What to visit from the rural house?

The 23 municipalities of the Campana de Oropesa offer places to discover their cultural heritage and to visit the protected areas of the Natura 2000 Network.

Here are the essential visits that we can inform you about and facilitate the visit from the rural house:

  • Guided visit to the Castle of Oropesa, County Palace and historical complex (Church of Nª Sra. de la Asunción, La Compañía or Church of San Bernardo, Hospital de S. Juan Bautista, old town hall). Contact tourist information office: 925 43 02 01 – 659 53 90 77
  • Visit to the municipal museum Marcial Moreno Pascual about the embroidery, ceramics and costumes of Lagartera. Visit the website
  • Get to know the ceramics declared Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO and the largest colony of common planes in Europe at Puente del Arzobispo.
  • Explore Ciudad de Vascos, an amazing archaeological site of a 10th century Muslim city, with stunning views over the canyon of the river Huso, a tributary of the Tagus.
  • On foot from the rural house you can observe the birds and pastures of the Special Protection Area for Birds Plains of Oropesa, Lagartera and Calera and Chozas, through the Western Cañada leonesa.
  • Photograph the steppe birds with the company hides de Calera. Visit the website
  • Sunset at the Rosarito reservoir where 10,000 cranes sleep in winter.
  • Bicycle route along the Jara greenway, from Calera y Chozas, the starting point of the route.

The location of the country house in this corner of the province of Toledo bordering Ávila and Cáceres makes it a base for half-day or day trips.

What to visit within 30 minutes from the rural house Águilas de Fuente Empedrada?

  • La Vera with its 44 gorges and its popular architecture (Madrigal, Valverde, Villanueva). Visit the website
  • The Celtic hill fort of El Raso and the Nuestra Señora de Chilla Sanctuary in Candeleda (Ávila), in the Sierra de Gredos Regional ParkVisit the website
  • The Pedroso Gorge, one of the geosites of the UNESCO-declared Villuercas, Ibores and Jara Geopark. Visit the website
  • Talavera de la Reina, with its Ruiz de Luna pottery museum and all kinds of services. Visit the website

What to visit within 45 minutes from the rural house Águilas de Fuente Empedrada?

  • Monfragüe National Park, visiting the observatories at the Portilla del Tiétar viewpoint where you can see the griffon vulture, black vulture, Egyptian vulture, black stork and imperial eagle.

What to visit within an hour of the rural house Águilas de Fuente Empedrada?

  • Guadalupe and its monastery.
  • Trujillo and Plasencia.
  • Cabañeros National Park.