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Aceitunilla

General information

Population: 152

Location

It is located on the North of "Extremadura" and the province "Las Hurdes", between 40°24´ latitude north and 6°24´ latitude west and 600 m. above the sea-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 204 in both senses, coming from "Coria" as well as from "Salamanca". On reaching "Vegas de Coria" take direction "Nuñomoral", and then the signalled deviation to the village.

History

A typically hurdan settlement, where different buildings realized over the period of many decades can be observed.

The inhabitants have over time got famous for being gifted dancers.

What to visit

Places

From the village place we have perhaps the nicest view on architecture typical for "Las Hurdes". From here it is possible to overview the entire old part of the settlement. We also recommend to take a walk through the streets and enjoy the calm and peaceful atmosphere they transmit.

Free time

Possible activities include sports, wandering and the appreciation of nature.

Where to eat & sleep

We can have a few drinks in the bars of the village.

Artesian works

There is an artisan forming figures from loam. For the people living there also works of wood and wicker are produced.

Practical advices

What to buy

  • Typical sweets: "perrunillas", "floretas", "floretas", "huesillos", "mantecados", honey
  • Wine of the region
  • Works in cork
  • Figures of ceramic
  • Stone-houses and embroideries

Trips

Bath zone

There is a natural swimming pool where the visitor can have a refreshing bath.

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