In three days 2

Las Cuevas de Cañart – Molinos – Castellote – Bordón – Tronchón – Villarluengo

If you have already visited the villages we left you in option 1 and you want to continue to know the rest of the region, we leave you another route so you do not miss any corner of the Maestrazgo.

Day 1

The first day we will start at Las Cuevas de Cañart, historic-artistic site. Strolling through its streets you will find the Church of San Pedro, the Hermitage of San Blas, the Virgen de los Pueyos, the Convent of the Conceptionists or the arches of the Jewish quarter among other places, highlighting the ruins of the Convent of the Servite monks, with attached Interpretation Center. You can also visit the medieval tombs, the refrigerator and the flour mill, which are part of the GR 8.1 trail (stage 3).

If you would like to know more about the heritage of this town, visit the Interpretation Center.

We will also go into Molinos, where the Grutas de Cristal Natural Monument is located, with two visitable rooms where you can discover the numerous types of speleothems it houses: stalactites, stalagmites, lava flows, flags, etc. To visit them, check schedules and rates on the website. We will make a last stop in the village to see some places of interest such as the Gothic Church of Nuestra Señora de las Nieves, the bell tower and the magnificent ravine of San Nicolás.

If you have time, we recommend you to walk the trail to the Natural Bridge of Fonseca, Natural Monument, 13 km round trip starting in Ladruñan, or 11 km round trip from La Algecira.

Day 2

The second day we will start in Castellotedeclared a historical site. Do not miss the Church of the Virgen del Agua, the Templar Tower, the Church of San Miguel Arcángel, the hermitage of San Macario and the old washhouse. In addition, we recommend you to do the Tour of the castle and the Watchtower of Castellote and visit the Hermitage of Llovedor. Consult the schedules for the guided tours at the Tourist Office.

We also recommend you to visit some of the villages of Castellote: Abenfigo, Las Planas, Dos Torres de Mercader, Luco de Bordón and Ladruñan.

Day 3

On the last day we will make a brief stop in Bordón where you should visit the Church of the Virgen de la Carrasca, with interesting paintings that decorate the whole interior, and the hermitages of San Antonio de Padua and Calvario. Check visiting hours at the Tourist Office.

The next destination will be Tronchón, 18 km from Bordón, known for its famous cheese already mentioned in Don Quixote. Also declared a historic-artistic site for its significant architectural heritage, you can visit the Church of Santa Maria Magdalena, the dungeon, the old school and the town hall. You can’t miss the old hospital, the washhouses and the ceramic ovens. If you feel like walking a bit, the path of Vuelta a las ermitas allows you to reach the hermitages of Tremedal and Santa Ana, from where the views of the town are unbeatable.

The last stop is Villarluengo, 22 km from Tronchón, where you can see the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, the trinquete, the town hall, the washhouse and the viewpoints, which allow you to look out over the ravine of the Cañada river that borders the village, highlighting the one known as the Outsiders’ Balcony. On the outskirts you will find the hermitages of San Bartolomé and San Cristóbal as well as the ruins of the Convent of Montesanto, where you can approach following the marked path.

If you have time left, we recommend the route of the medieval bridges and well of the Wintera circular route of 4 km in length, which descends to the Cañada river.