Hiking and gastronomy in the Otoñada del Valle del Jerte

Landscapes of the Jerte Valley in autumn

Although you have not yet had the opportunity to visit it, surely you are aware of the great attraction of Jerte Valley during the time of cherry blossom, in the last weeks of March or beginning of April.

At that time the Jerte Valley is covered in white... and also visitors who come to enjoy its beautiful landscapes.

Now this area of ​​northernEstremadura It also has attractions to make a getaway at other times of the year, as in summer during the Cerecera partiesor in autumn, specifically during the celebration of theFall 2018.

Landscapes of the Jerte Valley in autumn

It is a series of activities that take place in the autumn season in the differentvillages of the Jerte Valley, which is located north of the province of Cáceres, less than three hours from Madrid.

Dates and program Otoñada 2018

The dates of the Fall 2018 of the Jerte Valley held in different villages are this year from October 26 to December 10, with different proposals.

In the gastronomic plane, the Pastoriles Gastronomic Days which are held on weekends in various restaurants in the villages of the valley.

During them you can taste dishes made with seasonal products, such as mushrooms, nuts or jams.

Landscapes of the Jerte Valley in autumn

Another gastronomic activity to note are the Mycological Days in El Torno which take place on November 10.

And the traditional sweets from Jerte they are also protagonists in the events of the Sweet Autumn in Navaconcejo which takes place from December 1 to 2, and the Toñá Piornalega in Piornal, from November 16 to 19.

Among other activities, on November 3 in Cabezuela del Valle the traditional one takes place Leaf Fall, with a typical market, an Extremaduran slaughter or the tasting of typical gastronomy and chestnuts.

Hiking and mountain biking in Valle Jerte

But above all these parties are an ideal pretext to enjoy the great attraction that this valley of northern Extremadura has at this time, its autumnal landscapes.

For this, the most suitable activity is a hiking trails of the seven planned in the program of activities.

Landscapes of the Jerte Valley in autumn

Also the mountain bike excursions, with several planned during the Autumn period.

And you also have the option of making a 4 × 4 route to see mountain landscapes during which you will pass through oak and chestnut forests, and you will also see the holm oak forest that is at a higher altitude in Extremadura.

Finally, here you can check the complete program of the Fiestas de la Otoñada 2018 in the Jerte Valley.