How to arrive:
From Valencia via the CV35 road. The village is the gateway to the administrative region of La Serrania.
The local cuisine shares the typical characteristics of that of the Serranía administrative region: filling dishes, such as “olla churra” (stew), “gachas” (porridge) and “migas”. Special mention may be made of the local sausages, lamb and pork. Mention may also be made of the local sweets, such as crystallized truffles and sweet cakes, anise rolls, “matecados”, sweet potato cakes. Typical products, Wine and olive oil Cooperativa Agrícola San Sebastián Mártir Avda. la Serranía, s/n.
Places of interest:
The most notable areas in the Llosa del Obispo municipality include: The “Atalayuela” mount, considered one of the most important archaeological sites of the Valencia Bronze Age. “La Fuente de la Canaleta”, located near “Barranco de la Cava”, is a recreational area equipped with a fountain, tables and paella-making facilities. It can be used as a campsite at Easter. The Calvary Mount, where this is a thick pine forest and which is the location for the Hermitage of Our Lady of Sorrows and the Stations of the “Via Crucis”.
Llosa del Obispo has a short-distance trail known as “Penya Roya”, which, starting from the village centre, crosses “El Pico de la Cruz”, “La Cima de los Huertos” (600 m) and “La Peña Roya”, before descending to the “Canaleta” spring. The route passes through the mountains located to the northwest of the village, an area where reforestation work is underway.
Losa del Obispo’s Main Festivities are held in honour of Saint Sebastian Martyr and the Relics on 20th and 21st January, respectively, and in honour of Saint Peter Martyr of Verona during the first week in August. Together they form our village’s summer festivities.
The festivities dedicated to Saint Sebastian include liturgical acts (mass, processions, celebration of the Relics), bonfires, parades, cultural activities (cinema, clowns, dance groups, etc.).
The summer festivities, dedicated to Saint Peter of Verona, include street dances, children’s games, sports competitions, religious services, parades, etc., with special mention to be made of the pilgrimage to Calvary, a nearby hill on which the Hermitage of Our Lady of Sorrows, the patron saint of Losa del Obispo, is located. During the pilgrimage, the participants dress in typical costumes.
Other celebrations held throughout the year include those dedicated to the Immaculate Conception (8th December), which is organized by “Las Clavariesas de la Inmaculada”, and those of Holy Week, which are in turn organized by the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Sorrows. Furthermore, the festivities include the acts celebrated by Unión Musical de Losa del Obispo in honour of Saint Cecilia.