Treckking and botanic routes in Gredos
Gredos is a paradise for mountain lovers and for those who enjoy bird, animal and plant watching.
Less than 2 km. from the hotel you can find the riding stables “La Peña del Toro” where they organize all kinds of excursions..
The Candeleda golf club offers a game of 9 holes “link style” very challenging and enjoyable, as well as magnificent views of the Gredos mountains. About 40 minutes drive from the hotel there are two aditional 18 holes golf courses: La Isla de Valdecañas and Talayuela.
Canoeing on the river Tiétar or the water reservoir of el Rosarito with Orlando, the most enthusiastic of guides is a great experience.
There are some activities that can be organized in advance: guided routes across the mountains, accompanying a shepperd with his flocks, collecting mushrooms when in season or bird watching.
Other interesting options are visiting the “live bee museum”, the “cuevas del Aguila” caves, or the “canopy tree adventure” in the “Risquillo park” in Guisando.
PLACES WORTH VISITING
The outstanding celtic settlement of “el Raso”,
Heading west to Extremadura, the Villages of “La Vera and the Yuste Monastery are a must.
You can visit the surrounding villages of el Tiemblo and his famous “bulls of Guisando”, or the Villa de Mombeltrán with its castle, or the Roman road from Puerto del Pico, to name a few.