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Robledo

General information

Population: 86

Location

It is located in the North of "Extremadura" and on the South- West of the region "Las Hurdes", between 40°18´ latitude north and 6°28´ latitude west and 440 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" and coming into "Pinofranqueado" following the direction "Robledo" and "Aldehuela".

History

The village is not so old, some dates show that it could have been a shepherd settlement in the past growing up among the river "Esperaban".

The population of the town has like in others been decreasing during the last years.

What to visit

Places

We invite the visitor to walk through the narrow old streets of the town and see the traditional architecture of its buildings.

Free time

For further information about activities visit the Centre of Documentation in town.

Where to eat & sleep

Fisher-hut "Laybáñez"

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

Artesian works

There are no more artisan workers at present.

The only artisan works done in town ( in wood and osier) are for the private use of the population in town.

Practical advices

What to buy

  • Typical sweets: "perrunillas", "floretas", "mantecados", honey, etc.
  • Wine of the region
  • Stone-houses and embroideries

Trips

Bath zone

The visitor can have a bath in the river "Rio Esperaban" which crosses the town or go to the near towns "Pinofranqueado" or "Caminomorisco" and enjoy the natural swimming pools there.

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