If your idea of a different (but equally incredible) vacation includes contact with nature, excursions through beautiful scenery and outdoor art, then the Bogarra Sculptures Route is a perfect alternative.

It is a 3 kilometer walk in which you will contemplate and enjoy up to 60 works sculpted in stone, wood and marble that turn the landscape, which runs along the Hoz del río Madera, into a museum of sculpture in the middle of nature.

And every year more and more works of this type are added thanks to the work of artists from all parts of Spain, who each year visit the region to shape their art as a legacy through an event called the landscape sculpture day, which is held at the initiative of local artist Lauren.

Do you want to know more about this place in the province of Albacete? Then take a look at this travel itinerary to discover what activities to do and what attractions to see in one of the tourist destinations that should never be missing from your list of places to visit.

What to do and see during the Bogarra Sculptures Route?

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Yes, it is true, the sculptures are essential in this route. And you will see them throughout the tour, so you can’t forget your camera to capture the best images and take them home as a nice souvenir.

The Plaza Mayor of Bogarra has become the starting point of this tour.

From there you will take Muralla street until you reach Moral street. After crossing the bridge over the Madera River you will begin your tour of this area of supreme charm.

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The Bogarra Sculptures Route will take you to where the famous outdoor works of art created with stone, wood or marble are located. This path has been called the Path of the Sculptures.

Afterwards, you will reach the Fuente de la Presa, a beautiful water spring located on the same rock where the niche in honor of the Virgin of Cortes is.

Follow the path to the Batan de Bogarra, where you will see the Batan Waterfalls. Then, take the road back to the Plaza Mayor to conclude one of the best routes ever made in your life.

Interesting facts

Datos de interés

For many, spring and autumn are the best times to travel to Albacete and do the Route of the Bogarra Sculptures. However, the tour is available all year round.

It is a nice and pleasant walk that will help you to disconnect, even if it is for a few days, from the stressful life in the city.

If you have chosen to travel during the days of the event that takes place every year in Bogarra, you will have the privilege to see how the artists make their own sculptures.

Where to eat?

After a walk of several kilometers, the moment to taste a delicious meal has arrived. And more if you do it in the restaurants of the area. Here is our selection:

Merendero El Batanero

It is definitely a charming place. It is ideal to eat delicious dishes after finishing the route. And it is a pleasant, clean and cozy space to taste grilled chicken legs or potatoes in the pile. Don’t forget to ask for homemade desserts with lots of love. It is located in Paraje Batan in Bogarra.

Tapería Picayo

Octopus, clams, prawns and exquisite grill. Everything they have to serve is really worth it. In Tapería Picayo there are options to eat delicious. Their portions are abundant and their prices, of desire. It also stands out for the friendly treatment of the people in charge and for its family atmosphere. It is in the Plaza de Cabezuelos, Bogarra.

El Batanero

If your idea is to taste a good meal after the Bogarra Sculptures Route, in El Batanero, you will certainly be able to do it. Potatoes with eggs and grilled meats are two of its specialties. You will end up falling in love with its good attention and excellent atmosphere. Surely you will want to return to this place located in Bogarra.

Where to sleep?

Completing the travel itinerary requires the inclusion of mandatory sleeping places. Find here the best accommodation options.

Casa Rural Los Gavilanes

It is a comfortable, cozy place with guaranteed quality. So it has perfect rooms for quiet nights and first class services to please even the most demanding of guests. It is an excellent place located in Terreros Street, 7, Bogarra.

Hotel Val de Pinares

Its features include mountain views, restaurant, outdoor pool and comfortable rooms full of antiques. There is no doubt that Hotel Val de Pinares is one of the best alternatives to stay, so if you dare you can find it in the Aldea la Dehesa Val, Bogarra.

Vega Sierra

A few kilometers from the Bogarra Sculptures Route is this three-star hotel that has stood out for its comfort and simplicity. The service is of quality. So much so that you will want to come back as many times as you visit the region. It has cabins, a suite, a classic restaurant and spa.

How to get there?

Cómo llegar

From the city of Albacete to Bogarra there is a distance of 75.8 kilometers if you go by road.

The journey takes 1 hour and 17 minutes. Traveling by car or cab is the fastest way to get there and also the cheapest, so if you have already planned a weekend in the region it is best to go by car.

To get to your destination quickly and safely, pay attention to the map directions, GPS and road signs.

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