Cuenca, the capital of the Cuenca province, is located within the autonomous community of Castile-La Mancha in central Spain. Cuenca is home to a baroque-style town hall, completed in the 1700s. Cuenca features history, museums and parks, such as Los Moralejos, where tourists can enjoy jogging, cycling and walking.
- Cuenca Cathedral
- Iglesia de San Pedro
- Iglesia de San Miguel
- Tour El Castillo, an ancient Arab fortress representing the older structures of Cuenca
- Take a trip to Las Casas Colgadas, built over a rock above the Huecar River Gorge in the 15th century
- Visit San Julián, the oldest park in Cuenca and an example of sustainable design: no grass, but rectangles of terrain along the perimeter contain large trees and are separated by bush rows and sand paths
Winters in Cuenca are cool, with temperatures averaging 6°C (43°F), while summers are warm, averaging 30°C (86°F). Precipitation reaches its highest levels in May.
Getting There & Around
The closest major airport is Madrid-Barajas Airport, 131 km (81 miles) from Cuenca. El Aeropuerto de Madrid-Cuatro Vientos is only slightly farther away. Car hire agencies are available at the airport.
Cuenca city centre is easy to explore by car or taxi. For those who do not mind walking, the majority of the attractions can be visited on foot. The Cuenca bus station is located in the centre of Cuenca; coaches travel to neighbouring destinations.
9 hotels in Cuenca, ES
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