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La Huerta

General information

Population: 26

Location

It is located in the North of "Extremadura" and in the South of the region" Las Hurdes", between 40°18´ latitude north and 6°19´ latitude west and 465 m. above sea-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 204 in both directions, coming from "Coria" as well from "Salamanca". 4 Kilometres before arriving to "Caminomorisco" take the indicated deviation.

History

There are no historical remains in "La Huerta".

The footsteps which appeared near the urban centre nevertheless show that the town has existed for a long time.

It is also possible that the place was uninhabited during some time in the past.

What to visit

Places

The old part of the town with buildings following the traditional architecture of the region is recommendable to see.

Free time

For information about activities visit the Centre of Documentation in "La Huerta". This centre offers a lot of different activities.

Where to eat & sleep

The visitor can have a drink or eat something in the different pubs and restaurants in next town, Caminomorisco.

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
  • Stone-houses and embroideries

Trips

Bath zone

There is a bath -zone in town. The visitor can also go to "Caminomorisco" and have a bath in the natural swimming pool near the bridge.

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