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It is located on the Pega stream, a tributary of the Porma River, on a hill and about six kilometres from León. According to historical data obtained from documents of the Bishopric of León, reference is already made in the year 1017 to the inhabitants of Arcahueja, who commit themselves before the Bishop of León to serve his See with their possessions and inheritances. There is also another ancient reference that dates back to the year 1180 and that according to document is donated to the Monastery of Sandoval. Arcahueja forms part of the Valdefresno Town Hall, which historically, together with Villaturiel, is linked to the Sobarriba Brotherhood, a popular movement born to defend small rural centres against the urban councils.

Arcahueja

To discover What to see in Arcahueja?

 

In Arcahueja you can see the typical houses of the region, built with adobe or brick and with two different areas, one for housing and another to keep farm implements, tractors and cars as well as the corral or stable. Among all this, the parish church stands out, which is dedicated to Santa María.

 

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Festivities

 

Arcahueja celebrates festivities in honour of its patron saint, Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, on 15 August and on 15 May it celebrates its patron saint, San Isidro.​

Church of Santa María in Arcahueja

Curiosities

 

The Brotherhood of Our Lady of the Assumption is part of the history of Arcahueja since the year 1800.

 

 


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Get to Arcahueja by car

 

Arcahueja is located very close to Leon on the N-601 between Valladolid and Leon, we can also access from Burgos by the A-231 taking the detour from the N-601 towards Leon.

 

By bus

 

The metropolitan transport of León connects it with the capital of León.

 

 

 


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WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Moderate

6:45 h.32.1 km.

Stage 18 León-Hospital de Órbigo
Difficulty-ModerateRed difficulty category, level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, more steep or have a specific difficulty.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Moderate

5:55 h.27.8 km.

Stage 18b Variant of Villar de Mazarife
Difficulty-ModerateRed Difficult Category, level 1. More demanding stages, either because they are longer, with greater unevenness or present some particular difficulty.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Medium

5:40 h.24.8 km.

Stage 17 Reliegos-Leon
Difficulty-MediumGreen difficulty category, level 3. Stages of moderate distance and slope, not overcoming great distances or slopes.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Remarkable

7:35 h.32.9 km.

Stage 16b Calzada del Coto-Mansilla de las Mulas
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stages with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
WAY OF SAINT JAMES
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Difficulty-Remarkable

8:10 h.37.9 km.

Stage 16 San Nicolás del Real Camino-Reliegos
Difficulty-RemarkableRed difficulty category, level 2. Stages with large slopes or important distances, which require good physical preparation.
Royal Collegiate Church of San Isidoro
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Royal Collegiate Church of San Isidoro

Sistine Chapel of Romanesque Art, palatine temple of the kings Fernando I and doña Sancha

Church of San Tirso
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Church of San Tirso

The tower of the Church of San Tirso is the emblem of the town

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