FIRST, WHERE IS OUR SCHOOL? In Spain, Europe Our province, Ciudad Real And Tomelloso, our city In the Community of Castilla-La Mancha
DATA FOR SPAIN BASIC INFORMATION Spain is bordered by two countries: in the North, France, and West, Portugal. It consists of 50 provinces and 2 autonomous cities (Ceuta and Melilla). The capital is Madrid. The form of government is a parliamentary monarchy (King: Juan Carlos I, President: José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero). Our currency is the euro and our official language is Spanish.
Data for tomelloso Tomelloso is a town located in the center of Spain, in the Northeast of Ciudad Real. It has 38.095 (2009) inhabitants and an area of 241,83 km². It is the second most important city in the province. The most important sectors are the agriculture, industry and services.
Monuments / Buildings Tomelloso Town hall (Ayuntamiento) Church of the Assumption of Our Lady (Iglesia de la Asunción de Nuestra Señora) The inn of the portals (Posada de los Portales) IN THE SQUARE
Museum of the cart and tools (Museo del carro y aperos de labranza) Municipal Theater Cooperative Virgin Vines ( is the largest in europe)
Bullring <ul><li>The hypes (Los bombos) </li></ul><ul><li>It is a typical element in </li></ul><ul><li>Castilla-La Mancha. </li></ul>
Antonio López Torres Museum The Caves (Are the places where wine was stored in large containers)
Our High School, The IES ALTO GUADIANA Workshop 1 Clasroom Althia Alto Guadiana
Gastronomy Paella Omelette of potatoes (Tortilla de patatas) Gazpacho SPAIN Ratatouille (Pisto) Stew (Caldereta) Crumbs (Migas) Porridge (Gachas) TOMELLOSO
Cheese (Queso) Typical Products Wine (Vino) Village bread (Pan de pueblo) Melon
Fairs and Festivals San Antón Celebrated on January 17 in honor of the animals. The citizens meet around the fires for an evening of fellowship and enjoy typical products of the city such as: sausages, bacon, etc. Romeria of the Virgin of the Vineyards The last Sunday of April, Pilgrimage in honor of the Patroness of Tomelloso, Virgen de las Viñas, in Pinilla. The festival is of recent origin when in the 40s Tomelloso decided to invoke the patronage of La Virgen de las Viñas.
Places around Ruidera Lakes (they are 17 lakes that form a natural park in Ruidera. Some students of the IES Alto Guadiana come from Ruidera every morning).
Montesinos Cave, also in Ruidera . In the famous book of Cervantes' Don Quixote de La Mancha “, it is mentioned several times. Medrano Cave, in Argamasilla de Alba (10 kilometres from Tomelloso). No one knows for sure but there is speculation that Cervantes was imprisoned there.
Well, then so is Spain and our people Carlos Alberto Vela Grao. 4º A