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Through Aiguamolls nature reserve to Castello D'Empuries

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  • Aiguamolls Nature Reserve
    Aiguamolls Nature Reserve
    Photo: Steven Purdham, Macs Adventure
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Today's walk takes you along the banks of the River Fluvia, across the beach at its mouth and into the Aiguamolls Nature Reserve. The reserve covers nearly 2000 hectares between the Muga and the Fluvia rivers.
moderate
Distance 11 km
3:40 h
14 m
7 m
15 m
-2 m
The area is dotted with hides, ideal for spotting Ibis, Heron, Tufted Ducks, Pochards, Snipes, Redshanks, Marsh Harriers and Sandpipers. Castello D’Empuries is a beautiful medieval town, it has many historic buildings to visit, hidden in the labyrinthine maze of narrow winding streets.
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Steven Purdham
Update: May 27, 2022
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
15 m
Lowest point
-2 m

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Start

Sant Pere Pescador (2 m)
Coordinates:
DD
42.193892, 3.091385
DMS
42°11'38.0"N 3°05'29.0"E
UTM
31T 507545 4671308
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Destination

Castello d'Empuries

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To help you follow the route with confidence we strongly suggest that you follow the GPS tracks (provided by Catalan Adventures, our local onsite supplier) in our Macs Adventure smartphone app. Use these in conjunction with the documentation (also provided by them) to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable, and problem-free day.

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Coordinates

DD
42.193892, 3.091385
DMS
42°11'38.0"N 3°05'29.0"E
UTM
31T 507545 4671308
w3w 
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
11 km
Duration
3:40 h
Ascent
14 m
Descent
7 m
Highest point
15 m

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