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Almansa

Country: Spain
State: Comunidad Autonoma de Extremadura
City: Almansa
Type of Location: Multiple
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Places to Visit
How to Reach

By train

Since 1857 the city is connected by rail to Madrid,from 1858 to Alicante,through the Madrid-Alicante, which was the first long-distance line to be built in Spain.In 1859,the section was completed Almansa- Xativa,allowing travel to Valencia.Years later Almansa station was one of the largest in the southeastern Spanish.

By road

communications are excellent. On motorways you can travel to Madrid (320 km), Valencia (115 km), Alicante (95 km), Murcia (130 km), and so on. Domestic bus companies have stops in Almansa and allow travel to many parts of the country.
Also thanks to these highways are very close to the airports of Alicante-El Altet,Valencia-Manises,Madrid-Barajas airport and the ports of Alicante and Valencia .

Key places to visit
Castillo de Almansa, Archpriest Church of the Assumption, Palace of the Counts of Cirat, Church of the Convent of the Augustinians, Church of the Convent of the Franciscans

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Places to Visit

Castillo de Almansa

The Castillo de Almansa is in this city of the province of Albacete in the autonomous community of Castilla-La Mancha.The original planning of the town of Almansa is configured mainly by a series of streets that encircle the huge rock (Mount Eagle), which is crowned by its famous castle, dramatically rising above the plain, the best preserved of the province,the most representative of Castilla-La Mancha and one of the most beautiful in Spain .No doubt about fortifications Almohad (Muslim) above, raised Don Juan Manuel their strength in the fourteenth century .

Archpriest Church of the Assumption

Archpriest Church of the Assumption is located in the town of Almansa in Albacete province.This province belongs to the Autonomous Community of Castilla-La Mancha.The Archpriest's Church is located in the Plaza de Santa Maria, near the Palacio de los Condes de Cirat. From this square you look at the castle of Almansa.It is also in this square that goes to the stairs to the medieval fortress.

Palace of the Counts of Cirat

The Palace of the Counts of Cirat is located in the town of Almansa in Albacete province.This province belongs to the Autonomous Community of Castilla-La Mancha.This palace, popularly known as the Casa Grande, is located in the Plaza de Santa María, annexed to the Archpriest's Church.Behind him we see the gardens of the manor house of the Marquis of Montortal.

Church of the Convent of the Augustinians

The Church of the Augustinian Convent is located in the town of Almansa in Albacete province.This province belongs to the Autonomous Community of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain).
Behind the Archpriest's Church,we can see the Plaza de San Agustin. It is the Church of the Convent of the Augustines. Moreover, in this ancient place, we can enjoy wonderful views of the castle of Almansa

Church of the Convent of the Franciscans

The Church of the Convent of the Franciscans in the town of Almansa in Albacete province.This province belongs to the Autonomous Community of Castilla-La Mancha.The Convent of the Franciscans of Almansa was founded by Fray Antonio de Llerena, 16 November 1563,in a hermitage on the outskirts of the town dedicated to St. James.In 1637 began the necessary steps to move the convent to its current location because it is the old chapel was flooded by water due to its location. The works of the convent and the church began in 1660 and ended three years later.

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