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Path No 11. Cañada del Real Tesoro - Siete Pilas Farmstead (Suitable for families)

Discover your stage
Discover your stage

Come to the Great Path

Sea views
Sea views

Walk through the stages of the Litoral Path

A tour of the entire province
A tour of the entire province

A pioneer route in Andalusia of 739 km

White villages and mountains
White villages and mountains

Diversity of landscapes throughout the tour

Walk and overcome
Walk and overcome

A personal challenge in each section

Path No 11. Cañada del Real Tesoro - Siete Pilas Farmstead (Suitable for families)
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Trail Type Circular
Distance 10500 m.
Estimated Time 2:45 h.
Net Head in Metres 600 m.
Cumulative Elevation Gain 300 m.
Cumulative Elevation Loss 300 m.
Difficulty
Roughness of environment 2
Net Elevation 2
Route Difficulty 2
Guesthouse 2
Assessment according to MIDE
Itinerary
Summary
How to Access
Characteristics
Ways to tour
Towns
  • The part of the Guadiaro Valley which this 10.5-kilometres-long path goes through, is a real maze of traditional and official paths. In order to create a circular route, the 249 Long-distance Great Málaga Path (GR 249), 141 Long-distance Serranía de Ronda's Great Path, and two short-distance paths: the A — 237 Short -distance Benalauría – Cañada del Real Tesoro Path (PR-A 237) and the A—255 Short-distance Jimera de Líbar – Cortes de la Frontera Path (PR-A 255) were used. This paths sometimes coincide and sometimes come across each other or they split, so it is very important to read the map as well as their descriptions and signs along the route.

  • Characteristics

    Type of Section Length % of total
    Longitud Total 10500
  • Ways to tour

    Regarding the kind of transport which can be used along different stages of the path, these are divided in those that can be crossed on foot, on a mountain bike, or on a horse. Nevertheless, there is to know that you can walk along the entire stage when this class of routes is indicated, but if you decide to travel on a mountain bike or horse, there is to check that there are no temporary restrictions or town regulations that do not allow their use at some parts of a stage, and then choose alternative way. We also underline that riding a mountain bike on some stages may include travelling by uneven or steep road surface, which requires some or a lot of effort.
    • On foot
    • On a bicycle
    • On a horse
    • Family
  • Towns

    Algatocín

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    Benalauría

    Where to eat

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    Benadalid

    Where to eat

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    Cortes de la Frontera

    Where to eat

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    Where to stay

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Spots along the trail

From the starting position

No. Waypoint Ref. UTM / height Partial Route Distance
1 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

0 m
2 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

2100 m
3 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

1900 m
4 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

350 m
5 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

550 m
6 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

1200 m
7 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

800 m
8 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

600 m
9 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

1875 m
10 Museo de Arte Precolombino Felipe Orlando 30S

x=36.599887
y=-4.531775

1125 m
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Environmental Information

Natural Environment
  • Natural Environment

    PATCHWORK LANDSCAPE

    The valley in Ronda is here wide open between the Angosturas Gully and Las Buitreras Gorge. Although the elevations from the bottom of the valley to the high mountains are between 800 and 1000 metres, there is a large zone of farmland and forest with lower slopes on the left.

    The trail goes across that terrain, through oak forest, across unirrigated agricultural land, past farmsteads, houses, riverside gardens, areas of grassland, meadows and forests and thicket by the river.

    All of it connected by a well-preserved old traditional paths. There is probably not a big difference between the landscape in the past and now, except the villages and infrastructures, which are in accordance with plentiful Roman villas, wine cellars, winepresses and farming and livestock buildings that can still be seen. This unique rural traditional surrounding is likely to be one of the most attractive features of this trail.

     

    USEFUL ADVICE

    The average altitude is low, although the mountainous surrounding creates a different impression. Whatever the case is, it is cold in winter and it can be really cloudy at the bottom of the valley.