a magical place
The most wanted mystery
Welcome to Garrovillas de Alconétar, the village where you can immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience.
Here you will find monuments thousands of years old, scattered throughout our town.
Observe the profusion of the Crosses scattered throughout the village and the Hermitages that await us on the outskirts.
On the axis of Extremadura
To feel among the innermost spirit of an entire land is something very special. Being at the center of a feeling is a unique experience.
Garrovillas de Alconétar is in the historical axis on which the history of Extremadura rotates, Domingo Marcos Durán, characters such as Captain Mendoza, his brother, etc.. A territory touched by the spirits of the times, who left their best garment.
The benign environment and the obligatory passage of these mountains in the peninsular routes has favored human presence since ancient times. The town is engraved in stone with the presence of important cultures that traverse history without leaps and bounds.
It is also the birthplace of Domingo Marcos Durán, and has the oldest living Renaissance organ in Europe.
The charm of the rural
The population fills centuries street by street; although there are loose remains much earlier, you can walk from the nineteenth to the nineteenth century, with houses that tell the ways of life of each time from different points of view.
From stately to more humble houses, all with a beautiful stamp, full of charming corners.
From the Iron Age, a thousand years before Christ, to the relics guarded by the Templars brought by Charlemagne to the Alconétar area.
Enjoying the PaISAJE
If you want to know Garrovillas and its environment, we offer ten routes to discover on foot its heritage and the nature that surrounds it.
the almond blossom festival
The festival that gathers thousands of people around the almond blossom on one of the weekends in February.