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Madrid: Don Quixote Tour, Mindmills, Belmonte Castle & Lunch

Product ID: 78013
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Take an unforgettable full-day tour to the homeland of Don Quixote. Visit the emblematic locations that inspired Miguel de Cervantes to write his masterpiece. Enjoy lunch at a typical Mesón.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Booklets
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Belmont Castle, and learn about the life of a Medieval knight
  • Eat lunch a typical Mesón
  • Discover the land that inspired Miguel de Cervantes
  • Visit the House-Museum of Dulcinea del Toboso, and see a replica of the home of a country nobleman
  • See the windmills that were described in Cervantes' Don Quixote
Full description
Begin your tour at the local partner’s office located in central Madrid. Ride in an air-conditioned coach to Castilla la Mancha. Discover La Mancha, the homeland of Don Quixote. Visit Belmonte, Mota del Cuervo and the village of El Toboso.

Enter Belmonte Castle. Admire its impressive Gothic-Mudejar style. Learn about what life was like for Medieval Knights. Get to know the area which inspired Don Quixote.

Journey to the village of Mota del Cuervo. There, you will visit the windmills that were immortalized in Cervantes' masterpiece. Be careful not to mistake them for giants. If the wind blows, you’ll be able to witness traditional milling techniques.

Visit El Toboso, the village where Don Quixote fell madly in love with Dulcinea. Explore the House-Museum of Dulcinea del Toboso, which faithfully replicates the home of a country nobleman of Cervantes-era.

After your visit, you will head back to Belmonte, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch at a typical Mesón (at your own expense). Afterwards, return to Madrid.
Includes
  • Transportation on an air-conditioned coach
  • Local official guide
  • Tour conducted in both Spanish and English
  • Radio guide system
  • Admission to Belmonte Castle
  • Admission to the House-Museum of Dulcinea del Toboso
  • Admission to Mota del Cuervo Windmills
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Any other services not specified above
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Calle San Nicolás 15 (Next to Plaza de Ramales) – Madrid

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please keep in mind that the excursion includes several visits on foot, comfortable shoes are recommended
• The duration of the tour includes the round trip to the destination
• Failure to show up at the stated check-in time may result in losing the tour
• The local partner reserves the right to modify or cancel the tour itinerary without notice due to city-wide celebrations or force majeure operational reasons.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 3 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

Julia Travel Gray Line Spain

Product ID: 78013