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Las Heras

General information

Population: 48

Location

It is located on the North-west of" Las Hurdes", 5 km. far away from "Casares de Hurdes".

It is located between 40°26´ latitude north and 6°17´ longitude east and 550 m. above the see-level.

Access

To access to the town use the road Ex- 204 and take the deviation at "Vegas de Coria" direction "Nuñomoral" and "Casares de Hurdes" (Ex- 368) and 5 Km. before arriving to "Casares de Hurdes".

History

Nowadays it has become a part of the surroundings of "Casar de Hurdes".

It has always been one of the smallest urban nucleus of" Las Hurdes", which grew up in the shadow of "Casares de Hurdes".

The memorials of the priest Gonzales de Manuel, the population of this town was called with the nick-name "Trilliquis", what means thresher.

What to visit

Places

We recommend to visit the old part of the town, where we can see some typical old houses in well state of conservation.

Free time

Go to the Culture House to see the program of activities.

Where to eat & sleep

The traveller can have some drinks in the pub in town.

Artesian works

There are no more artisans in the town, although the situation was completely different in the past with different works in osier and in wood from the olive trees.

Nowadays we can only find artisan work for the private use in town.

Practical advices

What to buy

  • Typical sweets: "perrunillas", "floretas", "floretas", "huesillos", "mantecados", honey
  • Wine of the region
  • Osier-baskets

Trips

Bath zone

Have a bad in the natural swimming pool in "Casares de Hurdes".

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