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Ruta de la Zambrana


Go through the town and go out by the water tank, take the path going along the river, cross the stream called "Arroyo de la Zambrana", the traffic signs will show you the way to the engraving on stone called "El Tesito de los Cuchillos". Continue walking along the river until you arrive to the town called "Erias".

Length: 3,5 Kms

Modality: By foot

Estimated duration: Foot: 50 Min.

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: None

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Paths

Start and finish: "Castillo"- "Erias"


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

Important telephone numbers

  • Health Centre in Pinofranqueado (927674133-927674101)
  • Civil Guard Station in Caminomorisco (927435014)
  • Centre of Documentation (927674133)
  • Civil Guard Station in Caminomorisco (927435014)
  • Tourist Office in Caminomorisco (927435329)
  • Centre of rural development, Caminomorisco (927435301)


The popular architecture, zones with orchards, typical cultivations, the engraving on stone called "El Tesito de los Cuchillos".


This path was used for the communication between the towns and for the access to the orchards. The name comes from the stream (Regato de la Zambrana) that you cross while walking this trajectory.

Eat and sleep

  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "El Puente", Pinofranqueado (927674028)
  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "Los Ángeles", Pinofranqueado (927674084)
  • Restaurant "Xaco", Pinofranqueado (927674334)
  • Rural House "El Rincón de las Hurdes", Sauceda, Pinofranqueado (927514061-636827923)

Practical Advices

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


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