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8 Hiking Routes in Soria that you can't even imagine

 

The diversity of natural spaces that the province of Soria treasures throughout its otherwise historic territory make it a more than desirable destination for hiking. Parks and nature reserves, peaks of notable importance that also act as natural frontiers, steep canyons and leafy forests populated by ancient trees await us along with the countless hiking trails that run through them, leading us to discover places of great beauty and incalculable natural value.

 

The Sierra of the Moncayo with its illustrious peak of San Miguel, the Acebal de Garagüeta, one of the largest forests of holly in southern Europe, the Massif of Ayllon in the south of the province, and so many other natural areas, increase the difficulty of choosing 8 Hiking Routes in Soria that you can not even imagine. Routes to do with the family, with the children, other more demanding ones ideal for more expert hikers, ascents to mountains of more than 2000 m or simply pleasant walks or excursions to enjoy the overflowing nature that Soria offers us. These are some of the corners that are probably hard to imagine waiting for us in this province of Castile and Leon.

 

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These are the hiking routes in Soria that we propose.

 

Undoubtedly, these 8 trekking routes in Soria, which you can't even imagine, are just a small sample of the amazing places that await us, some of them better known than others, but all of them are part of the identity of this land that tells almost equally history and nature, landscapes and monuments, the essence of its unique character.

 

Castroviejo and Cave Serena

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In the foothills of the Sierra of the Urbión, in the heart of the Pinares region, more specifically in the woods that extend to the north of the town of Duruelo de la Sierra, a surprising place awaits us with, in general, easy access. Here nature has drawn a capricious landscape of unique rocks and rocks whose silhouettes remind us of an authentic enchanted city. A simple route will allow us to discover every corner of this natural enclave to which we can add the curious Serena Cave, another of the jewels of this region.

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 0:30 h

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Total distance: 2 Km

 

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Path of the Grandparents of the Forest

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We continue in the region of Pinares, this time in the town of Covaleda where a good number of hiking trails await us that run through this part of the province of Soria. Trails of various levels that take us to magnificent places full of history and legends, where nature shows us part of what it is capable of. The route of the waterfalls, the route of Uncle Meliton or the route of the Goblins are just some examples of the many itineraries that we can find on this side of the Sierra of Urbión

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 0:40 h

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Total distance: 2 Km

 

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Ascent to Urbión from the Black Lagoon

Go to Ascent to Urbión from Black Lagoon

 

Of the many activities that we can do in the Natural Park of the Black Lagoon and the Urbión Glacier Circles, the mythical peak of the Muela of the Urbión, the roof of this region, is without a doubt the one that arouses the most interest. And to do so from the mysterious and beautiful Black Lagoon will be an experience we will remember for a lifetime. But we are not obliged to crown the, for many, longed-for summit. We will also be able to visit the legendary lagoon of dark waters without having to go up the colossal cliffs that mark it out.

 

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Difficulty: Moderate

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Total Time: 4:40 h

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Total distance: 14 Km

 

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Mount Valonsadero

Mount Valonsadero

 

Not far from the capital Soria, a natural spot awaits us, where the history of the people who inhabited these lands and nature merge. This natural space has become a very popular place for the inhabitants of Soria. There are several trekking routes that will take us through it, visiting for example the places where our ancestors made their cave paintings. The Raso of the Vega of Baturio or the House of the City are part of this network of paths of the Mount Valonsadero.

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 2:20 h

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Total distance: 8 Km

 

Trail of the Duero from Garray to Soria

Go to Trail of the Duero from Garray to Soria

 

The Duero River, from its source in the Urbión mountain range, flows peacefully through the province of Soria, marking the lands through which it passes with its character. As it could not be otherwise, given its great importance, there is a Natural Way known as the Path of the Duero that from time immemorial followed its course joining the villages bathed by the river. A river, the Duero, which experienced the passage through these lands of the different civilizations that settled here and today leads us to visit some of its most important ancient sites as it does on its way through the towns of Garray and Soria.

 

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Difficulty: Low

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Total Time: 2:10 h

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Total distance: 8,2 Km

 

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Natural Monument of the Fuentona

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Not far from the historic medieval town of Calatañazor, just a stone's throw from the magnificent Sabinar of Calatañazor, another little treasure of nature awaits us, the Natural Monument of the Fuentona. Through a conditioned path we will be able to enter this natural place while we follow the course of the river Abión until its birthplace, a singular water spring full of legends. Undoubtedly a landscape of singular beauty whose history and characteristics increase even more its natural importance.

 

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Difficulty: Adapted

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Total Time: 1:00 h

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Total distance: 3,2 Km

 

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Wolves River Canyon Natural Park

Go to Lobos River Canyon Natural Park

 

Surely along with two or three other places, the Wolves River Canyon Natural Park is one of the best known and most visited natural areas in the province of Soria and even in the whole of Castile and Leon. The many hiking routes that run through it, such as the Path of the Gullurias, take us to visit its beautiful and legendary corners. The course of the river Wolves is crossed by a winding path that takes us to the famous Big Cave, located next to the Hermitage of San Bartolomé, one of the most photographed places in the whole park.

 

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Difficulty: Medium

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Total Time: 2:50 h

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Total distance: 10,2 Km

 

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Canyon of Caracena

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The wide plain of the plateau breaks with its characteristic landscape as you approach the Sierra of Ayllon, in the south of the province of Soria. At the gates of this natural frontier, nature has created a network of narrow canyons carved by the flow of the rivers that run through them. To its singular beauty the Canyon of Caracena adds the historical importance that this land held in remote times, as witnessed by the town of Caracena with its castle and its unique churches, without doubt another of the essential hiking routes to be done in Soria. 

 

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Difficulty: Medium

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Total Time: 4:00 h

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Total distance: 15,6 Km

 

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Nature, monuments, history and legends are some of the incomparable attractions shared by the majority of these 8 Hiking Routes in Soria that you can't even imagine, some routes that are only a small approximation to what we can find in this province of Castilla y León. Surprising places, some of them with easy access, routes only suitable for expert hikers or ascents to great mountains that every mountaineer longs to have in his possession of conquered peaks, await us in Soria to make us live a unique experience.

 

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