Ramiro Lopez’s Guide To Madridejos, Castilla-La Mancha (Spain)
So many things have happened since Ramiro López took his first steps in music. Releasing music on highly relevant imprints such as Drumcode, Filth on Acid or Terminal M and becoming head honcho of the labels Odd Recordings and recently Union Three, alongside Spartaque. Here he shares his guide to his hometown Madridejos, Castilla-La Mancha (Spain).
Places to eat
Gaudy – It’s actually in a village close to mine (Consuegra). Restaurant based on best products and recipes of local food with a fresh touch.
Rogu – Tradicional Bar where you can find a mix of all age people of Madridejos. fresh tapas are served with every drink (specially during weekends) so you can eat just with delicious food coming as a compliment.
Irish Corner Pub – Nice and warm place with Irish vibes to spend a nice afternoon. They have a large menu of coffees , hot drinks , cocktails and of course, beer.
Cuevas – Place built like a real cave where you can even see stalactites. Has been open for more than 30 years. It was a referent on the 80s – 90s having Important national artists like Mecano, Alaska or Miguel Bosé among others. Now they keep making parties bringing great electronic music line ups once a month.
Las Sierras – Beautiful area in nature , with a big forest where you can make long walks , breath fresh air and even see some wild animals .
Molinos de Consuegra – they may be the most famous place in the area. Typical portrait of “La Mancha” (the name of this area) and our culture. The famous windmills where Don Quixote fought with .
Best things to do whilst you’re there
Madridejos is a small village and you can’t find as many places to visit as in a big city but it’s definitely a nice place that is worth the visit. There is a “Saffron Museum” where you can discover the history , old ways of gathering , etc.
You can also visit a “Silo” , a traditional house built underground. “La Plaza” and “El Paseo Del Cristo” are also nice places to walk around.