Arad de Los Olmos (ARAS DE ALPUENTE )

The 18th Century Hermitage of  Santa Catalina , the Observatory and natural beauty spots such as Los Mangranos and La Fuente de la Araña. 


A historic and artistic setting.  Climb up to the viewpoint of Mirador de Angel Comes and look down on the on the 14th Century church of La Virgen de la Cracia. About 2.5km north east of the village is a 15th Century aqueduct with 13 pointed arches, stretching across the valley. 


The Virgen del Remedio shrine. Beauty spots such as Los Conquetes and La Tosquilla. Cave paintings in the Tio Escribano cave. Sample the locally produced dry white wines at Bodegas Polo Monleon  and Cooperativa Santa Barbara. 


The church of  Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles (17th Century). Ancient moorish district of Benacacira. Fuente de la Gitana spring. Roman aqueduct at Peña Cortada. Fossil museum. 


La Muela climbing school. The castle. Charco Azul lake.

The Chulilla Spa complex is situated 4 km from the village where guests can enjoy the curative mineral water spring of Fuencaliente, fine accommodation,  outstanding cuisine and the fresh air of the mountains. 


Buseo reservoir. La Casa De Conde.The castle. The Geological Park has a museum displaying collections of fossils, rocks and minerals as well as films and photographs of various tectonic structures in the area. There are numerous caves in the area around Chera.

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