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Cueva de los Moros

Trajectory

Start point is the swimming pool in "Casares de Hurdes". Take the path on the right and follow it enjoying the beautiful landscape formed by pines, olive trees, chestnut trees, etc. It is also interesting to see the old (oil/wine) press on the right side of the path, and of course, the traditional architecture of some farmyards, bridges, walls around the orchards. You will also see the nice river "El Hurdano" during the trajectory, until its arrival to the cave "Cueva de los Moros".

Length: 1 Kms

Modality: By foot

Estimated duration: 20 Minutes

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: None

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Paths

Start and finish: "Swimming pool in Casares de Hurdes"- "Cueva de Moros"

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

Typical vegetation of the zone, traditional architecture of the bridges, small houses, walls surrounding the house yards and orchards. There is also some artesian works made in wicker and castanets in the village "Casares de Hurdes".

History

The neighbours of "Casares de Hurdes" use this trajectory to go to their orchards. At the end of it there is a cave. The people of the town tell that once a dog was one week inside of the cave until it found the way out again.

Eat and sleep

  • Small Hotel-Restaurant "Marian", Casar de Palomero (927436310)
  • Guest house-Restaurant "Marisol", La Huetre, Casares de Hurdes

Practical Advices

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

Images

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