• Valle Alto del Lozoya

    Canencia

    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!

    TOURIST OFFICE

    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)

    RESOURCES OF INTEREST

    Ruta de los Puentes Medievales
    Canencia Birch

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