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Torremocha del Jiloca

 

NOT TO BE MISSED

Peña Palomera and the hiking trail through Sierra Palomera.

  

Complement your visit with:

At your way:

The noise of the silence – go to page

History on the rock – go to page

Going with the flow – go to page

Entrench:

Torrelacárcel/Singra, Búnker Cabezo Alto – go to page

Torrelacárcel, Forts- go to page

Argente, Serretilla Mascarón Trenches – go to page

Celadas, Santa Bárbara Front – go to page

Andatela:

Barranco de la Hoz (Aguatón) hiking trail – go to page

Hiking trail of the Barranco Cardoso (Almohaja) – go to page

Hiking trail of the Acueducto romano GR-160 (Cella) – go to page

Services:

Those who visit Torremocha remember the blue of an open sky in which eagles and vultures transmit a pleasant sensation of freedom.

Inhabitants: 108
Altitude: 981 m.
Demonym: Torremochino/a.

How to get there?

32.5 kilometres from Teruel on the A23 and the N-234, towards Zaragoza . See Map

NATURAL HERITAGE

   

Fauna: golden eagles, vultures, mountain goats at Palomera peak, as well as roe deer and eagle owls.

Municipal sport hunting preserve, TE 10258 D, with twenty-five members and 2500 ha.

Peña Palomera, a 1.533 m.

Butrera reservoir.

Villa Rubio reservoir, in Cerro Rubio.

Las Fuentecillas in the district of Las Canalejas (Sierra Palomera).

Cañonda Fountain.

Routes:

Hiking trail through the Sierra Palomera

HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE

   

The Church of San Cristóbal, 16th century. Inside it houses a valuable 15th century painting dedicated to Santa Ana and several altarpieces from the 16th and 17th centuries. The tower has two sections and a curious spire as a finial. The entrance has a small open atrium with a semicircular arch supported by columns.

The Town Hall, recently restored.

The Casa del Pasiego is a large mansion decorated with 19th century wall paintings.

Roman necropolis, found in the surrounding area.

Washing place (“Lavadero”).

FESTIVALS AND TRADITIONS

3 February in honour of San Blas and San Cristóbal.  

Festivities of San Cristóbal, the first weekend in August.

Pilgrimage to the Virgen del Castillo, the first or second weekend in September. There is a pilgrimage to the Ermita de la Virgen del Castillo de Aguatón, in which 10 or 12 villages in the surrounding area take part.

OTROS ASPECTOS DE INTERÉS

Aerodrome. Light aircraft and microlight flights are possible

Karting circuit. www.circuitodetorremocha.es