Montánchez and Alcuéscar.
We´ll do the first stop close to the intersection of Benquerencia beside a farm track that we´ll go through for 2.5 miles to arrive beside the Ilex "La Solana". Once back in the car we´ll drive to the nearby town of Zarza de Montánchez. Here we will make another short walk to the Ilex "La Terrona" the specimen of this species most impressive in Iberian Peninsula.
We´ll take the car to leave us in Torre de Santa Maria to see the Ilex "La Nieta" then we will go to Montánchez. There, we´ll climb to the castle where we will enjoy a beautiful view and we can take the "Taco", a good meal based on the best products from Extremadura.
After that, We´ll take the car to head to Alcuéscar where we will walk to the chapel of St. "Maria del Trampal" Visigothic origin found in a meadow of cork tress of incomparable beauty.
Type of Tour
Location
Distance by car from Plasencia
Distance Walking
Walking Hardness
Best season
Nature and History
Montánchez - Tamuja
282 Km
15 Km
Low
Spring
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Header Photography: Montánchez Castle
Montanchez Castle Montanchez Tamuja
Conoce Extremadura
Terrona Oak the biggest one the queen of the trees
St Mary of Trampal a unique visigothic temple in Extremadura
Suitable Origins for this Route
MONTÁNCHEZ - ALCUÉSCAR
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NORMAL HIKING:
Distance:     15 Km
Hardness:    Low
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Best seson: Autumn, Winter and Spring
Cáceres Plains, Dehesas.
ROUTES NEARBY
Oaks "Solana", "Nieta" and "Terrona"
Montánchez Castle
Valdefuentes, Montánchez and Alcuéscar
MONTÁNCHEZ - TAMUJA
St. Agustín convent, Church of the Welcome, St. Mary "del Trampal".
Visigothic temple and Interpretation C. of St. Mary "del Trampal".
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Terrona, the Biggest Oak (Quercus ilex)
St Mary of Trampal, an Unique Visigothic temple