Discover the best kept secrets of La Mancha Toledana.
Located southeast of the province of Toledo, in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha
Live the special that this unique area gives you for many reasons that you will discover.
DURATION: 8 HOURS LOCATION AND DISPLACEMENT
Our meeting point, Villacañas / Toledo, is approximately 1.5 hours by train from Atocha Station and around an hour by car from Madrid.
From Toledo around 45 minutes by car. Option of transport by car from Madrid and return to the origin 150 euros / 4 people.
RECEPTION (Reception between 10:00 and 11:00) at the Villacañas train station.
VISIT TO THE HIPERSALINAS LAGUNAS
Welcome to La Mancha Húmeda.
Visit to one of our hypersaline lagoons, the result of an ancient and dry sea, which has been a network of more than 200 lagoons with a salinity 500 times higher than that of the sea that form the Biosphere Reserve of the Humedales de La Mancha, a Unique place that will not leave you indifferent.
VISIT TO THE SILOS OF THE ATALAYA
The silos are underground constructions, excavated in the horizontality of the land.
The silos of the countryside served as refuge and resting place for farmers, especially in the face of inclement weather during agricultural work, and allowed workers not to return to the village.
We will explain how they were built, what the tradition was and how the ancient farmers lived.
INITIATION TO ORNITHOLOGY
We are in an area where the Central Iberian System ends.
The last foothills of the Montes de Toledo Orientales, open to infinite horizons.
The Wet Spot, Special Protection Area for Birds (SPA North Spot) and Reserve of the Biosphere Wetlands of La Mancha.
This group of ecosystems makes this place one of the areas with the most ornithological biodiversity in Europe.
To know a place it is essential to know its people and in this case the birds are some of its main inhabitants for this day out the possibilities would be route of steppe birds or manchego wetlands route.
The options depend on the choice for the group
Option 1: Show Cooking of typical dishes from La Mancha, the chords to each season of the year / wine, soft drinks, beer, water, dessert and coffee included.
Option 2: Grill based on first quality meats or choice of vegan / wine barbeque, soft drinks, beer, water, dessert and coffee included.
Option 3: Food in a pottery that still has an oven to cook Roman clay and another Almoravid, typical dishes reconstructed with the unmistakable signature of the chef
Option 4: Food in the world’s only windmill converted into a restaurant.
Option 5: Show cooking extreme gachas manchegas or another typical dish from La Mancha.
Always depending on the time of year prepared together with customers in the field and cooked with firewood.
An experience in which you participate with the chef in short distances with typical Manchego dessert and top quality products (show cooking and barbecues are held in our Villa Paraíso rural house so always and previously check availability.
GUIDED VISIT TO THE EXHIBITION OF RAPTURE BIRDS OF THE CASTLE OF CONSUEGRA, TO THE OWN CASTLE and walk between giants ….. that who knows if they will not be mills with coffee enjoying the privileged views from the watchtower in which the monumental set is located
END OF THE EXPERIENCE AND RETURN TO MADRID
PRICES WITHOUT TRANSPORTATION FROM MADRID AROUND € 100 (GUIDE WITH CAR + FOOD + VISITS + COFFEE)
WITH TRANSPORTATION FROM MADRID AROUND 140 € (GUIDE WITH CAR + FOOD + VISITS + COFFEE)
The calculation of the budget will be made taking into account whether the client chooses to guide with or without a car, the volume of the group and the selection of the food. Also if the client wants us to take care of the transport from Madrid or if he comes on his own.
Guide service Includes: expert guide, group telescope and binoculars, reference bibliography, route supplies based on products from the land Insurance of R.C. and ACC.