Castells branded itinerary
Castells de Marca is a circular route that can be done in one go, or through the castles (Penyafort Castle, Olèrdola Castle and Castellet Castle) in stages starting from three differentiated sections.
The proposal aims to make known three heritage and tourist complexes, currently preserved in the region, of the old fortified line that defended the lands conquered by Al-Andalus in the first medieval centuries.
Section 1 - Penyafort Castle to Olèrdola Castle
Section 2 - Olèrdola Castle at Castellet Castle
It descends to the Llampeig torrent, to continue to Castellet. The castle square is a good point to reflect in the waters of the Foix reservoir and discover some of the birds that live or are passing through.
Section 3 - Castellet Castle at Penyafort Castle
From the upper part of the town of Castellet the track that leads to Torrellete s leaves, it crosses a pine forest and vineyards and olive trees. After crossing a stream, the path climbs surrounded by pine trees, holm oaks, mastic trees and a few hearts of palm and reaches Torrelletes. We continue north towards the municipality of Santa Margarida i els Monjos, along various trails in the middle of the forest.
It passes through Mas Pigot, from where we can enjoy a good panoramic view of the Pre-coastal Mountain Range and the Penedès plain. Continue through the Mas Ballestar, Cal Noi and Cal Magí farmhouses to reach Penyafort Castle.
Check the track of the route here.
Source: Santa Margarida i els Monjos Town Council
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