CULTURE IN CUENCA

Concerts - Theater - Museums - Cinemas - Live performances

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Culture in Cuenca

We offer year-round cultural activities.

Here you will find a small offering of the possibilities.

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Museum of Arte Abstracto Español and Workshop

Free for groups

One of the most important collections of abstract art in the world, which can be found in the Cuenca's Hanging Houses and attached museum, belongs to the Juan March Foundation.  After an explanatory tour organized by the museum, you can also gain practical knowledge in a museum workshop.

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Science Museum 

Free for groups

The Science Museum has a collection of fossils from the Las Hoyas paleontological site, projections in its planetarium, and a walking tour through the history of astronomy and evolution among many other interesting exhibits.

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Museum of Paleontology

Free for groups

The Museum Ars Natura integrates a wide variety of ecosystems. Center of interpretation of nature. Another part is dedicated to paleontology.

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San Mateo

Free

San Mateo is the most popular of the Conquense festivals, and you can join a "peña", or group of friends, to celebrate the 4 days of festivities. Last day 21 of september.

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Foundation

Antonio Pérez

Free for groups

In the Convent of the Carmelitas Descalzas, you can see collector and editor Antonio Pérez's ample personal collection.  Along with the "lost objects", you can enjoy the beautiful views or simply admire the architecture of the building. Information: Fundación Antonio Pérez

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Roberto Polo´s collection

Free

Modern and Contemporary Art Center of Castilla-La Mancha, located in the old church of Santa Cruz. 107 works by 60 international artists are exhibited showing the European historical avant-gardes.

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Concerts and theatre in the Auditorium

From 10,00 €

At the Cuenca Auditorium Theater throughout the year we will be able to find the most varied and high quality performances. Concerts and theatre.

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Live Street performances

Free

During the summer you can enjoy a number of diverse musical or theatrical performances in bars or in the streets and small squares of the "Old City".

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Museum Provincial

de Cuenca

Free for group

The museum's walking tour starts with Prehistory, and you can see pieces of ceramic and utensils found here in the province of Cuenca.  You can also see works from the Roman period, discovered in cities like Segóbriga, Valeria, and Ercávica, as well as objects from other cultures.
Information: Museo Provincial de Cuenca

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San Julián fair

Free

During Cuenca's San Julián Fair, celebrated in second half of August, the city teems with Spanish tourists who come to enjoy the attractions and the fresh nights of Cuenca's summer.

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Week of Religious Music of Cuenca

Online tickets

Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca, Counts every year with important orchestras and interpreters of international relevance.

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Tunnels and bunker

Free for groups  (Level B1)

This is a way to get to know subterranean Cuenca.  The Conquenses, in an effort to make more space, excavated a large portion of the rock under the city, converting it into a Gruyere cheese.  The tunnels are also anti-air shelters and serve as underground connections between buildings.  The tunnel tour is also a chance to learn a lot about the city's history and about Cuenca's aqueduct.

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Concerts in the

Plaza de Toros 

From 10,00 €

In the summer, the bullring is converted into a stage and all sorts of groups perform live.

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Cinemas Ábaco and summer cinema

Free or from 5,00 €

You can find cinemas both in the centre of Cuenca and in the Mirador Shopping Centre
Summer cinema "Cine bajo las estrellas": Plaza de la Merced.

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Semana Santa de Cuenca

Free

The Holy Week processions that take place in Cuenca are among the most important events in the city. The Week of  Religious Music is also celebrated during Holy Week, and there are important performances and concerts in Cuenca's Auditorium.

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Cuenca Cathedral and Triforium

5,50 € 

Interesting and attractive tour of the Cathedral of Cuenca with ascent to the Triforium and visit to the gardens-viewpoints. Possibility of audio guides. They also regularly offer organ concerts and theater tours in the evening. Without a doubt, this visit does not leave anyone indifferent.