In the region there are many hiking trails with varying degrees of difficulty. You can follow the "Ruta del Riuraus" (= the route of the raisins) or the "Ruta dels Pous de Xaló". In addition, there are several walks along the many caves of the region. The route “Cova de Meravelles” is a walk through the 20-meter-long tunnel through the mountainrange Bernía. But not only walkers, also cyclists and mountain bikers can enjoy themselves in this area! Tip: check www.wiciloc.com for your hiking, cycling and mountainbike routes.
You will find typical Spanish atmosphere while walking through the centre of the village with its narrow streets and traditional Spanish houses. One of the Moorish remains is the church with its blue dome “Parroquia de Santa María”. Nearby the church at “Calle Iglesia” you can stop for a snack and a drink at the “Velosol Cycling Bar”. After you can walk towards the street “Avenida Rey Juan Carlos” and have a look at the “Museo Etnológico” of Jalón.
In 1972 an old Roman villa was restored into the wine museum “Bodega Museo Maserof”. Here you will find objects and furniture used in the period of the 11th until the 19th century and related to the wine tradition. In September, the month of the harvest, grapes are traditionally crushed by candlelight with bare feet.
Tip: Jalón is widely known for its vineyards and olives. Get acquainted with the age-old tradition in one of the local Bodegas!
At the end of April, the martyr “San Pere” is celebrated with the Rosemary Festivals or “Fiesta del Romero”. In the streets of Jalón a pilgrimage to the mountains starts in order to return with baskets filled with Rosemary twigs. The next day the rosemary twigs will be bound together with flowers and used to honor the Saint “San Pere”.
In early August, the Saint “San Santo Domingo de Guzmán” is celebrated with a whole week of religious parades, fanfares and bullfighting.
On 9 October, the National Day of the Communidad de Valencia will be celebrated.
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