Start walking from the parking space (195 m) southeast on the asphalt road.
The river runs on your right for the first couple of hundred meters. On your
left you have orchards with medlar, persimmon, pear and citrus trees. On top of
the first hill, the whole village of Bolulla appears behind you.
side roads and tracks. Later, you walk through a pine
Further up, the road reveals the summits of Bernia, Ponoch, Puig Campana
Almond and olive trees become most dominant, but here and there you find apple
and plum trees.
Soon after you reach the highest point of the hill and have a clear view over
Tarbena, a narrow asphalt road with a sign for Rafalet ascends from the right
hand side of the road (1h) (510 m). Take this road. When it forks (1h3min) (520
m), go right downhill. The road turns into a walkway. At a sharp bend left
downhill (1h10min) (500 m), take the track that goes straight ahead. Do not
continue on the walkway.
When the track forks (1h15min) (475 m), go right downhill. The track is lined
by bright broad-leaf trees, wild asparagus and blackberry bushes. When you come to a crossroads (1h35min)
(360 m), keep straight ahead, and when the track forks (1h40min) (330 m) by a
ruined building, go left downhill. Ahead, on the opposite side of the valley you
see the gorge of Curt (Barranco del Curt) and the track you are heading to.
In the northeast you see the mountain range of Ferrer.
The route crosses the Algar river (1h52min) (220 m). On the other side of the
river, the track forks. Go right.
The track ascends through a pine forest to Casa Pons which you find on top of
the Pollastre hill (2h15min) (335 m). Heading southwest the
track stays on the
slopes of Sacos offering views to the river before descending
to an avocado grove. At the crossroads (2h50min) (185 m) keep straight ahead and
you meet the Algar river again.
Soon after crossing the river, you come to a junction. Turn sharp right. The
road leads you through citrus groves to another, wider road (3h05min) (245 m).
Turn right on this asphalt road which leads you back to the parking space in Bolulla