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  • Route of the state of Santa Eufemia
    of Nuestra Señora de la Encarnación 2 Hermitage of Santa Eufemia 3 Ermita of La Virgen de las Cruces 4 Old Town Gate 5 Circular Watchtowers 6 Miramontes Castle 7 Vioque Castle DOS TORRES Dos Torres is a village steeped in history whose origins go back as far as the Late Middle Ages 14th 15th centuries However these lands were inhabited in ancient times in the Paleaolithic period and in Roman times Present day Dos Torres was formed after a government edict on c 11th December 1839 declared the amalgamation into one town of the two adjacent villages Torremilano and Torrefranca which had always been very closely linked historically although not so close in terms of political administration Torrefranca was one of the villages which made up the old County of Santa Eufemia whereas Torremilano belonged to the Seven Towns of Los Pedroches Throughout the historic centre of Dos Torres the use of granite and high quality wrought iron window bars has been preserved over the centuries and there are also fine examples of religious architecture Outstandingly attractive and original architectural features can be seen everywhere in bridges hermitages churches or most of all in the houses with their sculpted doorways remarkable lintels and noble coats of arms which reflect the importance of the village in the past The layout of the village houses has changed little over the years and it has been named a Place of Cultural Interest in the section of Historic Town Centres PLACES TO VISIT 1 Church of Santiago Cultural Centre 2 Roman Bridge of San Juan 3 Madueñas Bridge 4 Entrance Gate of San Juan de la Penitencia Convent 5 Roman Road of Santa Rígida 6 Hermitage of San Sebastián 7 Well of the Snows Early Christian Basilica EL GUIJO The origins of El Guijo go back to between the late C 12th and early C 13th when the inhabitants of El Villar de Santa María situated in the Cerro de Majadalaiglesia abandoned their settlement possible due to an Islamic invasion The first mention of El Guijo was made in the Middle Ages by King Alfonso VIII in 1189 After being mentioned as a place in the late C 13th the population was included in the Estate of Santa Eufemia and during the C 14th and C 15th its history was closely linked to this estate For the next two centuries El Guijo became an important cattle rearing centre since two busy cattle tracks la Cañada de la Mesta and la Real Soriana passed close to the village and the collection of grazing rights in the Bishopric of Cordoba took place there As we walk the streets of El Guijo it feels like an oasis of peace and quiet graced by the simple charm of its people PLACES TO VISIT 1 Parish Church of Santa Ana 2 Hermitage of La Virgen de las Cruces Situated next to the most important archaeological site in the region 3 El Soto Recreational Area 4 Old Public Washhouses

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  • Gastronomy
    give themselves appointment during its healing But this so typical animal also there are obtained blood sausages hard pork sausages loins and sausages as well as another quantity of pieces which wisely embellished with diverse spices do of these meats a gastronomic universe elaborated always guarding loyalty to the habits of the traditional domestic slaughters that every winter are celebrated in many homes Another cattle specie for excellence of the zone the lamb supplies recipes so made famous as the caldereta cooked meat of lamb shepherds former delicacy turned today into start plate of a great number of establishments thanks to the quality of the pastures that feed to the merino sheep Los Pedroches possesses its own varieties of cheeses that guard in its flavour the whole set of aromas of the herbs of the zone This wealth and potential of the natural way also give place to a great number of salads as that of watercress fennels knees little thistles or tomato which in winter they see replaced with soups and broths and in summer for gazpachos and messes of vegetables As for desserts the region also hoards a great number of varieties like the strips of dried peach the custard of serum the mashes or the bishops which meet perfectly complemented with specialities of confectionery as the coils of nougat the Easter cakes filled with hard boiled eggs of Easter the travelling blankets or the pelusos a sweet made with flour lemon eggs sugar and oil After these general features every village has its own culinary peculiarities many of them linked to the parties Of this form in Alcaracejos the tostás crumbs fried breadcrumbs with red pork sausage and crackling are traditional in Añora its famous meatballs in Belalcázar the flowers of almond and repelaos that the Nuns

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  • How to get there
    to Eat Routes Parties and Traditions Gastronomy Nature The Weather Oferts Spot Oferts Polls Link Enlaces Quién está en línea Tenemos 5 invitados conectado s Who is on line Tenemos 5 invitados conectado s How to get there BY ROAD FROM CÓRDOBA N 432 until Espiel and in Espiel N 502 until Alcaracejos N IV until Montoro and N 420 until Cardeña FROM BADAJOZ N 432 until Peñarroya Pueblonuevo and

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  • Nature
    region to feed of the fruit of the oak the acorn Its contemplation supposes an authentic visual delight since the groups formed by approximately fifty individuals fly in the shape of V emitting similar sounds to trumpet blasts that for a few moments break the quietude of the pasture If the exuberance is the predominant note of the physical way of Los Pedroches this meets furthermore increased in the banks of its rivers and streams Good example of it they are the streams of the rivers Guadalmez Zújar and Yeguas Cardeña Montoro s Nature Reserve which accept in its interior species as the otter or the martin fisherman accompanied of birds as the royal heron or the black stork which they live in its forests of bank filled with ash trees alder trees willow trees and poplars surrounded with a grove forest where it f ind species as the oleander or the bramble bush The best example of the natural way of Los Pedroches meets in Cardeña Montoro s Nature Reserve placed in the oriental part of the region and that it possesses an extension of 41212 hectares Close to the oak the most typical tree of the region also oaks appear in some zones as the quejigo and the melojo This floral wealth allows the existence of species of great ecological value as the imperial eagle the lynx the wolf the royal eagle or the wildcat that coexists in perfect harmony with hunting species as the partridge the pigeon the turtledove the rabbit the hare the deer the buck the wild boar or the muflón similar animal to the lamb Close to the cranes there coexist sisones long legged bird black storks and species of minor hunting as the rabbit the hare the partridge or the pigeon which do

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  • The weather of Los Pedroches
    Los Pedroches Alcaracejos Añora Belalcázar Cardeña Conquista Dos Torres El Guijo El Viso Fuente la Lancha Hinojosa del Duque Pedroche Pozoblanco Santa Eufemia Torrecampo Villaralto Villanueva de Córdoba Villanueva del

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  • Route of Iberian Pork Products
    well known for the art of curing Iberian acorn fed ham The most popular local festivals in Villanueva are the Fair of the Iberian Acorn fed Ham and the country pilgrimage of La Virgen de Luna PLACES TO VISIT 1 Parish of San Miguel Arcángel 2 Former Law Courts 3 Town Hall 4 Church of Dulce Nombre 5 Parish of San Sebastián 6 Hospital Church of Jesús Nazareno 7 Convent of Cristo Rey 8 Dehesa Wooded Pastureland Visitors Centre 9 Railway Station Local History Museum 10 Old wells and public wash houses 11 El Regajito El Gusanito La Fuente del Caño POZOBLANCO Pozoblanco dates from the C 14th Some stories say the town was founded by Jews sent from Córdoba after these lands were freed from Arab rule Other local legends tell of a group of shepherds who settled here after fleeing from an outbreak of plague in Pedroche The site of the settlement is where nowadays the Pozo Viejo Old Well stands a real symbol of the city which gave the town its name Pozoblanco White Well The hamlet grew into a town in 1478 It became one of the Seven Towns of Los Pedroches and maintained its independence except during the years when it belonged together with the other six to the Marquis of El Carpio It prospered and went on to become the most important town both in the Seven Towns of Los Pedroches as well as in the north of the province of Cordoba where the town governor moved to In recent times its favourable geographical position has turned Pozoblanco into the main economic and administrative centre in the region without losing its charm as a mountain village The most popular local festivals are the Festivals of la Virgen de Luna the patron saint whom they share with the neighbouring town Villanueva de Córdoba and the Town Fair of Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes with its outstanding bullfights Thanks to its jealously guarded traditions there are numerous street parties and popular festivals which are still celebrated in Pozoblanco such as the festivals of San Antonio San Bartolomé María Auxiliadora or the Festival of Pozo Viejo Old Well not to forget the Festivals of San Gregorio and of San Isidro with its century old tradition of burning dolls PLACES TO VISIT 1 Bullring 2 Leisure Centre 3 Church of Santa Catalina 4 Pozo Viejo Square 5 House of la Viga the Beam 6 Marcos Redondo Museum 7 Fine Arts Club 8 Church Hospital of Jesús Nazareno 9 Church of San Bartolomé 10 Parish of San Sebastián 11 Hermitage of San Gregorio 12 Hermitage of San Antonio 13 Hermitage of La Virgen de Luna 14 Pedrique Monastery ALCARACEJOS The Calatraveño Pass is a well known landmark and forms a natural entrance to the south of the Pedroches Valley The Rivers Cuzna and Guadalbarbo carve out their attractive valleys while the Chimorra hill stands above a permanent witness to the former prosperity of the local mines The town of

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  • Aviso Legal
    contenidos de forma contraria a lo dispuesto por la legislación vigente que sea de aplicación contra la moral y buenas costumbres generalmente aceptadas o el orden público Central de Reservas Los Pedroches se reserva el derecho a retirar el acceso a la web sin necesidad de previo aviso a cualquier usuario que contravenga lo dispuesto en esta Información Legal Central de Reservas Los Pedroches se reserva el derecho de modificar en cualquier momento las presentes Condiciones Copyright Central de Reservas Los Pedroches autoriza el uso distribución y reproducción de la información contenida en estas páginas siempre que se cite la fuente original no se manipulen ni alteren los contenidos y no se utilicen directamente con fines comerciales En aquellos casos en que sea necesaria una autorización previa para la reproducción o el uso de datos textuales o multimedia sonidos imágenes programas informáticos etc dicha autorización cancelará la autorización general antes citada y mencionará claramente las posibles restricciones de uso La solicitud de enlaces al portal turismo Los Pedroches se realiza enviando un correo electrónico a Esta dirección electrónica esta protegida contra spam bots Necesita activar JavaScript para visualizarla Protección de datos En cumplimiento con la Ley Orgánica 15 1999 de

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  • Oferts
    Oferts oferts Prev Próximo

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