A place of dreams and beauty
“A dreamy, peaceful and lively place, it is known for its beautiful natural landscapes.
The municipality of Quesa is beautifully located in the foothills of the Bicorp millstone, presided over in its upper part by the Arabic castle that gives rise to the municipality and the 17th century chapel of Santa Cruz. A walk through its streets reveals the 18th century parish church of San Antonio Abad. The Municipal Museum dedicated to the cheese painters Alberto Hernández and Mercedes Rubio is also worth mentioning.
The first week of August it celebrates its festivals in honour of the Santísimo Cristo de la Salud, the Virgen del Rosario, the Divina Aurora and La Santa Cruz, where the Moors and Christians stand out.
Special mention should be made of the Fiesta de la Reserva, which dates back to the plague of 1690, with the historical recreation of the Reserve, the pilgrimage to Bicorp, the medieval market and the distribution of paella and bread to all visitors, which has been declared of Local Tourist Interest in 2012.
The gastronomy and the local confectionery stand out for their gazpachos, the baked cakes with sausage, the aniseed rolls, the rosegons, the sweet potato cakes, the honey or the oil of the area.
The municipality treasures emblematic places such as the Barranco de las Ventanas and the natural area of Los Charcos, with its succession of waterfalls and natural pools. A space that is completed with a via ferrata and several climbing routes. It is also interesting to visit its many natural sites of great environmental and scenic value such as El cañón del río Grande, where you can find the rock art shelter of Voro, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, as well as the area of the Samosa and Planil, from where you can enjoy privileged views of the municipality.
In Quesa there is also the mountain bike information point of the Massif del Caroig, located in the Hotel de Montaña La Rocha.”