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Almagro Travel Guide: 18 reviews and 44 photos

Almagro is a lovely town with a great heritage. The city was under the control of the Order of Calatrava and it's in La Mancha, where the famous novel El Quijote took place.

Some other towns Don Quijote "visited", are Villanueva de los Infantes, El Toboso and Campo de Criptana.

Not to be missed:
- Plaza Mayor (main pic)
- Corral de Comedias (second pic)

...and some other spots.

Almagro is about 200 kms. away from Madrid, and I'd recommend a visit. Maybe it's quite far for a daytrip (although it's doable) but it's a good idea to overnight there on the way to Andalucía (see the related transportation tip).

  • Last visit to Almagro: Mar 2010
  • Intro Updated Apr 15, 2010
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2012 at 3:57 AM

    Santi, lovely little page about this Spanish gem. It is always good to know that the distance between Vaduz and Almago 1.839 km is. *winkygrin*

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Apr 18, 2010 at 5:51 AM

    Definitely looks like a lovely place to visit!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2010 at 2:28 PM

    Great that the Corral de Comedias has retained its original 17th century structure and is still used as a theater for presentation of the classics.

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2010 at 10:43 AM

    Pretty good place to visit in Spain! Thank you Santi for sharing!

  • Aitana's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2010 at 4:26 AM

    Me encantó Almagro cuando fui hace tres años. Buenas fotos. Estoy actualizando mi página de Cuenca y añadiendo nuevos tips.

  • globetrott's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2010 at 3:44 AM

    an interesting page about a place I have never heared of,thanks for sharing, Santi !


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