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Things to do in Escalante

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The top 6 attractions in Escalante

Villages in Escalante
Escalante
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A quiet little village where it seems that time stands still. This beautiful townhouse has been adapted to modern standards. There are several Grills and little bars where you can drink. The people are friendly and welcoming.
Churches in Escalante
Church of San Roman de Escalante
Although at first glance itlooks like a small and humble chapel, it is actually one of the most valuable treasures of Escalante, being a Romanesque work (the only one along with Santa Maria Romanesque Bareyo coastal). The enormous wealth of sculptures places it amongst the most prominent in the region. It is believed to that it was built in the twelfth century.
Churches in Escalante
Iglesia de Sta. Cruz
This church from the XVI-XVII century was an old monastery, topped with a large tower built in the following century. It stands alone near the town of Escalante. A nice place to visit in Escalante.
Churches in Escalante
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Historical Monuments in Escalante
Cerroja Mill
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Near Escalante, along the Natural Park of Santoña, Victoria and Joyel, and facing Peñera Montehano and The Mill is the Cerroja. This is a tidal mill, whose origins probably date back to before the year 1047, according to historical documents. This makes it probably one of the oldest tidal mills in Europe. The advantage that Cerroja Mill Dam has it that the tides are surrounding it, so stored water could be released easily,which moved the millstones to grind the cereal. This was the livelihood for the whole region. The Mill is easily accessible on foot or by car from Escalante.
Abbeys in Escalante
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