This small hamlet of just 59 inhabitants was given to Santa María la Real de Nájera by King García of Navarre in 1052. Throughout its history it has been known by several different names, including Fagege and Hageges.
WHAT TO SEE:
- Parish Church of Santa Eulalia de Mérida (16th century). The tombstone at the entrance is claimed to hold the entrails of King García of Navarre, killed by Ferdinand I of Castile at the Battle of Atapuerca in 1054.
- Shrine of Nuestra Señora del Rebollar or Robledal (18th century). A simple stone shrine situated at the entrance to the municipality.
- Canto Bridge. This single arch bridge, standing to the left on the way out of the town, is attributed to St John of Ortega.