Sept-Oct 2014 U3A Health Walks

Jávea South: The
woods and trails of La Colina / Las Laderas

DATE: Time: 9am

Tuesday
16
th
Sept
&

Thursday
18
th
Sept

WALK LEADER: Walks:

Brian &
Martin
2014
– 25a

Brian &
Martin
2014
– 25b

Meeting Point

El Rafalet car park.

Walking Route

Distance :

Across to the La Colina area and around the woods and
country lanes.

Terrain

Walking Surface

Countryside trails, mostly dirt paths, small section
is quite rocky. Some tarmac roads.

Ascent

One small hill at the beginning.

Duration

1hr

Directions to Meeting Point

From Moraira:

Take the road from to Benitachell . Turn right at the
traffic lights and drive to Javea(CV740), pass the golf club. When
you passed the golfclub you find the Rafalet parking on the right
on the corner of Calle del mar de Noruega.

From Javea:

Leave Jávea on the CV734 towards Gata. Turn
left at the Ferrobox roundabout onto CV740 to Benitachell.
Straight over roundabout at Cabanes. Shortly after the stone cross
on right, turn left into the large El Rafalet car park on the left
on the corner of Calle del mar de Noruega.

MORAIRA :
From ALGAS L’ Andrago to Moraira and Back

DATE:
Time: 9am

Tuesday
23
th
Sept
&

Thursday
25
th
Sept

WALK LEADER:
Walks:

John
& Frieda
2014
– 26a

John
& Brian
2014
– 26b

Meeting Point

Algas car park

Walking Route

Distance :
4 km

From Algas into town and back again

Terrain

Walking Surface

Pavement and road

Ascent

Mainly flat

Duration

1hr

Directions to
Meeting Point

Go along the Moraira
to Calpe road. At the first roundabout turn left to go down to the
Algas car park.

TEULADA
countryside camis Railway via Cemetary

DATE:
Time: 9am

Tuesday
30
TH
Sept
&

Thursday
2
TH
Oct

WALK
LEADER: Walks:

John
& Frieda
2014
– 27a

John
& Martin
2014
– 27b

Meeting
Point

Teulada
Poligono car park

Walking
Route

Distance:
5,4
km

Camis
and paths railway station and cemetery

Terrain

Walking
Surface

Mostly
tarmac roads. section of 400m dirt/stones and 150m woods path.
Route goes under the railway once.

Proper
walking shoes required !

Ascent

Medium
hill out of Teulada. Mostly flat.

Duration

1hr
10min plus stops.

Directions
to Meeting Point

From
Gata:
Take
N332 until you reach the roundabout outside Teulada.

Turn
left and then immediately right into the commercial area.

Entrance
to the car park is stupidly positioned at the Teulada end where
cars leaving are most at risk!

From
Teulada:
Drive
to the bottom of the main dual carriageway.

Turn
1st right at both roundabouts and go under the railway line.

At
the next roundabout, turn left, then sharp right into the car park
(watch out for cars leaving the car park!).

TEULADA
BERDICA RAILWAY walk

DATE:
Time: 9am

Tuesday
7
TH
Oct
&

Thursday
9
TH
Oct

WALK LEADER:
Walks:

John
& Frieda
2014
– 28a

John
& Martin
2014
– 28b

Meeting Point

Car
Park Teulada poligono in front of ecopark entrance

Walking Route

Distance:
4,8
km

Around
tracks
and paths in countryside of Teulada-Benissa Berdica area

Terrain

Walking Surface

Roads
and tracks
,
part muddy and uneven if wet.
Some
trail through the fields.

Ascent

60m
ascent over
2
medium steep size hills

Duration

1 h 15min

Directions to
Meeting Point

From
Teulada-Moraira:

Drive
to the bottom of the main dual carriageway. Turn 1st right at both
roundabouts and go under the railway line. At the next roundabout,
turn left, then sharp right into the car park (watch out for cars
leaving the car park!).

From
Gata/Benissa:

Take
N332 until you reach the roundabout outside Teulada. Turn to
Teulada and at the next roundabout, turn right, then sharp right
into the car park (watch out for cars leaving the car park!).

Park
close-by in front of the ecopark entrance.

BENISSA
– WALK THROUGH CANOR AREA TEULADA

DATE:
Time: 9am

Tuesday
14
TH
Oct
&

Thursday
16
TH
Oct

WALK LEADER:
Walks:

John
& Frieda
2014
– 29a

John
& Martin
2014
– 29b

Meeting Point

Pedrera
industrial park, the road behind JUJU, calle Benz. Park near
“Dam-Sport”

Walking Route

Distance:
4,5
km

Around
the country lanes of Canor, Hidden in the valley between the N332
and the AP7, through orchards of olives , mandarines and oranges.

Terrain

Walking Surface

Mostly
well made surfaces (tarmac, concrete), some dirt road, some trail
through the fields.

Ascent

50m
ascent over 2km, twice 50m steep

Duration

1hr

Directions to
Meeting Point

From
Teulada towards Benissa (N332). Reaching Pedrera industrial park,
turn right into the park. Drive straight till the T-junction and
turn left, Next take the first right (calle Benz) and park in the
bend near “Dam Sport”.

BENISSA
: ERMITA de LLEUS

DATE:
Time: 9am

Tuesday
21
TH
Oct
&

Thursday
23
TH
Oct

WALK LEADER:
Walks:

John
& Frieda
2014
– 30a

John
& Martin
2014
– 30b

Meeting
Point

Benissa
ERMITA de LLEUS.

Walking
Route

Distance:
5,3
km

Around
the country lanes of Lleus area, through orchards of Almonds and
pine wood.

Terrain

Walking
Surface

Mostly
well made surfaces (tarmac, concrete), but some stoney track and
dirt road.

Proper
walking shoes required !

Ascent

undulating,
4 short but some very steep hills of 50m , 110m ascent over 2,2km

Duration

1
h
20
min

Directions
to Meeting Point

Coming
from Teulada, drive through Benissa an take the exit to Jalon.

Immediately
take the turning on the left to Pinos. Just before the bridge over
the AP7, there is a road to the left, signposted LLEUS. Take this
road and follow it for 1,5 km where there is a road split. Take
the road towards the right signposted Casa del Maco.

Follow
the road for about 500m till you meet the next split and take the
road to the right.

Follow
the road for about 300m where you reach the ERMITA de LLEUS. Park
here.

Gata
de Gorgos: Camis and trails towards Jesus Pobre

DATE:
Time: 9am

Tuesday
28
TH
Oct
&

Thursday
30
TH
Oct

WALK LEADER:
Walks:

John
& Frieda
2014
– 31a

John
& Martin
2014
– 31b

Meeting Point

Behind
the sky blue house at the first Gata roundabout on the CV734.

Walking Route

Distance :
4 km

Around
the lanes and tracks between Gata and Jesus

Pobre.
Amazing views in all directions.

Terrain

Walking Surface

Almost all tarmac –
concrete roads. One small section of dirt path.

Ascent

Negligible.

Duration

1 hr

Directions to
Meeting Point

Drive from
Benitachell to Javea, Go left on the Ferrobox roundabout, Leave
Javea on the CV734 towards Gata.

Pass the crematorio
and fuel station. At the first roundabout just outside Gata de
Gorgos, turn right and at the T-junction turn right again. Pass
the back of the sky blue house and park immediately after where
the road is wider.

Llíber:
Circuit of Llíber hill

DATE:
Time: 9am

Tuesday
4
TH
Nov
&

Thursday
6
TH
Nov

WALK LEADER:
Walks:

John
& Frieda
2014
– 32a

John
& Frieda
2014
– 32b

Meeting Point

New urb. on the Jalón
side of Llíber. Road on the right before the bridge.

Walking Route

Distance :

Starts in the village
and follows hill paths returning to Llíber by the village
back roads. Excellent views of the Jalón valley and the
campo behind Llíber.

Terrain

Walking Surface

Initially, the hill
path is very rocky, later compacted dirt. Small section uphill
that is rocky. Tarmac for last 20 mins back to the village.

Ascent

Steep tarmac/concrete
hill at the start. A few rock/dirt steps to higher terraces.

Duration

1hr 10mins.

Directions to
Meeting Point

Approach Lliber on
the road from Benissa to from Senija. Go through the traffic
lights into the “one at a time” system. Pass the
traffic lights at the other (Jalón) end, turn right just
before the bridge and park along this quiet road.

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