FUENLABRADA DE LOS MONTES
POINTS OF INTEREST
In this locality, of marked apicultural character, the following patrimonial elements stand out:
El Rollo de Santa Ana
At the entrance to Fuenlabrada we find a column of granite raised on gravel, the so-called "Rollo de Santa Ana". It has its origins in the Middle Ages, being the way at that time to exemplify that in the village there was a justice system.
Plaza Mayor: Fuente de la Niña
The Plaza Mayor is the axis of the administrative activity of Fuenlabrada de los Montes. In the center of it is the so-called "Fuente de la Niña", popularly known as "La Niña" or "La Morita". This fountain dates from the nineteenth century and consists of a bronze figure representing a girl holding a swan.
In the same urban nucleus of Fuenlabrada de los Montes we find this stone construction that once supplied the cattle, but that no longer has water.
Monumento a los apicultores
Dada la importancia del sector apícola en Fuenlabrada de los Montes, la localidad cuenta con esta escultura, situada junto al Parque de la Constitución, y que como su propio nombre indica, representa a un apicultor ejerciendo su trabajo.
Escultura "A la apicultura"
Given the importance of the apicultural sector in Fuenlabrada de los Montes, the town has this sculpture, located next to the Parque de la Constitución, and as its name suggests, represents a beekeeper carrying out his work.
Parque de San Ambrosio: "Estatua de San Ambrosio"
In the San Ambrosio Park, which, as it could not be otherwise in Fuenlabrada de los Montes, owes its name to the owner of the beekeepers, we find this life - sizestatue of the former bishop of Milan.
Mosaicos de piedras de río en el Paseo de la Constitución
River stone mosaics that embellish the floor of the Paseo de la Constitución, representing various apicultural motifs.
Iglesia de la Asunción de Nuestra Señora
Religious temple dating from the sixteenth century. Mezcolanza of Mudejar, Gothic and late Romanesque styles, is characterized by its beautiful buttresses, present on the outside. Attached to its façade is a simple and elegant tower. Already inside the church - divided into a main chapel with a starry vault, a chapel with a barrel vault and a sacristy - an altarpiece by Juan de Holanda and Diego de Aguilar can be found. It also highlights the presence of a baptismal font in granite, presumably from the 14th century.
Ermita de Santa Ana
Religious temple dating from the S. XVI. It is a work of Mudejar style, built in stone and brick, with a cross-shaped floor. It houses an image of San Isidro, around which a procession is celebrated on May 15, on the occasion of the feast of San Isidro Labrador.
Schematic rock paintings that can be found in the exteriors of Fuenlabrada de los Montes, more specifically in two shelters located at the base of two quartzite cliffs.
Natural pool "Pretura de Molino"
A natural pool located in the surroundings of Fuenlabrada de los Montes. It is endowed with diverse services, such as picnic areas, barbecues, toilets and other diverse elements to enjoy this place, also suitable for fishing.
Regional reserve of Cíjara
Fuenlabrada de los Montes -at like other places like Herrera del Duque, Villarta de los Montes and Montes Helechosa - is part of the Regional Reserve Cíjara, an area that has not only species of big and small game, but also with a large number of protected species and a flora mainly of Mediterranean type. This space also stands out due to its mycological variety, attracting the interest of collectors.