The Sierra Subbética Cordoba is an ideal region for those who love hiking in nature. Landscapes and variety of routes offered this mountain range is the perfect combination between nature and sport. In fact, It was recognized in 2006 por la UNESCO as a Geopark. Then, We discuss the most beautiful and popular routes in the Subbética
Sierra route of the Horse (Almedinilla)
This trail singular born at the foot of the Sierra of the Albayate, next to the Historical Museum of Almedinilla. All the way runs along an ancient Roman road parallel to the river and tour Caicena 40 minutes take us to the spectacular waterfall of El Salto of the Horse and I agree with an old Roman road.
We are at the foot of the Tajo de Las Llanas, very interesting geological formation corresponding to a platform travertine: Sedimentary rock partially biological origin. We appreciate many small cavities, shelter lesser kestrels, Play Now, owls, pigeons ... as well as humans since prehistoric times in places like the Cave of the Barriguches, travertine rock which was already used by the Romans as a quarry. This road will take us through the ruins of various flour mills (century. XIX) moved by the force of the river, Mills tower or cube that was up to ten along the river.
This route takes approximately one half hour and has a circular path 5 kilometers around. The trail starts next to the bar "pool", The road descends gently in the shade of a pine forest with a beautiful view. We will soon find on the left with a small vertical drop, so it is necessary to pay special attention, This is known as the cave covacha the Peñaparda, as it is known the name of this route.
Then a corridor between rocks, from which we can contemplate the Renaissance bridge (S. XVI) and the understory of the River Genil, It will lead to the passage of the stream Gresante. We pass next to the ruins of the farmhouse and we will walk to the side of the river, of varied vegetation where nest some species of waterfowl. We reach the spectacular road bridge Malaga and the remains of an old waterwheel, We begin an upgrade of what was once the Arab castle, Gomez Arias, being in front of the medieval Torreón, known for the site of the Hacho. The trail runs between orchards and an old quarry. After some crossings reach a paved road connecting with the farmhouse of Molina, turn left and walk through it, between olive trees and pines, until you get back to the campsite Los Canos de Benamejí.
The route Tiñosa (Priego de Córdoba)
With a length of 16 kilometers (without climbing La Tiñosa), this route of the Camino Alto or old Rute next to the Avenue of Spain Priego de Córdoba. We continue this journey leaving left Quarries Chichaque and out to the road to Navasequilla.
Towards the foot of the Tiñosa (highest point of the Cordovan geography) I will continue along the road known as Mayorazgo-Peñuela, in which the end of the journey Cortijo Las Chozas Toledo, just below the Tiñosa.
For more experienced hikers who want to climb to the top, You can make up the north face, Rise known for 'The Ghost', although softer and rise on the west side. At the top of La Tiñosa we find a metal box where the mountaineer can record whizzing.
Route Buitreras (Luque-Carcabuey)
This trail begins in the village of Luque and after a few 18 kilometers reaches Carcabuey. Its difficulty is medium and has a variant that reaches the Source of the Hawthorn and the farmhouse of the Osa, to finally take us back to the main trail.
On the side of Luque is a variant of the path that leads to the Source of the Hawthorn, through the farmhouse of the Osa to return then to the main trail. After passing the Cortijo de La Nava, and before refitting the port crossed by the Sierra de la Lastra and the hill of Abuchite, It is passed through the poljé of Nava de Luque. The tour ends in the vicinity of Carcabuey.
Taking this route through the town of Carcabuey Scorching is a magnificent restaurant that has specialties in local dishes such as stew or Andalusian gazpacho style; and especially grilled meat own upbringing as is the Anoja beef and Iberian pork.
Charming places where you can find our grilled meats
Alcala de Henares, Madrid
This city located in the Cuenca del Henares, It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1998. World Heritage is the historic site of Alcalá, developed from the Middle Ages, and in which a Jew, Muslim and Christian lived in tolerance. So is the University, founded by Cisneros 1499.
Atesora unique archaeological sites, an excellent medieval urban fabric and especially the perfect City of Knowledge and City of God, who designed by the hand of Cardinal Cisneros, Today we can enjoy a unique set magnificent buildings of Renaissance and Baroque.
Alcala found the restaurant Scorching Casa Benito, perfect place to enjoy a good grilled meat, made in their coal furnaces, which makes the enjoyment is complete.
Almagro, Real city
The discovery 1954 the Comedy Corral was the starting point our festival. Almagro and complemented its impressive architectural heritage Building a Baroque, which they took place in the plays in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and is, day by day, the best preserved of all the Spanish Golden Age.
It should highlight its beautiful Plaza Mayor always with a cheerful atmosphere and its arcades full of local shops where you can buy something as typical, craft as tablecloths made of bobbin lace, wicker chairs or Almagro famous eggplant.
The restaurant is located Scorching Almagro, a charming place, perfect place to enjoy the best grilled meats and Iberian pork beef, Come and enjoy this grill.
Here do not ask Juana la Loca. For the inhabitants of Tordesillas, the queen will I always Juana. Our ancestors lived with her and handed us I was not crazy not broken deeply in love and grief over the death of her husband. Here he lived almost 50 first years he imprisoned his father, Ferdinand, and then your child, Carlos I.
Come and experience the exciting and sad story of the Queen could not reign but never abdicated his title, All the more reason to believe that he was always rope.
It would be a shame to spend a great day in Tordesillas and not enjoy your food, Scorching Restaurant in Astral you can enjoy the best grilled meats, I fell in love the taste of grilled meat.
From Vetones, the first settlers in the 400 a.c., then the Romans, and later it will be a Muslim city that would last 500 years, again in the twelfth century fall into Christian hands, according to legend, by a revolt of Christians who gathered on Mount their clothes and weapons are coated with moss giving the appearance of monsters, thus allowing them reconquer the city. Today you can see them represented "Men of Moss" in the procession of Corpus Christi. Since then Muslims coexisted for centuries, Jews and Christians.
From the city we have 3 km the hamlet of "El Castañar" where in the middle of a forest of oaks and chestnuts the shrine of Our Lady of El Castañar is. And very near the Sanctuary, the bullring of Bejar is located, the oldest in the world, since 1711.
Bejar also features the ski resort of La Covatilla, a perfect place for those who love snow sports, which makes this city a great place to visit also in winter.
Abrasador A Armando Restaurant is located on the square, a perfect grill to enjoy the best grilled meats accompanied by the history of this great place.
El Campello, Alicante
Their 23 km of coastline, the largest of the province of Alicante, They are an oasis for the senses. In this long shore, you'll find, golden beaches such as Muchavista and Carrerlamar give way to gentle coves that appear after Illeta: from Morro Blanc, to the Carritxal. Beaches and coves, All of them, suitable for water sports, they have earned the distinction of blue flags, and the ISO 14.001 for the quality of its waters, services and infrastructure.
The Muchavista Beach is a magnificent beach with an extension of 3300 meters and 80 meters wide, ideal for enjoying bath, sun and water sports such as windsurfing, Besides having an ideal place for walking or running walk through its more of 3 km. Notably in the northwest corner of the racó Zofra where forms a beautiful place where we find small boats resting on the shore.
And for eat? For lunch we find the restaurant Scorching Graná, their views of the beach and the quality of its grilled meats, They make taste the beef and Iberian pork are incredible.
Campo de Criptana, Real city
Criptana field is believed to have been in the Sierra Mills where Cervantes was inspired to tell the most famous adventure of world literature, Donde Quixote against "Los Gigantes". Among the set of mills are located in the Sierra, are the only three mills in the Iberian Peninsula that retain the original structure and machinery of the XVI century, suitable for grinding grain as years back. You can also visit the cave houses that are on the slopes of the Sierra de los Molinos.
Adjacent the mills is the suburb of Albaicin, manchego archetype neighborhood, Arab house with tile and painted white and indigo.
A place of "story" could not miss a decent place to eat legend. Scorching in the saddlebag of Sancho restaurant you can enjoy the best grilled meats place.
of Moorish origin, namely the eighth century. Berchules is located 1330 meters above sea level, It is the third highest village Spain. Because of its geography, especially mountainous, this alpujarreño people It has been adapted to uneven, why their houses are staggered and facing south, to take advantage of the good weather mediterranean. Streets, and winding layout cobblestone, invite you to walk, breathe, calm and tranquility.
In Scorching Restaurante El Cercado, They will make you know and enjoy a good steak, tasting its Iberian pork and beef.
Two sisters, Sevilla
Located on the Guadalquivir river depression, we find this beautiful town, on which we want to emphasize one of its fairs, declared of national interest. We talk about the fair that takes place in May.
Its onset is marked by what he called the dinner "fish", Wednesday night event that takes place before the famous lighting fair, and where attendees tend to show off their finery.
This act is only reserved for members of each house as a twinning, welcome to the show a year. Even though, noteworthy, the fair Dos Hermanas is distinguished precisely by being open character in its hundred booths, and with streets of Albero, more of 40 attractions and stalls 80 horse hitches.
Daily free performances by musical artists of national reputation enjoyed in the Municipal Caseta and, during the weekend, prizes are also awarded to the best booth, best horsewoman and caballista, etc.
also excel in Dos Hermanas other parties like the Pilgrimage of Valme and Easter, both also declared of national tourist interest.
And to finish with a flourish a visit to this beautiful city Sevillana, it is essential to enjoy a good grilled meat at the Restaurante Casa Pedro Abrasador, reference from 1979 in offering a typical cuisine and extensive land.
This celebration takes place on Easter Sunday, If we had to highlight something she would pregón, since it is ironic satirical proclamation of the events in Carcabuey that are what make modern life in the village.
The name of the festival comes from an ancient brotherhood, that the days of Lent were fasting and penance, so from Easter Sunday organized large parties that could last even three days, this is what we now call the Passover of the Moraos, since they wore purple robe.
Notably, the feast of the Aurora, with the election of the queen of the festivities and traditional bull rope during the day 22, 23, 24 Y 25 August and the celebrations of the patron, the Virgen del Castillo, with lunch and popular verbena and the traditional release of heifers through the streets of the village day 6, 7 Y 8 of September.
With all the activities proposed Carcabuey we have to regain strength, the best way is to visit the Scorching Restaurante La Ronda and enjoy one of the best grilled meats.
At nightfall, the city is transformed. Toledo artistic lighting to discover details impossible to see in daylight, while it is representing a strong and firm commitment to the city with sustainability, respect for the environment and energy saving. such iconic buildings as the Cathedral, City Hall, the door hinge or the Castile-La Mancha (XVII century former convent) show its beauty and splendor centenary.
The panoramic view of the city from the area “Valley” It gives the visitor an unforgettable memory of Toledo.
In the cradle of Abrasador, We find two restaurant to enjoy the best Iberian pork and beef, one located on Avenida Europe and one in the street Tendillas, Located in the historic center of Toledo. Enjoy this magnificent city full.
Would highlight two holidays, such as the Moors and Christians and the Mystery of Elche. It is also very visited the vast palm grove, with more than two hundred thousand copies becomes the largest in Europe, which together with the care of ilicitanos, He has managed to be declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
The holiday Moor and Christian born as a commemoration to a stage of Muslim power in the Iberian Peninsula and battles alternated power Muslim-Christian. This event takes place opposite the Palace of Altamira and consists of a theatrical performance with several parts that perfectly represent all this historical stage.
The mystery of Elche is a theatrical performance, held in the Basilica of Santa Maria, in which disclosed death, Assumption and Coronation of the Virgin Mary. This work is unique in its genre, since it is the only one preserved until today, Surviving ban Concillo of Trento to represent works in the church and its scenic and musical values.
If we delve a little we found the Scorching Restaurante El Raco de Mama Lola, a perfect grill to enjoy one of the best Iberian pork and beef.
Declared of national tourist interest, It is a complete representation of huertanas traditions linked to the history of the city.
We can highlight the Bando de la Huerta, an explosion of color and joy with their parades of giants and big heads, floats and dancers and marching bands, in this typical work and elements shown Murcia orchard.
Burial of the Sardine, party dating from the nineteenth century, which it is basically a parody of a burial of a sardine, a step for the people. This festival was born as a complaint with the prohibition against eating meat during Lent and burial symbolizes the passage to a period of freedom, where you could do all that was normally prohibited.
But to eat, better than visit the restaurant Scorching Canovas to enjoy the best roast Murcia, enjoy your meat, you will leave happy.
Canet de Mar, Barcelona
With great weather, beach zones over 2 km and all the forests surrounding the town, is Canet de Mar, a modernist place on the coast.
It notes that in this population lived architect, Teacher, cartoonist, political and humanist Lluis Domenech i Montaner, which he gave life to such important works as the Palau de la Musica Catalana and the Palau de Sant Pau and Santa Creu. It is a perfect place to enjoy its architecture.
We can not forget the Castillo de Santa Florentina, dating from the eleventh century and in the sixteenth century joined the lineage “Montaner” It is restored in the late nineteenth century by Luis Domenech i Montaner.
And for modernism, Scorching restaurant dishes La Graella, It is a perfect place to enjoy grilled meat offering Abrasador.
High tops, springs, archaeological sites and monuments together with history and traditions to make this place a charming site.
It holds the peaks of Veleta and Mulhacén, Also note that one can see beautiful places following “The sidewalk star”, from this route we can see the “Rope tresmiles” which they are the highest peaks of Granada, peak Alcazaba, Mulhacen, an old mining and to complete the way we enter the secret cave, which it is an artificial cave made on a large rock.
Also the restaurant we present Scorching Las Lomas, wonderful place to enjoy magnificent views while enjoying the Iberian pork and beef grilled.
The history, the legend of highwaymen, where bullfighters and artists are forged…Ronda make an amazing place.
You can enjoy the Arab medina still retains some of its walls, cross the new bridge and walk around the mall Tajo. It covers part of the Sierra de las Nieves and Sierra de Grazalema. These parks are home to a large wildlife, even with some details that make them unique, as it is the pinsapoo and mountain quejigo.
It also features a theme park dedicated to Mediterranean pasture breeding bull and Andalusian horse.
In a place he could not miss a good place to eat grilled meat, this is found in the Scorching La Carreta Restaurant, Enjoy this perfect grill.
Muela Castle began to be built in the tenth century in the splendor of the Caliphate of Córdoba, It is finished in the thirteenth century by the Knights of the Knights Hospitaller. Today you can visit in one building the remains of three different castles.
This castle was transferred in the year 1183 knights by Alfonso VII, After the fort was lost several times between Christians and Muslims to lie with the Kingdom of Castile.
In this great place we found the Scorching Restaurante La fireplace Turleque, great place to enjoy the best grilled meats.
Genave Bridge, Jaen
With a magnificent natural setting, as much with the Sierra de Segura and Cazorla Natural Park, It is this magnificent village, which has gradually been increasing its tourism.
Notably, the Roman bridge, located on the Guadalimar, river that crosses this locality, the bridge side found an ancient mill, which was very important in the development of the people. They are very striking towers Peñolite of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, located on an escarpment in the stream valley Peñolite.
And lunchtime arrival, Scorching highlight the Restaurante Sierra de Segura, perfect to enjoy a good Iberian pork and beef grilled.
Costa Tropical of Granada, Carchuna
This small coastal town is La Costa Tropical Granada, located between the Costa del Sol of Malaga and the Costa de Almería, perfect to enjoy the tranquility and relaxation that offers this beach and lets us know close places and charming towns:
A few minutes from Carchuna, you can not miss the cliff Calahonda.
Granada, Nazari City only 60 minutes Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, you can visit the Alhambra, know every corner as the Generalife, Cathedral,... and lose yourself in the streets of the Albaicín.
Sierra Nevada, in less than an hour you can change the towel by skis, and enjoy the mountain's altitude of the Iberian Peninsula.
La Alpujarra, Poqueira Gorge, Pampaneira, Bubión, Capileira, Fuente Agria, Board of Rivers, Trevélez, are some of the towns that compose.
Ideal to learn the customs of yesteryear Grenadine saw and lose yourself in the trails enjoying nature.
Salobreña, The main population center is nestled in a rock topped by a Moorish castle.
Almuñécar, worth visiting tropical bird park, Park Majuelo Botanical Garden, old town, etc.
And lunchtime arrival, we want to know the best grilled meats hand Scorching Don Cactus Restaurant, where you will enjoy the best grill area.
Located in the Valle del Jerte, we find the town of Navaconcejo, a place surrounded by nature, precious nooks and crannies where you can lose.
Formerly it was also composed of people of Peñahorcada, but a rise of Rio Jerte destroyed the town and the inhabitants moved to Navaconcejo. We can visit several gorges and several natural areas, among them we can highlight the throat of hell and throat of Nogaleas.
We navaconcejo have to eat at the restaurant Scorching Rio Jerte, wonderful place to enjoy grilled meat while relaxing with nature.
In this suburb we can enjoy a myriad of leisure and culture.
We can find for sightseeing Castle Villaviciosa, its construction dates from the fifteenth century by the counts of chinchón, was downing 1521 and in 1538 He turned rebuild changing one of the towers and making it different from the others. Can visit, but in order group subscriptions.
We can also enjoy large parks such as the regional park Soto and the middle course of the Guadarrama river and its surroundings, perfect places to walk around and have a good time.
Here we find the restaurant Scorching Rainbow, Wonderful place to eat a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
Ruidera, Ossa de Montiel, Albacete
We arrived at the lagoons of Ruidera, the turquoise paradise, a place where you fall in love instantly see, a place you always want to return.
It has several waterfalls, many gaps, Rochafrida apart Castle and reservoir Peñarroya Castle and the Cave of Montesinos. This great place has many activities that make a day in the lagoons of Ruidera is something great and fun.
Within this great place we found the restaurant Scorching Los Batanes, to complete this great experience it is best to enjoy a good grilled meat in this lovely Abrasador.
A great place with lots of history, thanks to the remains found, Illescas know that leads inhabited since prehistoric times, all this data we know thanks to the remains found at the site of Cerrón also indicate that was populated in Roman times.
It consists of a palace built in Moorish times with some fortifications that were taken by Alfonso VI who later Bishop of Toledo dono.
Illescas came to lose favor Real, after being a playground for the same, war of the Communities.
Lunchtime arrival, we have no doubt, Illescas the best place is the restaurant Scorching Capri, a perfect place to enjoy the best grilled meat.
Come up with this perfect place for leisure, filled with sites which enjoy a very good day it becomes very easy.
Torrelodones is part of two major tourist routes, the imperial route and castles. Among all the services and activities offered at this place, Casino Gran Madrid stands, build in 1981.
We can also see the Atalaya Castle Torrelodones, Dating back to being the IX and XI centuries. It is one of the best preserved Muslim watchtowers time
In this great place we can enjoy a good steak, Scorching Zeppelin Restaurant, perfect place to eat a good grilled meat.
His good demographic situation, climate that offers its ancient villas and beautiful gardens filled, make Navajas receive tourists from the eighteenth century, which it is not surprising given the charm of this small town in the region of Alto Palancia Castellonense.
We can highlight the Parish Church Virgen de la Luz, built in the eighteenth century dedicated to Immaculate Conception and has a nice dressing room dedicated to the Virgen de la Luz, patron of the place. Tower of Altomira, 5 building plants ending with battlements that make the shape of a crown.
If we refer to nature, We can not leave without visiting the famous Olmo, a tree planted in 1636 with 14 meters high or jumping bride, a wonderful place located in the Palancia river where the waterfall is also Armband, a waterfall of 60 meters high.
This beautiful Torre takes its name Scorching Restaurant Altomira, a perfect grill to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat Navajas.
Our next stop is Villacañas, a place with a lot of architectural interest, which can not miss if we are in this beautiful place.
It has several hermitages, each more interesting, we can highlight the chapel of Christ the eighteenth century in neoclassical style, the hermitage of San Roque built in 1835 in style of folk architecture and the hermitage of the virgin conception dating from the sixteenth century, with a popular style.
It should also enhance the ethnographic museum silo, a house dug into the ground, due to lack of financial resources in the eighteenth century, this property emerges, dug by hand by a journeyman, which only needed a peak, a shovel and lime to build a place to live.
In this pretty village, Scorching we find the Restaurante El Capricho de los Torres, a wonderful place to enjoy a great grilled meat.
Villarrubia de los Ojos, Real city
We stop along the way in this beautiful land of Ciudad Real, which gets the name of the blonde color Villarrubia terrain. Place after the reconquest stand and where Sanchez-Jijon brothers founded the oldest cattle ranch fighting bulls in Spain, thus creating, the “caste jijona”.
It is a place to get lost among all its hermitages and parishes, each more charming, Noteworthy in this place the clock tower and the Museum of Agriculture, where we can see and farming tools and everyday objects, some with more than 300 years old that are conserved in perfect condition.
We are in this place with the Scorching Mirador Restaurant de la Mancha, a wonderful place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
Callosa de Segura, Alicante
We can say it is a place with a long history, since the first known site dating from the Bronze Age and attached to the Argaric, which is considered the first metallurgical civilization of the Iberian Peninsula.
With a large number of places to visit, in highlighting their hermitages and churches, some of which are from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. We should also mention the Castle of Callosa, known as “the Castillico”, which is located in the Sierra de Callosa, It is from the Islamic period and is listed as cultural interest.
One of the things you can not miss is the living representation of the Passion of Christ. And as a curiosity we can tell, the protagonist who plays Christ is Javier Amoros, Scorching Niagara's restaurant owner and Restaurante Morote.
To enjoy a good grilled meat, We found the restaurant Scorching Nigara's, a magnificent steakhouse that does not disappoint.
This magnificent village has a special charm, thanks to its mills and castle, antiquity showing that counts Consuegra.
Castle building is located in the tenth century, during the Caliphate of Córdoba. In the year 1097 Diego Rodriguez dies, son of El Cid, during the Battle of Consuegra, happened to be Muslim two years until these, in 1099 They were finally withdrawn from Consuegra.
Mills from the nineteenth century, although there is one that comes from the sixteenth century, There are some who still have all the original machinery, Another is an exhibition of wines , one of them has an exhibition of handicrafts Toledana, which makes them all something worth visiting for leisure and history of Consuegra.
In the square of Spain, We found the restaurant Scorching cinnamon and lemon, a great place to enjoy a good steak grilled Iberian pork and beef.
We have come to the land of conquerors, place from where Francisco Pizarro, conqueror of Peru, which we see honored in the town square with a statue and Francisco Orellana, discoverer of the Amazon.
If it is worth noting a time Trujillo, we highlight the average age, leaving us in this population the castle, Arabas as they built the fortress in the ninth and tenth centuries, the castle was built in the thirteenth century. It was a walled city, which we can still see four of the seven gates that had: Gate of Triumph, from Santiago, de la Vera Cruz and Coria.
We also have the house museum and the palace Pizarro Pizarro Orellana, in honor of these two discoverers of which we spoke earlier .
In the Plaza Mayor, Scorching have the restaurant Corral Del Rey, a spectacular place in which to enjoy a good grilled meat is something you can not miss.
Júcar riverside and Huecar, we found this beautiful city, declared world heritage, It is a place where getting lost is incredible.
We can enjoy the cathedral, the hanging houses and ancient stone streets are calling to enjoy all the history that counts here.
The story begins in terraced houses 1565, since this year the painter Anton van den Wyngaerde onto its box “Cuenca from east”. Today only remains a small part of them, But it is more than enough to drop by and contemplate why Cuenca.
And after tourism, better than taste good grilled meat in Embid Finca Restaurant located next to Cuenca.
Located in the valley of Valderredible, we find Polientes, a place flowing with nature at every step, the Ebro to its passage by the municipality, make stroll along its paths is something unique, To which we add that we can enjoy the Ebro River Park.
The town is around the Plaza de la Olmeda, which it is the nineteenth century, We add to this the house of José Casado and entnográfico Museum Polientes, in which traits that make us know better the culture of this wonderful place are preserved.
In nature we find the restaurant Scorching Cantabria, a quiet place to enjoy a wonderful grilled meat.
Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid
Pozuelo known as a place in which to spend a great day, If we talk about entertainment, as it has many places to spend a pleasant and entertaining time, such are cinemas, restaurants, parks, bares…
We do not know is that it is a place where life remains the oldest in the world found, I pass the average age being home to great personages of the time and which owes its name to, in 1632 It was sold to the Alarcon family, giving this name to the municipality.
After many economic progress, the passage of the civil war was devastating Pozuelo de Alarcon and returned to an era of poverty as he had earlier centuries, which he got out and today is one of the cities with the highest per capita income in Spain.
And great place there must always be a great restaurant, I speak of the Scorching Restaurante El Abuelito, where you can eat a wonderful grilled meat Iberian pork and beef.
In the center of the region is Carcabuey (Córdoba). hogging practically most of the municipality Natural Park Subbetic, this small olive-farming town runs under his stronghold unwavering, Castle Carcabuey, for the most part of the story It has served to protect their traditions and maintain its history to host tourists with open arms.
In this Cordovan locality you can see many historical monuments, places of interest, nature, and its well-known festivals and traditions in Spain. Among the monuments and charming places that tourists can discover its beauty stands the castle Carcabuey, although there other buildings of interest also deserve special mention for their history and tradition.
The Castle Carcabuey throughout its history has been a strategic point very important to control all roads in the region., already that from him all the roads that connect this region of the controlled subbética.
As demonstrates the discovery of a bronze sword 1200 a.C. (It is preserved in the British Museum in London) This place was already busy at this time. During the Middle Ages became famous as the Castle of Faithfulness. The bastion still talks his courtyard and rises on a rocky promontory overlooking the village.
In Inside the castle stands a temple in honor of the Virgin, which took the invocation of the Castle by where it is located. probably this church, It is rising during the years of Medievo, was the first parish of this town.
It was very possibly the first parish church of Carcabuey. Located in the inside the walls, It was reduced to a simple chapel. Already in the century XVIII, several reforms granted him a new look and Baroque, due damage by the earthquake 19 May 1951. The cover is located on the right side of the church and is formed by an arch brick point, framed by pilasters and entablature crowned by small pinjante
Church of Our Lady of the Assumption
founded in the fourteenth century. Inside stands the Capilla del Sagrario, keeping Christ of Bores of Alonso de Mena. On the other hand, at one end of the village that hike the sober silhouette of the Church of San Marcos (late s. XVI). At Temple is headquartered, since 1671, the School of Christ, in charge of Congregation of St. Philip Neri.
Ermita de Santa Ana
During 1583 the Chapel of Santa Ana was founded. In the eighteenth century altarpiece is blanket the image of the saint holder. Also a St. Francis of Assisi and Our Lady of Aurora, of great devotion in the town and related party String Toro. Meanwhile, in Mount Calvary Carcabuey is a chapel dedicated to Santo Cristo (s. XVIII). She is accessed by a path Via Crucis with fourteen stations penitential.
Shrine of Our Lady of Anguish
In the ancient street Parras, Today Obispo Pérez Muñoz, It is the Temple of the Our Lady of Sorrows (s. XVIII). From there it was where goodbye festively young people when they went to fulfill military service. East curious shrine houses a statue of the Virgin made in polychrome wood, of the century XVIII. It houses the image of Our Lady of Sorrows is one size polychrome wood attributed to the school in Granada and fechable around the last third of the eighteenth century. It has recently been restored bandstand intervention focusing on the deck and columns, enclosure the shrine to protect the image from the weather.
As well include the Church of San Marcos and the National Historical Museum Carcabuey as places to visit on the break to the town of Carcabuey. In ardededores, There are several nearby hiking as Cabra and Priego de Córdoba, two locations that can be visited during the morning given its proximity. Another option is to go to Zuheros and its interesting Cave Murciélagos.
To visit Carcabuey, If you have to choose the ideal date should remember the colorful festival of "bull rope" or during the festival of Body of Christ, date marked by the town and surrounding areas for its tradition and history. In between visits to emblematic buildings of the town you can take to make a stop along the way and eat at Meson Abrasador La Ronda, Specialists in grilled meat Anoja own rearing veal and Iberian pork bait countryside and local cuisine.
VALENTINES Scorching menu Meson La Ronda
Valentine Salad (mezclun, strawberries, fresh cheese, walnuts and raspberry vinaigrette
Table of sausages
Tataky steak with pistachio praline
Dam steak with baked potato
He Iberian Tournedos with potatoes and olive sauce and honey
Cod with honey garlic aioli black
Swordfish with vegetables and orange lactonesa
DESSERT SPECIAL VALENTINES
white semisweet 10.12
Raising red B
Pozanco sparkling muscat
25 euros per person
Heart. Bastion. historical wealth. Of any of the above adjectives could describe Carcabuey. In this municipality, located 642 meters above the sea level, It is located in Córdoba, inside of the Park National Sierras Subbéticas, this being the heart of its great beauty. its mountains host the highest peak in the province, with 1.570 meters high. For his town run the rivers Palancar and Morisco, and peaks rise like Lobatejo or Puerto Escano.
In As for its historical richness is the medieval castle, which has served central axis of the different cultures that inhabited, leaving thus a excelsa footprint gastronomical, architectural Y traditions, including its boom is in the celebration of Corpus Christi pay tribute to the Eucharist. In fact, Its name comes from the time Roman, Arabic phonetically going by the name of Karkabul. Thus he was born Carcabuey. Its name means mountain pass, because of its high peaks as are the Lobatejo (1.380 meters), Puerto Escano (1.032 meters) and Gallinera (1.097 meters). The Church of the Assumption also among the most Featured as architectural wealth.
- History: On a hill dominating all the area stands this mass of limestone. The entrance is sighted the Natural Park irregularities and the whole village plant. For their deeds historical was called the Castle and Castle Treason Fidelity by the legend that tells the defeat of Nuño But Tello, governor strength in 1282, when he lost his daughter here to be faithful to the king.
Church of the Assumption
- History: located in a privileged, It is visible from most of its urban design, which gives hallmark. Fourteenth century, and further reforms XVII and XVIII. Inside, hosts samples imagery as grenadine Christ of Bores of Alonso de Mena.
Regarding gastronomy, in the municipality of Carcabuey it has always been played by traditional killings, extracting the sausage and sausage main food highlight. They offer varieties such as sausage and onion are main ingredients of main dishes like bean soup "Amonas"Preparing the Inn Abrasador La Ronda. the chanfainas It is also one of the most traditional foods of Carcabuey.
Among their crops, In addition to the olive trees that is the main protagonist as a result, also highlights quince. The town and this food are closely related, resulting in the perfect complement olive oil through its marketing both Kurd and juice or wine.
Traditionally, quince always It has been a product of carcabulense garden, however it has been for the recent decades when it has gained greater prominence thanks in part to the Almazaras cooperative Subbética, who is responsible for marketing almost 100% Product is collected in the locality. Currently the Quince is the second crop of Carcabuey only behind that of the olive.
Carcabuey also holds routes Very interesting walkers for walkers and cyclists. The "Path of Dura Source", "Sendero de la Cañada Hornillos", "The Luca" or Peñarrubia are some of the most prominent mountainous routes in the municipality carcabulense.
in short, Carcabuey resume Excellent gastronomy, architectural richness and great historical tradition. You can even enjoy hiking trails. For the more daring is is the "Route of the Caliphate", an adventure of the spirit; from Cordoba to Pomegranate.
In this sense, you can also use this route to eat and choose a good choice as is Scorching Meson La Ronda, Specialists in grilled meat, Anoja specifically the beef and Iberian pork bait field, and native cuisine such as the "Chafainas" or "Ammonas.