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Caudete de las Fuentes

Caudete de las Fuentes, living up to its name, invites the traveler on the Wine Route of the Utiel-Requena to visit various sites related to water as the Great Source, the Source and the Source Encañete Girl. The township is 34 km 2, accounting for vine cultivation their main asset.

One of the most important findings of this county is the archaeological site of Los Villares, whose ancient name is Kelin, which are important settlements whose chronology ranging from the Bronze Age of the s. V a.C. Recent Iberian until later. II to I a.C. This site archaeological remains have been found on the entire surface of the hill, reaching an area of some 10 hectares., And between them have appeared several grape seed, who assume that since the fifth century before our era, there was some culture Wine, perhaps also related to the pagan worship of Dionysus or Bacchus. Furthermore, it has found a large quantity of coins, as the Iberian city of Kelin mint had its own (issued aces and semis).

Other points of interest of the municipality are: the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin, in neoclassical style, the museum collection Ejarque Luis Garcia, with significant traces of the Iberian era Ethnological Collection and Municipal.
In paragraph festival are to highlight the major festivals of summer, called "Youth Week", which achieved together in a single night to thousands in the town on its popular outdoor festivals held on the Paseo de la Alameda in early August. With respect to cultural activities are highlight the Open Days are held each year in this population, in the fall in the archaeological site of Kelin and include guided tours of the site and the museum collection, educational workshops and historical reconstructions, while the visitor can enjoy Iberian-style menus that offer local restaurants.

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