- Category: Gálvez
The area was repopulated by neighbors of Toledo, likely thing for its proximity to the Montes de Toledo and the people belonging to that city.
The villa was head of the Lordship of the Suárez de Toledo, whose house are still remains, preserving one of the towers of what was once a palace or fortified house next to the church built in the fifteenth century.
In the relations of Felipe II of 1575 it mentions that the property is Juan Suarez de Toledo, with about 250-300 residents.
In the eighteenth century it was the villa of the Duke of Uceda, Comte de Montalban, with a total of 340 neighbors.
- Category: Gálvez
Galveñas Cold cuts
Breeding pigs in Gálvez is an activity that occurs for years. It is one of the main sources of income for our town. The visitor who comes to Gavez can enjoy a wide variety of products derived from pigs of own breed, with the best quality and the secret of years experience. And highlights its back and long traditional chorizo sausage and black pudding Toledo. Without forgetting, of course delja món. Among its specialty is noteworthy chorizo deer (deer).
Extra Virgin Olive designation of Origin "Montes de Toledo"
Olive growing in this area comes from the Roman times, and in particular the Arab domination. For extra virgin olive oil means an oil that has not undergone any chemical alteration in its development, with the purely physical treatment to obtain. A free acidity, expressed as oleic acid, is 8 per 100g. Therefore, this is an oil that retains all its natural properties.
The olive groves of Montes de Toledo is cornicabra variety. The olive harvest is done by vareo system.
It has numerous awards among which are the first prize for the best olive oil with Denomination "Montes de Toledo", 2003, the second prize in 2004 and the first prize in 2006.
Artistic forging Toledana
Artistic Forging Toledana charged in this town of great importance is that in this county are the design studio of Roman Sanchez. After a century working with this material can ensure that it is expert hands that are able to go unpublished designs able to surprise any tourist.
If you are in this town be sure to stop by your local located on the Carretera de Toledo allípodrá see a great display of products ELABO Indos with forging that is sure to surprise.
Artisan cheeses El Pilar
If you visit this town can not let the opportunity to visit this home factory where you can sample local cheeses.
If you are someone who is attracted by the sweet pastry to know that this town ade over a great taste have a size that will undoubtedly surprise you.
- Category: Gálvez
It is a two-storey building that has run portico and balcony. On the first floor there are several windows with lintel, jambs and sardinal granite, the railings are made of wrought iron without decoraciónn.
On the second floor, three wooden windows giving access to large-scale continuous balcony which rests on the lower porch, cerrrándose with wrought iron fence undecorated and separated by piles of granite balls shot open. The columns that support it are Doric and topped with big shoes and a prominent cornice, all made of granite.
The facade is topped by wooden brackets and hip roof with curved tiles.
His condition is good and has been renovated in 2002, performing a discovery of stone, original wooden floor and ceiling arteonado.
The highlight of this building is the Plenary Hall, a work worthy of a visit.
Main facade of City Hall.
Parish Church of San Juan Bautista
Located on Church Street is the temple of the XVI century consisting of three ships carried Mudejar masonry and brick with pitched roof. The bell tower located at the foot of the church. It is cuaúada tower plant with a base of granite blocks and three bodies. Topping a turret tower octo gonal smaller plant with arches topped by u na brick cornice and eight water covered with curved tiles rises.
Inside are three naves separated by arches gave me dovelaje point with brick buildings. The roof is lowered vault. The chancel, the transept and the aisles are apilastras with prominent cornice SVIII century, while the nave is possibly bill before the sixteenth century as the tower.
It stresses the granite baptismal font, decorated with beads and gallons. This temple has been restored in the late 80s.
Parish Church of San Juan Bautista.
Chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows or Christs
Located in the Calle de Los Cristos is the chapel of three ships made of masonry and Toledo rig. The cover is facing east with access mendiante three steps of brick and granite blocks. Encuentgra the facade topped by a belfry with a single arch made of brick medi point where a bell is located.
On the north side a second door with wooden lintel and jambs reinforced brick opens.
It is pitched roof with curved tiles. It is very upset by recent restorations.
It was built in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries and its last restoration dates from 1981 when these tasks were performed discovery of stone throughout the tempo, removing the caladura who was present on all the walls.