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Fontilles 120 years ago: the last sanatorium in Europe


The Fontilles of today bears little resemblance to the sanatorium that began to see the light among the mountains in the interior of the Marina Alta at the beginning of the 1909th century. Nestled between the Vall de Laguar, Orba and Murla, the site opened its doors in XNUMX after several years of design and construction. The sanatorium became a dream come true for the founders of Fontilles, who saw the place as the perfect location to treat and provide a dignified life for people with leprosy.

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