• Valle Alto del Lozoya


    The municipality of Rascafría comprises two population centres: Rascafría which is the municipal seat and Oteruelo del Valle. Both towns have their origins in the middle ages and were once part of the Kingdom of Toledo.

    Limited to the North by the separation between the Madrid community and the Segovia and to the South by the long rope, within its territory "National Park of the Guadarrama Sierra" is located, protected since the year 1930.

    Rascafría today maintains its rural character in a very well preserved natural and cultural environment, as it can be seen in its numerous examples of traditional mountain architecture, numerous agricultural dependencies, some Mills, bridges, houses, sawmills...

    In the monumental paragraph emphasizes the "monastery of Santa Maria de el Paular", located in the Valle del paular, at the foot of the Peñalara peak and along the Lozoya River, in a spot of great scenic and cultural beauty. The monastery, founded in 1390 by Juan I is unique in its architectural construction in different styles due to the renovations and modifications that was suffering over the centuries.

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


    AV. del paular, 32, 28740 Rascafría, Madrid

    Monday to Wednesday: 9:00 to 14:00
    Thursday and Friday: 09:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 18:00
    Saturdays: 10:00 to 14:00 and 16:00 to 18:00
    Sundays: 10:00 to 14:00.

    Phone: 918691804
    Mail: turismo@rascafria.org / oficinaturismorascafria@gmail.com
    Web page: www.rascafria.org

    Municipality information

    Altitude: 1.163 m

    Nº people: 1.725 (data INE 2020)


    Parish Church of San Miguel
    Monastery Santa Maria de El Paular
    Iglesia de San Andrés

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