Experience the history of Cameros

Our watermill has a long history being a trade spot in this land, now we want to help you to understand it and experience it in a trip through nature and time. Come with us hiking to the abandon village to feel the past.

Old church in Santa María

This is a mid level hiking trail, traveling through the most interesting of our shire: old oak and beech forest, waterfalls and natural pools, the abandon village and San Román village. The best way to discover the history and nature of Cameros.

Sendero de la dehesa de San Román

San Román de Cameros

We will star in the parking of Molino del Corregidor, the hiking is about 11,5 km and 400 m of uphill, with a estimated time of 4:00 hours with the stops and explanations. Feel free to ask us if you want a shorter hike, we can adapt it to a 2:00 hours and 4 km walk, tell us your preferences.

Old oak forest of San Román

We will start going up to the old oak forest, and once we enter it, we will walk through a beautiful trail. This part is mostly uphill, and we will visit the traditional stone hut, an old shelter of shepherds.

Traditional stone hut in the oak forest.

We will leave the old «dehesa», and a few minutes after, we will enter the beech forest. We will descend through this beautiful forest full of leaves.

Colourful autumn in the beech forest.

In the bottom of the forest is the creek, where we will walk around to find two waterfalls and the remains of the old wood bridge, this was the path that the people of Santa María used to reach de forest.

Waterfalls and old bridge in the creek

From the creek we will hike to the abandon village, a evocative place to think in other times and ways of living.

Abandon village of «Santa María en Cameros»

From the village we will go down with the creek to San Román de Cameros, passing near the waterfalls and pools of «Villa Cristina». In summer we will be able to refresh in the pools, they are not very cold 😉

Waterfall and pool in winter and summer

The final part of the trail is a easy way down to San Román, where we will see the traditional stone houses and beautiful cobblestone streets.

Traditional houses in San Román de Cameros

If you are interested in this experience, write us to info@molinodelcorregidor.com or call us to (+34)695934345. This guided hiking has a price of 60€. Come with us and discover «Cameros»!


Geraldine wrote on Airbnb: «Avec plaisir nous retournerons explorer avec Alberto d’autres ballades et même refaire celle-ci à une autre saison; superbe et à mon rythme!! et merci à Dama pour son super accompagnement!!! (dama le chien!)» 

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Note: We recommend the use of hiking footwear and clothes. This experience is recommended to people used to hike in the mountains for 4 hours. The hiking can be changed if the weather or the trails are unfavourable, always for something similar.  

All the photos of this web are of our own and are made on the places described. 

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