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La Huetre

General information

Population: 250

Location

The Farmhouse "La Huetre is located on the North-west of" Las Hurdes", 6 Km. far away on the West from "Casares de Hurdes".

It is located between 40° 26´latitude North and 6°17´longitude East and 800 metres of latitude above the see level.

Access

We can access to "Casarrubia" by the road Ex- 204 taking the deviation at "Vegas de Coria" direction "Nuñomoral", "Casar de Hurdes" (Ex-368).

Then take the road direction "La Huetre" 6 Km. away from "Casares de Hurdes".

History

It is a very old town, whose name is the past was "La Buetre".

The name came from the animal "buitre" (vulture).

In the past is population was famous because their courage having the best fighters in the zone.

What to visit

Places

We recommend to walk on the narrow streets of the town enjoying their nice emplacement with the stream called "Valle las Morales" crossing the town.

The House of Culture with its typical architecture can be visited.

Free time

The House of the Culture have some offers to cover the free time.

There is also a piste, where some sports can be practised.

Where to eat & sleep

Hotel Restaurante "Montesol (Casares de Hurdes)

Artesian works

There are no more artisans in the town, although the situation was completely different in the past.

The few works made in the present are mainly for the private use of the population of the 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 stream called " Charco de las Mariposas" or in the natural swimming pool in "Casares de Hurdes".

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