The importance of water in Agres

The importance of water in Agres

Since ancient times AGRES has been important for water. Arcadi Piera Roig (Universitè Lumiere de Lyon II) in his work “THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS OF THE ALERTS OF AGRES” makes a study of the different systems of Hispano-Muslim irrigation and subsequent transformations to...

The Parish Church of San Miguel

The Parish Church of San Miguel

It is not known with certainty when the parish of Agres was built, but what is sure is that its origins date back almost to the time of the conquest, since it is known that the priest of Agres went to the diocesan synods celebrated in Valencia already at a time so...

Watchtower tower

Watchtower tower

Declared BIC by Second Additional Provision of Law 16/1985.    

Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Castle

Sanctuary of the Virgin of the Castle

It is one of the most emblematic and most visited places of Agres and possibly of the whole region. The influx of people to this environment is counted by thousands weekly, as much for its religious importance as for its natural environment, since it is located within...

Public laundry

Public laundry

We keep a public laundry where some women like to clean their clothes there.    

The Masia

The Masia

The masía is the basic certificate of the farms of the interior mountains of the coastal strip of our community and, therefore, the traditional form of rural property of the mountain range of Mariola. Its exploitation is characterized by extensive cultivation,...

The trade of snow in the Mediterranean

The trade of snow in the Mediterranean

The ice maker par excellence is snow. On this perishable subject, the Mediterranean cultures raised a very solid and vigorous trade. This trade that boomed from the 15th century to the 20th century disappeared suddenly due to technological advancement, the creation of...

Vulture cava

Vulture cava

It is located in the Sierra Mariola in a ravine west of the Resingle, on the north face of the Serra Mariola, 1220 meters high and west of the Cava Grande. It is located very close to the forest track that connects the Cava Grande with the Mariola Fountain. Valuation:...

Cava de l’Habitació

Cava de l’Habitació

It is located on the crest of the Sierra de Mariola and southwest face, next to the summit of the Contador, at 1200 meters high, a few meters from the mountain refuge of the hiking center of Alcoi, and next to the access track of the forest observatory Of the Counter....

Other cavas that can be found in the municipality of Agres

Other cavas that can be found in the municipality of Agres

Cava de les Eres: located at an altitude of 700 meters inside the town and which was demolished in the middle of the 20th century. Today only the name of the street where they were located remains. U.T.M. 158957 Map 821 Cava del Teix: located at an altitude of 1206...

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