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Location: Castle of Manzanares El Real
One of the best plans to escape Madrid is to visit the Castle of Manzanares El Real, an authentic medieval treasure that still remains intact. During all weekends until December 30, attendees can take themed tours to learn about the castle, while enjoying the peaceful scenery.
The residential palace of the Mendoza family opens its doors to guide the public through the history of the castle and the importance of the family. In addition to the general tour, activities allow visitors to delve into various aspects of medieval life.
Themed tours offer a wide variety of options for all tastes. From The best defense is a good attack, which explains defensive systems, to Plants, orchards and gardens at the end of the Middle Ages, for nature lovers.
On the other hand, Blasones a montones and Tejiendo hazañas give prominence to the history of the heraldry of the Mendoza family and the tapestries of the 17th century.
The most curious will enjoy The Women of the Castle and The Secrets of the Castle, in which the living conditions of the women and the most curious and best kept aspects are discovered.
The Castle of Manzanares El Real promises to turn you into a real Mendoza for a day and transport you to a bygone era full of armor, kingdoms and medieval knights.
More information: Thematic Visits to the Manzanares Castle
Image credits: Thematic visits Manzanares Castle©Comunidad de Madrid