SENDERO LA CUEVA DE LA MORA
We left the park to climb down a path from which we take the path on the right . Upline straight arrive at the end of forest repopulation and we can see a caves used as defenses in the Civil War. We continue the climb after climbing some stairs that give access to native forest. Looking at the pulldowns management of the area will reach a rocky spur of stones, another military defense. We follow the stone walls on the right until you reach a rocky spur must cross. The advance path by a less wooded section, with rock walls right up to 30 m high. Above we come to a step that leads to the cave of Mora, where we can contemplate the swamp of Garcia de Sola and the beginning of the Valleys of Consolation. We continue the climb from rock walls, until you reach a small forest of oaks and olive trees, after which we will arrive at the end of the ascent to delight with spectacular panoramic views of these places.We return to the starting point going down the same path that we came.
ACCESSIn the hamlet of Puerto Peña, in the parking lot along the road of Herrera del Duque and the roundabout which gives access to the road Talarrubias.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ROUTE
A foot; length 2, 56 Km; duration of travel 1 h ; medium difficulty low -. Elevation gain: 197 m. Round - linear path.
Coordinates: 39 ° 08'41.9 "N ° 10'42.8 5" W
- Splendid panoramic views. Cueva de la Mora. Caves used as defenses during the Civil War.
- Vegetation: Maritime pine, wild olive, arbutus, hawthorn, oak, oak, honeysuckle, Mediterranean forest plants such as foxglove.
- Wildlife: Birds varied as griffon vulture, eagle owl, eagle, vulture, black stork and great spotted woodpecker.