Why did Don Quixote attack a windmill?
In the book, Don Quixote, caught up in his fantasy of being a true knight, imagines that the windmills are giants attacking a village, and charges at them in an act of valor.
Where are the windmills of Don Quixote?
The quick answer is that they are located in Castilla la Mancha. But Castilla la Mancha is a one of Spain’s biggest regions.
The best preserved windmills can be found in three different locations of this region of Spain: Consuegra, Campo de Criptana and Mota del Cuervo.
Where is Consuegra?
Consuegra is one hour and a half by car from Madrid, due south, and half an hour south from Toledo.
Distance from Toledo to Consuegra?
68 km / 42 miles