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Molinos de Viento (WindMill)

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Original windmills like the kind Don Quijote battled lined up on a windswept hill. Don't miss... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2019
Mojacar, Spain
The Balcony of La Mancha

A truly magical place to look out across the wilds of La Mancha. The molinos (windmills) are truly... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
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In the area known as "La Sierra" are the seven windmills of Mota del Cuervo. Landmarks of La Mancha, immortalized in one of the most famous works of world literature, Don Quixote. Mota del Cuervo we can visit inside three of its seven mills, one...more
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Sierra de los molinos s/n | Cuenca, 16630 Mota del Cuervo, Spain
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Reviewed 21 January 2019

Original windmills like the kind Don Quijote battled lined up on a windswept hill. Don't miss this...made me "dream the impossible dream". You can even go in one or two of them. Loved it!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

A truly magical place to look out across the wilds of La Mancha. The molinos (windmills) are truly awe-inspiring and there is plenty of information to tell you more about the history of the site and the winds that scour the land. The windmills are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank brbarnabas
Reviewed 14 November 2018

What a place, lovely views and plenty of windmills to look at. One is a museum about the film star Sara Montiel as this is not far from where she was born. Also thought to be the windmills made famous iby Cervantes, Don Quixote. Also...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JWMW101
Reviewed 4 November 2018

It's a perfect place for a nice walk on a sunny day, enjoying the atmosphere brought back in time from the pages written by Cervantes. There are 6 windmills to be seen, some older than others, some bigger than others, but all recently renovated and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cristina p
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Once we arrived at Campo de Criptana we couldn’t find any signs to the windmills. Luckily they are visible as you drive through town and by trial and error we finally found a way to them. Parking is free and it was great fun to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank anjinsan
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

The book “Don Quijote de La Mancha” is a most read in most Spanish speakers by countries and it is even read at college level, the book is based on fictional characters of La Macha the area where the molinos are at. It was great...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Will M
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Perfect place to have an overview on La Mancha. At the windy time you can feel as at the time of Don Quixote. Interesting sculptures from a local artists with old metal parts.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ludmiljazz
Reviewed 19 October 2017

These windmills are so striking on the top of the dry hillsides. No wonder Don Quixote thought they were giants. Great photos opportunities!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AnnetteJohanne
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Stopped off here on our road trip through Spain. Amazing views over countryside. friendly Spanish town,

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Back again to these small mills but what a place you can only imagine when they were grinding away years ago.

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Felixstowe2016
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