Routes through Villanueva de la Jara

Looking for routes in Villanueva de la Jara. Here we offer you information about some of the routes you can do in and around Villanueva de la Jara.

Hiking Routes in Villanueva de la Jara

Maybe you are interested and feel like doing some of the hiking trails in Villanueva de la Jara and visit nearby places. In these routes starting from La Jara, we establish a maximum distance to do them on foot and enjoy the hiking activity for those who love nature, the countryside, the threshing floors, the fields and the washes.

Some routes and visits starting from La Jara

Areas near Villanueva de la Jara to make routes and some visits of interest and to get to know places and corners of La Jara.

Route from Villanueva dela Jara to Lavajo del Buitre

Leaving from Santa Ana Street, heading towards the soccer field and crossing the road to Casasimarro, we will take the path of the Vereda Real de San Benito and we will go along this route that is surrounded by pine forests and fields, vineyards and grapes, sunflowers… In about twenty minutes we will find the Lavajo del Buitre, and do not be surprised if looking at the blue sky jareño see golden eagles, kestrels and griffon vultures.

By the Camino del Peral route from La Jara to El Palacio

Crossing Villanueva de la Jara it is possible to start another route that will give us magnificent views of the environment and unparalleled natural findings. We will take from the Rollo de Justicia, leaving the river Valdemembra to the right, which will accompany us during the route, towards El Peral. We will see some of the mushroom cellars of the locality and cultivated fields, irrigated areas and millenary caves excavated in the characteristic reddish earth of Villanueva de la Jara.

The Route to the Cerro del Cuco

One of the points of greatest archaeological interest in Villanueva de la Jara is the route to the Cerro del Cuco. We take the slope of the Valdemembra River towards Quintanar (it is also valid to take reference to the Aldea de Villalba), and discover the place where the first inhabitants settled.

The first known remains of life in Villanueva de la Jara were found in the Cerro del Cuco. These remains date from the Bronze Age. They are currently on display in the provincial museum in Cuenca.

Mountain Biking Routes in Villanueva de la Jara

It is also possible to do some routes from Villanueva de la Jara by bicycle. For mountain bike (BTT) lovers, the area and surroundings of La Jara offer different options to enjoy routes on two wheels.

  • Route to Ribera de San Benito
  • El Peral and the Cirondo Cave
  • The route towards the Júcar River and El Picazo
  • Route from Villanueva dela Jara to Motilla del Palancar along the roads of El Peral.
  • Route and routes along the banks of the Valdemembra Jareño River
  • Exit route to Casasimarro

Routes without leaving La Jara

Strolling through the streets of Villanueva de la Jara is an architectural amalgam that will dazzle locals and visitors alike. Such is the case that we dedicate a section to the different routes and visits that can be made in Villanueva de la Jara enjoying churches, architecture, houses and palaces.

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Guest house Pensión Posada Santa Teresa

Villanueva de la Jara 350 m from centre

Situated in Villanueva de la Jara in the Castilla-La Mancha region, Pensión Santa Teresa features accommodation with access to a hot tub. The property features garden and city views.

Country house Casa del Rio

Villanueva de la Jara 7.3 km from centre

Located in Villanueva de la Jara, about 1 hour’s drive from the historic city of Cuenca, Casa del Rio offers two 6-bedroom country houses with a patio and barbecue facilities.

Casa Rural en Bodega. La posada de Vitis

Casas de Santa Cruz 10.4 km from Villanueva de la Jara

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Parador de Alarcón

Alarcón 16.3 km from Villanueva de la Jara

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