The path of Cerros de Palmitos y Barbechos crosses different rural farmhouses in Arcos de la Frontera. In addition, unique plant species such as palm hearts are observed, as well as traces of traditional architecture.
Cerros de Palmitos y Barbechos route runs between the northern hills of the town of Junta de los Ríos, in Arcos de la Frontera. It crosses different rural farmhouses and there are unique plant species such as palm hearts, as well as remains of traditional architecture scattered throughout the area.
At the beginning of the trail you can visit an adobe and stone hut with a roof of vegetable fibres. It is the typical example of agricultural huts that are preserved in the Guadalete Valley. The huts were built between the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries using stones, wood and castanet branches, among other materials. This road continues through a beautiful forest corridor of giant prickly pears, palm hearts and eucalyptus between the hills of the Tinaja hill.
The route follows the small gorge formed by the mountains of the Cerro de los Aviones. It reaches the crossroads of a road that leads to the Cortijo de Casablanca and the “haza” farmland of the Nuns. The route ends on a small land platform that offers magnificent views of the Arroyo del Guijo ravine and the surrounding mountains.
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