Nature: a surprising semidesertic landscape
From first sight, the attractiveness of this landscape is its desert like beauty. The imposing presence of Moncayo Massif (Mons Chaunus to the Romans, 2.314 metres) dominates Cascante Mountain Range, the crops and the small resettlement forests.
But exuberance is behind the binoculars and the magnifying glass. With them, you could enjoy the delicate purple and yellow flowers of the aromatic plants and thistles. You will discover the surprising forms of the lichens in the rocks. You will see one, two, three rabbits in the brooms and the crawling birds hiding in the grooves on the land.
You will follow the majestic flight of the vultures and the kite birds while you listen to the rook and the magpie. You will be surprised by the bee-eater and the hoopoe, an evasive fox, the wild orchids or the fig tree that is determined to sprout from a block of stone.
Each season has its surprises.
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You will perfectly see Roman quarries with pickaxe marks, trenches for the quarrying of the stone blocks, crane marks and some abandoned ashlar stones. Everything has been discovered and interpreted by the Archaeology team of Cascante.
Distance: 6,97 kms / Easy
Without you this is only a territory; you transform it into landscape by looking at it. You are QVADRARIA! Be careful not to alter it negatively (take your rubbish with you, respect what you see). Landscape can be enjoyed in many levels, so we recommend…
// For an intellectual enjoyment:
Take a mobile phone with an app for downloading QR codes with your and some headphones. Come ready to talk with locals. Scrutinize this website!
// For a sensory enjoyment
Don’t forget your binoculars, magnifying glass, camera and whatever you need for a perfect day (a hat for the wind, boots, water, some food, comfortable clothes according to climatology).
// For an emotional enjoyment:
Come along with your friends, your pet, your family, your lover or on your own. If you own a horse, it is a wonderful path for trotting.
Without you this is only a territory;
you transform it into landscape by looking at it.
You are QVADRARIA!
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