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Itinerary by the cliff of La Galera: from la Carrova to Godall

Itinerary by the cliff of La Galera: from la Carrova to Godall

 Within the massif of Ports and the Ebro River, and making the function of a biological corridor, there is a natural gorge of the galley, with its streams, tributaries and drains the ponds aiguavessant Ports and coastal plan the galley, an extensive and varied cultivated area, mainly orchards, inside the Montsià. During the tour you can see wide views of the river Ebro and the Montsant and Transportation. The route, which runs through the towns of Masdenverge the galley and Godall is marked with the exception of the old path of Amposta in Godall, with piles of wood panels and the Department of Tourism of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Has expanded the length of the route on criteria other biking routes in some sections of the route needed to make them walk. The starting point of the route is the tower Carrova, XIII century medieval building located close to the remains of an ancient Roman villa (fourth century AD). To get there by car should leave Amposta for the C-12 towards Tortosa and turn left there is a signpost indicating the 2-km. If it comes out of Amposta bike can be taken before arriving at the gas station at the entrance, a paved road to the Right between the channel of the Ebro and the Ebro, and the right C-12, bound to the itinerary. From the principal area of ​​leisure in Carrova crossing and the C-12 into Canal Right of the Ebro and taking on the left, heading north, the old road to Tortosa. It runs between the canal and the Ebro River to the mouth of the ravine Galera (2.10 km). It continues along the same road, and beyond 400 meters, turn left back across the channel and the C-12, and follow the path of Mian (there is a sign indicating to the other side of the enquitranat), also paved (km 2.55). After 900 meters you reach a junction of four roads and take the over on the left, marked with a pile of wood. Later crosses the gully and continue along its left bank, taking into account the meaning of the criteria followed-up throughout the description of the route-to encounter a new crossing: we leave the paved path that continues straight and crosses the river, and take the dirt road to the left to access more of St. Paul (5.88 km), old farm of the Cistercian monastery of Benifassà from the sixteenth century, now restored. It continues to the left bank of the ravine in a southeasterly direction between orange groves. After crossing several intersections will be paved turn leads to a right to be taken and, immediately, he goes on a road that takes to the left to Masdenverge (8.02 km). It borders the town to the right, crosses the road T-350 and continue down the street in Barcelona. At the end of this road turn right for a paved trail that runs along the gorge back to the left, crossing it several times (you may need some time off the bike and be careful if it has rained a lot) up to the natural landscape alone (10.29 km). It is a wetland formed by several pools and riparian vegetation at the confluence of the galley and ravines alone. Leave to the left the old road of Amposta in Godall  and follow the right bank of the ravine the Galera, which is believed to proceed immediately to its left bank. Reached a bridge from the old railway line and just pass it underneath, it falls to the right (there are piles indicators) and continues inside the ravine to the south by a road gravel, which here is quite wide (must get off the bike at some stage). You reach the bridge the road T-331 between Santa Barbara and Ulldecona (11.87 km), it goes under for his far right (from the sense of motion) and continue along the right side of the boulevard following the appropriate directions for a rocky ride in parts (also will walk through some stretch and be careful if it has rained heavily). It crosses the bed of the gully on several occasions to go to a tarmac track, which is taken to the right (15.41 km). Leave the ravine to the left and goes back to the core of La Galera along the football field (which is to the left). It crosses the village from the village, passing near the parish church of San Lorenzo (ancient tower of the galley, the fourteenth century) and is the Roman bridge over the ravine Galera (km 16, 58). Just take it crossed the second street on the left, the path Godall the end of which continues, also left a trail marked region. After crossing the boulevard Toll Roig to the ravine Galera is a grave right path indicated that, after leaving a detour to the left, flows into the TV-3313, followed to the left to Godall (19.74 km). Entry to Godall and left the streets of Moli nou and, following the signs to the Department of Environment, it goes up to the picnic area and camping area at the coll Villastret (km 20.73). Dispose the road and take back the TV-3313 toward La Galera. Immediately on leaving the village, we turn right along the old path of Amposta in Godall (there is a tooltip), asphalt. Within minutes is a turning signposted to the right in 300 meters leads to the Fountain of  l´Arboç namesake located in the coll, which can be used to freshen up and fill the water bottle. The route goes through fields of ancient olive and carob trees, orange and almond with some new cultivars that allow downloads recover strength. Cross the road again T-331 (27.33 km) and follow the main road heading off to the northeast, leaving both sides to recover from the Foia del Solsò (28.93 km) from where you are  to  do the way back to the tower Carrova (km 40). Landmarks Coll of Arboç Recreation Area Coll Villastret Godall Way old Godall Bridge ravine Galera Torre Church of San Lorenzo de la Galera Only the FOIA Masdenverge Mas de Sant Pau Mian Road Barranco de la Galera Region: Montsant Distance: 40.0 miles Climb Slope: 270.0 m Descent Altitude: 270.0 m Signage: No 3 h 15 min Topics: Sport | Nature | Culture   Criteria of usage of these routes   See restaurants here See hotels here Source: Government of Catalonia. Directorate General of Tourism / Data Update: 24/03/2006 

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