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Travel/Tourism news & information for Castile-La Mancha

'History of Spain' theme park to open in Toledo in 2019
Travel/Tourism Wed, Apr 26, 2017

'History of Spain' theme park to open in Toledo in...

A THEME park centred on the history of Spain is set to open in the province of Toledo (Castilla-La Mancha) in two years' time, creating over 1,000 directly-linked jobs and expected to attract 15,000 tourists a day....

China's fourth-largest flight operator 'very interested' in buying Ciudad Real airport
Travel/Tourism Sat, Feb 22, 2014

China's fourth-largest flight operator 'very...

CHINA'S fourth-largest carrier has expressed an interest in buying the doomed Ciudad Real airport, which has lain dormant for years and even failed to attract a buyer when put out to auction at the end of last year....

Ciudad Real's 'ghost' airport up for sale
Travel/Tourism Mon, Dec 9, 2013

Ciudad Real's 'ghost' airport up for sale

AN UNUSED airport which has provoked heavy criticism of Spain's spending on 'white elephants' is up for sale after going into receivership. The terminal in Ciudad Real, in the province just south of Madrid,...

Minglanilla: mineral baths, mountains and motorbikes
Travel/Tourism Thu, Aug 28, 2008

Minglanilla: mineral baths, mountains and motorbikes

The strange-sounding, musical name is thought to have been taken from the minglano (local lingo for pomegranate tree) next to a natural spring in the area. Romantics prefer the legend of a pretty young girl named Minga,...

Toledo: the multicultural capital of ancient Spain
Travel/Tourism Fri, Nov 16, 2007

Toledo: the multicultural capital of ancient Spain

TOLEDO is situated seventy kilometres from Madrid and is perfect for a weekend away or an escape for a day, although the monumental power of the city well deserves a longer stay. For anyone who is not convinced, the...

Zapatero opens high speed Madrid-Toledo rail link
Travel/Tourism Tue, Nov 15, 2005

Zapatero opens high speed Madrid-Toledo rail link

The new AVE high speed rail link between Madrid and Toledo will cut journey time to just 35 minutes. President Zapatero, accompanied by Development minister, Magdalena Alvarez, and a large number of journalists,...

Seven-year fiesta in Moya
Travel/Tourism Fri, Oct 22, 2004

Seven-year fiesta in Moya

There's always an excuse to party in Spain and the residents in most of the cities, towns and villages throughout the country find the right excuse to have a fiesta at least a dozen times a year. Moors and...

Don Quijote rides again
Travel/Tourism Sat, Feb 7, 2004

Don Quijote rides again

The vice-president of the regional government of Castilla La Mancha, José María Barreda (photo, centre), laid the first stone and a commemorative plaque at the start of the "Path of Don Quijote" which is one...

Travel/Tourism Thu, Jan 8, 2004

Moor and Christians festival ends with verbal confontation

Today, the 8th January, on the Day of the Holy Child, the Moors and Christians festival, which has been celebrated over the last few days in the Cuenca village of Valverde del Júcar, ends with the traditional verbal...

Lagunas de Ruidera - The mirrors of La Mancha
Travel/Tourism Thu, Aug 14, 2003

Lagunas de Ruidera - The mirrors of La Mancha

The central region of Spain, known as Castilla - La Mancha boasts a vast and empty beauty, unique to this part of the country. Images typical of a romantic Spain; open stretches of luminous golden corn fields, dotted...

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