HISTORY HERITAGE

In La Vall de Gallinera there is an extensive network of trails and paths, evidence of the amount of people and animal traffic
The Iberian site
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The Castles
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The abandoned Moorish villages
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The convent of Benitaia
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The olive mills
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The watermills
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Rock art
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The cattle tracks
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The churches
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” Throughout history, the main road, known as the royal road, united the various population centres that were scattered across the valley. In addition, it was also used by the inhabitants to move inland or towards the coast. “

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NATURAL HERITAGE

Sunlight passes through the arch of La Foradada
La Foradada
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The springs
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Flora and vegetation
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The mountains
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The solar alignement of la Foradada
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Place viewpoint
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Leandro Calvo (1908)

“The terrain was formed during the Cretaceous period, covered at the bottom of the valley by Tertiary marls that rise on the right bank to a fairly high level due to the relatively modern uplifts of the earth’s crust.”

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CULTURAL HERITAGE

La Vall de Gallinera is a territory that has great plant biodiversity
Gastronomy
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Dry stone construction
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The use of plants
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Dry stone construction

It is clear, without a doubt, that the greatest work with dry stone undertaken in La Vall de Gallinera is the myriad of terraces that have shaped the landscape giving rise to an extraordinary mixture of nature and culture.

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THE AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE

The landscape is what best defines a territory
The agricultural landscape
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Cavanilles

” This valley barely has a league from east to west, with a very short distance from north to south, not reaching a quarter of a league. This whole land is made up of hills, ravines and the slopes of the mountains that enclose it. With difficulty you will find another land better planted with trees or better used. From the bottom, until almost the top of the mountains, you can see fields like an amphitheater and, within them, the beautiful confusion that is produced by the multitude of trees of all species, carob trees, pomegranates, holm oaks, mulberries, walnuts, olive trees, cherry trees, pine trees…

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