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Asparagus from Lares

This municipality of 900 inhabitants is located just 5km from Puebla de Alcocer. It emerged from a sale of asparagus on the side of the mountain and in it you can see the parish of Santa Catalina de Alejandrina and the Sacred Heart of Jesus (of the hospital).

Nearby routes:

  • Wheat mass hill: volcanic in the center of the swamp
  • Sierra de Lares: where we will find remains of Arab walls

This population located 7km away from Puebla de Alcocer and emerged among the villages of the castle of Puebla today is one of the most important towns in the area with 3,500 inhabitants. Among its monuments highlights the church of Santa Catalina de Alejandrina, charismatic by the storks that perch in their towers throughout the year.

Some interesting activities to be carried out are those offered by the Rupícola Fauna Interpretation Center in the García Sola reservoir where there is an artificial beach; It is convenient to register in the Tourist Office of Puerto Peña to be able to do them.


Locality of 1,900 inhabitants 22 km away from Puebla de Alcocer whose name comes from the mountains where it is located and who saw Enrique Moreno González, Prince of Asturias Award for Medicine, be born. Beautiful pastures surround it and is the population with the largest amount of sheep in Spain.

The Plaza de España, the churches of Nuestra Señora de la Alegría and the Dukes de Fernan-Núñez Palace of the 18th century stand out.

Nearby routes:

  • Cañada de las Urracas
  • Sierra de Siruela
  • Sierra de Palo
  • Hermitage of Altagracia
  • Pilgrimage Road to Guadalupe