Prepare a getaway with a lot of rural and natural charm to this small town with a great personality. You will love everything you are going to see!
Tollos, in Alicante, is one of the towns included in Route 99 of municipalities with less than 100 inhabitants in the Region of Valencia. And although it is a small place, it is a great destination for lovers of hiking routes and natural areas.
What to see in Tollos
The old Tollos Castle was used as a base for the construction of the parish church, and the remains of this Arab fortress are mixed with the keep of a Christian castle, especially in the bell tower.
Strolling through the streets of Tollos is very charming, you will be won over by its stone façades and narrow streets, the old fountain and its wash house and above all the peaceful atmosphere that invites you to rest. In the background you will enjoy the views of the Sierra de Alfaro. As Tollos is located in the valley of the Seta River, you can already imagine all the trails you have at your disposal!
Two of the most popular are the PR-CV 168, which links Tollos with Benimassot and Castell de Castells, passing through the Barranc de Malafí Ravine, or the hiking route that takes you to the Sierra de Alfaro passing through the same ravine. In any case, when you finish you'll have something really delicious to do in Tollos: try their mintxos!
This kind of pasties with a variety of fillings are great to eat whenever, and you should also try their olleta de blat, a stew that will restore your energy after a walk. You must divcover Tollos and its traditional cuisine!
As for the festivities in Tollos, in April you can enjoy the festival of San Vicente Ferrer, and then come the patron saint's day in July, which is celebrated in the streets with brotherhood dinners and religious events. Prepare your visit to this great little destination and soak up all its charm, you're sure to want to come back!