Facing the road you came from, take the narrow asphalt road that goes right
uphill from the Nova fountain (475 m).
Soon you have a view to Les Foies
and Penya Migdia. The road slopes gently downwards through
a hilly landscape turning into a track.
Turn right on a path with white-yellow waymarks (40min) (380 m). The path
descends towards Monduber
to the Escudella fountain (Font de l'Escudella) (1h) (325 m). You
cannot use the seeping water to fill your water bottle.
Soon after the fountain you have a vista over the valley to the
sea. When the
path forks (1h05min) (350 m), go left. Start descending to the Barranco de
and fork right (1h10min) (310 m). After reaching the bed of the barranco (1h15min) (275 m), the path rises to a ridge (1h25min) (330 m), and goes down to
Barranco de Ruta, where it meets another path (1h40min) (250 m). Turn right.
When the path forks (1h50min) (285m), go left. Soon you have another sea
view. Looking behind, you see a rock called Mallaeta
Fonda on the opposite side of the gorge. The path takes you to a
sand road that runs on Tossal Redó (2h15min) (440
m). Turn left. By the signposts that you soon encounter, turn right on a path to
By a tall ruined building, the path forks (2h30min) (535 m). Go right. The
path ascends to the plain of Els Flarets (640 m), and starts descending. By the
next fork (3h) (560 m), keep left. After reaching the bed of Barranco de Ruta
(3h10min) (520 m), the path curves up right revealing a nice view over the Barranco
de Ruta to the sea. Then it crosses a hill (3h20min) (570 m) with an outlook
over Les Foies,
and descends to a road (3h30min) (500 m). Turn right, and when you meet an
asphalt road, turn left (3h35min) (480 m). This road takes you back to the Nova