|Walk on Calle San Vicente to Cami Borro and
turn right. Let the white-yellow waymarks guide your way lined with
orange groves. Cross a bridge over the Vernissa
river. On the right hand side of the road you
see signs. Continue straight ahead towards "Aqüeducte". Soon
you encounter the hotel "Finca los Pinos".
By the second bridge, you find another sign for Aqüeducte pointing
to the right. A grassy track starts to follow the stream and
a little bit further. On your right rises the Red Rockwall (Penya Roja).
At Aqüeducte (15 min) (80 m), you find an
information board and a sign for Galeries fountain (Font de les
The path to the fountain follows the gorge of Atanassi (Barranco de
Atanassi) and is fit with information boards on the
typical plants of this area. When it forks (27min) (150 m), go straight
on, do not turn left. Soon you can hear the murmur of a brook and enjoy
the small pools with crystal clear water. The
Galeries fountain (35min)
(215 m) has a tap with running water.
Soon after the fountain, a path forks to the right. If you want to
visit the ruins of the Borro castle, take this path. It takes some 10
minutes to reach the castle on top of a large rock.
By the castle you find signs for an
alternative route back to Rotova.
If you are not interested in the castle, ignore the path to the
right, and, some thirty meters further, turn left uphill to "Forn
de Calc". In Forn de Calc (38 min) (245 m), follow the sign for
"Penyal de Estruca". Little by little you start to see the sea
over the Falconera
At a fork (44min) (300 m), go right to a path signposted to
"Creuer Picaio". At the next fork (1h14min) (485 m), keep
right, following the signs for "Picaio" and "Creuer Alt
de les Aguiles".
At the top (1h26min) (535 m) you can enjoy fine sea
views over the gorge of Garrofer (Barranco del Garrofer). Continue
to the right, following the sign for "Creuer Font dels
Llibrells". When you come to the next signposts (1h38min) (455 m),
go straight ahed for "Simeta del Gall". However, if you are
short of water, visit the Llibrelles fountain (Font dels Llibrelles) in
downhill. It takes some 15 minutes to get there and back.
In Simeta de Gall (1h58min) (369 m) start following the signposts to
Rotova. You can see the walls of the Borro
castle on your right. The path descends to the northern side of Rotova. When you reach
the asphalt road (2h57min) (85 m), turn right. Cross the river
and walk through the village
back to your car (3h05min).