Former Fonda de la Estación
The arrival of the railroad to Alcázar de San Juan took place in 1854, continuing afterwards until completing the railway line to Alicante in 1858.
This building is the union of two heritage elements of the city that have their origin in the seventeenth century. One is the remains of the old manor house of the Sanabria family and the other is what remains of the old chapel of Santo Domingo Soriano, created as a memorial by Don Diego de Sanabria.
Museum of La Mancha Pottery FORMMA
Located in the old Convent of San José, in the area known as Granero de las Monjas (17th century), the FORMMA Museum (Museum of La Mancha Ceramics) exhibits a wide sample of pieces from the main pottery centers of the region of La Mancha.
Casa del Hidalgo Museum
The Hidalgo Museum is located in an old 16th century manor house known as Casa del Rey. In it we can discover how was the life of the noblemen who inspired Miguel de Cervantes when he created the character of Don Quixote of La Mancha.
The windmills of Alcázar de San Juan crown the so-called “Cerro de San Antón”, an elevation of quartzite rock that originated from the high-pressure compaction of sand from the shallow seabed that occupied this area of La Mancha in the Paleozoic Era, more than 450 million years ago.
Grand Prior’s palatial ensemble
The most important vestiges of Alcázar’s medieval past are located in the surroundings of the Santa María neighborhood, first Arab…