Top things to do in Morella

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Daluan

Daluan is run by Avelino Ramón, a cookery teacher by trade, and his wife Jovita: a very friendly team! Its small upstairs interior is satisfyingly contemporary and its terrace, filling a quiet alley, is equally rela…
Castle in Morella

Castillo de Morella

Though badly knocked about, Morella’s castle well merits the long wiggly ascent to savour breathtaking views of the town and surrounding countryside. Built by the Moors, it was regularly remodelled and saw action in…
Spanish in Morella

Mesón del Pastor

Within the sizeable dining room, bedecked with the restaurant’s trophies and diplomas, this traditional family-run place is all about robust mountain cuisine: thick stews in winter, rabbit, juicy sausages, partridge…
Spanish in Morella

Vinatea

In the centre of town under characterful columned porticoes, this is an appealing spot for excellent local cuisine and a decent selection of wines from the region and beyond. Seasonal local ingredients are presented…
Church in Morella

Basílica de Santa María la Mayor

This imposing Gothic basilica has two elaborately sculpted doorways on its southern facade. A richly carved polychrome stone staircase leads to the elaborate overhead choir, while cherubs clamber and peek all over t…
Fiesta in Morella

Sexenni

Morella’s major festival is the Sexenni, held during August every six years almost without interruption since 1678 (there's one in 2018, then 2024) in honour of the town’s patron, the Virgen de Vallivana. It was ori…
Gate in Morella

Torres de San Miguel

The twin towers of this imposing city gateway are a good place to begin your exploration of the town. With a solid octagonal form, they were first built in the 14th century. There's a small exhibition inside and app…
Museum in Morella

Museo Tiempo de Dinosaurios

The Maestrazgo’s remote hills have been a treasure trove for palaeontologists and this small museum in a church near the tourist office exhibits a collection of dinosaur bones and other fossils, along with a model o…
Bar in Morella

Canyero's Bar

Small enough that you could almost fit it on a postcard – perhaps one of the several offbeat ones behind the counter – this bar has real soul. Grab a table under the columned arcade or shoulder up at the bar for a p…