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Miraflores de la Sierra
Miraflores de la Sierra is a town and municipality in the northern area of the autonomous Community of Madrid, in central Spain, of c. 6,000 inhabitants, located 49 kilometers away from Madrid.HistoryMiraflores de la Sierra, formerly known as Porquerizas was established by Segovian farmers in the thirteenth century. According to legend the town was renamed in 1627 by Elisabeth of Bourbon, wife of Philip IV of Spain. Walking to the monastery of Santa María de El Paular she saw the village of Porquerizas surrounded by blooming flowers, at which point she exclaimed Mira, ¡flores! ("look, flowers!").FestivitiesBeginning on 15 August Miraflores de la Sierra celebrates its festivities in honour of the Virgen de la Asunción. (Our Lady of the Assumption), patron of the municipality.3 February, day of Saint Blaise, is also celebrated, as is 15 May, day of San Isidro.Miraflores de la Sierra is in Community of Madrid. Take a peek at our online itinerary creator: Miraflores de la Sierra and its charms laid bare and easily scheduled.
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