Tuesday 26 April 2016


Sierra de Guadarrama landscape, from La Granja de San Ildefonso Palace, 1872

The Autonomous Body of National Parks, organizes this exhitition with historical character about Sierra de Guadarrama National Park.
This exhibition pretends to bring the new National Park to visitors, making a walk through the landscapes of the park, the ethnography, traditional jobs and costumes of the area, turism, sports, arquitecture, industry, communications, culture, history and biography of people related to the mountain.
Pictures illustrates different aspects of the Park. Some of them have been selected by their didactical, aesthetical and informative character and show interesting aspects of Sierra de Guadarrama territory, even if they have been kept out of the limits of the Park.
This exhibition also represents a recognition to the previous generations who have been able to leave a precious cultural and educational patrimony and have left examples of sustainable integration of traditional activities in the environment, establishing what we have to protect for future.

Military exercises in Boca del Asno, Valsain, 1906

Navacerrada test circuit layout. Navacerrada Port, 1903

Girls dancing in La Peñote campsite, Cercedilla, 1942

Buses and hikers in Boca del Asno, Valsaín, 1933

Expeditionary in La Pedriza, Manzanares el Real, 1900

Hiker in La Pedriza, 1904

Cars competition in Navacerrada, Cercedilla 1904

Pine trees lowering from the mountain, 1915

Carpenter family, San Rafael, 1912

Trekking to Siete Picos, Sierra de Guadarrama, 1890

Skiers in Navacerrada Port, Cercedilla,1925

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