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Ruta de los olivares

Trajectory

Go out of the town "Casares de Hurdes" by the church, go down crossing the numerous olive cultivations until you arrive to some farmhouses on the right. Cross the road and take the forest path and you will arrive to an old mill. Continue walking arriving then to "Casarrubia" and leaving the river on the right. Go out from the village through the place where the schools used to be and continue walking direction "La Huetre". During this part of the trajectory you will see the Culture House in "La Huetre". Continue walking following the forest track, you will see some orchards of "La Huetre", still in use to supply the town with potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, etc. It is also possible to see the typical vegetation of the zone.

Length: 4 Kms

Modality: By foot

Estimated duration: 1 Hour and 30 Minutes

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: Low

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Paths and firebreak

Start and finish: "Casares de Hurdes"- "Las Huertas de la Huetre"

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 (9274333016)
  • 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 architecture in "Casares de Hurdes", "Casarubia" and "La Huetre". There are also some artesian works in "Casares de Hurdes", some typical vegetation of the zone and beautiful cultivated zones in "La Huetre", from which the village is supplied.

History

The population of "Casares de Hurdes" used this trajectory to go from "Casares de Hurdes" to "La Huetre" and take the vegetables from the orchards (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers…). Some of these orchards are still in use by some neighbours of the towns.

Eat and sleep

  • Tourist Appartments "Las Cabañas de las Mestas", Las Mestas, Ladrillar (927434025)
  • Restaurant "Ruta 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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