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Casa Rubia

General information

Population: 60

Location

It is located in the North-West of the region" Las Hurdes", 4 km from the region's capital, "Casares de Hurdes" between 40°26´ latitude north and 6°17´ latitude west and 650 m. above the sea-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 204, taking the deviation at "Vegas de Coria" direction "Nuñomoral" and "Casares de Hurdes" (Ex-368).

Then take the road to "La Huerte", on which you will find the village 4 km away from "Casares de Hurdes".

History

The village is locally better known with the name "Jurde", whose inhabitants were in old times famous for their production of castanets and work with osier.

What to visit

Places

We recommend to visit the old part of the town, where the visitor can see some typical old houses. The old bridge in town is also recommendable.

Free time

We recommend that the visitor goes to the "House of Culture" for information about activities offered in the village.

Where to eat & sleep

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

Artesian works

There is no artisan work for sale. The few of artisan work done in town ( in wood and osier) are for private use of the population in town.

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 natural swimming pool in "Casares de Hurdes".

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