El Verde Gabán is a tourist company dedicated to show Villanueva de los Infantes to all visitors. Through its guided tours, you can discover the history that this small town is located in Ciudad Real. From the historic center to the natural sites, the itinerary options we offer for all our users to meet their expectations are varied.
This visit is ideal to do it surrounded by friends, family or with your partner. During the hour and a half that the route lasts, you will be accompanied by one of our titled guides . He will tell you the best stories of the population as well as funny anecdotes or legends that continue to swarm its streets. Thanks to the influence that the Roman Empire had in this place, we can find its footprints in buildings and roads where the Iberian oretano is mixed next to the High Empire and the Tardorromano.
Around the natural sites, we can visit the found sites of the Copper Age and the Bronze Age, where ceramics and the use of amber and ivory stand out. As main constructions we find the Jamila Column Building, belonging to the Middle Ages, and the Triviño Bridge. With more than 100 meters, it dates from the Ibero-Roman era.
At present, the city is declared National Historic Complex , thanks to the richness of its religious and civil constructions. Among the most representative temples we find the Church of San Andrés Apostol and the Dominican Convent, I continue for the Trinity and Santo Domingo. You can even observe the House of the Inquisition, of which only the facade is preserved. Within the civil places, the Plaza Mayor and the Alhóndiga are the two most recognized enclaves. Next to the Houses of Comedies and Arc, are the Palaces of Rebuelta, Melgarejo and Ballesteros. In addition, honoring our name, we will visit the Casa del Caballero del Verde Gabán.
Lovers of historical tourism will find a reef in Villanueva de los Infantes . It was a strategic place in the War of Independence, being under French rule two years and then proclaiming the first Spanish Constitution. With the arrival of Regent María Cristina, she saw how her title of Villa was reduced, until she was granted the name of City. Recently, it was discovered that this population is that famous "Place of La Mancha" that Cervantes spoke in El Quijote.
Our city-guided routes can be combined with the excursion to the Natural Park of Las Lagunas de Ruidera or the visit to the Bodega Real Mari Sánchez.
Discover Villanueva de los Infantes with El Verde Gabán , you'll be delighted.