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Los Pedroches Valley

Visitors will notice that the most characteristic element of the Los Pedroches landscape are the holm oak trees. The majority of these villages are small and sparsely populated who have fought to conserve their heritage and traditions. Some form part of the Ruta de los Castillos, including Belalcázar, with the Castillo de Sotomayor; Santa Eufemia, with the medieval fortress at Miramontes; and El Viso, with the Madroñiz fortress.
Food connisseurs can enjoy exquisite traditional recipes, made with game and famous jamon ibérico, such as that of Villanueva de Córdoba.


Alcaracejos Añora
The location of this village has made it the natural entrance to the Sierra de los Pedroches. In the village visitors can see archaeological remains from the Neolithic era and a number of Pre-Roman ceramics along with axes and polished rocks. More > One of the most striking features of this village are the typical casas de tiras. These can be seen in the village centre along with the village church and the town hall. More >
Belalcázar Conquista
This village is ideal for rural tourism, with a large amount of cultural character.
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Visitors to this village can obtain a magnificent view from the Ermita de San Gregorio. More >
Dos Torres Fuente La Lancha
The most important monument in this village is the Iglesia de la Asunción, a gothic style temple with a Mudejar coffered ceiling. More > Walking through this village, visitors can see typical 18th century architecture such as the Casa Partida de Juan Palomo. The small parish church is also worth a visit. More >
El Guijo Hinojosa del Duque
This small village is a perfect destination for those seeking tranquility. The Paraje del Soto is a beautiful landscape, home to the village church. More > There are numerous monuments of historical and artistic interest in this village, and for this reason it is considered one of the most important sites in northern Córdoba. More >
Pedroche Pozoblanco
The tower of the Iglesia Parroquial del Salvador o la Transfiguración looms over the rest of the village centre. More > This village is the comercial and industrial centre of the area. It’s Semana Santa celebrations have been declared a Fiesta de Interés Turístico.
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Santa Eufemia Torrecampo
This village forms part of the Ruta de los Castillos, thanks to its medieval fortress at Miramontes. Its emblematic Puerta de la Villa and the Gothic-Mudejar parish church are also worth a visit. More > To learn a little more about the history, culture and traditions of this village, head to the Posada del Moro where you will find archaeological remains, handmade objects and an impressive collection of paintings and sculptures.
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Villanueva del Duque Villaralto
The Ermita de la Virgen de Guía hosts the best festivals in the village in honour of the Virgen. More > Visitors to Villaralto should stop by the Museo Pastor, located in an old village house. More >
El Viso
This village is part of the Ruta de los Castillos, thanks to the Fortaleza de Madroñiz. This monument has been well conserved and has received an award from the Asociación de Amigos de los Castillos.
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