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Agua Azul

Trajectory

From the beginning of the route we go 7 kilometres by car. Two stops are advisable: The first at the aerial antenna to see Casarubia and La Huerte, the second then to see the gardens of La Huerte. We reach the end of the road and continue on foot up a little incline, reach its top after about 2.5 kilometres, and there have a view over the territory of the province of Salamanca.

Length: 12,5 Kms

Modality: By car: 7.5 km, On foot: 5 km

Estimated duration: 15 min by car, 2 hours on foot

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: Low-Middle

State: Passable (Signalised)

Type of tracks: Path and foresters track

Start and finish: Presa Maja Robledo

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)
  • Health Centre in Pinofranqueado (927674133-927674101)
  • Civil Guard Station in Nuñomoral (927433004)
  • Civil Guard Station in Caminomorisco (927436116)
  • Centre of Documentation (927674133)
  • Tourist Office in Caminomorisco (927435329)
  • Centre of rural development, Caminomorisco (927435301)

Curiosities

Typical fauna like holly trees, pines … Spectacular views on the province of Salamanca. Waterfalls. Traditional architecture and artesian products in Casares de Hurdes.

History

Path used for the construction of the dam, tracks for pasturing goats and for the communication between the villages. The colour blue (Azul) is attributed to the route for the crystal clear waters it runs alongside of.

Eat and sleep

  • Hostal-Restaurant "Montesol", Casares de Hurdes (927676193)
  • Pension restaurant "Marisol", La Huerte, Casares de Hurdes

Practical Advices

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

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