A short walk east of the welcome center takes you to a shepherd’s cabin with its dry stone wall built into a crack in the cliff wall, in the shade of Holm oaks. There were many like this at the beginning of the 19th century.
Herding was a very important activity; families raised sheep and goats.
These cave-cabins were used in summer at birthing time for the animals, and for shade during the hot summer months.
Shepherds corralled their animals there to protect them from wolves that lived here until the beginning of the 20th century.