Alcántara Order Route.
The first stop on this journey is to enjoy the castle of "Mirabel" and the views from there. Then we´ll take the road of "Casas de Millán" and reach "Pedroso de Acim" where we´ll visit the Convent of "Palancar". From there we will go to "Portezuelo" to visit the castle of "Marmionda" that as "Mirabel" castle, tells of the struggles of the reconquest. Due to the construction of the dam of Alcántara they had
to rescue "Alconétar" bridge of Roman origin, one of the oldest "segmental" arches in the world. After visiting its current location we´ll march to Garrovillas having one of the most beautiful squares in Spain and we´ll lunch in a restaurant. We will also have chance to buy delicious sweets. In the next step we will visit the neighboring town of Brozas, of great historical and monumental.We´ll have crossed the beautiful meadow of the SPA Garrovillas Pinetum.
We´ll finish the day in the wonderful town of Alcantara whose streets we´ll tour visiting churches and the convent of St. Francisco. One of the beautiful manors is the House of Natalio where we´ll go as it is the headquarters of the Interpretation Centre International Tagus.
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Distance Walking
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History, Culture and Nature
Alcántara - Tajo - Salor - Almonte
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Garrovillas Main Square one of the most beautiful od Spain Tajo Salor River
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Steele Rock Castle in Mirabel Monfrague
Alcantara Roman Bridge the most impressive roman bridge over Tajo River Tajo Salor
Suitable Origins for this Route
ALCÁNTARA ORDER ROUTE
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Best season: Autumn, Winter and Spring
MONFRAGÜE AND TAJO-SALOR RIVERS
Dehesas, Pines of Garrovillas
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Mirabel, Garrovillas, Brozas, Alcántara
Churches of Asumption (Mirabel), Palancar convent (Pedroso Acim), St. Pedro y St Mary and Ruins of Sto Antonio convent (Garrovillas), St Mª Maggiore and St Martyrs (Brozas), St. Mª de Almocóvar, St. Benito convent, Convents... (Alcántara)
Castles of Mirabel and Marmionda. Floripes Tower, Garrovillas Square, Alba Palace (Hospedería), Templar Fortress of Brozas. Walls and Defenses of Alcántara.
Roman Bridges of Alconétar and Alcántara.
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Header Photography: Garrovillas Main Square
Mirabel Castle Ruins
Alcántara Roman Bridge