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Mesegal

General information

Population: 85

Location

It is located in the North of "Extremadura" on the Southeast of the region " Las Hurdes" and 40°18´latitude north and 6°28´longitude west and 440 m. above the see-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 204 from both directions, coming from "Coria" or from "Salamanca". It is located in the middle of the way from Pinofranqueado and Caminomorisco.

History

Some dates make us think that at the very beginning it was just a hut for the shepherds.

During the last years the population of this village, as well as in the others ´, has being decreasing very fast.

What to visit

Places

The visitor can see the old part of the town and its surroundings, where he will find nice landscapes and a rich variety in fauna.

Free time

See the program of the House of Culture for the activities.

Where to eat & sleep

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

Artesian works

There are no more artisans in the town.

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

Practical advices

What to buy

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

Trips

Bath zone

To take a bath, go to the natural swimming pools in "Pinofranqueado" and "Caminomorisco".

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