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Dos Torres

Villages in Córdoba

Dos Torres – Los Pedroches Valley

Dos Torres is situated in the central area of Los Pedroches, 6 km from the C-411. It has an extension of 144.1 km2.

Its origin lies in the emergence and development of two ancient villages: Torremilano and Torrefranca. It was these two villages, in Roman times, which were possessions in the “cordubense” legal department. Its actual origin dates back to 1352.

The development of Torremilano after the conquest had to be important because in 1771 the town was within the network of the jurisdiction of the Siete Villas de los Pedroches, then under the control of the marquisates del Carpio, particularly since 1660, when they acquired the rights in the region, after the purchase from Philip IV.

On May 4, 1836 there came a break in the traditional way of common enjoyment of pastures in the villas of Los Pedroches. After this came the redistribution of the land among themselves, also to be shared with the growing Torremilano. This was to be critical to its evolution, since, in December 1839 was published a government resolution ordering the merger of Torrefranca and Torremilano under the name of Dos Torres (Two Towers).

Dos Torres Monuments

Iglesia de Santiago (Church of Santiago), former parish of Torrefranca (XV).
Parroquia de Nuestra de la Asuncion (Parish church of Our Lady of the Assumption), Gothic, with traditional wooden abutments to roofing timbers, Mudejar style, XV century.
Iglesia de San Bartolome (Church of St. Bartholomew), sixteenth century.
Ermita (Chapel) de San Roque.
Iglesia de Cristo de la Caridad (Church of Christ of Charity).
Ermita de Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Puente de Santa Ana, with five eyes (XVI century).
San Sebastian Chapel

Archaeological

Roman building “El Pozo de la Nieve” of Roman origin.

Urban

Casa del Salon.
Soportales (Arcades) in la Plaza de la Villa.

Dos Torres Gastronomy

Meats (sausages, salami, ham, sausage, pork loin). Toasted Migas. Roasted chickpeas.
Sweets: Hornazos at Semana Santa (Easter week).

Directions

Out of Cordoba . Continue: N-432. Passing El Vacar. Turn right: N-502. Continue on N-502A. Pass Alcaracejos. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit Continue along: CP-135. Follow signs to Dos Torres (Two Towers).

Distances from Dos Torres

Añora 4.5 km
Cordoba 81 km
Belalcázar 34 km
Pozoblanco 10 km
Alcaracejos 9.5 km
Santa Eufemia 22 km
Fuente Obejuna 57 km
Fuente la Lancha 15 km
Villanueva de Córdoba 31 km


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