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Ruta Pico de Altamira

Trajectory

The trajectory begins at the village "Casar de Palomero" and goes to the port "Puerto del Gamo", going by the hermitage "Cruz Bendita", direction "Machagaz", the first path on the right going up the track to the hill "Pico Altamira".

Length: 9 Kms

Modality: By car or bicycle

Estimated duration: By foot: 25 Minutes By bicycle: 50 Minutes

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: Low

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Forest path and road

Start and finish: "Casar de Palomero"- "Pico de Altamira"

Servicies

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)
  • Civil Guard Station in Casar de Palomero (927436036)
  • Centre of Documentation (927674133)
  • Civil Guard Station in Caminomorisco (927435014)
  • Tourist Office in Caminomorisco (927435329)
  • Centre of rural development, Caminomorisco (927435301)

Curiosities

History of the village, panoramic views, nature and culture, variety of flora: chestnut trees, olive trees, strawberry trees, and also variety of fauna: insects, birds, storks.

History

We can still observe during the trajectory rest of three different cultures, Arabic, Christian and Jewish. The last ones were ejected from the town 500 years ago.

Eat and sleep

  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "Marian", Casar de Palomero (927436310)

Practical Advices

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

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