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Sauceda

General information

Population: 111

Location

It is located in the North of "Extremadura", on the South-West of the region" Las Hurdes", between 40°18´ latitude north and 6°28´ latitude west and 440 m. above the sea-level.

Access

The access is quite easy by the road Ex- 204 in both directions, coming from "Coria" as well from "Salamanca". Take the deviation at "Pinofranqueado" direction "Sauceda".

History

There are rests in form of engravings that show that the town exists since many years.

What to visit

Places

We recommend the traveller to visit all the prehistoric rests in the town and its surroundings, as well as the engravings. The old part of the town with buildings following the traditional architecture of the region is also recommendable.

Free time

For further information about activities visit the Centre of Documentation in town.

Where to eat & sleep

Casa Rural "El Rincón de las Hurdes" (Sauceda-Pinofranqueado)

Albergue Juvenil "La Sauceda" (Sauceda-Pinofranqueado)

Artesian works

There are no more artisan workers at present.

The only artisan works done in town ( in wood and osier) are for the private use of the population in town.

Practical advices

What to buy

  • Typical sweets: "perrunillas", "floretas", "mantecados", honey, etc.
  • Wine of the region
  • Stone-houses and embroideries

Trips

Bath zone

The visitor can have a bath in the river "Rio de los Angeles", which crosses the town.

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