Enjoy nature in the surroundings of It montgó entering the Natural Park by various marked routes. In the following article, you have arranged the itineraries by difficulty, so that you can choose which one you want to follow, along with a short description and its duration. Some routes touch other municipalities, such as Dénia and Jesús Pobre.
Next you have an index with all the points that we are going to deal with.
Here you have a map of the routes that are made through the Natural Park. Click on the image to enlarge it.
Next, the main itineraries for the Montgó that are made from Xàbia, according to their difficulty.
Cape of San Antonio-Port de Xàbia
- Estimated duration: 35 minutes
Marked on the plan with the number 9. This route begins at the first viewpoint next to the road to Cape San Antonio, before the lighthouse. From here there are beautiful views of the cliffs, the bay of Xàbia, the mountains of La granadella, from Puig de la Llorença and in the background, the Peñón de Ifach. A path will take us down to Pope's cove o Tangó cove, next to the port. We provide you with a more detailed description of the route.
- Estimated duration: 55 minutes
Marked on the plan with the number 7. This route begins in Dénia and ends in Xàbia. It starts at the Torre del Gerro: to get there you have to park at the end of Les Rotes and go up Via Láctea street, which is quite steep. Once in the tower, follow the signs that indicate the direction to the mills. If you want to know more, check the in-depth article about the Torre del Gerro-Molins route.
- Estimated duration: 55 minutes
Marked on the plan with the number 8. This route begins in the recreational area that is 700 meters before reaching the Cape San Antonio lighthouse. The beginning of the path enters a pine forest, and shortly after we will arrive at an old barracks in ruins. We will continue to the left to reach the Sanctuary of the Mare de Déu dels Àngels. Following the path of cypress trees you will reach the mills, a set of unique windmills in the Valencia. Find here more information about this itinerary.
Dénia-Cima shooting range
- Estimated duration: 1 hour 45 minutes
Marked on the plan with the number 6. This route begins at the Dénia firing range, next to the CV-736 road (the Les Planes). The beginning is signposted next to the car parks. We continue along the path, we reach a wide track and shortly afterwards the zigzag ascent begins. In the last kilometer to the top we will cross a rocky ridge, so the difficulty is considerable. For more information, read the Feature article on the route from the Range to the Top.
- Estimated duration: 3 hours 45 minutes
Marked on the plan with the number 2. This route begins on the road to Mitjans, in Jesús Pobre, a town located within the municipality of Dénia, but established as a Minor Local Entity since 1999. We take a paved road that passes next to a fire-fighting water tank, which in 500 meters it becomes a path. Following this path, we find the remains of the Iberian wall of the town of La Penya de l'Àguila, 5nd century BC. Along this itinerary, we are going through the entire Montgó hill, and we are going to cross Route 753 (the other route that goes to the top, from Camí de la Colònia) and with the detour that goes up to La Creueta. But always following the main path we will reach the top of Montgó, the point that rises XNUMX meters above sea level. Meet here more details of this itinerary.
The most complete and longest itinerary: Port de Xàbia-Cima
- Estimated duration: 7 hours 45 minutes
This is the longest route and includes various points that are already contained in previous routes. It begins at the Levante dike, next to the Club Nautico de Javea. And it leads to Cala Tangó, the Mirador del Cap de Sant Antoni, the mills, the gorge of l'Aiguadolç, the Cova Tallada, the Torre del Gerro and finally, the top of Montgó. The path that makes this route is PR CV 355, here you have a map of the entire route.
Enter the In-depth information on the Port of Jávea-Montgo route.
Recommendations and things you should know
Before setting off, you have to be informed of these aspects:
- It is very important to always follow the path or the marked path, without leaving
- Remember that the collection of plants, animals or stones is not allowed
- We must respect the tranquility of the environment, and avoid producing strange sounds that may disturb the animals
- Of course, it is not allowed to make fires, and neither is camping
- The mountain bike can be used on the road and trail network, but not on trails or cross country
- And always, pick up your trash to keep the mountain clean