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Senda al Corazón de Las Hurdes

Trajectory

Go out from the locality "Cambroncino" direction to "Caminomorisco", go to the top of the hill, which joins the two localities, walking about 500 Metres from the first one. Follow the path on the right side finding various valleys on the way. From these valleys it is possible to see the localities "Cambrón" and "Caminomorisco" in the distance. After enjoying of these marvellous views go the way back until arriving to the viewpoint called "Mirador de Alavea" and also called "Chorreón del Tajo". From that point it is possible to appreciate the nice waterfalls. Follow the path and after approximately one Kilometre you will arrive to a deviation. Follow the new path going from this deviation and leading to the hill "Alto del Pimpollar". Cross the firebreak and take the new forest path on the right. Leave your car at the end of that path. Continue by foot going the hill down leading to the famous "Chorro de la Miacera" on the right and the Vulcan "Volcán de El Gasco".

We recommend to make a stop at the firebreak on the way back and enjoy the nice view of the tow localities "Fragosa" and "Martilandrán". Continue the way back and take the road EX-204, which joins the localities "Caminomorisco" (2 Kilometres) and "Pinofranqueado" (3 Kilometres).

Length: 48 Kms

Modality: By car or bicycle

Estimated duration: By Car: 2 Hours and 30 Minutes, By Bicycle: 4 Hours and 40 Minutes

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: Middle-Low

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Forest track, path, road and firebreak

Start and finish: Cambroncino- Caminomorisco

Servicies

Hotels, restaurants, rural houses, Health Centres, civil guard station, Centre of documentation, tourist office and centre of rural development.

Important telephone numbers

  • Health Centre in Pinofranqueado (927674133 or 927674101)
  • Civil Guard Station in Caminomorisco (927436116)
  • Centre of Documentation (927674133)
  • Tourist Office in Caminomorisco (927435329)
  • Centre of rural development, Caminomorisco (927435301)

Curiosities

There are a lot natural waterfalls all along the trajectory, where you can refresh yourself and take a break. There are also some marvellous views from the localities "Cambrón", "Caminomorisco" as well as from the valley "Valle del Rio Malvellido". The hole trajectory is also very interesting because of the richness of flora and fauna.

History

These paths and tracks, nowadays all converted to paths, were used by the neighbours in the past for the communication between the localities. It was also used for the transport of one of the most important products from "Las Hurdes", slate.

Eat and sleep

  • Guest House-Restaurant "Mesón el Abuelo", Caminomorisco (927435114)
  • Rural Guest House "Cristina", Caminomorisco (927435384)
  • Restaurant "El Rincón Hurdano", Caminomorisco (927435155)

Practical Advices

Water, food, appropriate shoes, cap, camera, binoculars, care and respect for the environment.

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