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Thematic walks in Patones
Patones is much more than Patones up and that once a month conducted thematic walks in the surroundings in which we teach our rich heritage: The archaeological site of the Dehesa de la Oliva, the Ponton de la Oliva dam and the Geological Classroom Museum are some of these places.
- "A journey through time: from prehistory to the middle ages"is a tour of the whole archaeological of the Dehesa of la Oliva that allows us to travel from the Upper Paleolithic, When the men and women of the caverns used the caves, continue in the Neolithic age where he began to use the external part of the Hill, follow in the iron age with the presence of a castro, continue in the Roman period with the creation of the "nameless city" and end in the 6th century A.D.. in an ancient Visigoth necropolis. Do you want to know how it has changed the way of life in this ancient Hill? Because you can not miss this ride.
- "Pontoon of the olive, a laboratory for conveying water"reveals the pontoon of the olive dam, the first of Madrid and giving name to the Canal de Isabel II. A dam full of stories and legends but, In addition, a place of geology and spectacular nature and who once served as a laboratory for architecture and civil engineering. Discover it through the theme walk.
- "Is Geologist for a day" is a proposal to families in which you can discover a history of millions of years through the rocks, understand how was formed the landscape of your about and understand why Patones de Arriba is a town in black architecture. And what better form visiting our Museum - classroom geological Patones, located in a place of great geological diversity.
Precio: 3€ person
Meeting point: Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Patones.
Where the activity takes place: Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Patones.
Duration: of 11 to 1 p.m.. Approximately 2 hours of duration.
Dates: Last Sunday of every month.
It includes: Guide and visit.
Do not forget to: Wear comfortable clothing suitable for each season and footwear for walking in the countryside.
Other: Essential reservation. Groups of 5 to 20 people.
It organizes / Contact
Ayuntamiento de Patones. Department of tourism
91 843 20 26 (Sat, Sun and public holidays from 11 at 18 h) / 91 843 29 06 (working Friday of 9 to 15 h).