Cycling

Cycling in Peñíscola

1. Sierra De Irta  (Peñíscola - Alcocéber)

This route starts from the Hotel Servigroup Papa Luna heading towards the Font Nova urbanization. About 400 meters before the urbanization Font Nova turning left along a dirt track.

Follow the path and signs to Torre Badum. Once Arriving at Torre Badum, heading down the road to the beach Pebret Russo. This trail runs alongside the coast, but not turning to the right. Once passed the ravine (that ends at the pebble beach) you continue along this way although you will be forced to leave the sea to climb slightly through the mountains then back to the sea then returning once again to the mountain.  All junctions are indicated by signs in “direction Alcocéber”.

Difficulty: Medium

Distance: 18 km one way

Elevation: 200 m

Route type: Straight

Time: 2 hours

Observation: Coastal path going from Peniscola to Alcossebre in Mtb.

Departure:  See route

Return: See route

 

2. Costal Route

Enjoy the beautiful landscape where the sea and the mountains merge into one, forming steep cliffs and small untouched coves. The route begins in the Plaza of the Constitution of Peñíscola, where the path splits at the entrance of the natural park of Sierra de Irta, where you enter onto the track that runs along the sea and reaches Alcocéber. The Badum tower offers panoramic views of small coves and beaches.

Distance: 22 km

Time: 1, 30 hours

Type of route: Trail

Difficulty: Low

Leaving: Peñíscola

Arriving: Alcocebre

 

3. Route Las Fuentes  (Fresh watersprings)

This route begins in the urbanization Font Nova, on a track by the entrance of the park of Sierra de Irta, through the Mas del Senyor. From there heading towards the Pou del Moro and Font d'en Canes, continuing on the track until you reach the waterfront overlooking the Cala Argilaga. Turn right taking the Alcocéber direction, and carry on to Ribamar to reach its well known lighthouse.

Distance: 13,5 km

Time: 2 hours

Type of route: Trail

Difficulty: Medium

Leaving: Urbanización Font Nova

Arriving: Faro Alcocéber

 

4. Castle Route

Enjoy the beautiful Mediterranean forest whilst listening to the sweet birdsong in the air. The route starts from the town of Santa Magdalena de Pulpis, running through a road parallel to the motorway for two kilometers until you reach a junction where you turn left towards the mountain, passing the lookout tower of l'Atmeler, arriving at the north face of the mountain to reach the Castillo de Chivert, an old Muslim construction, until finally going down the track until you reach Alcalà de Xivert.

Distance: 17,3 km

Time: 1h 30min

Type of route: Trail

Dificulty: Medium - Hard

Leaving: Santa Magdalena de Pulpis

Arriving: Alcalà de Xivert

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