Cantavieja, the historic town at the eastern end of Teruel

Cantavieja Teruel Aragon

Traditional capital of the Maestrazgo region, the town of Cantavieja It houses among its streets and buildings a whole monumental and architectural heritage that allows us to perceive the strong historical importance that it has had throughout the centuries. Located next to the Cantavieja river, close to the border with the province of Castellón, the Aragonese town of Cantavieja is located on the eastern end of the province of Teruel.

The historic center of Cantavieja is declared A Cultural and the entire urban complex of the historic town itself has great historical and artistic interest, with various buildings and monuments that offer samples of styles ranging from Romanesque and Gothic to Baroque. Among these constructions, the arcaded square, dedicated to Christ the King, stands out, where the outstanding buildings of the Renaissance church and the Gothic-style Town Hall stand. Further on, in the ecclesial building, there are transitional Romanesque and Gothic remains, the current factory dates back to the XNUMXth century.

Other buildings of interest in Cantavieja are the Gothic church of San Miguel, the old baroque hospital of San Roque and the manor houses such as Casa Bayle, Casa Novales and Mas Fortificado. The town of Cantavieja has the singularity of being at the top of a steep rocky crag, a characteristic that gives it an impressive silhouette from a distance.

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