Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road Itinerary
The Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road is a 114 km road trip starting in Hervas and ending in Villanueva de la Vera, both located in Spain. Along the route you will pass through the towns of Cabezuela del Valle and Garganta la Olla, two charming towns with plenty of attractions to explore.
The scenery along the way is breathtaking, with lush forests and stunning mountain views. The best time to drive this route is during the spring and summer months, when the weather is warm and the landscapes are at their most vibrant.
Be aware that the roads along this route can be narrow and curvy in places, so take extra care when driving. However, this route is suitable for all drivers and can be managed with a fair budget.
So why not take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and explore the Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road? With its spectacular views and charming towns, you won't regret it.
Distance 114 km
Driving time 2.6 h
Hervás is a small and beautiful Spanish town located in the province of Cáceres, Extremadura. It is the perfect starting point for the road trip known as the Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road.
Hervás is a charming place with plenty of sights to explore. The oldest and most famous of them is the Jewish quarter, which is an area full of narrow streets, old stone buildings, and a synagogue from the 15th century. Other notable attractions in the town include the Church of Santa María de la Asunción, the Muralla de Hervás, and the Palacio de los Caballeros de Calatrava.
For those coming by air, the closest international airport is Madrid Barajas Airport (IATA: MAD). There is a wide range of car rental companies at the airport, offering a variety of vehicles to suit your needs.
Hervás is the perfect place to start your journey along the Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road. With plenty of history, culture, and stunning scenery, it is the ideal destination to explore before heading out on your road trip.
- Cabezuela del Valle
Distance 35 km
Driving time 0.8 h
Start your road trip adventure in Hervas, Spain, and take a 35km drive to Cabezuela del Valle. It's a journey of fewer than 1 hours that will take you through some of the most beautiful and interesting sights in the region. Along the way, you'll have the chance to explore the historical sites of Hervas, the scenic roads of Cabezuela del Valle, and the charming villages in between. Just be aware that there may not be many gas stations along the route, and some sections of the road are quite steep, winding, and narrow. But don't worry - the views will be worth it! As you make your way to Cabezuela del Valle, take some time to explore the local attractions and find the perfect spot to spend the night. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, be sure to check the Itinerary for this stage of your road trip.
Cabezuela del Valle
- Garganta la Olla
Distance 36 km
Driving time 0.8 h
Embark on a 36km journey from Cabezuela del Valle to Garganta la Olla and explore the beauty of the Spanish countryside. Along the way, you will be able to take in the scenic views of the countryside, as well as the rolling hills and vineyards that fill the landscape. The drive should take you less than an hour, but be aware that there may be some sections of the road that are inaccessible to cars with camper trailers, and there may be a lack of gas stations in this stage. You will also encounter some steep ramps, winding roads and narrow sections, so please be aware of your surroundings. Don’t forget to take a few moments to appreciate the beauty of the Spanish countryside. When you reach Garganta la Olla, you can find more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route in the “Itinerary” of this stage. So, get ready for an unforgettable road trip experience!
Garganta la Olla
- Villanueva de la Vera
Distance 43 km
Driving time 1.0 h
Take a road trip through the beautiful Spanish countryside from Garganta la Olla to Villanueva de la Vera, a journey of only 43km that will take you less than an hour to complete. As you drive, take in the stunning scenery and keep an eye out for the winding roads in some sections. Along the way, take a break and explore the sights, sounds, and flavors of the region. Visit the historic town of Garganta la Olla and marvel at its ancient architecture, or take a stroll around the picturesque village of Villanueva de la Vera. There are plenty of other attractions to explore in both locations, so make sure to plan ahead and make the most of your time. For more information about attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check out the "Itinerary" of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!
Villanueva de la Vera
If you are looking for a stunning end to your road trip along the Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road, Villanueva de la Vera is the perfect destination. Located in Caceres, Spain, Villanueva de la Vera is a small town that has a lot to offer.
One of the highlights of Villanueva de la Vera is the Church of San Bartolome, a beautiful building with a unique mix of Gothic and Renaissance styles. The nearby Plaza Mayor is a great place to relax and enjoy some local cuisine. There are also a number of shops and restaurants in the area.
If you’re looking for some outdoor activities, the nearby Sierra de Gata Natural Park offers plenty of opportunities for hiking and exploring. The park also has a number of stunning waterfalls and lakes.
For a unique experience, be sure to visit the nearby Monasterio de Yuste, a monastery founded by King Charles V in 1545. The monastery is surrounded by beautiful gardens and is home to a number of interesting artifacts.
When traveling to Villanueva de la Vera by car, the closest international airport is Madrid Barajas Airport (MAD). From there, it’s a four-hour drive to Villanueva de la Vera.
No matter how you choose to get there, Villanueva de la Vera is the ideal destination for ending your road trip along the Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road. With its stunning architecture and natural attractions, Villanueva de la Vera is sure to make your road trip one to remember.
Sierra de Tormantos Panoramic Road at a glance
Villanueva de la Vera
Salamanca Airport (SLM)
When to drive:
May, June, July, August, September, October
More info you can find in the "Itinerary" section at each stage.