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Did you know that... Préjano

 

It is located at the foot of Mount Isasa, on the left bank of the river Ruesca, a tributary of the Cidacos. Préjano was once famous for its coal mines and textile industry, based on the importance of sheep farming.

Préjano

What to see in Préjano?

 

You can enjoy visiting the Icnitas deposits of the Cretaceous. In the municipality there are several archaeological sites, in Fuenteamarga bones of an unknown flying reptile were found and after determining that it was a new species it was given the name Prejanopterus curvirrostra in honour of the village. 3 km from Préjano is Valdemurillo, with a trail of theropod and sauropod. You can also take a walk along the Préjano Greenway.

Church of San Miguel in Préjano

To discover

 

Among its monuments and buildings are the tower of the medieval castle, the Order of Calatrava, XV century, the hermitage of Santo Cristo de La Canal, now demolished, the church of San Miguel from XVI century and the parish church of San Esteban. The trujal, still in use by the local cooperative, is the oldest in La Rioja and still uses the traditional decanting system. At the end of the season you can visit, the day of the pingadas in January.

 

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Festivities

 

On the 23rd of April the patron saint fiestas are celebrated in honour of San Jorge. In September 14th the main festivities in honour of Cristo de La Canal.

Tower of the castle of Préjano

Traditions

 

The third Saturday in January is the day of Las Pingadas, at the end of the season, in January, you can visit the Trujal, which is the oldest in La Rioja and is still in use by the local cooperative, to taste Las Pingadas, bread, oil and sugar.

 

Curiosities

 

Like the whole area, it formed part of a flooded plain where dinosaurs had their habitat. The climatology and later the erosion have left us to the numerous deposits of their tracks.

 

 

OTHER PLANS AND EXCURSIONS IN LA RIOJA

 


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Get to Préjano by car

 

To Préjano we arrived taking the LR-382 in some of the detours that we will find in the LR-115 between Arnedo and Arnedillo, well the one that is near the localities of Santa Eulalia Bajera and Santa Eulalia Somera or the one that is shortly before coming to Arnedillo from these. We can also access directly from Arnedo following the LR-382 that communicates it with Préjano.​

 

By bus

 

Préjano has a daily metropolitan transport service that communicates it from Monday to Saturday with the nearby municipalities.

 

 

 


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List of Routes
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  • First name
  • Difficulty
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  • Assessment
PATHS IN FAMILY CULTURAL HERITAGE
2
Difficulty-Low

1:15 h.4.8 km.

Greenway of Préjano
Difficulty-LowGreen difficulty category level 2. Short walks, with little unevenness and without difficulties.
PATHS NATURAL HERITAGE
1
Difficulty-Low

2:25 h.9.8 km.

Greenway of the Cidacos. Section 2 Autol-Arnedo
Difficulty-LowGreen difficulty category level 2. Short walks, with little unevenness and without difficulties.
TOURISM
1
Difficulty-Low

6:40 h.224 km.

Route of the Castles of La Rioja
Difficulty-LowGreen difficulty category, level 2. Routes with little unevenness and without difficulties.
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Contrebia Leucade
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House of Sciences
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