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.