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 Bicycle tour easy, short and surprising. It follows part of the route of the old railway track linking the Puebla de Hijar, Tortosa in Aragon, now conditioned between Arnes and Tortosa as Via Verde . The move by the magnificent river gorges Canaletes, bridges and numerous tunnels make it a spectacular itinerary. At the end of the journey, one is the sanctuary of Fontcalda where there are benches, tables and fonts. Resources necessary to provide illumination for the passage through the tunnels longer. The beginning is Bot, where people come from Gandesa to the TV-3531 or from Horta de Sant Joan for the T-334. After the tour, well worth a visit to the village, which retains beautiful corners like the church of San Blas, dated to c. Renaissance and seventeenth and Paladella house, manor house dating from the late XVII. Further, there is the chapel of St. Joseph, a magnificent viewpoint on the environment, and the Maiden Pit, located in a beautiful place, cool and shady picnic area as conditioning. 0.00 km (267 m). In the old station Bot, take the Via Verde to the east towards Tortosa. We passed several tunnels and at 4.70 miles, you reach old railway Prat de Comte. After crossing two more tunnels, to 5.40 km, it goes to the place of Fontcalda. Leave the Via Verde and turn left (N) strongly down a track that crosses the river ford. To avoid getting wet, turn towards NO, crossing the river by a bridge Canaletes narrow and turn back to the OS. Immediately thereafter, on the left side of the river is a source of warm water that comes from the rock at 28 degrees, with a small sink, manifestation of hydrological phenomenon which has given name to the site. A little further, you get to Fontcalda. 5.85 km (163 m). Sanctuary Fontcalda comprising the Church of Our Lady of Fontcalda and a spa with their accommodations and services. Today is conditioned as a restaurant, camping area and apartments. It is open seasons (summer and Easter) and on certain weekends. The sanctuary, located 12 km from Gandesa, is documented from the s. XIV. The present church, built in 1753, is a neoclassical style, was burned during the War of 1936. As a result of fire vanished Baroque altar and the old image of the Virgin (now in alabaster is a copy of the original). During the Battle of the Ebro, conditioned as a field hospital. To return to the road melts. 11.71 km (267 m). Bot, starting point and end of the trail. Landmarks Chapel of St. Jose de la via verde  Tunnel de la via verde River Canaletes Canaletes River Gorge House Paladella Church of San Blas Counties: Terra Alta Distance: 11.71 miles Climb Slope: 120.0 m Descent Altitude: 120.0 m Signage: Yes Duration: 1 hour Topics: Sport | Nature | Culture Types: easy biking trails   Criteria of usage of these routes   See restaurants here See hotels here Source: Government of Catalonia. Directorate General of Tourism / Data Update: 30/09/2010

Tags: delta del ebro, arnes, visit salou, visit cambrils, visit tarragona, visit reus, visit la pineda playa
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