Royal Testamentary Palace
The remains of the old Royal Palace of Medina del Campo (declared BIC in 2003) currently house the Interpretation Center of Queen Elizabeth I of Castile, since it was one of her usual residences, and within her walls she dictated her will and codicil and died on November 26, 1504.
Self-guided tour. Without a tour guide. Approximate duration of 45 minutes. You will discover the Queen’s life, her relationship with the town of Medina, the Third Voyage of Christopher Columbus and his last wishes. Reservation is not required.
Guided tour for organized groups and upon reservation of more than 25 people (depending on availability). Approximate duration of 45 minutes (the visit to the Room of the Third Journey of Christopher Columbus is not included). Prior reservation is required at least 24 hours in advance. 983812724 / 983810063. Educational materials are available for schools as well as personalized tours.
Audioguided tour. With QR Codes audioguide and your mobile phone, you can visit the Palace by an audio guide in English or Spanish.
Educational tour “The mystery of the missing Crown”: You will become in a detective only with the help of your mobile phone. You will find out where the missing crown of Isabel la Católica is located. It is a game for families and “detectives” who want to find the secrets of the Palace.
You can also visit the website www.palaciorealtestamentario.es and discover different activities that take place throughout the year. And finally, the BlogYsabel will immerse yourself in the life and times of this great Queen.
-Tuesday to Saturday. Morning: from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Afternoon: from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
– Monday, Sunday and public holidays: from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
General admission: € 2.50 / person.
Special admission: € 2.00 / person.
Groups of more than 25 people, over 65 years, under 26, unemployed, large family members, CyL Friends of Heritage card.
Reduced admission: € 1.50 / person.
Under 18 years, under 26 years of age, members of large families.
Joint rate: € 1.00 / person (taking a guided tour or dramatized tour in the Castle of La Mota or audio-guided tour).
* Free of charge for children under 3 years old.
At least one visit a month is made. A la carte visits for more than 10 people as long as there is availability.
Duration: approximately 90 ’.
Rate: € 5.50 / person.
Observations: Minimum 8 people and maximum 20. Not suitable for children under 8 years. Prior reservation essential. 983812724/983810063.
In the Museum of the Fairs it is intended to reflect the importance that commercial activities had and still have for the economy, culture and art in society, taking as an exhibition script the world of the famous international fairs held in Medina del Campo during the XV and XVI centuries. For this, an extraordinary collection of artistic, historical and documentary pieces, original from those times, related to the fair markets are exposed; Likewise, complementary audiovisual elements are incorporated into his speech.
For more information http://www.museoferias.net/
Around August 15, Medina travels to the past so that you feel like a noble, a commoner, a servant or whatever you want to be. Travel with us and remember the past of our Villa de Reyes.
You can choose two routes. A short 60-minute route where you can discover curiosities and history of the main buildings and historical areas of the city of Medina del Campo and a long 90-minute route to discover all the ins and outs of the town of Ferias.
Audio guide rental, pick-up and drop-off location: Isabel la Católica Royal Testamentary Palace (Plaza Mayor de la Hispanidad nº2) and Castillo de la Mota Visitor Center (wooden building opposite the castle).
It is essential to present your ID and sign a contract for the rental of the audio guide.
Rate: € 2.00 / audio guide.
Convent of San José (Carmelite Mothers)
It has a single nave with a barrel vault with lunettes. It preserves in the closing area pieces as interesting as, for example, a San José by Gregorio Fernández.
Rueda Wine Route
It covers part of the provinces of Valladolid and Ávila, bordering Segovia, and is currently made up of 13 municipalities that offer a clear sample of the tourist and historical wealth of this wine region par excellence. The climatic conditions and the orographic characteristics of its soils make this area privileged for the cultivation of the vine, especially the native Verdejo grape, and gives its wines a unique personality with inimitable characteristics.
It is an essential trip for all those who want to get to know new sensations, always with wine and its surroundings as protagonists.
More information: https://www.rutadelvinoderueda.com/en/
Carlos V route
More information: http://www.itineracarolusv.eu/
Collegiate Church of San Antolín
(groups of 6 to 15 people).
Guided tour along the 5 floors of the tower and the viewpoint with an approximate duration of 45 minutes. Complicated access. It is not advisable for anyone who suffers from vertigo, reduced mobility, etc. Groups of maximum 15 people, minimum 6 people. Advance reservation. Closed on Monday.
Tuesday to Saturday. Morning: at 10:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Sunday and public holidays. Morning: at 10:30.
Admission fee: 3,00€/persona.
Advance reservation required. 983812724/983810063
Collegiate tour. Is does not include the visit to the tower.(groups of 25 to 50 people).
In order to discover the history of the Collegiate Church of San Antolín and its relationship with the town of Medina, we should listen to each of the chapels tell us its history. We will travel around the History of Art, from the Gothic art to the purest Baroque style. But the outstanding artistic style is the Renaissance style. The Cristo de la Paz (Juan Picardo) and Nuestra Señora de las Angustias are just a few examples of monumental sculpture.
Guided tour is available for groups of more than 25 people. Advance reservation required.
Admission fee: € 2.50 / person.
Advance reservation required. 983812724/983810063
Roads of a Queen
You can complete the “Caminos de una Reina” ticket with a guided visit to the Tower (€ 2.00 / person added to the rate of the joint ticket).
Guided tour of the Torre del Homenaje: includes a visit to the Hall of Honor, the last floors of the tower and a viewpoint. This type of visit lasts about 50 minutes. Refrain from people with reduced mobility, vertigo, etc. Maximum 15 people per group, minimum 5 people. Advance reservation.
Traces of Passion Interpretation Center (Easter Medina del Campo)
It also has a space reserved for Easter in Medina del Campo and is the starting point for guided visits to the religious heritage of the Villa, following the Traces of Passion, thus allowing you to discover all the corners of the temples, convents and hermitages of the municipality, and of course, its processional heritage, the spectacular Renaissance imagery of Holy Week in Medina del Campo, in its own places of worship.
For more information:
Footprints of Santa Teresa
Due to this event, the pilgrimage routes that guide us through the footprints that Teresa left in each of the cities where she founded a convent in Spain are born.
More information: http://www.huellasdeteresa.com/en/
Night Visit to the Royal Testamentary Palace
Night “walk” through the Palace …
Will you be a mere visitor or will the “spirit” of one of the inhabitants of this palace possess you? Discover the most hidden face of the Royal Testamentary Palace. The night is the right moment to give free rein to the imagination, to tell secrets never heard before, to relive distant moments in time …
The walls of this Palace know a lot about that and we believe that it is time to make it known to everyone on a special night: the eve of the death of the Queen of Castile.
Date: last Friday of November.
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Place: Royal Palace
Rate: € 4.00 / person.
Observations: Previous reservation. Minimum group of 10 people and maximum of 25 people.
Isabel la Católica Route
The Way of St. James
More information EL CAMINO de LEVANTE: https://www.mundicamino.com/los-caminos/el-camino-de-levante/