From Cuenca: Cuervo River and Ciudad Encantada Day-Trip
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 8 hours
Get picked up outside your hotel and head straight to heart of the Serranía de Cuenca Nature Reserve. Your first stop will be the El Ventano del Diablo viewpoint. Here, admire the panoramic views of the Cañón del Júcar and see birds such as native tawny vultures and alimoches flying overhead. Next, travel to Ciudad Encantada, a natural park in the Serranía, filled with a collection of karst rock formations that have been molded by the forces of nature. Let your imagination run wild as you try to spot faces and shapes in the naturally-formed sculptures. Enjoy a guided tour of the park and learn more about the karst formations from your knowledgable guide before heading to the Nacimiento del Río Cuervo spring. At the spring, spot an impressive variety of birds and marvel at the cascades of the waterfall. For lunch, enjoy a traditional meal at one of the best restaurants in the area befor...
Follow the route of the rivers of Cuenca on this fun and educational hiking tour. At 4 kilometers, this hike is suitable for everyone. Starting from the Parque de la Trinidad, where the 2 rivers meet, go up the Huecar River, which in the section that passes through the basin is channeled. Pass through the Puerta de Valencia. Around the Wall, begin to ascend after passing the Auditorium. At the beginning of the climb, admire the Puente de San Pablo and Las Casas Colgadas above your head. Climb the Hoz to the remains of the Hocino de Federico Muelas. Discover who this poet was and how important he was for Cuenca. From there, continue ascending among increasingly interesting vegetation. Take in magnificent views and photos of the Parador, the Hanging Houses, and the San Martín Skyscrapers, until you reach the Castillo neighborhood. From the remains of the Castle, pass to the Hoz del Júc...
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