Mountain Bike Trail (MB) around Villages and Farmsteads in Cuevas Bajas
The town of Cuevas Bajas has its origins in the creation Moheda and Cedrón villages during the the Reconquest of Spain by the Christian Kings in the Middle Ages. This was done in order to inhabit this empty area and use it for farming. This route will also take you to many of the nature sites where some of the most famous Andalusian bandits found shelter in the 19th century. Due to the Outlaws, such as El Tempranillo, Cuevas Bajas was named the 'Cave of the Bandits'.
• Town at the Beginning of the Trail: Cuevas Bajas
• Trail Type: Local
• Start / End: Plaza de la Iglesia (square at the church).
• Distance (m): 23,100
• Trail Conditions: Good
• Surface Type:
- Dirt track: 16,975 m (73.57%)
- Asphalt road: 6,097 m (26,43%)
• Minimum and Maximum Altitude (m): 316 - 760
• Net Elevation (m): 444
• Cumulative Elevation Gain (m): 720
• Cumulative Elevation Loss (m): 720
• Springs and Fountains: La Atalaya, La Moheda.
• Landmarks: Pajariego Farmhouse, the Burriana Stream, La Atalaya, Los Patos Bridge, La Loma Farmhouse, La Moheda, El Cedrón.
• Recommended Season for the Visit: Throughout the year.
• Protected Areas along the Way: None
• Signs: Not Signposted.