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Balcón del Tajo

The Tajo river walks through the core of the Iberian Peninsula, in a trail which is the longest of all rivers, with more than 1,000 kilometers. In each section, it shows the reflection of the personality of the environment it goes through, and at the same time the impetus of its waters. Since its birth, to its mouth in Lisbon, the Tajo shows landscapes of serene beauty.

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  • This route links the villages of Estorninos and Zarza la Mayor, so you can start and finish it in either one. It passes through the village of Piedras Albas en route between the two, running along a good part of the gully Cañada Real de Gata. The only difficult thing about this route is its...

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  • El cronista de la Orden de Alcántara, Frey Alonso Torres y Tapias, indica que esta ermita ya existía en 1235.
    El historiador alcantariono del siglo XVI, Barrantes Maldonado, apunta que a finales del siglo XIV se reformó la antigua ermita por otra "de nueva cantería pues la anterior era de...