Some centuries ago the Fluvià flowed into
l'Escala where today there is a stream. To find it we go towards north, to Sant Pere Pescador, a town that precisely owes its existence to the presence of the river. The route goes through Cinc Claus and continues on a wide track towards l'Armentera, where we will take a pleasant path parallel to the river from which different species of birds can be seen. To com back, we will follow the beach of Les Dunes. On the final strech we will find sand four a couple of kilometers parallel to the road we will have to circulat with caution.
If we want to make a largest route, we can combine this route with the following once; once at the
Sant Pere Beach, we return to the kilometric point 7.46 and continue towards l'Arbre Sec. In this case, the excursion will amount about 40 km. KM 0,00 Sant Martí d’Empúries. We go out from the roundabout of the road. We incorporate to the bicycle lane towards l’Escala.
0,84 We leave the road and take the path on the right towards
1,29 Incorporation of a path on the left. We continue straight.
1,62 Continue straight.
Cinc Claus. In front of the hermitage, we take the GR92 towards the right. We will always follow the main track. Hermitage of Santa Reparada (Centuries X-XVII)
4,56 We towards
5,63 The path, paved i the last stretch, branches at the arrival to a house. We continue to the left (if we turn to the right, at less than one kilometer we will find a magnificent fortified homestead).
6,40 We enter into l
’Armentera, we go over a bridge and we go through the village following the marks of the GR92.
6,88 Crossroads. We incorporate to the road towards on the left and we immediately turn to the right, in direction to the footbal pitch.
7,46 We get to the
Fluvià River. To the right.
8,45 The parallel to the river path it is interrupted by a yatch club. We continue to the road on the right. We enter into
Sant Pere Pescador.
8,63 To the left.
8,95 We go under the bridge and we take the path that follows the river.
9,64 We go over a bridge and continue on a wider track, to the left.
10,81 To the left, we continue on a path.
Viewpoint towards the estuary.
Sant Pere Pescador Beach. To our left, there is the mouth, at half kilometer away. stretch not appropiate for ciclying. We can get there on foot. To go back we have to walk a little on the sand towards l’Escala.
12,60 From the park park, the sand is more or less compact and allows pedaling. In some stretches you will find an easier path on the right.
13,43 At arriving at hte campsite
La Gaviota, we take the parallel to the beach path.
14,19 At arriving to the
Empúries Residential Park urbanization, we get out from the beach and take the parallel path, which we can find behind the trees.
14,60 Tropic Beach refreshment stall.
14,76 To the right.
14,80 To the left.
15,74 We get to a road. The cross it and continue straight.
16,03 The fence from
Les Dunes camping forbids us to continue to the beach, which up to La Ballena Alegre camping is partly-private. This will make us to have an absurd turn from inside: we must walk around the campsites and drive through a narrow bike path that goes parallel to the road.
17,20 The crash barrier ends. Beware; the bike lane is twoways and it is marked on the left of the road where cars circulate.
La Ballena Alegre . Caution; The bike lane narrows even more. Càmping
18,59 On the left, we leave the road. At the end of the camping, take the road that passes under power lines, diagonally crossing a field.
19,26 We go over a metal bridge above
Fluvià Vell. Some centuries ago, Fluvià river that we saw a while ago, used to flow here. This water course marks the boundary of the municipalities of Sant Pere and l'Escala. Continue straight
Sant Martí d’Empúries.