Tips for Ciudad Real mini-bus and coach tourism

Useful tips for Ciudad Real bus groups with ‘what to see’ and ‘what to do’ items and  ‘bus- friendly’ or must see tourist sites in Ciudad Real. Check our list of attractions before planning your bus tour with a stop or departure in Ciudad Real. Let us know if your favourite attraction or ‘bus-stop’ is not there and you think we should add it to our list of Ciudad Real highlights.

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Group tourism by bus rented with chauffeur by Ciudad Real province

Your tour with bus or minibus with chauffeur for Ciudad Real to discover this province, can start with a bus trip to the nature and national parks. Some of them are Parque Nacional de Cabañeros, Las Tablas de Daimiel or Parque Natural de las Lagunas de Ruidera and Campo de Calatrava La Vieja. There is also Corral de Comedias in Almagro or the beautiful  Villanueva de los Infantes. Others that can be visited in coach or bus on a guided day trip are Parque Nacional de Cabañeros, Parque Nacional de las Tablas de Daimiel and  Parque Natural de las Lagunas de Ruidera, where you can enjoy the landscape, take walks or have a picnic.

Vegetación de las Tablas de Daimiel

Vegetación de las Tablas de Daimiel credit: Ramón Peco CC BY-SA 2.0

Another exclusive tourist offer of this province, to visit in group with coach rented with chauffeur is Ruta Cinematográfica de Pedro Almodóvar where you can get to know the town where Almodóvar was born and the places where he had his childhood and are scenes in his movies.

Wine Tours in Ciudad Real Province

If you would like to visit wineries, we advise you to take your guests on a nearby wine tour or one of the many that are in the province. There you can taste wines and enjoy the outdoors. If you want you can tavel to the Museo del Vino de Valdepeñas and see how wines are made.

Travel and Business Tourism in minibus hire with driver

For those who organize events, congresses or professional meetings in the province, we advise you to go to the Pabellón de Ferias y Congresos de Ciudad Real in Ciudad Real.

Restaurants

When it comes time to eat, we suggest restaurants such as Restaurante Mesón El Corregidor in Almagro with its rustic style and traditional cuisine, Restaurante Valdepeñas en Valdepeñas, Ruta del Quijote where you can taste soups from this area or Restaurante La Mancha in Alcázar de San Juan which is considered to be a typical la Mancha restaurant because of its ambience and food.

Traveling in a group by the city of Ciudad Real by coach hire with chauffeur

You can rent a bus with driver in Ciudad Real for your group in the city or in the province of Ciudad Real. Since there are so many travel possibilities in Ciudad Real, we’ve made a list of a few of the best, such as La Iglesia de Santiago (The Church of Saint James), the oldest building (and one of the most interesting) in the city, it dates from the 13th century and was declared a national monument in 1982.

Iglesia de Santiago

Iglesia de Santiago credit: carboanion CC BY-ND 2.0

El Museo López Villaseñor (The López Villaseñor Museum), located in La Casa de Hernán Pérez de Pulgar (The House of Hernán Pérez de Pulgar), a famous soldier, is the oldest house in the city, dating from the 15th century, and is home to a collection of paintings by Manuel López Villaseñor.

Bicycle routes and rentals in Ciudad Real

During the last decade the government of Ciudad Real has decided to promote transportation options that are more ecologically- and user-friendly, and has therefore created a bike path system called Ciudad Real Bici at seven locations around the city. This system also provides economical bicycle rentals for local residents. Tourists who wish to rent bicycles need to go to commercial establishments in order to be outfitted with a bicycle.  Currently there are a number of bicycle rental places geared towards tourists, and they not only rent bicycles, but they also offer guided tours of the city (on mountain bike paths), such as Mbici, Menelli, and Bicicletas P.E.P.E.A.

What to see during your tour in Ciudad Real with a rented minibus with driver

If you want to rent a bus with chauffer for an excursion or trip that originates or terminates in Ciudad Real, we suggest including these stops in your itinerary:

Plaza Mayor (The Main Plaza)

This is the perfect spot for getting some tapas (Spanish snacks or appetizers), going shopping, or getting an ice cream, in which case we recommend Helados Moran, which is without a doubt one of the best ice creameries in the city. Take a walk in the plaza and admire the diverse sculptures and monuments on display.

Ruidera Cascades

This is a very memorable waterfall. When water levels are high, this waterfall is incredible and the sound of the falling water is really spectacular. This beautiful spot is situated in Lagunas de Ruidera Nature Park, on Castilla-La Mancha Avenue. You can take a rental bus to get here in just under an hour. The name “Ruidera” comes from the Spanish word for noisy, ruidoso, which is an apt description of the numerous cascades. This is a must-see for every nature lover.

Toledo Gates (Puerta de Toledo)

This is part of the remains of the wall above the Toledo Highway in downtown which used to surround the city. When it was intact, it was about 4.5 km (2.8 miles) long. This is the only gateway from the ancient wall that is still standing.

Restaurante Hugo

Situated right downtown on Diego de Mazariegos Street, this restaurant is known for its generous servings and delicious daily specials. It’s surrounded by a great variety of businesses, tourism centers, bars, and discotheques that you won’t want to miss.

Aquatic Playa Park

On Descubrimientos Avenue, this place is great for having fun with the little ones. This park features aquatic attractions such as a variety of waterslides, inner tube slides, a wave generator, a kids’ area, and an artificial beach where you can enjoy the sun.

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