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Gravel Roses - Aiguamolls de l'Empordà

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04/12/2020
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Introduction

This route, starting in Roses, is ideal for visiting and gaining an overview of the Aiguamolls de l'Empordà Natural Park. The gentle route largely coincides with the Ruta dels Estanys and, partially, with the Pirinexus cycle route, so you will find other cyclists going in both directions. 

You will pass through town centres incorporated into the park, some of them very unusual and original, such as Empuriabrava and Castelló d'Empúries. You will cross the Muga river and the open spaces between ponds, some of them equipped with hides from which to observe the fauna. Before reaching the midpoint of the route, you will go through El Cortalet, where the information centre of the park is located, and continue until you come across the Camí de les Llúdrigues (Path of the Otters), next to the Fluvià river.

 

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  • Typology
    Time Circular
  • Difficulty
    Easy
  • Duration
    4 hours
  • Slope
    70.00 meters
  • Distance
    43.90 km
  • Theme
    Meadows and shrubs
  • Activity
    By bike
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Rutes en bicicleta per Roses Cap de Creus

Tips

  • You will travel along some short stretches of paved road, with very little vehicle traffic. However, precautions must be taken.
  • Be careful in Empuriabrava if you take the cycle lane: when you reach the roundabouts from the left-hand side, you should take care and perhaps go up onto the pavement, as cars move into the cycle lane.

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Flour Mill and Eco-museum

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Museums
06/12/2020

Project integrated into the network of Science and Technology Museums of Catalonia, located in an old flour mill building dating from the 19th century

The medieval capital of the Empordà

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Places
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This was the capital of the Empordà during medieval times, a fact that can only be seen when you get close: high walls with defence towers, the water channel for the mill, the narrow streets and the...

El Cortalet

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Environment
06/12/2020

In October 1983, the wetlands were declared a Site of National Interest and, a year and a half later, it was declared a Natural Park.

The storks, reintroduced in the 1980s, have become one of the...

Salsures

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Flora
06/12/2020

Very particular vegetation formation, made up of scrub, which does not exceed one metre in height.

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tour interresant.Sans difficulté.castell d emporia mérite une visite. attention apres les cortalets on roule pendant 2a3 kms sur route avec circulation. la bifurcation sur la gauche de la route n est pas bien indiquée. l application de suivi est tres bien et precise.
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