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The reservoir of the Gaià river



Altafulla
The reservoir of the Gaià river



 Route near the reservoir of Gaia, located between Vespella of Gaia and Renau, the volume of water which contrasts sharply with the harsh, dry landscape of the environment. The route begins in the village Catllar where before or after the trip should take a look at his old medieval castle. To get there from Tarragona take the N340 towards Altafulla and turn left to the local road TP-2039. 0 km (62 m). You leave the church down the street in. It passes by the house of the village and at the end of the street, turn left (N) Avenue on September 11 to Catalonia Avenue, where the tomb on the right (E; km 0.3, 51 m) to continue on the road. Cross the bridge and leave the village behind. 1.2 km (61 m). Take left (N) marked a turn toward the reservoir of Gaia. It follows the main path turnoffs left side on both sides. 3.8 km (124 m). Turn left (NW) for a dirt road that leads to the top of the dam, which is reached after a small rise. Here, a cross and grave to the left (O). Cross the dam and continue straight until the end of the asphalt. 4.6 km (133 m). At the height of towers of light and collides with a fork is to the left (S). Then turn left (E) down the track. 5 km (92 m). The trail forks: it follows the right (S). 5.3 km (96 m). Reached a new branch, where a house is right, and continue to the left (E). At 400 meters the trail began to be paved and then makes a right turn: always follow the paved path. 6.1 km (75 m). It crosses the path of the TGV, which is left for an underpass. On the other side of the road leaving two tracks of land left and right and a paved path in the middle: we take the latter (S). A few meters ahead is a different fork and turn right (S). Cross the railway and follow the same path. They are the white and red GR 172, which will continue until the end of the route. It passes through a housing estate, by a bridge and get to Catllar along the creek. It continues straight up to access the avenue of Catalonia. Must cross it and follow the main street to get to France, where you turn right (SW). 7.3 km (62 m). It becomes the starting point. End of tour. Landmarks Dam reservoir Gaià Reservoir Gaià Town Hall Church Square Catllar Castle Catllar Region: Tarragona Distance: 7.3 km Climb Slope: 175.0 m Descent Altitude: 175.0 m Signage: No Duration: 30 min Topics: Nature | Culture     Criteria of usage of these routes   See restaurants here See hotels here Source: Government of Catalonia. Directorate General of Tourism / Data Update: 13/02/2008



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