NOT TO BE MISSED
The fountain, the viewpoint at Regajo and the area around the Hermitage of Nuestra Señora del Castillo.
Complement your visit with:
At your way:
The noise of the silence – go to page
History of the Rock – go to page
Argente, Serretilla Trenches – Mascarón – go to page
Torrelacárcel/Singra – Bunker Cabezo Alto – go to page
Torrelacárcel, Forts – go to page
Barranco de la Hoz hiking trail – go to page
Hiking trail of the carrascal (Lidón) – go to page
Hiking trail through Sierra Palomera (Torremocha) – go to page
Hiking trail Alto de la Serretilla – Barranco de Mascarón (Argente) – go to page
Tourist Apartments Fuentes de la Hoz
Altitude: 1225 m.
How to get there?
44.5 kilometres from Teruel on the A23 or on the N-234, taking the TE-V-1002 turn-off from Torrelacárcel. 23 kilometres from Monreal del Campo, on the N-234, taking the turn-off for Torrelacarcel. You can also get there from Argente. See Map
Fauna: There is a great biodiversity of animal species. In addition, a process of repopulation of the Hispanic mountain goat is being carried out.
Barranco de la Hoz, for its scenic beauty, there is a hiking trail that runs through it. There are large vertical walls along some of the ravines in the village (La Hoz and Virgen del Castillo).
Barranco de la Peña Blanca.
Barranco de la Virgen del Castillo.
Las canteras Morrón Grande y La Vaqueriza.
Point of geological interest, La Falla Holocena de Aguatón. It is located at km. 8 of the road leading from Torrelacárcel to Aguatón, at the mouth of the north-eastern side of the tunnel.
Fuente manantial La Peñuela.
La Virgen del Castillo.
Picnic area at the entrance to the village, equipped with a barbecue, meas, benches, etc. Located in a leisure and sports area.
Viewpoint towards el Regajo. Located next to the church, in the old cemetery, decorated with aromatic plants in memory of the ancestors of the village. It offers views of the Barranco de la Cañada or Regajo ravine, declared a “singular landscape”.
Routes (not official):
Paraje de la Vacariza hiking trail (about 5 km there and back). The route starts in the village and climbs up to an altitude of 1,411m. In one part of the route we can contemplate a wide panoramic view of the Aguatón area and when we reach the west side we can see another panoramic view of the whole Jiloca valley. During the first kilometre the route is ascending with a strong difference in altitude, running over scrubland. The other kilometre and a half is more gently sloping and runs through kermes oak woods.
In addition, in the first kilometre there is the possibility of turning off the route 300 m towards the “Morrón Grande” (1,387 m) to enjoy a wide panoramic view and contemplate the remains of some trenches from the Civil War.
Barranco de la Hoz hiking trail. It runs parallel to the local Aguatón – Torrelacárcel road and has a distance of approximately 5 km from the village. On the way we find the Holocene fault, the water pools and the route through a gorge, whose natural heritage has been declared a “singular forest”.
Virgen del Castillo hiking trail. From the town centre to the Ermita de la Virgen del Castillo, in a north-south direction (about 6 km there and 6 km back). It runs through the centre of the valley and there is a rural path that leads to the Hermitage itself. Halfway along the path, about 3 km away, there is an old weaving mill, an industrial heritage site, which is currently undergoing a restoration project. In addition, the hut next door is covered and serves as a refuge for walkers.
HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
The parish church of El Salvador is in Baroque style and was built in the 18th century. The most outstanding feature is the 17th century image of Santa Bárbara that is kept inside.
The Town Hall, with an open hall and two arches.
Hermitage of Nuestra Señora del Castillo, 18th century, built on the site of a medieval tower. Next to it there is a picnic area.
Village Fountain, in the town centre. Built in masonry with a semicircular arch. Its construction coincides with the origins of the town.