On the top of the Cerro Calderico mountain in the quaint historic town of Consuegra, 12 white tower windmills crown the hill, surrounded by the sprawling plains of Castilla-La Mancha and backdropped by a striking medieval castle. These iconic towers are believed to be the windmills described by Miguel de Cervantes in his famous 17th-century novel Don Quixote.
Each of the Consuegra windmills has a unique name taken from the novel, in which Don Quixote de la Mancha mistakes the towers for giants and picks a fight with them in a particularly memorable scene that coined the term “tilting at windmills.”
|The Roman Baths of Toledo||2020||57.7km||site_ao|
|Santa María de Melque||2020||73.6km||site_ao|
|Roman Circus of Toledo||2017||58.4km||site_ao|
|Spanish Inquisition Torture Museum||2017||57.8km||site_ao|
|Ciudad Real Ghost Airport||2018||73.1km||site_ao|
|Aranjuez Cultural Landscape||2001||65.1km||site_whs|
|Historic City of Toledo||1986||58.7km||site_whs|
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