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Pinos Hermitage

In honour to Saint Barbara

Getting there:

1 Km from the town, taking the N-332 to Alicante, then the CV-750 to Xaló. After about 300 m. on the left, is the C-749 to Pinos and, at a distance of 8.5 Km, after passing the Pinos restaurant, a trail to the left, with a sign "Pinos hermitage", which takes us there.

Description:

19th Century. It has a small, attached house, used, in its day, by the priest. In front of the hermitage, there is a large square, with a cross and some houses around. On the left of the hermitage is what was the parish priest's house and, to the left and separated from both by a path, what was once Pinos school. The path from the hermitage to school gives a marvellous view of the north face of Bèrnia, with a long, narrow scree, drawing our eyes towards "the arch", an impressive natural archway of stone, on the crest of the Bèrnia mountains. There are several different paths and trails, leading to Bèrnia spring.

Festivals:

The festivals are held on the weekend after the festival in Lleus. Its most important events are mass, "Entrà de la Murta", communal dinners, children's games, chicken races and typical dances.