This is also the capital of the comarca (region) Campo de Montiel. It has been designated by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid as "El Lugar de La Mancha" (The Place in La Mancha) mentioned at the start of Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes. It is also known as the place where Francisco de Quevedo died; his remains were found in 2007 in the church of San Andrés Apostol (St. Andrew's Church). We could visit the room of the convent where Quevedo spend his last days before died. The convent is now the church of "Santo Domingo" and this room is situated inside it.
Villanueva de los Infantes is member of the cultural programme Ruta Ñ to promote the Spanish language and culture. Photo: Students of Spanish in the "Casa de los Estudios" (Villanueva de los Infantes).