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Chinchón Clocher du sommet du bourg Une terrasse de la Plaza Mayor Façade décorée et typique
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Chinchón became famous thanks to its aniseed spirit, and above all because of the Countess of Chinchón, who was responsible for the discovery of quinine, isolated by Pelletier and Caventou in 1820. The wife of the viceroy of Peru had been cured of a tropical fever in the 17C, thanks to a remedy prepared by Indians with Peruvian bark, and had some brought back to Europe. The Swedish scientist Linné gave it the scientific name of chinchona in her honour.

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Tourist attractions Chinchón : Things to see and do

  • Plaza Mayor Interesting

    E - 28370 Chinchón

    Dominated by the church, this interesting square has an unusual shape and is surrounded by houses on arcades with three stories and wooden balconies. In summer, it is turned into a bullfighting ring. Nearby, the brick buildings of the Augustin conven..

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Hotels Chinchón

  • Hotel La Cerca

    De La Cerca, 9 E - 28370 Chinchón

    Offering an on-site restaurant, Hotel La Cerca is located in Chinchón. This hotel features air-conditioned rooms, a 24-hour front desk and bar, and free WiFi in communal areas. The heated rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV. Featuring ..

  • Hotel Nuevo Chinchón Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Doña Francisca y Don Francisco Fausto, 45 E - 28370 Chinchón

    Prix Prices from : 83 €

    This rural Spanish villa is located outside the town of Chinchón, and offers use of a huge outdoor swimming pool to cool off from the warm Spanish sunshine. Ideal for a peaceful, relaxing break away from the city, the Nuevo Chinchón features a ran..

  • Condesa de Chinchón Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Los Huertos, 26 E - 28370 Chinchón

    Prix Prices from : 50 €

    Visit Chinchón and explore this beautiful area’s fascinating history with this delightful hotel as your base. Right by the Plaza Mayor in the quiet, pretty, little town of Chinchón, this charming hotel is ideal for a peaceful, relaxing break and i..

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