El Tren del Azúcar route, in Jerez de la Frontera, is an encounter with ancient traditions. It is significant for its sugar train, an old railway designed in the mid-twentieth century to link the ports of Cádiz and Cartagena. However, it was finally used as a local train to transport beets and sugar between Jerez de la Frontera and Jédula.
El Tren del Azúcar trail (“Sugar Train”) runs through the vicinity of Jédula. It is significant for its Tren del Azúcar, an old railway designed in the mid-twentieth century to link the ports of Cádiz and Cartagena. However, it was finally used as a local train to transport beets and sugar between Jerez de la Frontera and Jédula.
The route, now abandoned and dismantled, gives rise to a landscape of seeded and fallow hills. The trail is an encounter with ancient traditions and runs to the old Jédula station.
There is a branch towards the landing of the Mesas de Santiago, installed next to a traditional well in the Cañada de Vicos. From this point you can see a succession of endless hills and troughs dedicated to extensive cereal cultivation. In addition, it is the ideal habitat for the nesting of the great bustard; as well as different steppe birds, such as the red-legged partridge or the Montagu’s harrier.
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