Barrio de las ollas

Town in the municipality of Boñar

Barrio de las ollas

Barrio de las Ollas

(DISTRICT or hamlet and suburb on the outskirts of the town, in this case Boñar).


The word olla or pottery pot no doubt refers to the fact that its ancient inhabitants in the Middle Ages were pottery craftsmen.

This village was formerly part of the council of Boñar.

At a distance of 0.9 km. From Boñar itself. Located on the mountainside, at the foot of Pico Cueto, it has two waterfalls in the Foces watercourse. Its parish church dates back to the 17th century and its patron saint is San Juan Bautista. It celebrates its patron saint’s day on the 24th of June, celebrating the festival on the weekend with its traditional bonfire on the night of San Juan.