Serón is a town located in the western part of the Almanzora Valley region, in the northwest of the province of Almería. Founded by the Nasrids in the 13th century as a defensive fortress, Serón preserves the legacy of its medieval, industrial and mining past, as well as a wealth of natural and scenic wealth.

Tourist attractions in Serón include:

The Royal Street


It is the main street of the old town, where you can admire the stately houses of the 19th and 20th centuries, with their wrought iron balconies where the bright colours of the flowers that decorate their surroundings stand out.


The Castle of Serón

The castle is an Arab fortress that dominates the valley from its height. The neo-Mudejar style Clock Tower stands out at the top of the castle. Today you can visit its archaeological remains and enjoy the panoramic views it offers.


Serón History Centre

Junto al castillo se encuentra el Centro de Historia de Serón, donde se puede conocer la historia y la cultura del municipio a través de objetos, documentos y fotografías. El centro esta abierto al visitante todos los fines de semana y la entrada es gratuita.


Hermitage of Los Remedios

The hermitage is a 19th century neoclassical temple located in the upper part of the village, with incredible views. Inside, the patron saint of Serón, the Virgen de los Remedios, is venerated, and her image is carried in procession every year in August. The chapel has a bell tower and an altarpiece.


The Church of la Anunciación


It is a 17th century parish church declared a national Historic-Artistic monument in 1983. Its façade is in the classical Baroque style and its interior has a rectangular floor plan with three naves separated by semicircular arches. The different coats of arms of the Bishop of Portocarrero and the Marquis of Villena stand out.


The mining village of Las Menas


This is an abandoned mining town that was one of the main centres for the extraction and transformation of iron in Spain in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Here you can visit the old mining facilities, such as the furnaces, galleries, hoppers and workers’ houses, as well as the interpretation centre (visits by prior reservation), which explains the operation and importance of this economic activity for Serón and its region.


The Menas trail

This trail is a route of about 7 kilometres that starts from the mining village and goes through the natural landscapes of the surroundings, such as the different ravines or the ruins of the old workshops that still remain. The trail allows you to enjoy the local flora and fauna, as well as the views of the Filabres mountain range.


Serón is a charming tourist destination where you can discover the past and present of a town that has managed to preserve its identity and its heritage.

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