The House of the Hill is located in Barajas, Navarredonda de Gredos, a small mountain village located 1. 500 m altitude, in the Gredos Regional Park, 63 km. Avila.
Fans will find the mountain in our accommodation a good starting point for the saw as it is located just 4 km. access to platform Gredos and less than 2 km from the Parador de Gredos.
The place is perfect for relaxing and also for sport: horse riding or biking, climbing, skiing and background, or simply stroll along its impressive pine forest. Browse migratory paths, pick mushrooms, bird watching, or bathing in the river Tormes, are just some of the options. If you fancy following excursions tone your body or have a relaxing massage, near there are professionals and facilities (rural spá) for this house.
The House of the Hill is relatively close to several World Heritage cities or tourist interest: Avila (62km.), Salamanca (102 km), Toledo (167km), Segovia (. 140 km), Madrid (170 km), and Caceres ().
This location, in the center of Spain, makes it a prime location from which an average of two hours drive you can visit some of the most interesting cities and return to sleep at a quiet house in a spectacular setting.
In addition, a few miles from the house are the Caves of the Eagle, the Roman Road, the Puerto del Pico, port Peña Negra and many small mountain villages steeped in history, typical products and monuments, landmarks that still retain old civil constructions (washrooms, forges, roads) and religious (convents, chapels, churches ...).
Those who are particularly interested in culinary tourism in the area will find a wide variety of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes. Enjoy a steak or a beef steak Avila, a Machadas potatoes, some crumbs pastor, or some delicious Jewish Boat are just a few alternatives.
Also, thanks to its rich tourist tradition the village is equipped with numerous amenities: 24 hour medical center, ambulance, banks, gas stations, stores, headquarters of the Guardia Civil, good roads, weekly fresh market, mountain guides, service Taxi, buses daily Avila and Madrid, etc..
On our website www. casadelaltozano. Detailed information is Lists Gredos, here are some clues:
1) Mountain activities
Just 4 km. La Casa del Hillock, is the access road to the Platform, the starting point for most mountain activities (rock or ice climbing, skiing, hiking, etc). In Gredos not have slopes or lifts, however, with the proper equipment and training, you can practice skiing and background. Although not an expert mountaineer is, with a short climb you can see copies of ibex and enjoy breathtaking scenery as you certainly ensures an unforgettable experience.
2) Horseback riding, biking, climbing a pine ...
If you want to enjoy nature on horseback, on a bicycle from a tree or learn to do new things (to recognize mushrooms, bird watching, a linker and soaps, etc.) near the House of the Hill there are several companies that can provide these services
3) Therapy for body massage, spa, aesthetic ...
If you have any contracture or if you fancy a relaxing massage, near the House of the Hill offers professionals and facilities to do so.
4) Visit monuments, constructions and landmarks
A few meters from the house you can visit an old renovated laundry room, several forges, churches and chapels. And less than two km. is the Parador de Gredos, former hunting lodge of King Alfonsso XIII, who in 1928 became the first Parador in Spain. 45 minutes is Ávila, the walled city in the world better (SXII), a World Heritage Site. www. avilaturismo. com
Visit castles (Arenas de San Pedro, Ávila boat, Mombeltrán), explore one of the best preserved Roman roads or visit Eagle Caves are other alternatives to just over half an hour from the house.
5) Fishing and swimming in the river Tormes
Gredos trout are a delight for the palate. If you like to fish more can be done on gated for it and properly licensed areas.
The Tormes River is fed from the waters of the various gorges and gullies that descend from the mountains and you can take a refreshing and pleasant swim in the summer.
There are numerous trails for hiking with marked routes. At home we will provide more accurate information about the various options depending on the season