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If you start this stage in Casar de Cáceres you will have to walk approximately 20 kilometres to get to Embalse de Alcántara. You can continue once you have crossed this village to get to Cañaveral, if you decide to continue you will walk approximately 33 kilometres. If you have stayed the night in Cáceres the best option will be stop in Embalse de Alcántara and walk tomorrow to Cañaveral.
You will start this twelfth stage in Casar de Cáceres, in its Ermita de Santiago hermitage. Firstly you will have to walk through a small road and then through a path to the left. You will be walking for seven kilometres through a lovely and calm path. You will be walking for seven kilometres through a lovely and calm path. A milestone, so frequent in previous stages, will welcome us next to a fence before opening its gate. These monoliths were placed in old Roman roadways to inform travelers about the distance between villages. It is important to remember closing these gates as the cattle of that area could escape. Then you will get to another path, you will have to walk through it for approximately two kilometres through Las Condesas and Los Baldíos. You will have to continue straight forward to get to a turn away to the right. You will have to get to the national road, you will have to cross the Almonte river and also the Tagus river. After one kilometer you will have to go towards Embalse de Alcántara that is the end of the stage. f you want to continue to Cañaveral you have to take into account that there are approximately 12 kilometres left where you will have to walk through the hard shoulder.
What to see
The itineraries and the distances are approximate. You can walk more and change them according to your preferences. If you need more information about this don’t hesitate and contact us, we will help you.
What to eat
- Fried frogs
- Typical fish in prickling brine
- Morengas (typical pastries)
- Chanfaina (typical stew)
- Floretas (typical pastries)
- Cagajones (Typical pastrie)
- Typical honey
Bear in mind
You have to take into account that there are nothing between this two villages, so you should buy everything you need such as water and food before leaving Cáceres. This stage does not pose any additional difficulties for cyclists or people with reduced mobility.What to see
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|Embalse de Alcántara||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔||✔|