Ciudad Real is a city and provincial capital that dates back to Mediaeval times, founded during the Reconquista. It is home to archaeological sites, including a mediaeval wall, in a city packed with culture! The Puerta de Toledo, the Cathedral of Santa María del Prado and the Church of San Pedro are just a few of the attractions waiting for you to discover. Make sure to seize the opportunity to visit this city located in Castile-La Mancha. What are you waiting for?

Tapas in neighbourhoods like Morería, Perchel and the Jewish quarter are unmissable when it comes to sampling local cuisine like pisto manchego, migas, gachas manchegas, etc. Simply delicious! It is also worth taking a stroll through one of the city's many parks and gardens like the Jardines del Prado, Parque Alces or Parque Gasset.

Tempted to get away from it all? Then head to the Tablas de Daimiel. A wetland unrivalled anywhere else in Europe!

Travel to Ciudad Real by train and make your perfect break a reality. Travel comfortably, quickly and sustainably. And always at the best price. Avlo, the high-speed, low cost train, makes it easy for you.



Ciudad Real station is open on Mondays except bank holidays from 5:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. and from Tuesday to Sunday and bank holidays from 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. It offers a range of services:

  •  Ticket sale
  •  Food and drinks service
  • Car hire
  • Taxi rank
  • Connections to other Renfe train lines
  • Adapted for people with reduced mobility
  • Car park 

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  • Ciudad Real was founded by King Alfonso X "The Wise" under the name of Villa Real in 1255. In 1420, the father of Isabella the Catholic, John II of Castile, recognised the settlement as being a city, renaming it Ciudad Real. Interesting, right
  • Coinciding with its proclamation as a city, a wall was constructed to surround the city with more than one hundred and thirty towers and seven gates. Today, only the Puerta de Toledo remains standing. 
  • Did you know that the Catholic Monarchs first established the Royal Chancery and the Holy Inquisition in Ciudad Real? Although not for long, as these institutions were moved to Granada and resulted in the decline of the city