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The Mountain Villages

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Miller

This remote village is surrounded by walnut trees, pines and luxuriant orchards and is a veritable spring in its own right: it is home to the sources of at least four bodies of water, meaning that you will be accompanied by the almost-constant burble of fountains, springs and irrigation channels as you pass through the village. The streets of Miller contain fine examples of bread ovens, olive mills and public washing areas, important examples of an ethnological heritage that has enabled many generations to survive in this harsh yet beautiful landscape.

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Segura Valley

In the village of Huelga Utrera, the River Segura incorporates its first tributary, the River Madera. From this point onwards the Segura, now a gushing river, advances through its valley passing under a series of bridges - including a Roman bridge - and through villages which grew up around its banks and only survived as a result of their proximity to this watercourse. The road runs parallel to the river, flanked on either side by tall limestone rock faces, affording magnificent views of the mountains. As it passes through the village of La Toba, the river’s waters form the charming Anchuricas reservoir.

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