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Environment

WHAT THE HOSTAL OFFERS

It is an ideal place to enjoy a few days of relax surrounded by a natural environment.

Here, you will find a great deal of peace and tranquillity. You can rest, relax and forget about the stress of the city. It has so much space outdoors where children can play, run, …enjoy.

The municipal swimming-pool is at 1Km, it hasa swimming-pool for adults,one for children and a paddle tennis court. The water is heated at 24ºC approximately.

You can enjoy the marvellous landscapes of the Maestrazgo (“Los Órganos de Montoro”, “El Puente el Vau” (Roman Bridge), ect).

You can also practice various sports and leisure activities or visit characteristic places of the region without the need to make long journeys.

You will taste the traditional regional food in a warm and homely atmosphere.

Hiking can be done in the land of the hostel, with circular paths, or if you want you can go over a section of GR8 (path that pass in front of our hostel).

WHAT TO VISIT IN VILLARLUENGO

  • “Ermita de San Bartolomé" (St. Bartholemew Hermitage. XVIII century).
  • "Ermita de San Cristóbal" (St. Christopher Hermitage. XVII-XVIII centuries).
  • "Iglesia de Nuestra Sra. De la Asunción en Villarluengo" (Church of Our Lady of theAscension. XVIII-XIX centuries).
  • "Ayuntamiento de Villarluengo" (Villarluengo Town Hall. XVI-XVII centuries) Of an Aragon folk style.
  • "Centro de Interpretación Medioambiental". (Environmental Centre forthe Maestrazgo nationalpark).
  • "Biblioteca Marcos Alloza". (Marcos Alloza Library).
  • "Balcón de los Forasteros". (Stranger's Balcony, vantage point with views of the Palomita river).
  • "Barrio de la Murada". (District within the old city-wall, which still retains the gateway to the old city).
  • Montoro de Mezquita". (Small village next to the geological formation "Órganos de Montoro").

ROUTES AND EXCURSIONS

The area of Villarluengo has many places of interest to visit. Its peculiar geography, replete with deep gullies, pointed crests, and vertical escarpments, creates a wide range of natural landscapes of extraordinary beauty.

  • Órganos de Montoro: geological formation likened to an enormous musical organ. (Natural Monument).
  • Valle del Palomita: The Palomita Valley.
  • Barranco de la Hoz: Gorge.
  • Junta de los ríos: Wheretheriversmeet.
  • Puente del Vau: Roman Bridge.
  • Valloré. Montoro de Mezquita
  • Las pozas del Río Guadalope: Pools of theriver Guadalope. Montoro de Mezquita
  • Nacimiento del Río Pitarque: The Pitarque River’ssource. Pitarque (Natural Monument).
  • Grutas de Cristal: TheCrystalCaverns. Molinos (Natural Monument)
  • Puente de la Fonseca: Fonseca Bridge. La Algecira (Natural Monument).

You also can visit the rest of the villages in the Maestrazgo.

Excursion to the Templar Fortified Towers

Guided tours to some fortified towers in Villarluengo, some of them from Templar origin XII-XIII centuries.

The visits have to be previously reserved.

Path GR8

The path crosses the south-east of the province of Teruel through a great variety of landscapes: rugged mountainous areas (Gúdar, Javalambre), luxuriant pine groves, deep gullies, rocky escarpments, river sources, surprising waterfalls...It roams through different regions with their peaceful and picturesque towns, some of which are historic and artistic heritage site.

ACTIVITIES

The region offers a wide variety of activities, from adventure sports: rafting, hunting or climbing in the open routes of the "Órganos de Montoro", to the most peaceful activities such as horse-trekking, trekking along numerous mountain paths, looking for seasonal mushrooms or river fishing in the "Malburgo" reserve.

You can also do BBT routes in the region.

It is possible to practice activities of active tourism in the region, with the possibility of doing it with an experienced guide (Geoventur), canyoning, climbing, caving, via ferrata…

SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES

Meetings: “Templars in the Maestrazgo. The real history”

9 de August. Iglesuela del Cid. Salón del ayuntamiento 19:00h. “El nacimiento de nuestro pueblos: los templarios y las poblaciones de las Baylías”. Pere-Enric Barreda. Universidad de Barcelona

13 de September. Mirambel. Salón del ayuntamiento 19:00h. “Mitos y Leyendas sobre los templarios en el Maestrazo”. José Luis Corral. Universidad de Zaragoza

4 de October. Fortanete. Salón del ayuntamiento 19:00h. “Las órdenes de Temple y del Hospital en las tres Baylías”. José Ramón Sanchís. Director del archivo de Torrent (Valencia)

FIESTAS

17 de January:
San Antón: Celebrated the first weekend after 17th January, celebration of “San Antonio Abad”, blessing of animals.

25 de April:
San Marcos: The first Saturday following the 25th April, pilgrimage to San Pedro de la Roqueta, in Montoro de Mezquita, very closed to the famous “Órganos de Montoro”

24 de June:
San Juan: Celebrated the weekend after the 24th June. The village youths put up a maypole, donated by the town hall, in the church square. It’s not taken down until the last day of the festivities for patron saints, in August

10 de July:
San Cristóbal: Celebrated the weekend after de 10th July. Blessing of vehicles at the hermitage.

24 de August:
San Bartolomé: Festival for a patron saint of Villarluengo.

25 de August:
Virgen del Montesanto: Festival for a patron saint of Villarluengo.

FLORA AND FAUNA

Villarluengo is included in the European protect figures: LIC (place of interest community) and ZEPA (place of special protection of fowl).

You can sight a large number of fowl’ species (Griffon Vulture, Egyptian vulture,Bonelli's eagle, hoopoe, blackbird, bee-eater…).

In mammals you can also see from the abundant wild goat, to the lacking (but existent) otter, and some other like squirrel, badger, marten, fox…

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Contacta

Hostal Torre Montesanto
Dirección:
Masada Torre Montesanto
España, Teruel, Villarluengo
Tel:978773000
Mov:620136971
E-mail: info@torremontesanto.com

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