Route through the dry margin of Campllong
Campllong is a small municipality in the Gironès region, surrounded by crop fields and agricultural and livestock farms. With a flat land full of streams such as the Onyar, which is drained by the Campllong stream or the Gotarra or Bugantó stream, it becomes a natural area where you can breathe a lot of tranquility. Through a small walk of four kilometers around Campllong, you will be able to discover and enjoy nature next to the famous Seca stream. Let's start!
We leave the Campllong sports pavilion along the street of the church and in the direction of Plaza Catalunya (better known as the church square), along this street and on the right we leave the old schools (or Old Town Hall), then the Llupiana tower, which is a model of a fortified house surrounded by gardens and next to it, the Parish Church of Sant Quirze and Santa Julita, located on a small elevation of land surrounded by grass and trees.
When we reach the square, we turn left along Can Sant Dionís street until we find the paved road to go to the Can Bosch neighborhood. In front of us, we have a path that, passing through Can Nosa, would take us to Can Dionís until we find the road to go to Remedio again.
We continue to the right along the paved road down a small descent and at the first deviation we turn right again along the path that passes under the "barber farms". This route, recently paved, takes us to the path to go from Fornells de la Selva in Sant Andreu Salou.
At the crossroads we turn left towards Sant Andreu Salou, we cross a first irrigation called "Rec Madral" and continue until the second stream much wider than the previous one "La Riera Seca", before crossing it, we take a path to the left Which brings us over the Margeners.
This is a flat and long section but without any difficulty. To the left we have several fields and orchards and in the background the houses of the Can Bosch neighbourhood. If we look up we can enjoy a magnificent view of the neighborhood of the church. To the right we have the bed of the stream, with all kinds of vegetation that we normally find in humid areas like this one. A little further on we can see the Riera Nueva which, in this section, continues parallel to the Riera Seca.
After leaving behind a small forest on our left, we find the path that, from Can Maret, would take us to San Andrés (currently impassable from this point in the direction of Sant Andreu Salou). If we look to our right, we can still sense the passage through the channel. We continue along the Margeners and now in the background we can see the houses of the neighborhood of Can Dionís.
When we reach the bridge of the Camino de los Remedios, and find the paved road again, we make a left turn towards the neighborhood of Can Dionís passing through Can Bare, Can Sant Dionís and Crustó (in ruins), the road continues and makes a sharp turn to the right, at this point we find on the left the path that we have mentioned before and that would take us to San Andrés through Can Frigola and Can Maret.
We follow the paved road and in this section we find Can Feliu with its farms, the Abejaruco, Can Sureda, and Can Mas Miquel, a little further on Can Figueres, Can Jordi and Can Mas Miquel Nuevo, all of these still in the neighborhood of Can Dionís..
We enter the neighborhood of Can Bosch and further on we find the houses of Cal Fusté, Can Pellaia and Can Gelats, new and old. After a short descent we come to Can Bosch, one of the oldest houses in the town and which gives its name to the neighbourhood. The origin of the toponym of the neighborhood and of the house itself is believed to be due to the thick forest that was in the area.
Next we find the path that we have already made at the beginning, and after a small climb to the height of the square, we take the road that takes us back to the beginning of Paseo de Campllong, we will turn left to the old schools and we ended up back in the pavilion.
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Source: Campllong Town Hall