Casas del Senor
The popular village of Casas del Senor belongs to the municipality of Monóvar, located in the province of Alicante, in the region of the Middle Vinalopo. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, pine clad hills and crops of olives, almonds and grapes the village is at the foot of Monte Coto, rich with flora and fauna and ideal for excursions and hiking. Landmarks are the bell tower of the church and the medieval aqueduct consisting of six arches of irregular measure, built of stone.
The village has a population of 280 inhabitants. This number can reach multiply on special dates such as Easter, summer and Christmas through tourism. The most used language is Valencian, although part of the population comes from nearby cities and also English-speaking neighbors. The people of the village are very hospitable, mostly working in agriculture, the sector of marble and local businesses, as the village has restaurants, butchers, bakerys, chemists, small shops and other services.
Traditional food is cooked on a fire of vine branches including rice with rabbit, gazpacho, gachamiga, sausages and grilled meat (carne a la brasa). Typical dishes are rabbit and snails paella, pigeon, partridge, chicken, grilled lamb, fasegures (large meatballs), beans in sauce, fried rabbit, gachamiga, gazpacho and soft cheese accompanied by the excellent Monovar wineries, now produce all kinds of wines with denomination of origin Alicante: red, white and rose, along with sweet wine and muscatel, or the famous Fondillón.
The name of the village means 'houses of the gentleman'. You can find traditional town houses here and some quaint country cottages. The towns of Monovar and Pinoso with all amenites are both about 7 minutes away. There is a paved walk to the neighbouring village of Chinorlet. Alicante airport and beaches are around 40 minutes.