Guided tours of Villanueva de la Jara, in the province of Cuenca.

Getting to know and discovering the town, its monuments and cultural and gastronomic sites, is a good choice. Guided tours of Villanueva de la Jara will surprise those who enjoy observing and strolling through the town.

Between visits to choose the perfect lodging in La Jara

Depending on the number of people and the budget available, it is possible to find accommodation in Villanueva de la Jara to rest and reconnect after a day of visits and routes through the town of La Jara.

What tours are available in Villanueva de la Jara?

Depending on what you wish, during the guided tours you can enjoy the religious temples of La Jara. Some of the most popular are the Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption, the Church of Carmen, the Convent of Santa Ana or the Hermitage of San Antón.

There are people who decide to discover on their own, and with freedom, the town of Jara. The neighbors testify that it is becoming more and more common to see tourists in the streets who live the experience of being surprised to discover Villanueva de la Jara in its pure essence.

Tours and guided visits in Villanueva de la Jara

Another option when taking any of the guided tours are the traces of St. Teresa of Jesus, who left her mark on the town. A clear example of this is the house where she stayed during her time in Villanueva de la Jara.

Wine tourism and Manchuela wines

The wines of Villanueva de la Jara, with the Manchuela appellation, are a true protagonist when taking guided tours of the town. Visiting vineyards, discovering wineries and tasting the best wines are arguments for those with exquisite palates.

Jara’s gastronomy, mushrooms and torreznos (fried bacon)

If you want your visit to Villanueva de la Jara to be complete, you cannot ignore its gastronomy.

The gastronomy of Villanueva de la Jara is one of the most outstanding in Castilla La Mancha and choosing where to eat in Villanueva de la Jara from its restaurant offer will determine the visitor’s satisfaction.

Gazpachos Manchegos, Mushroom, Migas Ruleras, Torreznos, Gachas and Zarajos de Cuenca; as well as Caldereta, Ajo Arriero and lamb. Let us let ourselves be imaginatively carried away in the visit by the sense of smell to please the palate in the experience of eating in Villanueva de la Jara.

History and traditions

It is worth mentioning the architectural value of La Jara for the stately houses and mansions that are spread throughout the streets of the town. Culture and art are also part of the essence of Villanueva de la Jara. Throughout the year various festivals and events such as festivals and musical competitions are held.

One of the most emblematic buildings in the local architecture is the Posada Massó de Villanueva de la Jara, whose architect, Juan Naranjo, built it with the purpose of being a shelter for muleteers and using its stables.

Visits to the Valdemembra River

The Valdemembra River in Villanueva de la Jara has considerably improved its surroundings and has been significantly embellished. The two existing washing places give a glimpse of the history they bear witness to.

Among the many other resources – within the guided tours – that Villanueva de La Jara offers to those who visit it as a tourist destination, ornithology stands out in particular.

Ancient village of Villanueva de la Jara

The Rollo de Justicia was surrounded by a part of the village that has now disappeared. It is located in the lower part of the Camino de Cábilas. This point is the beginning of the slope that goes up to the cemetery of La Jara.

Municipal buildings

At the same time, and given that the main municipal buildings of Villanueva de la Jara are located in the center of town, the meeting point is the Plaza Mayor.

Both the town hall and the municipal archives. Also historical buildings such as Villa Enriqueta or the old jail, which now houses the health center.

Visits to Villanueva de la Jara, a natural destination

Villanueva de la Jara, in the heart of La Manchuela Conquense, invites visitors to enjoy a tourist, cultural and monumental destination with a history, a gastronomic essence and leisure options of extraordinary authenticity.

Guest Houses in Villanueva de la Jara

The best guest houses in Villanueva de la Jara – Manchuela

Guest house Pensión Posada Santa Teresa

Villanueva de la Jara

350 m from centre

Situated in Villanueva de la Jara in the Castilla-La Mancha region, Pensión Santa Teresa features accommodation with access to a hot tub. The property features garden and city views.

Country house Casa del Rio

Villanueva de la Jara

7.3 km from centre

Located in Villanueva de la Jara, about 1 hour’s drive from the historic city of Cuenca, Casa del Rio offers two 6-bedroom country houses with a patio and barbecue facilities.

Casa Rural en Bodega. La posada de Vitis

Casas de Santa Cruz

10.4 km from Villanueva de la Jara

Featuring air-conditioned accommodation with a private pool, pool view and a patio, Casa Rural en Bodega. La posada de Vitis is located in Casas de Santa Cruz.

Parador de Alarcón


16.3 km from Villanueva de la Jara

Parador de Alarcón is an 8th-century Moorish castle, set next to the Júcar River. It is located above the Medieval village of Alarcón, and offers free public parking on site.

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