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Fragosa

General information

Population: 258

Location

It is located in the North of "Extremadura" in the region" Las Hurdes", between 40°24´ latitude north and 6°24´ latitude west and 672 m. above the sea-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 204 in both directions, coming from "Coria" as well from "Salamanca". Once you arrive to "Vegas de Coria" take the direction "Nuñomoral" and the deviation to "Fragosa".

History

The village is located in a zone with a lot of mountains and mountain ranges.

That is the reason for the name of the village.

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 church in town is also recommendable because of its antiquity, being the oldest one in "Las Hurdes".

Free time

The visitor can do some activities as wandering and others related with the appreciation of the nature.

Where to eat & sleep

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

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
  • Castanets
  • Stone-houses and embroideries

Trips

Bath zone

The visitor can take a bath in the natural swimming pool by the river "Malvedillo" which cross the village.

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