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Horcajuelo de la Sierra

 HORCAJUELO DE LA SIERRA

 Its dark stone buildings form a set of enormous beauty, constituting one of the best examples of rural architectural ensemble throughout the Community. Visit its Ethnological Museum. 

Horcajuelo de la Sierra has one of the best examples of rural architectural ensemble of the entire region of Madrid. With a special sensitivity on the part of its inhabitants for the conservation and restoration of the legacy of their elders. Its dark stone buildings form a set of enormous beauty. Some of these examples are in the Ethnological Museum, as well as a forge that is completely restored. Do not forget the Church of San Nicolás de Bari. Visit Horcajuelo de la Sierra to check it out.

But Horcajuelo stands out for its integration with Nature, thanks to its privileged location in the Sierra del Rincón being part of the Biosphere Reserve declared by UNESCO, with a wide range of free trails, although if you have the possibility we recommend that you book the visit, access the page www.sierradelrincon.org so you do not miss it.

If you prefer to practice hiking in a quieter way, we recommend some routes through the municipality, the Camino de Nuestra Señora de los Dolores (which takes about 25 minutes), the Camino de Pilillas that takes you to an old mill (8 km long) or a route along the cattle trails (which takes about 40 minutes). Come and enjoy with family or friends.

 

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