Moderate (33 km)
Total distance: 33 km
Positive cumulative gradient: 681 m+
Starting point: Fulleda (in front of la Sala)
Arrival point: Fulleda (in front of la Sala)
Maximmum height:: 602 m
Minimum height: 396 m
Circular route: Yes
POI: Font del Cinto/Mirador Garrigues/Vall de Vinaixa/Creu de terme/Aljub teixera del Mariet/Ermita de Sant Bonifaci/Argelagar
Max elevation: 605 m
Min elevation: 390 m
Total climbing: 800 m
Total descent: -800 m
Total time: 02:26:11
Fulleda Turisme Actiu offers the mountain bike route: FULLEDA – ERMITA DE SANT BONIFACI – FULLEDA. A route available at 3 difficulties, easy, moderate and difficult.
The route classified as moderate is 33 km in length and has a positive cumulative gradient of 681 m. A route suitable for cyclists looking to do legwork on a demanding route but not in technically difficult.
A perfect route for beginner cyclists in the world of mountain biking who want to improve their endurance and are looking to gather demanding experience on their bike. A perfect route to discover the town of Fulleda and Vinàixa with a visit to emblematic places such as the hermitage of Sant Bonifaci and the discovery of unique places such as Font de les Ventoses, Font del Mas Blanc, the dry stone hut of Puig de l’Ermità, la Bassa empedrada del Barril del Montanyés, lo Puig, …
We will start the route from the Village Hall in Fulleda, covering a small urban section passing by Plaça de Ramon Santamaria, Carrer de la Bassa, turning left on to a path that will take us to Fondo dels Pous and Comellar d’en Piquer. We will continue uphill to Plans de l’Arboç, where we will continue along Planota and Mirona before going down to Vall dels Corrals by the side of the Font del Cinto. Take precaution on this path as it is usually muddy due to the spring!
We will cross Vall dels Cortals and ascend towards Comellar del Metge, following the road upwards until passing by Punta del Dugo (624 m). Here, we will follow the Camí de les Carreteres, passing by the viewpoint of Les Garrigues and we will then start the descent towards Bertran del Gatoi. We will continue the descent towards the Camí dels Bertrans, passing by Masos and at the top of Comes we will take the Pista de Vinaixa in l’Espluga.
Departing la Cova, we will break to the right, cross the Fondo Major, la partida dels Diumenges, cross the train track and take the Camí Sant Bonifaci. This path is an ascent towards a crossroads, where we turn left and start the descent towards Coma Escudella, where you will go up again to the Cabana de lo Puig de l’Ermità, skirting the Punta de lo Puig (575m). We will cross Los Putjos until we find the train tracks. Then we will follow onwards until we leave the tracks to turn left and arrive at Comenterroges. We will continue crossing the parts of Oliveres del Maginet and Planes del Sastre until we reach the dry-stone pond of Barril del Muntanyès. We will continue towards the Cabana del Tomàs where we will turn right, then to the left and we will follow the path of the Fondo de Barrils until we find Camí de Barrils, there we will arrive at the old Camí de Barrils that will take us to Camí dels Plans de les Teixeres. We will follow this path until we reach Pla de l’Alcàntara where we will start the descent to the Ermita de Sant Bonifaci.
We will continue towards the Vinaixa track in l’Espluga Calba towards Vinaixa until we find the Vinuelles Corner, where we will turn left and start the ascent to Camí de les Carreteres, we will continue along the Camí Vell de Vinaixa in l’Espluga Calba, we will pass by the Font del Mas Blanc and make a sharp turn to the right to take the Camí de Coma de Sant Pere that will take us along the Serra de l’Argelagar to Fulleda, in the same place where we started the route.
A discovery of a route that, without a doubt, we recommend at Fulleda Turisme Actiu.