Activities

Around “Los Mofletes”

In the weekends Chinchón is filled with tourists for the Plaza Mayor with its restaurants or for one of the festivals.

Festivities

During the weekend, Chinchón is filled with tourists at the Plaza Mayor, known for its restaurants or one of its many festivals. At Easter, Chinchón plays the Pasión, and in summer there are the Saturday Summer Nights with jazz, guitar, blues, flamenco, theatre and more. The festival of the patrons of Chinchón is in August, with lots of nocturnal music.

Near our B & B Los Mofletes lies the impressive palace of Aranjuez with its beautiful gardens, which are provided with water by the rivers Tagus and Jarama.

Discover the Environment

Around Chinchón, you will find an array of castle ruins. Beautiful cycle paths lead you to several destinations, including Aranjuez. This is a cozy city with a royal palace and beautiful, extensive gardens that are on the Unesco World Heritage List. Enjoy walking here, or visit Colmenar de Oreja, a village known for its bodegas such as Pedro Garcia or Jesus Diaz. In addition to a guided tour to see the wine making process, you can also taste and buy the local wines. The Parque Warner Bros Madrid is just a 30 minute drive away.

The historic Casasola castle, located along the left hand bank of the Tajuña, near by our Bed & Breakfast Los Mofletes.

Courses & Workshops

If you want to learn the Spanish language, we can put together a tailor-made course for you at Academia Ágora. This is a 15 minute drive from “Los Mofletes”. We have also participated in the Spanish lessons here.
If you are more interested in an art painting workshop, we can organize it for you at Anemi Moolhuijsen who has a gallery in Chinchón.

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Day trips from “Los Mofletes”

Alcala de Henares, Toledo, El Escorial, Ávila, Segovia and Cuenca are all on the world heritage list of Unesco.

Madrid with its Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace, el Retiro park, plaza Puerta del Sol and many museums such as Prado and Reina Sofia with the famous Guernica of Picasso.

Madrid

  • By car, bus or train you are in the heart of Madrid in 45 minutes, with its Plaza Mayor, Royal Palace, el Retiro park, Plaza Puerta del Sol and many museums such as Prado and Reina Sofia with the famous Guernica of Picasso.

Alcalá the hometown of the author of Don Quixote, Cervantes, with its 15th century university campus, the first in the world.

Alcalá de Henares

  • Close to Madrid, a 1-hour drive from “Los Mofletes” is Alcalá de Henares, the hometown of the author of Don Quixote, Cervantes, with its 15th century university campus, the first in the world.

Ávila which is surrounded by its 11th century city walls, about 2500 meters long with 90 towers.

Ávila

  • In 1 hour and 45 minutes from “Los Mofletes” you are in Ávila which is surrounded by its 11th century city walls, about 2500 meters long with 90 towers.
World-famous windmills of Don Quichot in the La Mancha region.

Don Quixote

  • A day trip starting from “Los Mofletes” of around 3.5 hours to the world-famous windmills of Don Quixote in the La Mancha region through picturesque villages such as Tembleque, Consuegra and Campo de Criptana.

Toledo with its large cathedral, the second richest Catholic building in the world. The beautiful old town offers many more sights.

Toledo

  • In an hour’s drive from “Los Mofletes” you are in Toledo with its large cathedral, the second richest
    Catholic building in the world. The beautiful old town offers many more sights. A must!
Segovia an old, well-preserved city, with highlights such as the Roman aqueduct and castle.

Segovia

  • If you’re looking for medieval architecture, then the city of Segovia is a must a visit, 1 hour and 45 minutes by car from “Los Mofletes”, an old, well-preserved city, with highlights such as the Roman aqueduct and castle, which served as inspiration for Disney.

The royal monastery of El Escorial with its basilica, library and tombs.

El Escorial

  • From “Los Mofletes” it is a 1 hour and 15 minutes ride by car or train to the royal monastery of El Escorial with its basilica, library and tombs. Nearby is the valley of the fallen with the highest Christian cross in the world which indicates the location of the architectural work that was erected in honor of those who lost their lives in the civil war.

Cuenca known for its "hanging houses", is a town from the ancient Moors' time.

Cuenca

  • Known for its “hanging houses”, Cuenca is a town from the ancient Moors’ time, at a little over 1 hour and 15 minutes by car.