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Aceña

General information

Population: 170 personas

Location

It is located on the North of "Extremadura" and in the south of the province of "Las Hurdes". Its coordinates are 40°18´ latitude north and 6°19atitude west and 48 m. above the sea-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 204 in both senses, coming from "Coria" as well from "Salamanca". Once arrived in "Caminomorisco" take the road to "Casar de Palomero" for about one km, and you get to "Aceña".

History

As the village is attached to the territory of "Caminomorisco", its history is strongly interwoven with the one of the neighbouring village.

At a place called "La coronita" some remains of a pre roman settlement have been found.

What to visit

Places

As the scenery around the village is lovely and full of magic, we recommend an expansive walk.

Free time

A visit to the house of culture at "Caminomorisco" will reveal a great number of spare time activities in the zone.

Where to eat & sleep

The visitor can have some drinks in the different pubs of the village.

Artesian works

There are no more artisan workers at the present. The only artisan works done in town (in wood and osier) are for the private use of the population in town.

Practical advices

What to buy

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

Trips

Bath zone

There is a natural swimming pool in the river by the bridge.

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