It´s not a touristic city, but there are plenty of students and it´s a very cheap city. Besides it´s next to lots of touristic parts of Spain like Toledo, Madrid and Andalucía.
Ciudad Real, University of UCLM, together with Albacete, has one of the main campuses of the University of Castilla la Mancha. It's estimated that between 9,000 and 10,000 students study at any of the schools that the regional university currently has in the city.
University General Hospital of Ciudad Real is a general hospital with approximately 600 beds.
People in SCORE would go to the Medical School where most of the research programs take place. On the other hand SCOPE people would go to the HGUCR that is the hospital in Ciudad Real.
If you want to get in Ciudad Real you have several options from Madrid:
You should know Ciudad Real train station is: Ciudad Real. You can book your tickets at the train station or book it online at www.renfe.com. In my opinion it would be better if you book it online.
In case you take a bus, you can buy the tickets at the bus station or book it online at: www.alsa.es. (It will be better to book it before)
There are direct buses from Madrid to Ciudad Real bus station.
The territory is famous for its castles and for historical and architectural treasures such as Villanueva de los Infantes and Almagro. This last town is particularly well-known for its 17th-century Corral de Comedias theatre, which every year plays host to the International Classical Theatre Festival. Windmills are another of the symbols of Ciudad Real, as the province is the scene of the adventures of the famous knight Don Quixote of La Mancha in the famous work by Miguel de Cervantes.The local gastronomy reflects the fact that Ciudad Real is one of the areas on the La Mancha Wine Route, so this is an excellent opportunity to sample the wines from the Valdepeñas Designation of Origin.