The Peña Cortada hiking trail in Chelva is, one of the most spectacular routes and most preferred by hikers in the province of Valencia. An impressive, medium easy through caves and tunnels dug into the rock, a Roman aqueduct, one of the most important in Spain, a wooden walkway or the passage through a mountain cut by hand by the Romans.
La Ruta del Agua es una ruta turística, que combina naturaleza y cultura podemos disfrutar de numerosos manantiales y fuentes de las aguas cristalinas del río de Chelva.
We are going to mix two treks, La ruta del Agua + Peña cortada, this route will have a total length of about 12 kilometers more or less, and can be done in a total of approximately 3 hours. The Peña Cortada aqueduct route, declared an Asset of Cultural Interest of the province of Valencia, and the water route, is of medium low difficulty, and is presented as one of the most spectacular in Valencia thanks to the fact that we can walk through tunnels illuminated by natural light.
Distance: 13 km
Level of difficulty: Medium to easy
Elevation gain: 237 m
Elevation gain total (highest point): 523 m
We meet at Avenida Aragon 31 (in front of Mestalla)
10:30 Arrival to Chelva
We will arrive to Chelva and start a hike
13:30 Lunch Break
Time to have some food
16:30 End of the route
18:00 Back to Valencia
Let’s go back home
Suitable shoes (sport or mountain)
Water (minimum 2 litres)
Food (there are no possibilities to buy something, please bring it from home)