Despite the cold and the wind, so intense in occasions, that also whipped the rest of the country, to about 4,500 people took part in the XXth Route of the Emperor, who travels the path taken by Emperor Charles V on his journey to the final retreat in the Monastery of Yuste.
A rewarding day, despite the cold and the wind, which allowed the thousands of hikers to go through landscapes full of color and life, besides feeling the emotions and sensations that the emperor had to experience in the transfer to what it was his definitive retirement.
As a result, an intense, festive, full of good moments. One ot the those was the award La Vera Imperial Retreat, who was conceded to the former president of the Board of Extremadura, Juan Carlos Rodríguez Ibarra, in this first edition. This award will recognize each year to those people, organizations or institutions that are most significant in their contribution to the development, promotion and dissemination of the Emperor's Route since its inception in 2000.