The small town of Agres is a gem for tourists. The peculiarity of its urban area with its steep streets and the opportunities it offers to trekking lovers, make it a must on the routes through the municipalities of the Serra Mariola.
Agres has a wide variety of historical heritage worth visiting. Without going too far, we can approach the municipal washing place, from the 19th century, and one of the largest preserved in the province of Alicante. A corner prepared for the visitor and where to make a stop letting us relax by the noise of the water. After regaining our strength, the climb to the Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary of the Castle, the Talaia Tower, or the hiking route that leads to the caves, ancient snow wells that were used to make ice more than five centuries ago and that we will find scattered throughout the area.
As a good mountain village, the gastronomy of Agres invites to comfort the body in the winter days, with hot dishes of spoon like the brothy rice, the pot with ball, the gazpachos or the borreta and as a starter some good stuffed potatoes and a pericana to accompany with a good village bread.
You know, if you love hiking and good food, you can not miss it.
Number of inhabitants: 551 (INE 2018)