Elche de la Sierra is in the heart of the Mountain Chain of Segura, on the Southeast of the capital of Albacete.
The municipality is well communicated and it is away from:
36 km from Hellín
100 km from Albacete
116 km from Murcia
192 km from Alicante
224 km from Valencia
335 km from Almería
353 km from Madrid
How to arrive
From Levante: From Murcia and Alicante you can get to the population through the motorway A-30 up to the exit of Hellín Norte and incorporate to the CM-412 during 32 km you will get to Elche de la Sierra. From Valencia take the Motorway A-7 up to Almansa that you take the CM-412 up to Hellín and after Elche de la Sierra
From the Centre: From Madrid by the A-3 up to Albacete and from Albacete you get by the A-30 up to the exit of Hellín Norte and taking the CM-412 you arrive to Elche de la Sierra.
From the South: You get by the A-4 direction Bailen and after by the N-322 up to Puerta del Segura and Siles where we get to the province of Albacete by Riópar, get into the CM-412 during 37 km to arrive to Elche de la Sierra.
We are in the biggest village of the Mountain Chain Segura, both in extension as in population. It is for that it is the centre of the economic and commercial life of the area. Its streets are the ideal settlement so during the parties of September you can prove why its inhbitants are proud of this population called as “the cot of the run”. As it is said from the Town Hall, the “walk by the sumptuous sketch of the streets of the historical centre lets passing next to nice facades of old models and architectural styles, being the main monument of the Church of St Quiteria, of the end of the XVIII century, with two towers. On the southeast of the urban core is the Park la Concordia. Next, in the yard of the School of the crucified Christ, the millenary holm oak “la Carrasca” that is 4.60 m and more than 700 years old. Not very far away is the raft of Pilar, water pond for watering, with fishes and four pipes.
Elche de la Sierra has very beautiful landscapes, especially those which are next t o the river Segura, being advisable:Puente Gallego, la Longuera, El Almazarán, Barranco Andrés… places where you can watch the zigzag of the water to get lost between the hills. In the place known as El Mojín it is said that it was buried the general Amílcar Barca.