Biosphere reserve. GR - 303
Point of departure:
Any of the five villages in the GDR. the Sierra del Rincón.
Ideal journey to do in several days, enjoying the landscape of their forests so much, meadows and mountains as well as the country that make up their villages and their people. The crossing passes through the five villages that make up the Biosphere Reserve of the Sierra del Rincón.
Distance: 57 km
Time: 17h 50 min
Positive slope: 1933 m
Difficulty: 3 / 5
The Sierra del Rincón, located between the massifs of Ayllon and Somosierra, mark its border with the provinces of Segovia and Guadalajara. Possibly the most authentic and unknown rural area of the Community of Madrid, has five municipalities, La Hiruela, Horcajuelo de la Sierra, Montejo de la Sierra, Pradena del Rincon and La Puebla de la Sierra.
The GR303 that runs entirely within the boundaries of the reserve of the biosphere of the Sierra of el Rincón, It allows the hiker explore and enjoy the five municipalities of the reserve of the biosphere, contemplate your very high biodiversity and lean from balconies privileged landscapes of dream. Us is also a plain ethnographic content and experience traditions and customs associated with the rural activity such as gullies, the flocks or the rural architecture of its villages.
The route that we propose is ideal to do it by stages, staying in any of the peoples of the Sierra del Rincón and to experience the tranquility and the traditional life that develops in them.