Enjoy a holiday full of culture and nature from a holiday home in Castile-La Mancha.The landscape of Castile-La Mancha is characterized by vast plains, and is known for its beautiful historic towns of Toledo and Cuenca. Both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Castile-La Mancha is also known for the stories of Don Quixote. Follow in his footsteps on the "Route of Don Quixote", a tourist route that leads past white windmills and historical sites that he visited in his novels. From your holiday home in Castile-La Mancha, follow this route and learn about the adventures of Don Quixote, who thinks he's a knight.
A holiday home in Castile-La Mancha has a lot to offer. Thanks to interesting museums, such as the Ceramics and Archaeological Museum in Toledo, historical buildings and the delicious local cuisine, this region is a must for culture lovers. Taste the flavor of this region with a visit to the local restaurants, and enjoy many specialities such as wine, Manchego (sheep) cheese and garlic soup (Sopa de Ajos). When you are in this region, there is always an old castle, church or monastery nearby where you can get acquainted with the Spanish history. Most of these buildings date from the 9th to the 12th century, and are definitely worth a visit. Be surprised by the interior of Spain, and enjoy the typical Spanish atmosphere from your holiday home in Castile-La Mancha.
The holiday homes in Castile-la Mancha are situated around the three most important natural parks of the Iberian Peninsula. Natural parks Tablas de Damiel and Lagunas de Ruidera, two wetlands of great ecological value, and Cabañeros, a Mediterranean forest area. These parks are surrounded by beautiful highlands, and are definitely worth a visit for nature lovers. The olive groves in the Alcarria, the limestone mountains of Cuenca, and the peaks of the Sierra de Alcaraz provide numerous hiking, cycling and horseback riding opportunities. There are also two major rivers of Spain running through this region, the Tagus and the Guadiana. Here too, you can go for a walk or enjoy a canoe or kayak trip. Don't get bored during a holiday in Castile-La Mancha.