Camino Real, Barichara

4.7
#1 of 18 in Historic Sites in Santander Department
Take a relaxing stroll at Camino Real, a picturesque nature trail where you'll come across a variety of wildlife and plant life. Species of bird, goats, and cows, can be seen grazing and milling around on the gentle, mostly downhill walk. The paved road is not in the best condition, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear for the excursion, and bring plenty of water. Take a camera along to capture the panoramic views. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Camino Real and many more Barichara attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Barichara trip planner .
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  • I found the start of the trip not far from our hotel. I started after the heat of the day at 4pm. I thought I might go part way and turn back, but ended up walking the whole way. I had to guess at the...  more »
  • Very nice ride between Barichara and Guane. Count about 2:00 (5kms). Beautiful scenery! I'm not going to be very original but it is better to do this walk in the morning and predict water bottle and Cap (very) hot
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  • It is beautiful, I recommend to take plenty of fluids and clothes very comfortable, ideal for sports, travel time approx. 2 hours to culminate in Guane.
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Whether here for the architecture or the superlative landscape that surrounds the town, you'll find accommodations to match your needs in Barichara. Characterful colonial-era buildings house some of the more established hotels and guesthouses, while newer hotel complexes provide a range of amenities. Many visitors scramble for a room with a view, seeking out a veranda or balcony yielding a piece of the gorgeous scenery. Still, the town offers such scenes throughout, so if you decide you don't need one from your room, you'll find a solid selection of budget-friendly lodgings here, with simple rooms at good prices.
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