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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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  • Plaza Mayor Interesting

    pl. Mayor 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 free Wi-Fi and an on-site restaurant, Hotel La Cerca is located in Chinchón. This hotel features air-conditioned rooms, 24-hour front desk and bar, a 35-minute drive from Madrid. The heated rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV...

  • Terrazas A La Plaza

    Emiliano Montero, 6 E - 28370 Chinchón

    Prix Prices from : 80 €

    Rooms at this rural hotel offer free Wi-Fi and a large terrace with wonderful views over Chinchón’s historic centre. The restored 18th-century building features original wooden beams and antique furniture. Each room at Terrazas A La Plaza has bright..

  • Hotel Rural Plaza Mayor Chinchon

    Plaza Mayor Chinchon, 38 E - 28370 Chinchón

    Prix Prices from : 80 €

    Located 40 minutes’ drive from central Madrid, this hotel is in Chinchón’s charming main square. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi and a private balcony overlooking the town. The rooms at the Hotel Plaza Mayor Chinchón feature parquet ..

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