Barrio de la Puente

Barrio de la Puente is one of the eight villages of the Valle Gordo, so called because of its width and because it is watered by a large river of the same name. The name of the village comes from the medieval bridge, or perhaps older, located in the middle of the village and which links the neighbourhood of Portugal with those of the Prazuela and the Fuente.

Barrio has two interesting hermitages, that of Nuestro Señor Jesús Nazareno, next to the Parish Church, and that of Santo Cristo, in the Casablanca neighbourhood. From Barrio you can take interesting hiking routes to Monte Suspirón or look for traces of Roman gold mining. The village also has restored mills and celebrates its patron saint’s day of Santa Ana on 26 July.