HIKING, HISTORY AND NATURE
In the line of the front
Penalty of the German sector and water front
We invite you to immerse yourself in one of the passages most exciting of our history, the Spanish Civil War. Practice hiking in the natural scenery that offers the Sierra Norte, enjoy a real weekend in a mountain village and stay in a comfortable cottage.
Since the beginning of the war, the defense of the old bridge and El Villar dams, vital to the water supply to Madrid, He did this front is kept in permanent tension. This allowed a wide development of military infrastructure and the two sides in various areas of the Sierra. Horadando kilometers of trenches, building shelters for troop, observatories,
machine gun nests... Struck by the closeness of both fronts that allows us to know the way to deal with the war by both factions.
Discover with us a part of our history, at the same time practical hiking in a wonderful natural environment.
Arrival and reception in the cottage. In the afternoon you can walk around the village and visit its surroundings. Cottage accommodation in the villages of Piñuecar, Prádena del Rincón o Paredes, Depending on availability.
Breakfast at the accommodation. We visited the Somosierra Front, Peña del German sector. A guided tour of some 10 km in length between the municipalities of Piñuecar and Gandullas that will take us 2 h 30 min approximately min.
The visit of great historical interest runs along the front line on both sides, being able to observe a great variety and quantity of military construction remains as nests of machine guns, Observatory, trenches... In addition to other sites such as the kitchens of troop or supply center.
After lunch visit in Piñuécar Bar. Free afternoon.
Breakfast at the accommodation. Today we enter the water front. The route with a distance of 10 km will take a time of 3 h approx.. We started by visiting the center of interpretation of the water front.
Included in the Plan of visited sites of the community of Madrid, This historical route boasts the largest concentration of military infrastructure on both sides kept in the region.
End of our services. Possibility to eat in any of the restaurants in nearby towns; Prádena del Rincón or Montejo de la Sierra.
85 € per person.
On weekend 2 days, 2 nights. Weekday optional 2 days, 1 night.
Easy - medium.
2 nights at farmhouse accommodation (It includes a very complete breakfast basket so you can prepare, a good coffee, tea with milk, juice, toast and muffins). Guided interpretive tour in front of Piñuécar and the water front. Food following the visit of the front of Piñuecar.
Families, groups, Senior, history buffs, students.
Throughout the year, recommended in autumn, winter and spring.
Minimum group: 4 Pax. Maximum group: 20 Pax. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Small backpack for transporting water and something to eat. Pets allowed upon request and at an extra cost of €20 per stay. The rural House has kitchen and bathroom with all utensils included. Houses of 4 and 6 Pax.
21st century traveler travel agency. CICMA 2981.
91 883 47 99 - 667 759 645
Avda. Virgen del Val, 1. Local 1.
Alcala de Henares - Madrid.