WeŽll visit the Town in Hurdes named "Las Mestas" where weŽll take a coffee at the "Hospedería de Las Hurdes". There is a unique tree in this population easy to visit and admire: Juniper of Las Mestas. Then weŽll go to the Monastery of the Holy Desert of St. José of Batuecas, from where weŽll hike the main route of this tour. Batuecas upriver to the waterfall called "Chorro de las Batuecas". WeŽll have opportunity to observe several shelters with rock paintings and a wonderful landscape.
Next to the waterfall weŽll take a "taco" (picnic) with the best products from Extremadura and then weŽll return to the monastery. Back to the car, weŽll climb Portillo port and during this ascent weŽll enjoy stunning views of the Hurdes and Batuecas Valley. Once up, quickly get to the beautiful town of La Alberca where weŽll walk. Before embarking on the way back we will climb to the top of the Francia Peak from where weŽll descry hundreds of miles around.