Discover 4 amazing trails in the Sierra de Gredos

Sierra de Gredos, known for its spectacular natural surroundings, is the perfect choice for lovers of hiking routes. Due to its mountainous location and numerous lagoons and natural pools, summer is usually the best time to visit, but winter also offers romantic views for those who are real nature lovers.

The region's incomparable natural beauty, both in the colours of spring and the snow in winter, makes it a holiday destination for families and also for lovers of charming mountain villages.

La Garganta de los Infiernos

The perfect route to do with children as it is very easy. It is a 30-minute run over flat terrain, 3 kilometres long. It ends at Los Pilones, a freshwater pool, very appealing in summer. If it is too short, you can opt for a longer alternative of 15 kilometres that takes you through a pine forest.

Garganta de los Infiernos - Walk of the pylons
Garganta de los infiernos

Lanchamala viewpoint

This route is more complicated due to its length and routes, which makes it a good choice for those who like to enjoy nature without too many people around. It is a 20-kilometre route with a slope of 1,400 metres, which requires a certain amount of experience and physical fitness to complete. This impressive viewpoint is the best in Navaluenga. The route starts at the Old Bridge of the village, which receives numerous visitors every weekend to enjoy its rural offer.

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The five lagoons of Gredos

A circular route that includes several lakes, slopes, ascents and descents. It is known for being a complete route that starts in Navalperal de Tormes, and thanks to this, you can reach the Laguna Grande de Gredos. This route is often chosen as a destination to bivouac and spend the night enjoying the spectacular scenery. If you choose this option, you can do it in 2 or 3 days, enjoying the surrounding peaks and wonderful nature. It is very typical to come across mountain goats walking in the mountains with total naturalness.

Enjoy the lagoons of Sierra de Gredos

Climbing the Morezón

This 11 km route is quite easy to walk, which makes it suitable for everyone, even families with children. Here you will find one of the best views of the region, the cirque of Gredos. It is important to start this route early in the morning, as due to its beauty and accessibility, it is often chosen by many people as an activity. 
The Sierra de Gredos offers many hiking routes for all levels, some more complicated due to their paths or altitude and others easier for the whole family. In any case, the surroundings, the landscapes, the gastronomic offer and the climate make this one of the most popular areas for rural tourism in Spain.