Sanctuary of Argeme Pilgrims’ Route
The old secondary Roman road along the Ruta de la Plata, or Silver Route, that linked Caurium (Coria) with the ancient travel lodge of Rusticiana (Fuente del Sapo village in Galisteo).
Scenic Tour: The archaic pilgrimage route to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Argeme (Santuario de Nuestra Señora Virgen de Argeme) or old “Camino de Galisteo”, runs east, parallel to the banks of the Alagón River through the fertile irrigated fields of the Lands of Coria, where the pilgrims can enjoy a pleasing walk to this Sanctuary located in the beautiful natural site, the old Dehesa de Malpartida. Here, you will also find the Viewpoint of Argeme, a natural balcony over the imposing ravine formed by the mighty waters of the Alagón River, that looks out to the rich Alagón Valley. From this point, the route continues towards the white colonial town of the Puebla de Argeme.
Ethnographic Tour: The location of Roman archaeological sites linked to the settlements dating from the Later Roman Empire close to “Los Valderritos” locality and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Argeme (17th-18th centuries).
Fact Sheet: The riverbanks, agricultural fields and grasslands (irrigated), next to the Mediterranean forest and scrubland (pasture), share an ecosystem with rural species, along with the typical riparian species of the riverside forest as well as the Mediterranean forest and scrubland, including predatory species.
Ficha Técnica: Type of Route: Linear. Distance: 8.20 km. Estimated Time: 2 hours and 20 minutes.