THE CASTAÑAR DE IBOR CAVE
It was discovered by chance when an animal plowing an olive grove near Castañar de Ibor sank its hindquarters into a hole opened in the ground.
AND THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL TREASURE
The oldest human remains in Extremadura, which indicate an important level of cultural development, are found in another cave in Castañar. It adds up to a huge number of archaeological sites that tell the stories of more than 20,000 years ago.
EN EL PUEBLO DEL VALLE DEL RÍO IBOR
The village is the largest in the valley. It is also perhaps the one that best preserves the old style in the neighborhoods. Small houses that adapt as best they can to a difficult orography.
It shares the charm of mountain villages with the forms and services of today’s world.
miners in history
The echoes of the beaks hitting the stone still resound. Mina Lolita was closed some 50 years ago in a vein opened by the Romans.
There are still legends of tunnels under the town, magical caves of golden men hidden in the depths of an abandoned mine.
EN EL RINCÓN MÁS DULCE DEL GEOPARQUE VILLUERCAS IBORES JARA
Castañar de Ibor occupies the middle lands of the Ibor River Valley, when the gorge opens up, making it possible to find suitable places for life.
A space flanked by two enormous mountains with heights exceeding 1200 meters and oriented to the north. History, nature, geology, sports or simply the desire to have a good time.
Castañar accompanies you in the experience you decide to live. Local businesses will do the rest to keep you coming back again and again.
WITH DESIGNATION OF ORIGIN
In the middle of the Ibores Cheese production area, with Honey and Oil recognized with Denominations of Origin that guarantee a product of extraordinary quality.