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Walking, hiking and mountain biking itineraries


Healthy Itinerary 1

Healthy Itinerary 1

Circular itinerary that begins at Font Major and follows the river course to Milmanda Castle. It brings us closer to the Monastery of Poblet and goes down through the Masías, an old spa area in the 19th century and currently an accommodation area, passing through the Garber Nature Garden and returning to l’Espluga.
  • Duration: approximately 2 hours
  • Distance: 10.10 km.
  • Elevation difference: 109 meters.
  • Difficulty: moderate.

Healthy Itinerary 2

Healthy Itinerary 2

The itinerary begins at the Font Major and coincides with part of the healthy itinerary 1 and the interpretive and guided route “The river is alive!” created as a result of the downpours of October 22, 2019. A circular route through the river environment of l’Espluga de Francolí and the confluence of the Milans and Francolí rivers.

  • Duration: approximately 1 hour
  • Distance: 8 km.
  • Elevation: 66 meters.
  • Difficulty: easy.

Healthy Itinerary 3

Healthy Itinerary 3

Circular route that passes by the Guasch mill and the Milmanda castle, an old Poblet farm, circulating along the dry river and sharing a section with the walk from l’Espluga to Vimbodí. Vineyards, olive trees, almond and hazelnut trees.

  • Duration: approximately 1 hour
  • Distance: 6.30 km.
  • Elevation: 59 meters.
  • Difficulty: easy.

Healthy Itinerary 4

Healthy Itinerary 4

Circular itinerary that brings us closer to the Poblet monastery along the bike lane on the side of the road, passing through the Masías, a former spa area in the 19th century and currently an area of ​​tourist accommodation. The route also passes through the El Garber nature garden and returns to l’Espluga along paths surrounded by crops.

  • Duration: approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Distance: 7,50 km
  • Elevation: 59 m
  • Difficulty: easy.

Walk to Poblet

Walk to Poblet

Circular walk that brings us closer to the Monastery of Poblet, along paths surrounded by crops such as olive trees, vineyards, hazelnuts and almond trees. It reaches the center of the Masías and brings us closer to the Garber nature garden.
  • Duration: approximately 2 h
  • Distance: 7,40 km
  • Elevation: 184 m
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Walk to the Hermitage of the Holy Trinity

Walk to the Hermitage of the Holy Trinity

A circular itinerary that brings us closer to the hermitage of the Holy Trinity. The route to the hermitage is asphalt (3.5km) and then continues along paths that enter the Poblet forest.

  • Duration: approximately 2 h and 30 min
  • Distance: 8,14 km
  • Elevation difference: 322 m
  • Difficulty: moderate.

Walk from l'Espluga to Vimbodí

Walk from l'Espluga to Vimbodí

A circular itinerary that connects l’Espluga with the neighboring town of Vimbodí-Poblet along farm roads with fields, vineyards, olive trees, almond and hazelnut trees, passing by the Milmanda Castle and the Torrents Hermitage.

  • Duration: approximately 4 h
  • Distance: 12.60 km
  • Elevation: 214 m
  • Difficulty: low.

Route of the mysteries and the cross in the Holy Trinity

Route of the mysteries and the cross in the Holy Trinity

The path of the mysteries and the Cross is a circular route through the Partial Nature Reserve of the Trinidad ravine, above the Sant Josep fountain and the Angel chapel. At the highest point of the route where the cross is preserved, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the Trinidad Valley and the Prades Mountains.

  • Duration: approximately 11 min
  • Distance: 0.47 km
  • Elevation: 47 m
  • Difficulty: Easy.

Itineraries through the Poblet Natural Area


Itinerary 1 – Nature Itinerary through the Pena oak forest

Itinerary 1 – Nature Itinerary through the Pena oak forest

Itinerary with historical and heritage elements related to the ancestral use of the territory, which goes up the Pena ravine and reaches the viewpoint, from which there is an impressive panoramic view of the ravine, the holm oak forests and the Martinenc oak grove.

  • Duration: 3.5 h
  • Distance: 10.4km
  • Elevation: 450 m
  • Difficulty: moderate* according to SENDIF methodology

Itinerary 3 – Itinerary through the yew forest and the reboll oak grove

Itinerary 3 – Itinerary through the yew forest and the reboll oak grove

The itinerary goes up the Tillar ravine and reaches the highest point of the Prades mountains: the Baltasana tossal (1,201 m), an impressive circular viewpoint, surrounded by a reboll oak grove unique in Catalonia.

  • Duration: 4h
  • Distance: 10.2 km
  • Distance: 10.2 km
  • Difficulty: medium* according to SENDIF methodology

Itinerary 4 – Mycological itinerary through the Castellfollit forest

Itinerary 4 – Mycological itinerary through the Castellfollit forest

The itinerary runs through the Castellfollit ravine, through a centuries-old pine forest of red pine, mountainous oak forests, oak groves and shady places.

The set of images painted on the tree trunks represent some of the best-known mushrooms. These, among many others, can be found in the undergrowth of this itinerary.

  • Short itinerary
    • Duration: 1.15 h
    • Distance: 3 km
    • Elevation: 190 m
    • Difficulty: Easy
  • Long itinerary
    • Duration: 3.30 h
    • Distance: 6.5 km
    • Elevation: 391m
    • Difficulty: medium.

Itinerary 5 – Geological Itinerary of the Poblet Forest

Itinerary 5 – Geological Itinerary of the Poblet Forest

The itinerary takes us from the Castellfollit ravine to the Fraguas ravine, surrounding the granite complex of Roca de la Mel and Roca Ponent, with important spiers and potholes and allows us to see some of the most impressive granite quarries in the area. , as well as a barite vein that was exploited in several sectors.

  • Duration: 4h
  • Distance: 8.10km
  • Elevation: 385m
  • Difficulty: high

Itinerary 6 – Tozal de la Cruz Viewpoint

Itinerary 6 – Tozal de la Cruz Viewpoint

Easy and quiet circular route that runs through vineyards and shady forests with wild hazelnuts and chestnut trees. Upon reaching the Tossal de la Creu viewpoint there is an excellent view of the Poblet monastery and its surroundings and the old spa area of ​​Las Masías and the elevated parts of La Pena.

  • Duration: 1.15h
  • Distance: 2.37km
  • Elevation: 101m
  • Difficulty: easy* according to SENDIF methodology

Itinerary 7 – The Livestock Trail

Itinerary 7 – The Livestock Trail

Route from Prades to Poblet, taking advantage of sections of the old cattle road that passed through these two towns, crossing the reboll oak grove, until reaching the Grínjol rock and the Torners valley through the Serra Alta. When you reach the plain, with views of the Riudabella castle, you travel through the spectacular Mata oak forest and extensive vineyards until you reach Poblet.
 
  • Duration: 3.30 h from Prades to Poblet and 5 h from Poblet to Prades.
  • Distance: 12.4 km
  • Elevation: 659 m
  • Difficulty: demanding uphill and moderate downhill* according to SENDIF methodology

Itinerary 8 – Las Cen Fonts

Itinerary 8 – Las Cen Fonts

Yews, hollies and martinenc oaks within the shady holm oak forests are the vegetation of this route with numerous fountains that collect the water filtered by the calcareous cliffs, one of which has unique travertine formations. Small puddles have also been generated that are ideal spaces for amphibians, such as salamanders.

  • Duration: 2 h.
  • Distance: 4.2 km
  • Elevation: 300m
  • Difficulty: moderate* according to SENDIF methodology

Itinerary 9 – Therapeutic forestry

Itinerary 9 – Therapeutic forestry

Itinerary proposal to make the most of the therapeutic benefits of forests with mature trees where we find elements to rest, meditate, enjoy the environment, etc.

Both variants, the long and the short, are very easy and are designed to be done in silence, enjoying with all your senses the experience of entering a forest full of venerable trees.

  • Short itinerary:
    • Duration: time does not matter
    • Distance: 1km
    • Elevation: 50m
    • Difficulty: very easy
  • Entire itinerary:
    • Duration: time does not matter
    • Distance: 3.2km
    • Elevation: 150m
    • Difficulty: easy

GR 175 The Cistercian Route

The Cistercian Route itinerary follows the route of the GR175, runs through the regions of Alt Camp, Conca de Barberà and Urgell and is the only route that links the three Cistercian monasteries of Santas Creus, Poblet and Vallbona de les Monks.

The Cistercian Route also offers you the places of the Prades mountains and the Poblet Natural Site of National Interest, the vineyards of Conca, the fields of Urgell, the carena of Cogulló and the flat lands of Alt Camp.

Surely these experiences, which you will only find on this route, will not disappoint you.

For more information on the GR175 click here.
Check out other hiking itineraries in Conca de Barberà by clicking here.

Turismo activo y Regenerativo


Drac Actiu - Active Tourism Company

Drac Actiu - Active Tourism Company

Drac Actiu is a company specialized in offering different services of guided sports and nature activities that combine leisure, health and culture. Activities designed to measure for families, groups, young people and schoolchildren. Drac Actiu also organizes different events throughout the year, such as the Trekorientació (hiking and orienteering test) and the Demolition (bicycle endurance test). Drac Actiu SL programs are designed, organized and accompanied by a team of experts in the field of sports, leisure and teaching.


Equestrian Francolí

Equestrian Francolí

Hípica Francolí offers you horseback riding routes through the area of ​​l’Espluga de Francolí and the Conca de Barberà region, a ride in an atmosphere of tranquility where you can enjoy a magnificent landscape. You also have the possibility of giving classes where you can learn from brushing and preparing the horse, to achieving a good level of dressage and jumping riding, with a qualified teacher. And for the little ones in the family, there is the possibility of taking pony or horse rides through its facilities, always accompanied by an adult.

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Regenerative Tourism

Regenerative Tourism

Lligams Orgànics is a small-scale agroecological and cultural project that recovers the link between people, the land and their food. Their way of working the land is based on regenerating the soil and its organisms, in addition to seeking a natural balance. In addition to the production of dryland and vegan foods, such as olive oil, Lligams Orgàncis offers informative visits to its farm, tastings and other cultural experiences throughout the year.