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Verea del Risco Gordo

Trajectory

Go out of "Ladrillar" following a path near the two last houses of the town, continue walking until you arrive to a forest track, follow this track during about 3 metres, direction left. From that point another path goes on, and while walking on it you will have the opportunity to see some typical house yards, one of them in ruins. Here it is also possible to see a beautiful landscape composed by pines, oaks, holly trees and strawberry trees. Follow the path and cross three streams. By crossing the last one you will see a little cave, continue to see a panoramic view of the town "El Cabrezo". Keep on walking going down, cross a stream and continue walking until you arrive to the town "Verea del Risco Gordo". At the entrance of the town you will see the buildings of the old schools and also the old water-tanks.

Length: 5,5 Kms

Modality: By foot

Estimated duration: 3 Hours and 15 Minutes

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: Middle-low

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Forestall tracks and paths

Start and finish: "Ladrillar"- "Cabezo"

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 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 (pines, oaks, holly trees, strawberry trees), traditional architecture and also some artesian works.

History

The zone "EL Ladrillas" has always been known with the name "La Ribera". Relative big mountains compose this municipality; one of them is the highest of the community and is know with the name "El Mingorro". You will see all that during the trajectory.

Eat and sleep

  • Tourist Apartment "Las Cabañas de las Mestas", Las Mestas, Ladrillar (927434025)
  • Restaurant "Rutas de las Batuecas", Las Mestas, Ladrillar (927434025)

Practical Advices

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

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