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Culture and gastronomy fused in Arévalo during the curious Jornadas del Totón

The town of Arévalo, where Isabel la Católica lived, is a monumental city which has a Historical-Artistic Complex, predominantly Mudejar, considered an Asset of Cultural Interest. In addition to belonging to the Network of Historical SitesArévalo has also joined the network of Magical Towns of Spain. A city that not only conquers its visitors with its views but, above all, with its stomach..

Arevalo, suckling pig roast chairhas a historically accredited process for which it holds the brand Tostón de Arévalo. To commemorate this fact, the town of Avila celebrates every year the Tostón Gastronomic Days from March 2 to 10organized by the ASADHOS Hospitality Association.

Tostón de Arévalo is the gastronomic specialty of the city of Avila

El Totón de Arévalo It is distinguished by being caramelized and clicking when broken.. To taste this gastronomic delight you have to visit Marolo Perotasillustrious local winemaker and tavern owner.

The Mudejar culture predominates in Arévalo

The imposing Arco del Alcocer and the statue that commemorates Queen Isabel I of Castile

However, Arévalo is not only about art and culture, it also has a 4.2 kilometer river walk, perfect to wash down a copious meal like Totón. Said walk runs along part of the banks of the Adaja and Arevalillo rivers in the vicinity of its confluence, and is connected to the urban area through seven accesses.

Arévalo, one of the main Mudejar centers of Castilla y León

Church of San Martín in the Plaza de la Villa, Arévalo

However, although the Plaza de la Villa is the most significant placeis not the only one where this artistic style can be found, it can also be observed in the wall, mansions and bridgesas well as in other religious buildings.

The interactive map with the more than 100 towns that make up the network of Magical Towns of Spain.

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