Things to see and do - Almagro
Almagro Travel guide
Almagro : Michelin's recommendations
Almagro is located in the heart of La Mancha and was the stronghold of the Military Order of the Knights of Calatrava from the 13C to the end of the 15C. Its university enjoyed great renown from 1574 to 1828 and many religious orders established convents here. Elegant façades adorned with coats of arms reflect the town's architectural importance. The town is famous for its lace and aubergines, and is home to a parador, occupying a former 16C Franciscan convent.
Tourist attractions Almagro : Things to see and do
pl. Mayor E - 13270 Almagro
This elongated square is one of the most extraordinary in Castile. On two sides, a stone colonnade supports two floors of windows with green-painted frames. This was once the setting for corridas and jousting. The Corral de Comedias, the venue for an..
pl. Mayor 18 E - 13270 Almagro
This little theatre was built in the 16C. Its wooden porticos, oil lamps, old well and stage wall are fine and simple. Every year, the international festival of classical theatre takes place here.
E - 13270 Almagro
This austere convent, part of which has been converted into a hotel, boasts an elegant two-storey 16C cloisters flanked by doors and windows adorned with Plateresque motifs, and further embellished by a fine Renaissance staircase.
Dominicas, 17 E - 13270 Almagro
Situated in the centre of Almagro, this listed manor house has been lovingly restored into a hotel and still preserves many of its period features. Almagro, declared a national cultural heritage city in 1972, is rich in historical monuments - among ..
San Bartolomé, 5 E - 13270 Almagro
Hotel Retiro del Maestre is located in the historic centre of Almagro, 2 minutes' walk from the Plaza Mayor and 5 minutes' walk from Corral de las Comedias. This is an old noble’s house dating from the 16th century and following a renovation, offers..
Ronda de San Francisco, 31 E - 13270 Almagro
Set just a short walk from the central plaza of Almagro, this restored 16th-century convent offers charming arched courtyards, beamed ceilings and an outdoor swimming pool. The Parador de Almagro has been beautifully transformed into a hotel with fa..
Ronda de San Francisco 31 E - 13270 Almagro
Jerónimo Cevallos 2 E - 13270 Almagro
A former inn, famous for its cooking. It has a bar with paved flooring in the old entrance hall, a rustic-style dining room with views out onto the courtyard on the first floor and several private rooms.
San Agustín 18 E - 13270 Almagro
A restaurant with a rustic atmosphere in the historic part of town. Typical home-style dishes from La Mancha alongside the house speciality, delicious grilled meats, including veal and Iberian pork from its exclusive supplier.