Villahermosa del Río
Villahermosa del Río and its mountainous neighbour El Penyagolosa are waiting to be explored. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the spectacular scenery of this part of Alto Mijares.
A getaway to Villahermosa del Río will envelop you in landscapes defined by gurgling water and countless trails that snake their way up into the surrounding mountains. This is a place where you can leave your worries behind and enjoy being in the embrace of mother earth.
What to see in Villahermosa del Río
Villahermosa del Río is nestled in an impressive mountainscape. With peaks over 1,500m above sea level, the mountains pose keen hikers and ramblers a spectacular challenge. Close to the village, you can climb the slopes of El Penyagolosa, Sierra de la Batalla, Torre Alta, Marcén and Peñagolosilla.
One of the most popular walks in Villahermosa del Río will take you to the river Carbó waterfall. This easy trail will immerse you in a leafy landscape that culminates at the waterfall where emerald waters fall into an icy pool. Can you imagine anything better than enjoying a picnic here with views over the water?
Villahermosa del Río is also home to a beautiful chapel that sits about 5km from the village. Ermita de San Bartolomé is a pretty stone building swept up in the wilderness and is well worth a visit.
Next on your list of things to see in Villahermosa del Río is the parish collection of sacred art, which dates back to the 14th century. You also won’t want to miss the castle which still has a section of its curtain wall standing. And then there are the Gothic and Renaissance paintings at La Natividad church.
Villahermosa del Río is a great option if you’re looking for a rural destination with the most spectacular views. Start planning your getaway today.
How to get here:
Por las carreteras CV-190 y CV-175, en direccin Castelln a Villahermosa.