9 – 11 of September
One of my favourite weekend trips we have done so far – the two waterfalls at both side of Valencian Community border, Cascada de Arquero in Teruel and Río Carbo waterfall in Castellón. This time we are staying in the charming village of Puertomingalvo on both nights of the trip.
|Friday, 9th of September||Meet in front of Mestalla stadium at 9:30|
|Río Carbo Waterfall, Villahermosa del Río (medium, 8km 200m+)|
|Dinner in the hotel restaurant|
|Accommodation: Hostal Entre Portales|
|Saturday, 10th of September||Cascada del Arquero (medium, 8km 100m+)|
|Walk around the town of Puertomingalvo|
|Dinner in the restaurant El Dao|
|Accommodation: Hostal Entre Portales|
|Sunday, 11th of September||Hike to el Pelejero peak (medium, 10km 365m+)|
|Return to Valencia|
You can read about our previous trip to the two waterfalls here: The Two Waterfall Weekend – Valencia Mountain Enthusiasts
Cascada del Río Carbo
This is my favourite natural pool in the whole Valencian Community – the Río Carbo waterfall. Swimming under the waterfall is always delightful, and it is definitely the case here. I also love the approach to the waterfall from Masía Roncales along the lush fluvial trail.
We’ll start hiking from Masía Roncales and walk along the Carbo river the entire way. There will be several opportunities to at least get our feet wet. We will also cross the river several times, with the help of makeshift wooden bridges. The best part of the hike will be the waterfall, where we can also go for a quick dip to freshen up. As we make our way back, the canyon made by the same Carbo river will be a very pleasant sight.
Cascada del Arquero
This is one of the most impressive waterfalls that can be found in the vicinity of Valencian Community. Technically it is located on the Teruel side, in the municipality of Puertomingalvo, just a few kilometres from the border with Castellón. The waterfall is called Arquero due to the rainbow arch, which can be seen from a certain angle.
The hike is lineal, starting from the pretty town of Puertomingalvo and going all the way down to the waterfall. The route is quite short, so we’ll have plenty of time to chill and rest at the waterfall. After the hike we will visit the town and have lunch and/or drinks there.
Puertomingalvo – El Pellejero
Circular hiking route, 10 kilometers long and 365 meters of eleveation gain, in which we hike to Alto del Pellejero at 1608 meters above sea level. From the top we will see spectacular views of the entire Sierra de Gúdar and the famous Peñagolosa on the other side. Approximate duration of the hike – 4 hours. We will start next to the sign of the Most Beautiful Towns of Spain, located at the beginning of Arrabal street, which goes up to Portal Alto.
Puertomingalvo is a town and municipality located in the heart of the Maestrazgo Cultural Park in the northeast of the Gúdar-Javalambre region, in the province of Teruel in Aragon, Spain. Surrounded by an incredible natural environment typical of the Serranía del Maestrazgo. It was declared in 2009 a Historic-Artistic Site and Asset of Cultural Interest and as one of the Most Beautiful Towns in Spain.
The urban nucleus sits on a rocky promontory presided over by the volumes of the Castle. Complex formed by a complicated network of narrow streets in which good examples of popular architecture stand, highlighting some constructions such as the Town Hall house. Work built between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, it presents a beautiful facade made of stone ashlar masonry in which its entrances in the form of a semicircular voussoir arch stand out, as well as its beautiful twin openings on the upper floor. All topped by a wonderful worked wood eaves.
Accommodation – Hostal Entre Portales
Entre Portales is a hotel and a restaurant located in a recently built stone building, in which noble materials have been used. Its decoration is rustic and contains objects from yesteryear. The hotel has 6 fully equipped rooms with heating, complete bathroom and TV. Other services offered are lounge and a bar.
The price of the trip is 195 Euros per person (370 for a couple). 50 euros paid in advance to reserve the spot, balance due by 2nd of September (free cancellation till 5th of September). The price includes transportation, two nights of accommodation, insurance and a professional guide.
Members get a 10 euro discount.
The price is for a person sharing a twin room. You can reserve a single room for additional 30 euros.
It is possible to sign up till 5th of September. Payments by Bizum or bank transfer are accepted.
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