C. FRANCISCAN CONVENT
Convent of San Francisco, built by the Dávila de la Cueva family
in 1596, is located in a historical-artistic position of great interest,
which offers the traveller the opportunity to discover the most beautiful
parts of this town and the natural spaces surrounding it, among which stand
out the Tablas de Daimiel.
inner rooms are welcoming with an elegant, peaceful air, with the 14 inner
courtyards, the splendid garden and the swimming pool standing out from
the ensemble. The bedrooms, installed in the former monastic cells, also
offer peace and quiet. Beautiful galleries, wood and latticework complete
the inner atmosphere.
the restaurant the traditional recipes of La Mancha are accompanied by
Arabic influences, among which can be mentioned 'pisto manchego' (tomato-based
ratatouille), 'migas' (fried breadcrumbs), the cod dishes 'mojete' and
'tiznao' and Almagro aubergines.
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bathroom / Ensuite
to get there:
to railway station: 1 km
Parador de Almagro, former Convent of Santa Catalina, is located on the
Ronda de San Francisco, in the old quarter of the city. The Parador is
the ideal starting point to set out on any number of routes and enjoy the
urban, historic and artistic district of which it forms a part: the Plaza
Mayor, the Corral de Comedias open-air theatre, the Palace of the Fúcares
Family, the Municipal Theatre, and more.
once the capital city of the Order of Calatrava, is located: 200 km from
Madrid. Following the 'Andalucia Madrid-Cadiz' highway, Almagro can be
reached from Manzanares by heading towards 'Bolaños-Almagro'; 125
km from Bailén. Following the 'Andalucia Madrid-Cadiz' highway,
you can reach Almagro from Valdepeñas by heading towards 'Moral
de Calatrava-Almagro'; 130 km from Toledo. Following the N-401 national
highway, Almagro can be reached from Ciudad Real; and 180 km from Albacete.
Following the 'Levante' highway towards Villarrobledo, Almagro can be reached
from the N-310 national highway heading towards 'Manzanares-Bolaños-Almagro'
Corral de Comedias, Calatrava Convent, Los Fugger Palace, San Bartolomé
el Real, Former University, Plaza Mayor
Real. (22 km). Cathedral, Puerta de Toledo, San Pedro church
de Daimiel. (26 km).
to nearest paradors
Festival of Classical Theatre July
de las Nieves 4 August
25 August (fair week)
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