The tour begins in Barbarossa, a district belonging to the municipality of Orihuela, located at a distance of about 31 km from the city and about 3.5 km from Hondón de los Frailes. We will move along Tollo Bar street, to cross the CV-845 in the direction of Elche Bar street, which we will leave along a track belonging to the Region of Murcia to the Casa Blanca Barbarossa, now in the Valencian Community.
We will go through crops again to cross the CV-845 to reach the Barbarossa quarry, from which a characteristic marble is extracted, called Alicante red marble. Vereda street will be our next objective, crossing the Cofer boulevard twice and bordering its mountains to La Canalosa, where San Isidro avenue will lead us to the CV-843, which we will cross to continue along a forest track that will place us between the Sierra de los Frailes and the Sierra de Cofer with spectacular panoramic views.
The Collado Rumbo path and Tollo Bar street will be the last objectives of our itinerary, while we make out agriculture, mainly rainfed, whose ancient cultivation technique occurs in areas with a semi-arid climate, where efficient water management is paramount. , being its predominant crops the almond, olive, carob, barley, oats and especially the goblet-pruned vine, which gives rise to an intense, robust wine with great aromatic range.
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*The coding used for the assessment table of the difficulty in the route is the following:
Severity of the natural environment.
Orientation in the itinerary.
Difficulty in displacement.
Amount of effort required (calculated according to MIDE criteria for an average hiker lightly loaded).