Pont d'en Miralles

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On returning to the main path, the track runs alongside Miralles Stream, before crossing over Miralles Bridge. Mountain water in the area collects in streams and rivers, flowing on to the valley plain before turning into the River Galligants. This river then moves on towards Girona city, where it flows into the River Onyar.

The water flow of the streams is irregular, as high rainfall occurs mainly at the end of summer and beginning of autumn. This sometimes leads to a significant rise in water levels which can result in flooding of the plains. This occurred in 1843 when the River Galligants caused one of the worst floods ever experienced by the city of Girona. The neighbourhoods of Sant Pere and La Barca were flooded and around 100 people lost their lives.