It covers an area of 47,5 Km2
It is located 117 Km. from Teruel capital
Located at an altitude of 702 m
In 1996 had a population of 481 inhabitants
44549 ALACON (TERUEL)
Phone: +34 978818301
August 16 San Roque
September 30 San Miguel.
Belongs to the shire (comarca) of Andorra-Sierra de Arcos
It is located between the sierras and ravines that forms the Rio Martin .
It still has a tower on top of the hill on which the town is organized.
Near the village there are eight shelters with Levantine prehistoric paintings, three in the "Mortero" ravine and five in "Cerro Felio".
Levantine prehistoric paintings have been declared a world heritage site.
If you allow me a recommendation, from Alcaine you can travel to Alacón by road.
From there, take advantage of the Mortero-Regatillo ravine to return to the riverbed.
Along this deep ravine you will find numerous shelters full of cave paintings that will offer you an amazing film about the ways of life, beliefs and artistic conceptions of the first inhabitants of the valley.
The paintings are protected with bars but if you ask in the village, in the association of the Cultural Park will facilitate the visit.
Do not forget to observe carefully the enclosures of the covachos that the shepherds made in the past with stones to enclose and protect their cattle during the night.
Once in Alacón, your neighbors will offer you a refreshing drink of wine jealously guarded in the cellars that perforate the cabezo on which the town sits.
If you want Ample your information on Aragon you can begin crossing some Monasteries, o 40 Castles another interesting route is the Mudejar, Patrimony of the Humanity, also you can extend your cultural knowledge on Aragón examining its municipal and institutional heraldy without forgetting, of course, some of its emblematicas figures as San George Pattern of Aragon or its personages I illustrate adding to these data a minimum crossed by its history o some books.
The information will not be complete without a stroll by its three provinces: Zaragoza, Teruel and Huesca and ours varied Regions, with shutdown in some of its spectacular landscapes like Ordesa or the Moncayo or by opposition in the valle of the Ebro.
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