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Address: 28740 Rascafria, Spain

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Lovely place to go for a trek.

I had planned for a trek in cercedilia during the weekend but a nice chat with a friendly passenger in the train made me aware of this place and I went up to Cotos for a hike to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 July 2016
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Navi Mumbai, India
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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

I had planned for a trek in cercedilia during the weekend but a nice chat with a friendly passenger in the train made me aware of this place and I went up to Cotos for a hike to Penalara. Once you reach cotos railway station you can visit the rangers office for tourist information, trekking maps. There is a bar... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2014

We visited this area of the Guadarrama National Park (not that far from Madrid) on a birding tour. We made a number of stops and finally we walked to the Cirque higher up. Very nice trail and landscapes. Towards the end of the trail on a relative easy climb you get to the cirque area with impressive rocks and nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

A nice walk and a good hike. Many people had their bikes and seemed like they were enjoying it quite a bit. If you going for it in the summer, go early when it is cool othewise you may be miserable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

I've just taken an alpine safety course conducted in the park. The park itself is accessible through the Puerto Los Cotos entrance. Buses from Madrid go to Puerto Los Cotos from Moncloa - check online for line 691 for departure times. Ample parking may also be found near the Venta Marcelino inn. The inn is a favorite amongst hikers and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2011

A fabulous spot so close to Madrid, with walks for everyone. Maps available from the info centre, though hard to find online and generally in Spanish. Well worth it, a prime day out from Madrid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2009

There are two great aspects of the Park as I saw it - getting there and being there. !. Getting there. There are three park offices and I have only been to the one near Los Cotos station. This involves two trains on RENFE's Madrid Cercanias routes. I started from Atochas and the times and cost given are from there... More 

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