RUTA PALACIO DEL CÍJARA
The route begins down the old road, until you reach the junction with the section that comes from Helechosa de los Montes, where we will turn right, crossing wide meadows and passing through several stone bridges that cross some valleys. A few kilometers further on a steep descent begins that leads to the Palace of Cíjara. After the palace, the following kilometers involve several turns, ups and downs, until you reach the end of the route on the bridge of the N-502 road that links Herrera del Duque and Castilblanco.
Herrera del Duque.
Start of the route at the Cíjara dam, on the road to Helechosa de los Montes.
Afoot; length 22.20 Km; duration of the march 5 hours; medium difficulty By bike: 1 h 45 min. Elevation 120 m Linear route.
Coordinates: 39°22’22.4”N 5°00’51.5”W
- Route entirely signposted.
- Vegetation: Oaks. Wild Olive Trees
- Fauna: Deer, Fallow deer. Acuatic birds. Black stork
- The Palace - Castle of Cíjara is inserted in the route. Great views of the Guadiana and the García de Sola Reservoir.
The route is completely signposted.