• Valle Alto del Lozoya


    Canencia occupies a small Valley facing north, crossed by the stream that shares its name, which in turn is a tributary of the Lozoya River. Surrounding the town meadows alternate, orchards and pastures and, as we ascend through its territory we have different forest communities such as the oak and pine forests of Scots pine. Within its natural heritage boasts an interesting botanical area in the vicinity of the port of Canencia, species of interest such as the Holly, yew trees, the birches, temblones poplars, the Rowan...

    The village presents various examples of the traditional mountain architecture, with old dwellings built around two main streets. Destacan también los puentes medievales que salvan el arroyo (Matafrailes bridges, Singing and chains...). The municipality owes its name to the location of some old real kennels, According to the historical chronicles, Although it can be also related to the word CANUS meaning white referring to its snow-capped.

    ¡Descubre con Sierra Norte de Madrid the peoples of Madrid!


    Pza. of the Constitution, 1 28743 Canencia, Madrid

    From Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 15:00

    Phone: 91 868 75 11

    Web page: www.canencia.es

    Municipality information

    Altitude: 1.150 m

    Nº people: 447 (data INE 2020)


    Ruta de los Puentes Medievales
    Canencia Birch

    Related tourist information

We use our own cookies to allow safe browsing and adapt the content of the website, third-party cookies are also used to analyze users' browsing and to be able to show you advertising that is of interest to you. Cookies Policy

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best possible browsing experience. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or click "Accept" you will be giving your consent to this.