Albarracin is the jewel in the province of Teruel. A village where it seems that the time has stood still since the Medieval Times, due to the extraordinary preservation of its Historic Heritage.
Walking along its streets, going up the wall, and visiting its monuments are like being in a fairy tale. You’ll admire every corner, all of them captured for the visitor cameras: the reddish houses, door knocker, tiny windows with lace net curtains, or balconies decorated with rich forge and carved wood. Its narrow, uneven and steep streets make it a picture-postcard village.
Spectacular medieval fortified set, one of the most impressive that are preserved in the peninsula. From the top of it, you will contemplate a panoramic view of the old part of the town and the River Guadalaviar. It was built in several historical stages and it is breathtaking and majestic.
The Alcazar of Albarracin, presides over the center of the primitive Muslim medina. Placed on a rock, which was once an impregnable fortress for many centuries. The castle was protected by three doors, of which only one is well preserved, the door which leads to the stairs.
Magnificent sixteenth century Cathedral built with a peculiar fusion among different styles ranging from Gothic and Mudejar to some renaissance details. This is, undoubtedly, another of the great attractions in Albarracin, with a very interesting main altarpiece with beautiful relieves and an extraordinary choir.
Despite the irregular shape of the Albarracin town, we could place its geographicalcenter in this picturesque square. The two main buildings here are the Town Hall from the sixteenth century and a house with a corner balcony, The Square in the busiest place in the town.
The most emblematic modest house of all this popular architecture was built in the XIV century, on a totally irregular plot of land. if you go past it, you’ll feel as if the house is coming over you. Nowadays, it is used as a workshop house for artists, and it’s the most photographed one in Albarracin.
It’s one of Wall gates, and in the past, it was used to go down the river. Over the arch, there is a little building destined to be the guard corps although its arch and its attached tower are the only preserved. La Torre de la Muela, destroyed today, was set up opposite this door, and it protected the access to the town from the river.
The XVIII century building has a monumental staircase topped by a tower-lucernary on whose ceiling appears the shield Bishop Juan Francisco Salvador y Gilaberte. Thorough the cloister of the Cathedral you can also access the Bishop Palace, which currently houses the Diocesan Museum.
They are situated 4 kilometers away from Albarracin. When you arrive there, you’ll be immersed in a landscape dominated by the red sand stone and the green resin pine. One of the marvels of this place is to watch the cave paintings of Levantine art along the paths of the Cultural Park of Albarracin.
The Waterfall is located in El Vallecido municipality, a village in the Albarracin Range, and it stands out for its tranquility and nature. The water of Grabrielriver falls into an empty space in an impressive jump several meters high. At the feet of the waterfall, a pond of clear water, a fantastic natural swimming pool to bathe in summer.
The longest river in the Iberian Peninsula has its source at the Fuente de García, in the middle of the Montes Universales in the Sierra de Albarracín. This fountain is at 1594 meters altitude and in the Municipal district of Frias de Albarracín where you can also visit a monument which pays tribute to the three provinces through the river flows (Teruel, Cuenca y Guadalajar).
La Cascada Batida is located on the A-1704 road between Calomarde and Royuela. You can leave your car in the car park just off the road, and walk a few metres to see the waterfall from a small viewpoint. You can also walk down the path to the bottom of the waterfall. This enormous waterfall is about 20 meters high, formed by tuff and a cave covered in moss.
It’s one of the most popular hiking routes in recent years. It joins the villages of Calomarde and Frías de Albarracín through the Cañóndel Río Blanco, a tributary of the Guadalaviar River. A path that runs alongside the river, with a walkway and metal staircase. A day surrounded by landscapes and natural spots in the Sierra de Albarracín.
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