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Vegas de Coria

General information

Population: 208

Location

It is located in the North of "Extremadura" in the province "Cáceres" and in the region" Las Hurdes", between 40°24´ latitude north and 6°24´ latitude west and 600 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". The road crosses the village.

History

The town has always been associated with agricultural activities, mainly with orchards, which produced a great amount of vegetables, and supplied the whole region.

What to visit

Places

The main attraction is the river-loop. The banks of the river also offer some paths for a walk on which you may enjoy nature.

Free time

The visitor can hike and practise other activities related with the appreciation of nature as well as some kinds of sport.

Where to eat & sleep

Hostal Restaurante "Simón"

Hostal Restaurante "Avenida"

Hostal Restaurante "Los Ángeles"

Artesian works

There are some special artisan works in town, in form of figures, normally showing different animals and made of horn.

But there are some people who also work with wood and stone.

Practical advices

What to buy

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

Trips

Bath zone

There is a natural swimming pool where the visitor can have a refreshing bath.

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