• Middle of the Lozoya valley

    La Acebeda

    La Acebeda is located in the heart of the mountain range's Somosierra, in the vicinity of the port of Somosierra. In his term has large population of Pyrenean oak forest land, ash and pine forests, mixed with other species featured as the Hollies or the Rowan, present in the vicinity of the numerous mountain streams that converge in the river Madarquillos. They roam the term major cattle trails that cross the mountains at this point in the direction to Segovia.

    This municipality has its origins in the reconquista, When some pastors in Horcajo de la Sierra began to build houses on the edge of the Cañada real, coming to count with 360 inhabitants in the year 1889. La Acebeda became part of the province of Madrid in 1833, and its population was primarily rural until the twentieth century, When this began to emigrate to Madrid.

    We especially emphasize its rural heritage with numerous examples like the old forge, traditional dwellings of stone and wood, and semicircular furnaces.

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

    Municipality information

    Altitude: 1.269 m

    Nº people: 68 (data INE 2020)

    RESOURCES OF INTEREST

    Forge
    Colt branding
    House of punishment

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