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Cabezo

General information

Population: 72

Location

It is located in the North of "Caceres " and of the region "Las Hurdes", at the frontier with "Salamanca". Its coordinates are 40°27´ latitude north and 2°33´ latitude west and it is situated at 670 m. above the sea-level.

Access

We have access to the village in two ways: either we take the Ex-204, chose the deviation at "Vegas de Coria" with direction "Nuñomoral", "Casares de Hurdes" (Ex-368), which passes "Ladrillar", or we can take the Ex-366 and turn to "Ladrillar" before reaching "Riomalo de Abajo", where we find the village 10 km before the regional centre of "Ladrillar".

History

Typical village for the region of "Las Hurdes", which was once cosily called "Tabarros" by the neighbours for the abundance of horse-flies.

What to visit

Places

The visitor should not miss to walk through the streets, from where he will, as the village is situated on top of a mountain range, have impressive views. Also its territory holds a variety of picturesque scenes in nature.

Free time

For further information about activities visit the Centre of Documentation in "Ladrillar".

Where to eat & sleep

The visitor can have some drinks in the different pubs in town.

Artesian works

There are no more artisan workers at the present, although they were quite numerous in the past.

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
  • Stone-houses, embroideries
  • Embroideries
  • Castanets

Trips

Bath zone

Beautiful bath zone

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