Ojos Negros Route

Pedaling after the tracks of the train
Greenway of Ojos Negros
From:
1.150€
TYPE:
Guided / self-guided
DURATION:
8 days (7 nights)
DATES:
Recommended:
From April to November
Possibility of doing it all the year.
LEVEL:
WHAT WILL YOU SEE ON THIS ROUTE?

This tour takes you from the old iron mines of Ojos Negros in Aragon to the city of Valencia, a city of the Mediterranean Sea. It is perfect for family groups with children, adapting stages if necessary.

 

From the old Ojos Negros mines to the Mediterranean Sea, traversing the Sarrión Altiplano and the Palancia Valley, with a drop of more than 3937 ft / 1200 m. This route offers a view of emblematic cities such as, Jérica, Segorbe, Sagunto and Valencia, capital of the old Kingdom of Valencia.

 

The old iron mines of Ojos Negros are in the Sierra Menera, border of the old medieval kingdoms of Aragon and Castile. The impressive castle of Peracense sits on the slopes of the Sierra Menera. From this overwhelming steppe landscape, the route will follow the old mining railroad closed in 1972, to Santa Eulalia.

 

From this small town, Santa Eulalia, you will begin your journey along the longest greenway in Spain. Then you will begin the descent towards the Mediterranean Sea, passing through the Sarrión Altiplano and the Palancia Valley, Jerica and Segorbe. Finally, you will arrive to Sagunto and Puerto de Sagunto, the final point of the old railway in the Mediterranean Sea. This beautiful trip is interrupted by many tunnels and viaducts. From Sagunto, an ancient Roman city destroyed by Hannibal and its African elephants, you will arrive in Valencia along the old Roman road, Via Xurra, now a greenway. Valencia, the former Renaissance capital of the Kingdom of Valencia, welcomes you With the impressive City of Arts and Sciences, designed by one of Valencia’s greatest minds, the architect Santiago Calatrava. An extra tour around the city center and Albufera.

STAGES
Stage 1
Ojos Negros-Cella 50Km

Stage 2
Cella-Puebla de Valverde 56Km

Stage 3
Puebla de Valverde-Jérica 67Km

Stage 4
Jérica-Puerto de Sagunto 59Km

Stage 5
Puerto de Sagunto-Valencia 46 Km

Stage 6
Valencia-Albufera 45 Km

What does this tour include?

Accommodation 7 nights with half board in three-stars hotels and charming rural houses.

Transfer from Valencia to Jérica and Ojos Negros

 5 picnics

 Luggage Transfer

Guided tour in Valencia and La Albufera including a boat trip and a paella in El Palmar

 24h telphone assistance

Bike:

Equipped bicycle KROSS Trans Alp. Aluminum box with 27 speeds, 28 “wheel with anti-pinhole.

Equipement:

Front and rear light. Double fender. Goat’s Paw. Gel saddle. Rear pockets and front safe. Helmet.
Tools per tour or 4 people: Travel kit, spare camera, multitools, bowler.

Documentation:

Routometer, map of the route. Track Wikiloc.
Optional: Navigator and / or computer with deposit of 50 €.