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La Máquina


Go out from the gas lager, leaving the viewpoint "Mirador de los Angeles" on the right and later on the viewpoint "Mirador de la Máquina". Continue the path until arriving to the factory "Fábrica de la Luz", where you can know something about its history, walk along the river "Los Angeles" and also make a stop in the rest points. It is also possible to see some fauna along the trajectory.

Length: 0,5 Kms

Modality: On foot

Estimated duration: 15 min

Recommended Season: All

Difficulty: None

State: Passable

Type of tracks: Forest path and roads

Start and finish: Gas lager - Factory "Fábrica de Luz"


Hotels, Restaurants, Rural houses, Health Centres, Tourist office, Civil Guard station, Centre of documentation, filling stations, centre of rural development, petrol station and supermarkets.

Important telephone numbers

  • Health Centre in Pinofranqueado (927674133 or 927674101)
  • Civil Guard Station in Casar de Palomero (927436036)
  • Centre of Documentation (927674133)
  • Tourist Office in Caminomorisco (927435329)
  • Centre of rural development, Caminomorisco (927435301)


We find viewpoints, rest points, variety of flora and fauna and the factory "Fábrica de Luz".


The factory "Fábrica de Luz" was built in1.908. It is near to an another factory of textiles, where blanks used to be made. The project to build the factory cost about 14.102,91. The prices above are a list with the main works made in the factory:

  • Construction of the press: 1300 Pts.
  • Construction of the aqueduct: 2185,75 Pts.
  • Doors: 500 Pts.
  • Turbine: 1.500 Pts.
  • Transportation: 1818 Pts.
  • Works in the building: 175 Pts.

The factory begins to support light to the locality "Villa de Casar de Palomero" in 1.908. At the very beginning it was only for the private use of this town and later on also for some factories and the hole region. The factory was in use until 1.955. In 1.958 the factory stopped.

Eat and sleep

  • Hostal-Restaurant "Marian", Casar de Palomero, (927436310)

Practical Advices

Water, food, appropriate shoes, cap, camera, binoculars, care and respect for the environment.


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