Rocky outcrops, table top hills and sandstone cliffs in la clamor valley. El Tormillo

The walk starts in the village of El Tormillo and runs along the bottom of La Clamor valley, between promontories and table top sandstone formations. It initially ascends the hill to the “Ermita de San Jorge” (St George’s Chapel), a viewpoint for the steppe landscape below with its rocky outcrops and U-shaped valleys, before descending and following the indications to “La Torraza” and the “Sitio Arqueológico de la Torraza” (Archeological site of La Torraza) (a resettlement village during the expansion of Alfonso I, “the Battler” c. 1100 AD, which was later abandoned).

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Type of itinerary: One-way trail
Estimated time: 2
Distance: 3,5 km
Elevation: 20 m
Physical difficulty: Low
Technical difficulty: Low

Linear round-trip route, with a total length of 3.5 km and 20 meters of elevation gain.

The natural vegetation is mostly present on small mounds, in the bottom of valleys and on steep slopes, where it is safe from the farmer’s plough. The lower, more disturbed areas are populated by Albardine (Lygeum spartum), which benefits from the deeper topsoils, along with White Wormwood (Artemisia herba-alba) in more heavily grazed areas.

The slopes have populations of Brachipodium retusum, Gorse (Genista scorpius), Mediterranean Saltbush (Atriplex halimus), Curry Plant (Helicrisum stoechas), or Camomile (Santolina). And finally, in gullies and ditches with better water supplies and sediment, we can find isolated populations of scrub and forest species such as Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera), Black Hawthorn (Rhamnus lycoides), Retama sphaerocarpa, French Tamarisk (Tamarix gallica), Spanish Juniper (Juniperus thurifera) or even Holm Oak (Quercus rotundifolia). In the bottom of the valley, where La Clamor gully carries permanent water, reeds and Black Poplar (Populus nigra) are often present.

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The natural vegetation is mostly present on small mounds, in the bottom of valleys and on steep slopes, where it is safe from the farmer’s plough. The lower, more disturbed areas are populated by Albardine (Lygeum spartum), which benefits from the deeper topsoils, along with White Wormwood (Artemisia herba-alba) in more heavily grazed areas.

The slopes have populations of Brachipodium retusum, Gorse (Genista scorpius), Mediterranean Saltbush (Atriplex halimus), Curry Plant (Helicrisum stoechas), or Camomile (Santolina). And finally, in gullies and ditches with better water supplies and sediment, we can find isolated populations of scrub and forest species such as Kermes Oak (Quercus coccifera), Black Hawthorn (Rhamnus lycoides), Retama sphaerocarpa, French Tamarisk (Tamarix gallica), Spanish Juniper (Juniperus thurifera) or even Holm Oak (Quercus rotundifolia). In the bottom of the valley, where La Clamor gully carries permanent water, reeds and Black Poplar (Populus nigra) are often present.

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