and Iberian pork are incredible.
Criptana field is believed to have been in the Sierra Mills where Cervantes was inspired to tell the most famous adventure of world literature, Donde Quixote against "Los Gigantes". Among the set of mills are located in the Sierra, are the only three mills in the Iberian Peninsula that retain the original structure and machinery of the XVI century, suitable for grinding grain as years back. You can also visit the cave houses that are on the slopes of the Sierra de los Molinos.
the mills is the suburb of Albaicin, manchego archetype neighborhood,
Arab house with tile and painted white and indigo.
A place of "story" could not miss a decent place to eat legend. Scorching in the saddlebag of Sancho restaurant you can enjoy the best grilled meats place.
Moorish origin, namely the eighth century. Berchules is located 1330
meters above sea level, It is the third highest village
Spain. Because of its geography, especially mountainous, this alpujarreño people
It has been adapted to uneven, why their houses are staggered
and facing south, to take advantage of the good weather mediterranean. Streets,
and winding layout cobblestone, invite you to walk, breathe, calm and
In Scorching Restaurante El Cercado, They will make you know and enjoy a good steak, tasting its Iberian pork and beef.
Located on the Guadalquivir river depression, we find this beautiful town, on which we want to emphasize one of its fairs, declared of national interest. We talk about the fair that takes place in May.
Its onset is marked by what he called the dinner "fish", Wednesday night event that takes place before the famous lighting fair, and where attendees tend to show off their finery.
This act is only reserved for members of each house as a twinning, welcome to the show a year. Even though, noteworthy, the fair Dos Hermanas is distinguished precisely by being open character in its hundred booths, and with streets of Albero, more of 40 attractions and stalls 80 horse hitches.
Daily free performances by musical artists of national reputation enjoyed in the Municipal Caseta and, during the weekend, prizes are also awarded to the best booth, best horsewoman and caballista, etc.
also excel in Dos Hermanas other parties like the Pilgrimage of Valme and Easter, both also declared of national tourist interest.
And to finish with a flourish a visit to this beautiful city Sevillana, it is essential to enjoy a good grilled meat at the Restaurante Casa Pedro Abrasador, reference from 1979 in offering a typical cuisine and extensive land.
This celebration takes place on Easter Sunday, If we had to highlight something she would pregón, since it is ironic satirical proclamation of the events in Carcabuey that are what make modern life in the village.
The name of the festival comes from an ancient brotherhood, that the days of Lent were fasting and penance, so from Easter Sunday organized large parties that could last even three days, this is what we now call the Passover of the Moraos, since they wore purple robe.
Notably, the feast of the Aurora, with the election of the queen of the festivities and traditional bull rope during the day 22, 23, 24 Y 25 August and the celebrations of the patron, the Virgen del Castillo, with lunch and popular verbena and the traditional release of heifers through the streets of the village day 6, 7 Y 8 of September.
With all the activities proposed Carcabuey we have to regain strength, the best way is to visit the Scorching Restaurante La Ronda and enjoy one of the best grilled meats.
At nightfall, the city is transformed. Toledo artistic lighting to discover details impossible to see in daylight, while it is representing a strong and firm commitment to the city with sustainability, respect for the environment and energy saving. such iconic buildings as the Cathedral, City Hall, the door hinge or the Castile-La Mancha (XVII century former convent) show its beauty and splendor centenary.
The panoramic view of the city from the area “Valley” It gives the visitor an unforgettable memory of Toledo.
In the cradle of Abrasador, We find two restaurant to enjoy the best Iberian pork and beef, one located on Avenida Europe and one in the street Tendillas, Located in the historic center of Toledo. Enjoy this magnificent city full.
Would highlight two holidays, such as the Moors and Christians and the Mystery of Elche. It is also very visited the vast palm grove, with more than two hundred thousand copies becomes the largest in Europe, which together with the care of ilicitanos, He has managed to be declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
The holiday Moor and Christian born as a commemoration to a stage of Muslim power in the Iberian Peninsula and battles alternated power Muslim-Christian. This event takes place opposite the Palace of Altamira and consists of a theatrical performance with several parts that perfectly represent all this historical stage.
The mystery of Elche is a theatrical performance, held in the Basilica of Santa Maria, in which disclosed death, Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin Mary. This work is unique in its genre, since it is the only one preserved until today, Surviving ban Concillo of Trento to represent works in the church and its scenic and musical values.
If we delve a little we found the Scorching Restaurante El Raco de Mama Lola, a perfect grill to enjoy one of the best Iberian pork and beef.
Declared of national tourist interest, It is a complete representation of huertanas traditions linked to the history of the city.
We can highlight the Bando de la Huerta, an explosion of color and joy with their parades of giants and big heads, floats and dancers and marching bands, in this typical work and elements shown Murcia orchard.
Burial of the Sardine, party dating from the nineteenth century, which it is basically a parody of a burial of a sardine, a step for the people. This festival was born as a complaint with the prohibition against eating meat during Lent and burial symbolizes the passage to a period of freedom, where you could do all that was normally prohibited.
But to eat, better than visit the restaurant Scorching Canovas to enjoy the best roast Murcia, enjoy your meat, you will leave happy.
With great weather, beach zones over 2 km and all the forests surrounding the town, is Canet de Mar, a modernist place on the coast.
It notes that in this population lived architect, Teacher, cartoonist, political and humanist Lluis Domenech i Montaner, which he gave life to such important works as the Palau de la Musica Catalana and the Palau de Sant Pau and Santa Creu. It is a perfect place to enjoy its architecture.
We can not forget the Castillo de Santa Florentina, dating from the eleventh century and in the sixteenth century joined the lineage “Montaner” It is restored in the late nineteenth century by Luis Domenech i Montaner.
And for modernism, Scorching restaurant dishes La Graella, It is a perfect place to enjoy grilled meat offering Abrasador.
High tops, springs, archaeological sites and monuments together with history and traditions to make this place a charming site.
It holds the peaks of Veleta and Mulhacén, Also note that one can see beautiful places following “The sidewalk star”, from this route we can see the “Rope tresmiles” which they are the highest peaks of Granada, peak Alcazaba, Mulhacen, an old mining and to complete the way we enter the secret cave, which it is an artificial cave made on a large rock.
Also the restaurant we present Scorching Las Lomas, wonderful place to enjoy magnificent views while enjoying the Iberian pork and beef grilled.
The history, the legend of highwaymen, where bullfighters and artists are forged…Ronda make an amazing place.
You can enjoy the Arab medina still retains some of its walls, cross the new bridge and walk around the mall Tajo. It covers part of the Sierra de las Nieves and Sierra de Grazalema. These parks are home to a large wildlife, even with some details that make them unique, as it is the pinsapoo and mountain quejigo.
It also features a theme park dedicated to Mediterranean pasture breeding bull and Andalusian horse.
In a place he could not miss a good place to eat grilled meat, this is found in the Scorching La Carreta Restaurant, Enjoy this perfect grill.
Muela Castle began to be built in the tenth century in the splendor of the Caliphate of Córdoba, It is finished in the thirteenth century by the Knights of the Knights Hospitaller. Today you can visit in one building the remains of three different castles.
This castle was transferred in the year 1183 knights by Alfonso VII, After the fort was lost several times between Christians and Muslims to lie with the Kingdom of Castile.
In this great place we found the Scorching Restaurante La fireplace Turleque, great place to enjoy the best grilled meats.
This small coastal town is La Costa Tropical Granada, located between the Costa del Sol of Malaga and the Costa de Almería, perfect to enjoy the tranquility and relaxation that offers this beach and lets us know close places and charming towns:
A few minutes from Carchuna, you can not miss the cliff Calahonda.
Granada, Nazari City only 60 minutes Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, you can visit the Alhambra, know every corner as the Generalife, Cathedral,... and lose yourself in the streets of the Albaicín.
Sierra Nevada, in less than an hour you can change the towel by skis, and enjoy the mountain's altitude of the Iberian Peninsula.
La Alpujarra, Poqueira Gorge, Pampaneira, Bubión, Capileira, Fuente Agria, Board of Rivers, Trevélez, are some of the towns that compose. Ideal to learn the customs of yesteryear Grenadine saw and lose yourself in the trails enjoying nature.
Salobreña, The main population center is nestled in a rock topped by a Moorish castle.
Almuñécar, worth visiting tropical bird park, Park Majuelo Botanical Garden, old town, etc.
And lunchtime arrival, we want to know the best grilled meats hand Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, where you will enjoy the best grill area.
Located in the Valle del Jerte, we find the town of Navaconcejo, a place surrounded by nature, precious nooks and crannies where you can lose.
Formerly it was also composed of people of Peñahorcada, but a rise of Rio Jerte destroyed the town and the inhabitants moved to Navaconcejo. We can visit several gorges and several natural areas, among them we can highlight the throat of hell and throat of Nogaleas.
We navaconcejo have to eat at the restaurant Scorching Rio Jerte, wonderful place to enjoy grilled meat while relaxing with nature.
In this suburb we can enjoy a myriad of leisure and culture.
We can find for sightseeing Castle Villaviciosa, its construction dates from the fifteenth century by the counts of chinchón, was downing 1521 and in 1538 He turned rebuild changing one of the towers and making it different from the others. Can visit, but in order group subscriptions.
We can also enjoy large parks such as the regional park Soto and the middle course of the Guadarrama river and its surroundings, perfect places to walk around and have a good time.
Here we find the restaurant Scorching Rainbow, Wonderful place to eat a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We arrived at the lagoons of Ruidera, the turquoise paradise, a place where you fall in love instantly see, a place you always want to return.
It has several waterfalls, many gaps, Rochafrida apart Castle and reservoir Peñarroya Castle and the Cave of Montesinos. This great place has many activities that make a day in the lagoons of Ruidera is something great and fun.
Within this great place we found the restaurant Scorching Los Batanes, to complete this great experience it is best to enjoy a good grilled meat in this lovely Abrasador.
His good demographic situation, climate that offers its ancient villas and beautiful gardens filled, make Navajas receive tourists from the eighteenth century, which it is not surprising given the charm of this small town in the region of Alto Palancia Castellonense.
We can highlight the Parish Church Virgen de la Luz, built in the eighteenth century dedicated to Immaculate Conception and has a nice dressing room dedicated to the Virgen de la Luz, patron of the place. Tower of Altomira, 5 building plants ending with battlements that make the shape of a crown.
If we refer to nature, We can not leave without visiting the famous Olmo, a tree planted in 1636 with 14 meters high or jumping bride, a wonderful place located in the Palancia river where the waterfall is also Armband, a waterfall of 60 meters high.
This beautiful Torre takes its name Scorching Restaurant Altomira, a perfect grill to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat Navajas.
Our next stop is Villacañas, a place with a lot of architectural interest, which can not miss if we are in this beautiful place.
It has several hermitages, each more interesting, we can highlight the chapel of Christ the eighteenth century in neoclassical style, the hermitage of San Roque built in 1835 in style of folk architecture and the hermitage of the virgin conception dating from the sixteenth century, with a popular style.
It should also enhance the ethnographic museum silo, a house dug into the ground, due to lack of financial resources in the eighteenth century, this property emerges, dug by hand by a journeyman, which only needed a peak, a shovel and lime to build a place to live.
In this pretty village, Scorching we find the Restaurante El Capricho de los Torres, a wonderful place to enjoy a great grilled meat.
We stop along the way in this beautiful land of Ciudad Real, which gets the name of the blonde color Villarrubia terrain. Place after the reconquest stand and where Sanchez-Jijon brothers founded the oldest cattle ranch fighting bulls in Spain, thus creating, the “caste jijona”.
It is a place to get lost among all its hermitages and parishes, each more charming, Noteworthy in this place the clock tower and the Museum of Agriculture, where we can see and farming tools and everyday objects, some with more than 300 years old that are conserved in perfect condition.
We are in this place with the Scorching Mirador Restaurant de la Mancha, a wonderful place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We can say it is a place with a long history, since the first known site dating from the Bronze Age and attached to the Argaric, which is considered the first metallurgical civilization of the Iberian Peninsula.
With a large number of places to visit, in highlighting their hermitages and churches, some of which are from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. We should also mention the Castle of Callosa, known as “the Castillico”, which is located in the Sierra de Callosa, It is from the Islamic period and is listed as cultural interest.
One of the things you can not miss is the living representation of the Passion of Christ. And as a curiosity we can tell, the protagonist who plays Christ is Javier Amoros, Scorching Niagara's restaurant owner and Restaurante Morote.
To enjoy a good grilled meat, We found the restaurant Scorching Nigara's, a magnificent steakhouse that does not disappoint.
This magnificent village has a special charm, thanks to its mills and castle, antiquity showing that counts Consuegra.
Castle building is located in the tenth century, during the Caliphate of Córdoba. In the year 1097 Diego Rodriguez dies, son of El Cid, during the Battle of Consuegra, happened to be Muslim two years until these, in 1099 They were finally withdrawn from Consuegra.
Mills from the nineteenth century, although there is one that comes from the sixteenth century, There are some who still have all the original machinery, Another is an exhibition of wines , one of them has an exhibition of handicrafts Toledana, which makes them all something worth visiting for leisure and history of Consuegra.
In the square of Spain, We found the restaurant Scorching cinnamon and lemon, a great place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We have come to the land of conquerors, place from where Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of Peru, which we see honored in the town square with a statue and Francisco Orellana, discoverer of the Amazon.
If it is worth noting a time Trujillo, we highlight the average age, leaving us in this population the castle, Arabas as they built the fortress in the ninth and tenth centuries, the castle was built in the thirteenth century. It was a walled city, which we can still see four of the seven gates that had: Gate of Triumph, from Santiago, de la Vera Cruz and Coria.
We also have the house museum and the palace Pizarro Pizarro Orellana, in honor of these two discoverers of which we spoke earlier .
In the Plaza Mayor, Scorching have the restaurant Corral Del Rey, a spectacular place in which to enjoy a good grilled meat is something you can not miss.
Júcar riverside and Huecar, we found this beautiful city, declared world heritage, It is a place where getting lost is incredible.
We can enjoy the cathedral, the hanging houses and ancient stone streets are calling to enjoy all the history that counts here.
The story begins in terraced houses 1565, since this year the painter Anton van den Wyngaerde onto its box “Cuenca from east”. Today only remains a small part of them, But it is more than enough to drop by and contemplate why Cuenca.
And after tourism, better than taste good grilled meat in Embid Finca Restaurant located next to Cuenca.
Located in the valley of Valderredible, we find Polientes, a place flowing with nature at every step, the Ebro to its passage by the municipality, make stroll along its paths is something unique, To which we add that we can enjoy the Ebro River Park.
The town is around the Plaza de la Olmeda, which it is the nineteenth century, We add to this the house of José Casado and entnográfico Museum Polientes, in which traits that make us know better the culture of this wonderful place are preserved.
In nature we find the restaurant Scorching Cantabria, a quiet place to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat.
Pozuelo known as a place in which to spend a great day, If we talk about entertainment, as it has many places to spend a pleasant and entertaining time, such are cinemas, restaurants, parks, bares…
We do not know is that it is a place where life remains the oldest in the world found, I pass the average age being home to great personages of the time and which owes its name to, in 1632 It was sold to the Alarcon family, giving this name to the municipality.
After many economic progress, the passage of the civil war was devastating Pozuelo de Alarcon and returned to an era of poverty as he had earlier centuries, which he got out and today is one of the cities with the highest per capita income in Spain.
And great place there must always be a great restaurant, I speak of the Scorching Restaurante El Abuelito, where you can eat a wonderful grilled meat Iberian pork and beef.
In the heart of Spain is the historic city of Toledo, called the city of three cultures: Arab, Jewish and Christian. Toledo is a city on the banks of the Tagus river with several neighborhoods and a long and rich history dating back to the Bronze Age, the Romans, Visigoths, Muslims, the Catholic monarchs and even the Spanish Civil War.
In the Toledo city there are many places with great beauty and interesting to visit. Among all these palaces they stand, specific, Galiana Palace is particularly important that the rest of what it has meant for the city and its long history.
But besides the palace of Galiana, Toledo includes highlight other palaces.
Palacio de Galiana
Galiana Palace is a building in the Spanish city of Toledo. Medieval and located outside the historic center, It has the status of cultural interest. It is located on the banks of the Tagus and offers privileged views in which the city is seen in its entirety. This monument was built by King Al Mamun during the tenth century. However, Galiana Palace would not receive such designation to the SXVI century, in memory of the great palaces and gardens where he lived the Muslim princess, Galiana, Galadre legendary king's daughter.
This palace has had many owners and guests to the fourteenth century, since it was ceded to the brotherhood of St. Lucia and then the monks of St. Jerome. However, the latter ended up selling the illustrious Portuguese resident in Toledo City, Dona Beatriz de Silva. In the second half of the nineteenth century the Empress Eugenia de Montijo, wife of Napoleon III, It was the owner of the Palace.
In 1959 the Palace was sold to Alejandro Fernández de Araoz and his wife Carmen Maranon. Thanks to the architect Fernando Chueca and historian Manuel Gómez-Moreno a project for the restoration Galiana performed by returning to its original splendor.
Nowadays, Galiana Palace consists of a rectangular dividing the nine rooms, as well as a patio, a pond and a beautiful garden.
It is a fifteenth-century medieval palace, Very rebuilt. The cover, but with original elements, It could be classified as neomudéjar. Plasterwork has a window sixteenth century, and a door with túmido brick arch and alfiz decorated with tiles. It has two columns with original capitals Islamic tenth century.
this palace, according to historians, It should call “Pantoja Palace”, denomination that had at least since the sixteenth century to be the home of Fernan Perez de Pantoja, sagreña lord of the town of Pantoja and known as “the Portugals ". In addition to the Pantoja, This building was also owned another important family toledana: the Gaytán.
This palace is one of the most representative examples of the different typical homes. Its Moorish style patio, along with your decor, based on plasterwork and tilework, are its main attractions. Over time it has undergone numerous restorations. Today it houses the Social and Cultural Work of Caja de Castilla-La Mancha.
The Archbishop's Palace is one of the architectural achievements of vaster dimensions of the Spanish city of Toledo. typologically, It is not a unitary building, for in it they are superimposed various artistic styles. In the thirteenth century Alfonso VIII donated to the Archbishop Don Rodrigo Jiménez de Rada few houses located opposite the cathedral. Slowly, This space was expanding, through the work of the various prelates, they were succeeding in the diocese, settling the palace, as such, progressively.
Cardinal Mendoza was the first prelate, in the second half of the fifteenth century it raises the first arc passageway palace or binding of this construction, with neighboring cathedral. Later, from the year 1541, profound remodeling were performed, picking out, to design traces, Alonso de Covarrubias.
The Archbishop's Palace shows, nowadays, as a complex set, with outward oriented stays, through numerous openings, that pierce the facades, internally connected by runners.
Fuensalida Palace is a palace built in the first half of the fifteenth century. It is the current seat of the Presidency of Castilla-La Mancha. Fuensalida Palace was ordered to build by Pedro Lopez de Ayala and Castaneda, I Count of Fuensalida, the early fifteenth century.
During the sixteenth century it hosted the court of Empress Elizabeth of Portugal while the Alcázar works were executed, and in the same place he died in childbirth with their sixth child, Juan, the 30 April 1539. The building is located in the Plaza del Conde, next to the Church of Santo Tomé. Today is the seat of the Presidency of the Junta de Castilla-La Mancha and venue of the plenary sessions of the Governing Council.
The history of the Palace of Fuensalida Toledo to historical figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega links, El Greco, or Lope de Vega, but especially those of Charles I and his wife Empress Elizabeth of Portugal, mother of Philip II. The facade of the palace is ribboned factory masonry and brick pilasters. His austerity does not reveal the refinement of the interior, their facing rooms open to a large arcaded courtyard of rectangular structure, arranged on two levels. It highlights the power, styling and verve of his sixteen octagonal pilasters crowned by capitals, decorated with heads and shields of the Ayala family and Castaneda.
But besides the city of Toledo, toledanos different municipalities hold important palaces such as the municipality of Oropesa (Palacio Condal ), Ocaña (Palacio de los Cárdenas), La Puebla de Montalbán (Palace of the Counts of La Puebla Montalban), and Consuegra (priory palace).
Meanwhile palaces travel, It is always a good choice to eat to recharge your batteries and keep watching palaces in the restaurant scorching Toledo. This grill has an extensive menu with various specialties; especially, grilled meat as it's own parenting Anoja both beef and Iberian pork bait field. This restaurant is a perfect place for lunch or dinner to enjoy their fresh food, tapear with friends or even dinner equipment and expeditions in which this grill has budgets as.
Talk of Castilla-La Mancha is talk of Tembleque. This Manchegan town, located in Toledo, It is one of the jewels of the autonomous community. White lime shines on the facades. Tembleque history is linked to the city of Toledo. One of the main sites of interest is, without a doubt, Plaza Mayor Tembleque. In fact, It is listed as a Cultural from 1973 and is the square where groups most townsfolk. It is a building manchega: square base surrounded by buildings with two floors with runners. These were built to facilitate the view of the markets and bullfights that were held in the square, very similar to the comedy theater. The ground floor is arcaded and held by granite columns. further, ornamentations in plaster crosses represent the Knights Hospitaller, as a tribute to its medieval protection.
Meanwhile the main building is the Municipality of Tembleque, Baroque, It was added to the set in the seventeenth century. further, This square has a Ethnographic museum, located at number 1 Plaza Mayor, to meet with full depth the history of Tembleque.
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
The main religious building is the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, received designation as a Cultural Year 2012. It is Gothic, urban character. It begins to build from 1509, in tribute to the contributions made by Cardinal Cisneros to participate in the Campaign Oran, to spread Christianity in a Muslim region. Tembleque contributed to this Expedition of Oran with one million maravedíes and a company of soldiers. It is a very fast construction. The church rises from head to toe. Of notable interest, but he lost in the Civil War, It was the main altarpiece. This ostentatious whole sixteenth century, architectural synthesis, sculpture and painting, It is structured into a base, four overlapping bodies and an attic, divided in turn into intercolumnios, where sculptures are housed, and integrated streets paintings.
Chapel of Our Lady of the Rosary in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption of Tembleque
It composed of a ship with Latin cross, protrude from the whole tower and two side chapels of the eighteenth century, Jesus of Nazareth dedicated to the Virgen del Rosario and.
Casa Palacio de las TorresAmong the civil architecture stands the Casa de las Torres, Baroque palace built in the mid-eighteenth century by Antonio Fernandez-Alejo, Knight of the Order of Santiago who made his fortune in the Americas. The building was declared Cultural Interest in the year 1979.
La Casa de las Torres, as vulgarly it called the palace of the Fernández-Alejo, It is liable for all kind of hikers. Construction of the palace was personal idea of D. Antonio Fernandez-Alejo, one of the members of this illustrious family of Tembleque, who wanted to materialize and part of the great fortune made in America. Is aboutone of the last baroque buildings in Spain, highlighting the facade, crowned with a family coat of arms flanked by two caravels. Built around a central courtyard, Inside it is now in ruins, You can be accessed only with a permit from City Hall. The pinnacle of the left tower is many yearshome to a family of storks, building a nest at that time of enormous dimensions.
Ermita de la Veracruz
Among religious architecture, in addition to the Church of the Assumption, we must mention the Ermita de la Veracruz, made in the image and likeness of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem. One of the most unique and atypical monuments of this area is the chapel of Veracruz. Centralized plant building, resolves into an octagon topped dome that is not trasdoses abroad.
It is a funerary construction because it has been buried for many years a member of the illustrious family of Torres. Suffice it to observe their extreme sobriety and architectural purity to lock this building in the second half of the eighteenth century. Specifically dating 1792, dieciochesca decade in which neoclassical debugging begins in Spain. This chapel has been restored by Tembleque III Workshop School Municipal Library and Archive.
And to conclude your visit Tembleque, what better to do some windmills windmills.
effectively, near the village, outside, on a hill you find two replicas of windmills recently built, although remnants of the original mills late sixteenth century are preserved.
In conclusion, only to see his lovely Plaza Mayor, worth making a trip from Madrid to the Toledo town located at the gates of La Mancha.
further, This town has a burning restaurant, Fireplace Turleque, ideal for the stops you'll never forget or enjoy quality cuisine with its specialties in grilled meats own parenting. Fireplace Turleque is always available to any client.
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We love to see Toledo from all possible perspectives, Night and day. And we want to share with you, our favorite places to admire the "Imperial City" viewpoints…
There goes our list ... take note!
Mirador del Valle
This is perhaps the most famous view of Toledo, and our favorite. From here we have a view of the old town almost entirely.
We can see the cathedral, distinguish the imposing building of the Palace on top of the city, and watch the Tagus River runs at the foot of Old Town.
2. Since the Cigarrales
They are situated on the outskirts of the city and is manors, many of them converted into tourist accommodation, from where you can get a wonderful view of the city.
At the top of Toledo is the Alcazar, and from up there you can see the whole city, so imagine the panoramic you can have from this emblematic building Toledano.
4. Alcantara Bridge
On the bank of the Tagus River, We found this beautiful old Roman bridge, and from where you can see the city from below with nice views of the Alcázar.
These are the places that from our point of view, They are the best to observe the splendor of Toledo. But there are many other viewpoints from which to contemplate the city, These four are our favorite.
The best way to discover them be for yourself. We waited on scorching Toledo to enjoy our cuisine based on meat itself rearing Iberian pork and beef Anoja. Always grilled!
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Scorching "The fireplace Turleque", located in the
town of Tembleque (Toledo) It is a restaurant that has a team
dynamic, attentive and professional to join your celebration a touch of quality,
proximity and professionalism.
This restaurant, run by a young chef,
bet on a market cuisine, Scorching traditional meat and breeding
own. Manchego decoration and allow broad forum hosting communions,
weddings and business meetings.
That is why with such extensive facilities, so much
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Space Turleque fireplace opt for this scorching for
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In our cuisine opt for a
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Our staff and those responsible for kitchen and living will
We offer a variety of menus for the big day and you can agree on a
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Inflatable and other spaces where children can enjoy, always with
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Little ones can enjoy and have fun outdoors, thanks to its wide
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The hope ready, until then a big hug
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