Linares de Mora (Teruel)


What you can see and do in Linares de Mora

The town of Linares de Mora is in the Alto Valley, on the left bank of the River Linares in the Gúdat Mountains. It’s in a rocky site, surrounded by mountains and steep hills covered by forests of Scots pine and black pine. The Valdelinares and Paulejas rivers merge near the town to form the River Linares, which flows through ravines downstream before reaching Mijares. Perched on a hill, the town undoubtedly offers one of the loveliest panoramas in the Way of El Cid, especially from the Calvary, on the access to St Anne’s Chapel.

The town centre is designated a historical-artistic site and a Property of Cultural Interest. Dating from the Middle Ages are the ruins of castle walls and turrets, the bridge that was built in the caliphate, and part of the walled town, with its Upper and Lower Gates, which were strengthened in the Carlist Wars. There are also several 16th and 17th century mansions, an old hospital, fountains, passages and alleys that make Linares a must for travellers interested in El Cid. Its most outstanding building, because of its size, is the 18th century church of La Inmaculada, with a 16th century enamelled Flemish triptych inside.


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The natural rugged environment of Linares de Mora deserves a walk around the area. A good excuse is to see one of its monumental trees, called the Pine of Escobón, over 20m high. It is on the way to Valdelinares, 2km from Linares de Mora along a pleasant footpath.

Rev.: JGG 12.08.21


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Rev. (JGG) 15.1.2016