Las Casas de Santa Cruz, also called Casas de Arriba, is a village in the municipality of Villanueva de la Jara, Cuenca.

Casas de Santa Cruz is located in the municipality of La Jara, Cuenca. It is, therefore, a village -or hamlet- of the municipality located in the heart of the Manchuela Conquense, cradle of good wines.

The location is in the center of a triangle formed by the towns of Villanueva de la Jara, Quintanar del Rey and Iniesta; in Castilla La Mancha Spain.

How many inhabitants does it have?

This village has less than fifty inhabitants. There are people who live in Villanueva de la Jara although they work in the village.

It is a quiet village, with plenty of countryside to walk and meditate without feeling disturbed. The most remarkable thing is its landscape, to enjoy it you have to walk along its paths for an extension of four kilometers.

What we work on at Casas de Santa Cruz

Given its characteristics and location, the economy of this district of La Jara is agricultural and its production is mainly mushrooms and grapes.

How do you call those from Casas de Santa Cruz

The name of the Jareña town is caseño, caseña, casro o casera.

That you can see

When visiting the village it is worth discovering its church, which maintains the choir and baptismal font from the Visigothic period. The Plaza de Casas de Santa Cruz formerly housed the watering hole.

When are the Casas de Arriba festivities

Two large festivals are celebrated to Santa Susana, patron saint festivities in August, and to San Pedro Mártir, on April 29.

Medical Center

In addition to a school and social center, the village has a medical center.

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