History of Roncesvalles

The town of Roncesvalles was founded in 1913 by a group of people fascinated by the landscape, the topography, the soil quality, decided to form a village around a school that was at the site today is the county seat. As all the lands of Tolima, it was also discovered by the Spanish Don Diego Fernandez de Bocanegra in the year 1584 Their primitive Residents were Brunies and Buliras Pijao race of Indians who belonged to the tribes commanded by Chief Yungas. There shops or inns conducive for rest of the canyon mulated from San José de las Hermosas region and these places were established. That was how a group of