Museo Ruiz de Luna

West Castilla-La Mancha

Set in a former convent within the old city walls, this atmospheric museum displays classic Talavera ceramics from the distinctive blue-and-white 16th-century designs to more sophisticated and polychromatic 20th-century renditions, including the exquisitely crafted Retablo Santiago, a giant altarpiece from 1917.

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1. Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Prado

0.49 MILES

Talavera’s main church is sometimes dubbed the ‘Sistine Chapel of ceramics’ for its intricate tilework, which showcases the city’s finest azulejos (tiles)…

2. Castillo de Oropesa

18.5 MILES

This sturdy 14th-century castle built on older roots looks north across the plains to the mighty Sierra de Gredos. There are five towers, four of which…