• Sierra de La Cabrera

    Navalafuente

    At the southern end of the Shire, on soft terrain and rolling in what is considered the ramp of the Sierra Madrileña, is located the municipality of Navalafuente. At the end of the term you can see the mountains of the Sierra of Morcuera and the foothills of the Sierra de La Cabrera. The vegetal landscape is made up of meadows and pastures of holm oaks and Oaks.

    Navalafuente's first homes were raised by shepherds around the fountain that nurtured the Nava, naming the territory. During the Middle Ages the people of Navalafuente belonged at the end of Bustarviejo and, so, also to the Sexmo of Lozoya (Segovia). It was not until 1650 What, through a Royal privilege, is exempted from the government of Segovia, and almost a hundred years later he reached the rank of independent villa of Bustarviejo. Bustarviejo ceases to belong to Segovia in 1833, when it moves into the jurisdiction of the province of Madrid.

    The term runs a stream called Garguena who was born in the vicinity of the term de Bustarviejo and meets Guadalix Brook a short distance from this town.

    Between the plaza de San Bartolomé and the church square, you will find the Fountain Square, which has centuries-old trees that shade a fountain of fine waters, that the neighbors were supplied for regular use until not too long ago and that, According to tradition, is the origin of the village.

    Municipality information

    Altitude: 910 m

    Nº people: 1.397 (data INE 2018)

    RESOURCES OF INTEREST

    St. Bartholomew's Parish Church
    Callejas Route
    Camino de Navalafuente to Bustarviejo

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