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Paleontological Museum, the Icnites, the Alcamines route and the Medieval BridgeParque Cultural del Maestrazgo.




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At your way:

Large Scale – go to page

Block and White – go to page


Alfambra, Trenches- go to page

El Pobo, Castelfrío Fortifications – go to page

El Pobo, Hoyalta Shelters – go to page

Argente, Serretilla Trenches – Mascarón – go to page


Santa Coloma hiking trail  go to page

El Carrascal Footpath – go to page

Route of the Alcamines – go to page


The surroundings of the town are adorned with numerous palaeontological sites, and the course of the Alfambra river, in which riverbank vegetation and the remains of ancient kermes oak groves predominate, mingle with the vertical slopes of the gorge.

Inhabitants: 163
Altitude: 1.188 m
Demonym: Galvino/a
Website: www.galve.org

How to get there?

58 kilometres separate the municipality of Galve in Teruel from the capital. The recommended route is along the N-420, taking the turn-off at Cañada Vellida onto the A-228.
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Galve is mainly known for its wealth of palaeontological sites. Even so, most of its inhabitants are dedicated to the development of traditional activities such as agriculture and livestock farming. Tourism has increased considerably in recent years thanks to the interesting palaeontological sites in the municipality.

It is one of the municipalities that form part of the Maestrazgo Cultural Park.






Vega del Rio Alfambra (Headwater Poplars)

Narrows of the Alfambra River In the high rivers, the river flows through deep gorges until it reaches the reservoir. In the Rios Baixos, the river is again boxed in between gorges that are more closed than the previous ones.

Piedra Galiana. This is a magnificent viewpoint from which to enjoy the landscape formed by the gorges of the river Alfambra in the Rios Bajos, in the centre of which stands La Muela.

La Muela.

Ríos Altos and Ríos Bajos.

La Tejería.

Fuentes Muñino, del Zancao, La Mentirosa, El Chorredor, Santa Bárbara, El Piejo, La Peñuela, La Teja, La Canaleta, El Horcajo, Emblasco, El Berro, La Jordana…

Val de Abril.

La Calzada.

Luca ravine. The erosion of vertical strata generated during the formation of the Galve syncline has given rise to two natural arches.


Galve Routes.

 Local Routes.

RuRoute to the Galiana Stone

Fountains Route

Luca Ravine Route

Route of the Gorges of the Alfalmbra River

Route of the Arab Waterwheel

Route of the Virgen de la Peña

Route of the Caves

Approved Routes.

Route of the Alcamines (Alfambra-Galve). PR-TE 36

Route of the Virgen del Campo (Galve-Jorcas). PR-TE 51

Path of the Dinosaurios



Church of the Asunción in the Baroque style, built at the end of the 17th century and declared a Catalogued Asset of Aragonese Cultural Heritage. The Baroque altarpiece of the main altar and the Hispano-Flemish Table (15th century) are the main attractions of the church.

Staircase of the church.


Bridge of Galve.A listed asset of Aragonese Cultural Heritage. It has two spans and was built in sandstone masonry with lime.

Town Hall and foremast. The interior of the Town Hall dates from the 15th to 16th century and the foremast dates from the 17th century.

Iberian and Muslim settlement in Partida El Castelejo.

Iron Age settlement in Algeceras, popularly known as El Masico.

La Masada de la Abeja (16th century).

The medieval Molino Viejo (there are hardly any remains).

Manor houses: Casa de la Era (1693), Casa Tolosa (1590), Casa Aznar, Casa Sangüesa, etc.

The old school, with its 15th century arch

Tile factory. (Old restored brick and tile oven).

Trough or bacio. 15th century, renovated in 1736 and restored in 2000.

La Mentirosa. It is a fountain in which, depending on the level of the water, we have it or it hides.


Legendark  (Dinópolis sub-site) The Dinópolis sub-site in Galve, Legendark, houses the remains of the first definitive dinosaur in Spain (Agrosaurus) and reconstructions of a family of this sauropod of 18 metres in length and 20 tons in weight. This centre also includes original remains of Iguanadon and replicas of small dinosaurs (Hypsilophodon) and other Mesozoic vertebrates.

Ichnite deposits (Barranco Luca, Ríos Bajos, Las Cerradicas and Corrales del Pelejón)

Palaeontological Museum of Galvewhich exhibits a magnificent collection of fossils. Among them is a collection of bones of unique dinosaur species, such as the Aragosaurus.

The Museum houses palaeontological collections from the Upper Cretaceous found in Galve and is supported by a guided tour and panels explaining the nature and history of the fossil remains. You can see original remains of running dinosaurs known as the Cretaceous gazelles (Hypsilophodon), vertebrae, claws and teeth of Carnosaurus (including the largest carnosaur tooth found in Spain), a spike of Stegosaurus, a spine of Ankylosaurus, a large part of the skeleton of Aragosaus ischiaticus, part of the skeleton of Galvesdurus herreroi, remains of iguanadon, as well as crocodiles, turtles, fish, sharks and tiny mammals.

Reproducciones de dinosaurio a tamaño real. Visiting Galve is like going back to prehistoric times to live with the beings that inhabited the earth at that time. So much so that on a visit to the park you can see several reproductions of dinosaurs among hundred-year-old poplars: a carnivorous one (Megalosaurus), two herbivores (Iguanodon and Aragosaurus) and a flying reptile.


17th January, San Antón. Ajoaceite, bread and wine are some of the protagonists of the day in which these ingredients are distributed to the neighbours. In addition, the bonfire is lit at the same time as the singing of the “Albadas”. And to complete the festivities, the “trance” takes place. The residents of Galve go around the houses of the village in costume and collect the products that later, at the dance, will be auctioned off to raise money for the Fiestas Committee.

The money obtained from this auction is donated to the Fiestas Commission.

The residents of Galve go on a pilgrimage to the Virgen del Campo de Camarillas. A popular meal is held.

San Juan, 24th June. In the past, the young men of the village used to plant a poplar tree, but this is no longer done today.

Nuestra Señora de la Asunción and San Roque, 15th and 16th August.

Galve-Rock. Rock festival held in mid-April.