PINOSO is a town that has a history of wealth not only in the financial sense from the fantastic wines and abundant harvests and also because of the Marble Mountain which helped this area to prosper and thrive. Moreover Pinoso has a wealth of history and tradition. The Fiestas are wonderful to see and also to be a part of. Pinoso is a friendly town where the lovely lanes and backstreets can be explored on foot.
Being surrounded by mountains with plenty of parks and walks makes the region ideal for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. From cycling to horse-riding, the region has it all.
There are many Bars and Restaurants offering a wide variety of food and drink, both local & international.
The history of Pinoso stretches back to the times of the Iberians and the area was later settled by the Romans and then the Moors during the Arab occupation of Spain.
After the Christian re-conquest, Pinoso was annexed by Aragon and was joined with the town of Monovar until it gained its independence in 1826.
The parish church of Pinoso was ercted in honour of the Apostle Saint Peter in 1743.
Pinoso is renowned for the production of fine wines, rock salt and marble. Pinoso has a population of 7,442 (2007 census) and a municipal area of 126 km2.
Annual Events In Pinoso
In February, the 'Día del Villazgo' - Crafts & Food Fair is held to commemorate Pinoso's independence as a Municipality. An opportunity to experience the local cuisine & culture of the town.
Perhaps the best of all festivals is celebrated in August, a week not to be missed! The Grand Procession is held on August 6th. The festivities take place from 1st to 9th August.