Valverde de la Vera, a town of great beauty to enjoy popular architecture

Today we are going to continue talking about towns in Spain because the possibilities for tourism are almost endless. Although they all have their charm, there are some of them that stand out for their attractions. This is the case of Valverde de la Vera . A town in Cáceres , which this year is also part of the list of the most beautiful towns in Spain. Reasons, as is normal, are not lacking. What are its attractions ? Here we tell some of the main ones that you should not miss.

What to see

Valverde de la Vera is a town that is located in the region of La Vera. It is a municipality with great beauty, which meant that in 1970 it was declared a Historic Site .

This town attracts attention mainly for its popular three-level architecture . Specifically, the ashlar masonry is combined with timber and brick and adobe frameworks. It is a mixture that allows you to enjoy beautiful portals on granite columns, which are decorated with balls or moldings.

Added to this attraction are its cobbled streets that, thanks to the dribbling , clean themselves naturally with the flow of water, apart from being also useful for distributing the irrigation water of the orchards.

Among the most striking monuments or buildings, there is its castle , which dates back to the 12th and 14th centuries and of which two defensive towers remain that, at present, are part of the church, since the Torre del Homenaje was built in the XV century.

You can also see the Church of Nuestra Señora de las Fuentes Claras, which was built in the 15th and 16th centuries. In its architecture a mixture of styles can be observed, ranging from Romanesque and Gothic to Renaissance or Arabic . In addition, it also has two Churrigueresque and Romanesque altarpieces .

The visit should continue through its Plaza Mayor to see the buildings of traditional architecture . And, if you visit the town on the night of Thursday to Good Friday, you will be able to see the pilgrimage of the Impalaos . A tradition surrounded by a lot of mystery in which the Via Crucis itinerary is traversed.