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It is a place that belongs to the municipality of La SOTONERA
Is at a distance of 23 Km fromde Huesca
Located at an altitude of 761 m
In 1991 had a population of 199 inhabitants
Belongs to the county (Comarca) Hoya de Huesca / Plana de Uesca

Ayuntamiento de La Sotonera

Phone: +34 974272200

Place of 205 inhabitants, belonging to the municipality of La Sotonera, in the region of Huesca and located at the foot of the Sierra Caballera. It is located next to the river Riel, at 761 m altitude and 6 km away from Bolea, head of the municipality.

How to get there

By the N-240, deviating to the 15 of Km of Huesca by the district 1206 to the height of Esquedas; after 8 km more of the route and having passed Bolea, we took a small local road northwards. We can also arrive by the same road N-240 going through Ayerbe.


The parochial church is of Latin cross plan, of a ship and polygonal apse. It is covered with a vault of lunettes, and the transept, with a blind dome on pendentives. The origin was Romanesque, and Romanesque is the cover, with six archivolts. and Romanesque is all that remains of the old construction. Then came the consequent expansion works, which modified the primitive structure. These reforms date back to the 18th century. The bell tower stands slender, and is also of later time.

In the nearby sierra we will find the sanctuary of the Virgen de la Pea, hanging in a natural shelter offered by the walls. Formed by several buildings around a small church of the thirteenth century, with additions and modifications in the seventeenth and eighteenth.

An almost magical corner from which you can see an impressive panoramic view of the cereal fields, the villages that make up the Hoya de Huesca and up to the High Five Towns. It is complemented by the old house of the santero, municipal property, which has a vantage point, especially recommended for those who enjoy recreating with the flight of the vultures.

Hermitage of San Cristbal, rock, with its erectile cells and its impressive ravine in the clear waters of the rising Sotn River.

On the same wall, towards west especially, there are gaps in the rock that could serve as cells.

Hermitages of San Cosme and Santa Brbara from the 17th century dedicated to the Benedictine monastery.

The hermitage of San Cosme, XVII. It consists of a nave with two sections, and that of Santa Brbara, of a rectangular nave, with a small atrium preceding it. They are currently in ruins.


Anies celebrated its main festivities in honor of Our Lady (September 8), and the small ones for San Gregorio (May 9), the same day as the pilgrimage to the Virgen de la Pea.
Currently, the main festivities are celebrated in honor of San Esteban (August 6), with the following acts: "mass baturra with offering of flowers and nuts (for lack of irrigation)", presentation of the mairalesas, vermouth, clay pigeon shooting , "corrida de bajas", heifers, verbenas, rope shooting, children's games, costume contest, lantern dance, etc.


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