Guidebook to one of Spain's most unspoilt regions, comprising the provinces of Caceres and Badajoz. 32 varied walks of between 6 and 20 km explore the sierras of the region and are suitable for any reasonably fit walker. The book covers The Northern Sierras/System Central (including the Sierra de Gata, Sierra de Bejar, Sierra de Gredos), The Central Sierras/Montes de Toledos, and the Southern Sierras (including the Sierra Morena).
There are detailed route descriptions for each walk, along with clear sketch maps, and information on terrain, refreshments, access and parking. There are also notes on natural and historical information and what to look out for along the way. Walks can be done from a number of bases in the area including San Martin de Trevejo, Gata, Hervas, Jerte, Jarandilla de la Vera, Montanchez, Guadalupe, Almoharin, Merida, Alange, Hornachos and Monesterio.
Lying west of Madrid and east of the Portuguese border, Extremadura is an unspoiled gem perfect for walkers, lovers of nature and seekers of peace. The region brings together rugged mountains, rolling hills, deep river valleys, huge forests and thousands of kilometres of paths, perfect for walking. Apart from its natural wonders and superb birdlife, Extremadura boasts a variety of heritage sites including castles, cave paintings and monasteries.