Max elevation: 694 m
Min elevation: 427 m
Total climbing: 762 m
Total descent: -763 m
Total time: 02:41:38
Fulleda Turisme Actiu offers you this route in “BTT” mode: “La pedra calcaría” a short 34 km route with 650m of accumulated positive gradient. A circular route which starts and ends in Fulleda and is designed to follow counter-clockwise.
This route that is part of the series of routes named “La pedra calcària” and consists of 34 kilometres, allowing you to discover the surrounding area of Fulleda. This route also visits the town of Espluga Calba at kilometre 21. It is a route covered mostly by wide roads combined with several trails that are 100% traversable, a perfect route to do with a Gravel bike.
The 34-kilometer route starts on Avenida de Agustina Zaragoza towards the square where the statue of Agustina de Aragón is located. There it crosses Carrer de Montblanc and continues along a paved track towards La Pinedeta del Po. It skirts around Comellar d’en Giner, descending towards Fondo de les Auberedes before reaching a GR that rises towards the Serra de les Auberedes parallel to Costa de la Cirera. Once we reach the top of the Sierra, the route turns left and passes the Costa de la Cirera, this path was an old section renovated by Fulleda Turisme Actiu during spring / summer of the year 2020. We continue straight on and turn right towards Obac de Matallonga path until we reach Fondo de Matallonga. We cross the Fondo and continue up towards Pla de la Bassa, following the same path until we reach Pla de Fulleda where we turn right to take the path that will lead us to Corral del Queralt. At this stage, we reach Fondo de Matallonga before starting the ascent along Fondo de Rocabisbal. We take Racó del Magí towards Camí de Tarrés in Senan, continuing along the ridge at Camí dels Plans, towards Camí de les Catalanes where we will take a path leading down to Fondo dels Pouets and towards the departure of Les Tortes and entering Espluga Calba. Leaving Espluga, we will cross the road that goes from Fulleda to Les Borges Blanques, we ask for caution at this point. We will continue straight on along the Vinaixa track to l’Espluga Calba, we will turn right onto Camí de les Portelles de Dalt, passing by an impressive shelter. We will continue towards Mas Blanc, crossing the Portella del Dalmau and the Portella del Rei where we will continue towards Mas Blanc along Camí de les Carreteres. We then head up towards Mirador de les Garrigues, a spectacular viewpoint. Here, we pass by Punta del Dugo and we will start the descent towards Vall dels Cortals. We will cross the valley and go to Fondo de the Planota passing by a vaulted hut built of dry stone. We will go up the Plans de l’Arboç, where we continue downwards towards Fondo dels Pous before commencing the steep climb to Fulleda. We will pass by Carrer de la Bassa, Plaça de Ramon Santamaria and end at Av. by Agustina Zaragoza.
This route is perfect for those looking for a slightly demandning ride and those who are somewhat experienced. It is a route that runs over wide tracks for most of the distance, but also covers trails which are 100% traversable. In general, it is an easy progression terrain, perfect for a getaway with either your mountain bike or your gravel bike, perfect for discovering what Fulleda and its surroundings have to offer. A perfect opportunity to discover the paths and valleys that form the municipality of Fulleda.
An exciting route fully recommended by Fulleda Turisme Actiu.