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Carabusino

General information

Population: 122

Location

It is located in the North-West of the region" Las Hurdes", 3 km to the north of "Casares de Hurdes", the region's capital, and 4 km from the border with the region of "Salamanca" It is situated on 40°26´ latitude north and 6°17´ latitude west and 900 m. above the sea-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 205, taking the deviation at "Vegas de Coria" direction "Nuñomoral" and " Casares de Hurdes" (Ex-368). 3 Km after passing "Casar de Hurdes" you will reach the village.

History

The village is built sloping up the mountain and thereby forming terraces. The origin of the name is not known, but it might be derived from "caraboxo", a term for oak in Leon.

What to visit

Places

We recommend to visit the abundant orchards, the typical streets in the centre, and note the regional architecture.

Free time

The visitor can get some information about activities in the village going to the "House of Culture" "Casar de Hurdes" The sports ground of the village might be used.

Where to eat & sleep

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

Artesian works

There is no artisan work in the village except for things produced for the local population.

Practical advices

What to buy

  • Typical sweets: "perrunillas", "floretas", "floretas", "huesillos", "mantecados", honey
  • Wine of the region
  • Embroideries
  • Castanets

Trips

Bath zone

The visitor can take a bath in the municipal swimming pool in "Casares de Hurdes".

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