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This route takes you to the highest peak in the municipality of Guadarrama, Cabeza Líjar (1823 m), the provincial boundary between Madrid, Segovia and Ávila. Already frequented by the first explorers and hikers of the Sierra de Guadarrama, this is an opportunity to learn more about this place.
Length: 7,29 km Duration: 4 h Difficulty: Medium-high Minimum height: 1508 Maximum height: 1812 Departure: Puerto del León
The route has several explanatory milestones; number 7 can only be seen if you go up to the pass of Puerto del León, and there are a total of 6 in the circular route. These numbers can be seen on the stands next to the heading and can be used as an orientation.
This route follows the cattle trails around the Dehesa de los Poyales up to the Pradera de los Guindos, showing the different remains of rural architecture associated with livestock such as resting places, watering places, etc., next to the unique trees of the area. On this route there are a total of 5 explanatory milestones, whose numbers can be seen next to the title and which can serve as an orientation.
On this route there are a total of five explanatory milestones, the numbering of which can be seen next to the title of each one. A circular promenade is proposed, following the route marked by the old water path, to reach an area in which remains of fortifications from the Civil War are conserved. This gives a view of part of this little-known historical heritage of Guadarrama, and clearly illustrates what it meant to live life on this front during the war years.
This route has 6 explanatory milestones, the numbering of which can be seen next to the title of each one. It is a circular route that starts from La Jarosa II car park, following the asphalted forest track and taking the second detour to the right along the forest track known as Calle de los Álamos.
On this route there are a total of 6 explanatory milestones, whose numbering can be seen next to the title of each one. This water-themed circular route explores the landscape created to store and collect it.
The recognition of the value of the beneficial properties of nature for health at the end of the 19th century and the discovery of medicinal waters in Guadarrama led part of the bourgeoisie to settle in the municipality during the summer. Some of the houses and promenades that are conserved today are witnesses of this period.
A crossroads and passage between the plateaus, Guadarrama became a strategic place, where kings, nobility, merchants and travellers restored their strength on the difficult ascent to the Sierra. The passage of history has left traces and testimony of its beginnings. Let yourself be carried away by the history and heritage of this town.
On this route there are a total of 5 explanatory milestones, whose numbering can be seen next to the title of each one. This is a linear route of just 2 km, suitable for all audiences because it has no changes in level, which will allow you to discover some of the most significant examples of ash trees in Guadarrama and the Madrid Region.
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