DO Valdepenas has a long history and a deep wine culture: modern and traditional wineries, a landscape of vineyards until the horizon, various museums, the Wine Museum in Valdepenas, iconic plazas, a rich variety of food, spas, and even archeological ruins. This offer includes many activities to enjoy wine and wine tourism in a unique background.
Many wineries in DO Valdepenas are working in wine tourism offering guided tours in their facilities so visitors can learn about wine-making and wine-tasting. Some wineries have the Tourist Quality Certificate or are part of the Valdepenas Wine Route, and most of them have their own shops to buy their wines.
In the area of DO Valdepenas visitors can discover many churches and historical sites, and near nature paradises like Tablas de Daimiel, Lagunas de Ruidera, Despenaperras Natural Park or the volcano Cerro Gordo in Granatula de Calatrava, among other beautiful cities like Almagro and Villanueva de los Infantes.
Those who love history can also find prehistorical sites as Motilla del Azuer, Calatrava Castle, Montiel Castle or the palace El Viso del Marques.
Hundreds of tapas bars and restaurants complete this offer with local and fine dishes as well as tapas and aperitives. The cultural offer in the museums is intended to please people from all ages and all interests. Hotels and apartments are open to match everyone´s needs.
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