Fuente el Saúz is surrounded by wide farming fields with paths that carry us up to neighbor villages such as Madrigal de las Altas Torres, Don Jimeno, Narros del Castillo? There are endless of excursions about 20 minutes by car to interesting villages such as Medina del Campo, Peñaranda de Bracamonte, Arévalo, Salamanca, etc.
From the environment it is worth to highlight the route of Isabel. In Madrigal de las Altas Torres the queen Isabel the Catholic was born, so it is an essential place in the Isabel?s Route: the festivity ?Madrigal Medieval? that it is celebrated each first weekend of August. Besides, Madrigal is Historic-Artistic Set and about its monuments we will mention two of them which are linked with Isabel: the old Palace of Juan II, nowadays it is monastery and the Gothic-Mudejar church of San Nicolás de Bari.
Arévalo that it is also Historic-Artistic Set belongs to the Isabel?s Route. Arévalo organizes its ?Medieval Market? at the end of the month of July, with the recreation of the dances of the court of Isabel. In this Isabel?s Route the castle of Arévalo highlights, where it she was educated in the childhood; castle of the XI century that you can visit during the weekends.
Likewise in Medina del Campo (Valladolid), also included in the Isabel?s Route, where its splendor time during the ?Renaissance Week? is reminded about the middle of August every year, with parades and historic recreations where characters like the Catholic Kings that come alive and they walk again along the streets of the Villa of the Fairs. Monuments of this Route are the Castle of la Mota, the collegiate church of San Antolín and the Royal Butcher?s shop.
It is located in the region of La Moraña and Arévalo, on the North of the province of Ávila, in the middle between Arévalo and Fontiveros. It is a typical farming and cattle village with around 100 inhabitants, where the visitors are surprised by the warm welcoming of the people from the village, its quietly (it is just interrupted by the sound of the bells of the church) and the conservation of the traditions nowadays nearly forgotten. You can still see its clerk giving the opening speech in the streets as usual. The parish of the Assumption is a Cultural Interest, with Mudejar head, big altarpiece from the XVIII century, good shape grills between the chancel and the naves, and a lookout tower. Its court roll is kept and some remains of a strong house of the entailed estate Suárez de Lugo.
* Madrigal de las Altas Torres.
* Narros del Castillo.
* Peñaranda de Bracamonte.
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