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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 starts from Herrera de Alcántara by the tiny alley called Mari Loza, leading up to a viewpoint on the banks of the River Tajo first and then on to a jetty, from where you can get to a second viewpoint next to a group of old fishermen’s houses. It is a very pleasant short route to do,...

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  • En este enclave tuvo lugar el famoso asedio portugués, que según cuenta una crónica de la Orden de Alcántara aconteció en el año 1399 "...el Rey de Portugal, hallábase ofendido del Maestre Don Fernán Rodríguez de Villalobos y de los Caballeros de su Orden, y deseando tomar debida venganza se...