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Sierra de Francia   

Located in the southern part of the province of Salamanca.

Its main location is La Alberca, historical and artistic interest since 1940.

Altitude of 1.064 m.

Wonderful place surrounded by forets of chestnuts, oak, walnut, apple....

The typical arquitecture use as material of construction the stone, granit, which is very important in the area, mud and chestnut wood.

The parish church is from the XVIII, 1730, from Manuel de Lara Churriguera.

The Peña de Francia. Situated at  1.727 m. Up the mountain you find " el rollo" which remember us that the king John II gave it in property to the dominican order in 1445.

The convent, from the XV century keeps inside the statue of Virgen of Peña de Francia, an image found in 1434.

Miranda del Castañar, historical and artistic ensemble since 1973,  situated in the heart of Sierra de Francia, enclosed by three different kind of walls: the mountains, three rivers and the stone wall.....

Mogarraz ....

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