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.
Villaralto is home to the Museo Pastor, located in an old village house, a must-see for those visiting the town- which has about 1,100 inhabitants.
Villanueva del Duque celebrates a series of unique festivals in the Ermita de la Virgen de Guía in honour of the Virgin. The town has about 1,500 inhabitants.
Torrecampo is home to the Posada del Moro Museum, where you will find archaeological remains, handmade objects and an impressive collection of paintings and sculptures, explaining the history,… More →
Santa Eufemiaforms part of the Ruta de los Castillos, thanks to its medieval fortress at Miramontes. It is home to about 790 inhabitants.
Pozoblanco is the commercial and industrial centre of Pedroches Valley and its Semana Santa celebrations have been declared a Fiesta de Interés Turístico. The town has about 17,200 inhabitants.
Pedroche has a unique Renaissance tower at the Iglesia Parroquial del Salvador, or la Transfiguración, which looms over the rest of the village centre. The town has about 1,500 inhabitants.
Hinojosa del Duque is home to many monuments of historical and artistic interest, and for this reason it is considered one of the most important sites in northern Córdoba. It has about 6,900… More →
Fuente la Lancha is rich in typical eighteenth century architecture such as the Casa Partida de Juan Palomo. The town has about 345 inhabitants.
El Viso is part of the Ruta de los Castillos, thanks to its links with Fortaleza Castillo de Madroñiz which received an award from the Asociación de Amigos de los Castillos.The town has about 2,… More →
El Guijo is a perfect destination for those seeking tranquillity. The Paraje del Soto is a beautiful landscape, home to the village church. The town has about 355 inhabitants.
Dos Torres has a unique gothic style church, Iglesia de la Asunción, with a Mudejar-coffered ceiling. The town has about 2,400 inhabitants.
Conquista still maintains a wonderful tradition of local shepherds decorating their leather bags with the so-called talla de tablillas, which are drawings of flowers and geometric shapes. The town… More →
Belalcázar is set in a wonderful location, making it ideal for rural tourism and highlighted by great cultural character. It has about 3,300 inhabitants.
Añora offers many striking features, one of which is the typical casa de tira. There are many of these in the village centre alongside some of its other main features. The village has about 1,500… More →