The human presence in the town of Los Yébenes date back to the Bronze Age period of several sites such as heap Wheat and Spouts known.

His foundation is in the government of the Roman emperor Traja no. The presence rom pu ede ana is certified with the presence of some remains of this era as the Fourth Roman road, which still exists track. There are news of Arab domination and from the year 930, when the Cordovan caliph Abderramán 111 camped with his army on the banks of river Algodor to take the population is of Mora and Toledo.

The strategic importance of the area was crucial for it was successively occupied by Muslims and Christians. The forts, towers and castles that plazan em on the town testify what is said.
Over the medieval manors afi.os divide the population into two halves, leaving a party under the domain of the City of Toledo, and the other Goberna given by the Knights of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem.

Toledo Yébenes is older than the town ruled by the sanjuanistas. However, from ancient Noliva of carpetanos, just the donation of King Henry I the archbishop of Toledo Rodrigo Ximénez de Rada, there is no historical news of the densest population ation. In 1243, King Ferdinand III, received the deed of assignment of these territories.

As regards the village of Yébenes of San Juan, said that was owned by the Templars. There is evidence that it was repopulated by the Order of St. John in the XIII century, through letters pueblas gave the commanders of this order throughout the Mancha. For its part, the Yébenes of San Juan were transferred between 1238 and 1241. For six centuries coexist two towns, with parishes, municipalities and different jurisdictions, until the government of Liberal Triennium loved ll (1822) arrives the first unifying trial , annulled the following year. Between 1833 and 1835 the definitive union just 564 years of legal and administrative division is achieved.

The vastness of the town of Los Yébenes places it among the twenty largest in Spain. Giving you a great capacity to hold on their land variety of flora and fauna that make this area one of the richest in the community. The dominant plant species is the oak, but also pu eden observe other kinds of trees such as oaks, willows, ash ... In the mountains there is a dense thicket of Kermes oak, juniper and oak, among seas of broom, rock rose and rosemary especially in those areas devoted to grazing. Regarding wildlife, highlight steppe birds such as the Little Bustard and the Great Bustard, ducks, montunas birds like partridge; prey, night and day. Mammals such as otters, weasels and hedgehog. Or hunting interest, such as deer or roe deer. The huge amount of roads per mite tourists, nature lovers enjoy this small natural paradise.

Data of interest of Los Yébenes

Holidays at Los Yébenes

  • San Blas (Romería): 3 February
  • Carnavales: Variable
  • Jornadas Gastronómicas
  • Abril Cultural
  • Virgen de Finibusterre: 10-14 September

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