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Cambroncino

General information

Population: 249

Location

It is located on the North of "Extremadura" and in the centre of the region "Las Hurdes", between 40°18´ latitude north and 6°17´ latitude west, 500 m. above the sea-level.

Access

We have easy access to the village from the Ex-204, from both directions, from "Salamanca" as well as from "Coria". The village is crossed by the road and is situated 8 km from "Caminomorisco" in direction of "Salamanca".

History

Rests of roman times indicate a long history of the village.

What to visit

Places

We have to recommend the visit of the church of "St. Catalina" also known as "de las Lagrimas", which was built in the 18th century from slate and bricks, giving it a singular outfit. The paths and orchards of the surrounding land are also worth a visit.

Free time

Activities correlated with sports may be practised on the sports facilities of the village. A visit to the house of culture at "Caminomorisco" will reveal a lot more possibilities to design and plan your free time.

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. 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
  • Little stone houses and embroideries

Trips

Bath zone

The visitor can have a bath in the natural pools both at "Caminomorisco" and "Vegas de Coria".

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