Albacete is a city and municipality of 173,000 people (2018) in Castile-La Mancha. Albacete has a reputation as producer of clasp knives.
Winters are cool while summers are hot. Winters and summers are usually dry. Because of the continental nature of the climate there is a large temperature variation during the year. Precipitation is low and mainly concentrated in spring and autumn usually falling in the form of rain, but there is occasional snow.
Halfway between Madrid and the Mediterranean coast, it enjoys connections by motorway, railway (including AVE), and air (Albacete Airport).
The city has 10 lines of bus urban (7 of them daily).
Albacete has more than 42 km (26 miles) of bike path. On urban roads in the city, adding to the more than 120 km (75 miles) of greenways, groomed trails, paths or bike lanes.
- Albacete Fair. 7–17 September