116. Medina del Campo, Spain
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I spent a week in the Castilla y Leon region of Spain and totally enjoyed it. Medina del Campo is worth visiting as its the place where Santa Teresa lived in the second convent she opened.
How To Get Here
Renfe, the national rail of Spain has service between Madrid and Medina del Campo, then you can take the Groupo Avanza bus to Medina del Campo.
The closest airport is Madrid, Spain (MAD), the home of Iberia Airlines (IB). As Madrid is a major international airport in Europe, there are flights from almost every major area of the world. Once in Madrid, you can rent a car, take a bus or even the train/bus combination to Medina del Campo.
The following airlines has service to Madrid (MAD):
Aer Lingus (EI), Aegean Airlines (A3), Aerolineas Argentinas (AR), Aeroflot (SU), Aeromexico (AM), Air China (CA), Air Algerie (AH), Air Arabia Maroc (3O), Air Berlin (AB), Air Canada (AC), Air Europa (UX), Air India (AI), Air Moldova (9U), Air Transat (TS), American Airlines (AA), Avianca (AV), Blue Air (0B), British Airways (BA), brussels airlines (SN), Bulgaria Air (FB), CEIBA Intercontinental (C2), Conviasa (V0), Cubana Airlines (CU), Czech Airlines (OK), Delta Air Lines (DL), EygptAir (MS), EasyJet Airlines (U2), El Al Airlines (LY), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Etihad Airways (EY), Eurowings (EW), Evelop Airlines S.L. (E9), Finnair (AY), flybe. (BE), Iberia Airlines (IB), Icelandair (FI), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), LAN (LA), Links Air (W2), LOT Polish (LO), Korean Airlines (KE), Lufthansa (LH), Meridiana Airlines (IG), Monarch Airlines (ZB), NIKI (HG), Norwegian Air Shuttle (D8), Norwegian Air (DY), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Qatar Airways (QR), Royal Jordanian (RJ), Royal Air Morac (AT), Ryanair (FR), S7 Airlines (S7), Saudi Arabian Airlines (SV), Swiss Airlines (LX), TAM (JJ), TAP Portugal (TP), Tarom (RO), Tunisair (TU), Turkish Airlines (TK), Ukraine International (PS), United Airlines (UA), Volotea (V7), Vueling (VY) and Wizz Air (W6).
There is one stop bus service from Madrid to Medina del Campo on Groupo Avanza.
If you are already in Europe you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.
Where To Stay
I did not stay in Medina del Campo when I visited. but did notice that the hotels are all local brands and very quaint. So I don’t think you’ll have any issues with finding a place to stay.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
It’s Spain, so red wine, tapas and beef are in order.
What To Do
This is a small town and also one of the places Santa Teresa visited during her life. You can visit one of the convents she found, the Convento de San José here. There is also a castle called Castillo de la Mota.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator for the Castilla y Leon area.
==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information on the Castilla y Leon area.