Penya Foradada

6th of April

This time we are going to be hiking in one of the most beautiful areas of Valencian Community – la Vall de la Gallinera. The route will lead us to the impressive rock formation – Penya Foradada.

One of the main attractions of the hike is the so-called Penya Foradà or Foradada, located at an altitude of 737 meters above sea level, is an authentic natural wonder of the province of Alicante, which we could say, without a doubt, is the most representative landscape element of La Vall de Gallinera, a beautiful valley full of natural corners, uninhabited Moorish areas and 8 urban centers that make up the municipality that gives the valley its name.
This spectacular stone arch, of great beauty, is a magical corner from which to observe the entire Vall de Gallinera, one of the main causes of the valley being declared a Natural Area of the Generalitat Valenciana, a natural window in which, Casual way and during 2 times a year, a solar alignment takes place that attracts curious and amateurs of astronomy.

Penya Foradada –

Difficulty: medium/high (14.3km with 550m elevation gain)
Technical level: medium/high (some rocky trails at the top of the ridge)
Meeting point: Mestalla, entrance on av. Aragón, 9:30 (return to Valencia ~18:00)
Price: 32 euros (28 euros signing up before 05.04 9:00) / 12 euros coming to Alpatró.

The price includes professional guide, transportation, accident and public liability insurances.
Bring at least 1.5l of water, lunch, long-sleeve clothes and hiking shoes.
Become a member and get a 6-euros discount for every hike.

Vall de la Gallinera
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