A Beautiful Rural Miracle in Extremadura
How about if we know beautiful corners of our country? Perfect, right?Well, let’s do this! So after show beautiful landscapes and the Beech de Montejo, the beech forest and the Valley of Benasque, we moved to Cáceres, Extremadura, to speak of The Hurd, a region composed of five municipalities and bathed by seven rivers that irrigate its valleys.
This boundary corner with Salamanca’ll find landscapes of hills and valleys full of color, nature and life in each of the stations, with the spring season when The Hurd looks at its best. As if that were not enough, it is full of traditions and legends that people do not want to lose their place. Do you want to know more about this Spanish rural wonder?For very attentive!
The landscape of Las Hurd.
If anything characterizes the region of the Hurd is its unique landscape formed by lush mountains and some extremely clear water accompanied by slate houses that are fully integrated into the environment. Dominated by trees such as oaks, olive, chestnut, pine and cherry trees, although the water is primordial thanks to the beautiful waterfalls and rivers that flood the area, getting to create amazing meanders, natural pools and reservoirs.
A beautiful region throughout the year.
One of the strengths of this frontier region is worth a visit at any time of year. In summer, for example, you can leverage that is a region with plenty of water, which becomes crystalline natural pools, perennial streams and waterfalls to which you will come after daring routes. During the spring, however, you’ll enjoy the lightness and brightness that invade the environment, and in winter you will have the opportunity to observe the mists surrounding the tops of the mountains. Of course, I also love visiting Las Hurd in autumn when the trees like chestnut, cherry and poplar trees drop their leaves and stained with magical colors like ocher and garnets. Moreover, it is a paradise for lovers of mycology.
Food and lodging.
Of course, if you visit the area do not miss the opportunity to test its unique cuisine. Notable pipos cooked with cabbage, trout fished in the rivers and swamps, kids stew, tasty crumbs or sausage, among many other delicious dishes. In addition, the area you will find accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets: rural hotels, hostels, campsites, guesthouses, apartments, cottages, inns.
Attractions in Hurd.
In addition to the spectacular scenery in the region of the Hurd you can perform different activities. For example, thanks to the abundant vegetation, the slopes and the appeal of relief, it is ideal for cycling and other sports practice area. Of course, in the region will also find numerous hiking trails that will connect you with nature. You can also go fishing; ski station of La Covatilla; motorbike tours; pick mushrooms; canoeing and baranquismo; and enjoy the ornithological tourism.
As if that were not enough, you can also visit The Hurd different interpretation centers where you will find information about the region. They are related to the oil, honey, olives, water, the environment, hurdana House and crafts.
Here we leave our gallery, where you can discover some beautiful pictures of Las Hurd.