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78. Jerte Valley, Cáceres Region
Locatedintheregionof Extremadura , theJerteValleycontainsmorethantwomillioncherry
trees, which every spring offer a stunning spectacle.
The blossoms come in mid March, and lasts for about ten days, during which a cherry blos-
som festival ( English translation ) is held in the towns of the valley, with exhibitions, music,
local food tastings, guided routes around the area. You can also visit to the Cherry Museum .
The towns of the valley ( English ) are famed for their gastronomy and outdoor activities, in-
cluding bicycling, fishing, horse riding and paragliding.
Throughout the year, the region is a great place for hiking, including La Garganta de los
Infiernos , or the Gorge Of Hell a nature reserve with waterfalls and swimming holes.
Image Credit: Cerry trees in the valley. Image by Luis Fernández García .
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