Benissa PR-CV7 Bèrnia

"La Sierra de Bèrnia is the natural frontier between the Marina Alta and Marina Baixa and its crested ridge is the backdrop that we see as we look south over Benissa.

This route passes alongside the Font de Bèrnia (spring), and goes through the "Forat", a natural tunnel that crosses through the ridge to the southern slopes where the route continues as far as the "Fort de Bèrnia" the fortress that was built during the reign of Felipe II to ward off the Moorish attacks.

TECHNICAL INFO

Length: 3 ½ hours.
Distance: 8km
Walkabiliy: Moderate/challenging
Maximum altitude: 850m

Access:Take the N-332 towards Alicante. After1km turn right along the CV-750 Xaló road and at 300 metres turn left into the CV-749 road following the signs to "Pinos-Bèrnia" CV-749. Continue on this road for 16 km until you arrive at Les Cases de Bèrnia where the road ends and you can park your vehicle and start the walk.

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