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Senda de la Cigüeña Negra

Trajectory

Go out of the House of "Buenagua" and take the forest track on the right, you will pass the dam which supplies the drinkable water to the village "Vegas de Coria", then also the valley called "Valle de la Batuequilla", rich in the typical vegetation of the zone. Follow the forest track until you get to a crossing and then take the road on the right, which gets to "Nuñomoral".

Length: 18 Kms

Modality: By car or bicycle

Estimated duration: By car: 1 Hour and 15 Min. With the bicycle: 2 Hours and 30 Min

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: Low

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Forest path and roads

Start and finish: House "Buenagua"- "Nuñomoral"

Servicies

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

Important telephone numbers

  • Health Centre in Nuñomoral (927433016)
  • Civil Guard Station in Nuñomoral (927433004)
  • Centre of Documentation (927674133)
  • Civil Guard Station in Caminomorisco (927435014)
  • Tourist Office in Caminomorisco (927435329)
  • Centre of rural development, Caminomorisco (927435301)

Curiosities

Vegetation reach in: holly trees, oaks, strawberry trees, pines and heathers. Traditional architecture: "Despoblado de la Batuequilla", a zone where the black storks nest.

History

The origin of the route is the fact that it is very easy to find nest of black storks (Ciconia nigra is the Latin name) in the zone. The valley of "Batueca" is rich in waterfalls and typical vegetation, for example chestnut tree, holly trees and strawberry trees.

Eat and sleep

  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "Simon", Vegas de Coria, Nuñomoral (927434093)
  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "Avenida", Vegas de Coria, Nuñomoral (927434098)
  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "Los Angeles", Vegas de Coria, Nuñomoral (927434005)
  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "El Hurdano", Nuñomoral (927433012)

Practical Advices

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

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