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.
The 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.