POINTS OF INTEREST
District of Herrera del Duque, noted for being a recreational area on the river, counting however with other noteworthy elements:
Ermita de la Virgen del Espino
Modern temple, built at the end of the 20th century by Peloche's own neighbors, making use of the materials available in the Sierra in which it is located. From the existence of a fountain called "Fuente del Espino" in these places derives the name of this chapel, which has the size of a virgin, in whose honor a pilgrimage is celebrated on the first Sunday of May.
Iglesia de San Antonio Abad
A small temple that conserves two carvings in its altarpiece, both of the Virgin of the Rosary - to the left - and of San Antonio - to the right -, the latter polychrome carving and dating from the 17th century. In the center of the altarpiece, a crucified Christ. There are more carvings besides these, among which are Inmaculada and San Andrés.
The passage of the Guadiana river by Peloche and the marsh areas of the area converts this area into a river recreation area, for which it has several beaches in which to carry out activities such as swimming, fishing, sailing and other leisure alternatives for the visitor. In this respect, there are ideal beaches for recreational purposes:
- Playa de arena.
- Playa de hormigón.
In the Sierra de los Golondrinos, we can find present in several shelters of the area some schematic cave paintings, everyday representations of the life of primitive man - hunting, animals, human figures, etc.