Itinerannia information board next to church in Sales de Llierca.
0.00km – START from the Itinerannia info board and small carpark at the entrance to Oix. Facing the road TURN RIGHT and continue STRAIGHT ON the road signed signed for Besalu and Olot, crossing the bridge over the river and following the road uphill.
0.66km – BEAR LEFT away from the road on to the gravel track next to an old fence with yellow and red/white paint markers on it, just after the right-hand bend in the road. Follow the gravel track downhill and TURN LEFT at the Itinerannia signpost, following the signed route to Tortella and Sales de Llierca.
0.95km – TURN RIGHT on to the narrow path and pass through the electric fence. You will see painted marks on a tree confirming the route. Continue on the path as it climbs steeply for approximately 1km.
1.74km – Pass through another electric fence and you will reach a clearing in the trees as the path starts to level out. BEAR RIGHT and continue uphill at the way marker post on a wider gravel track.
2.27km – Continue STRAIGHT ON the track past a metal gate and through another electric fence.
2.40km – Continue STRAIGHT ON ignoring the path downhill to the left, and when you reach the gravel road TURN LEFT.
3.10km – At the Itinerannia signpost TURN RIGHT then immediately BEAR LEFT taking the narrow path downhill through the trees, ignoring the main track ahead. Then TURN RIGHT on to the wider gravel footpath. Follow this path as it passes next to a field to the left and then heads downhill through a forest.
4.30km – Continue STRAIGHT ON the rocky path heading downhill, ignoring the right-hand path at the fork as the route opens up to a clearing.
4.84km – Continue STRAIGHT ON as the path joins a wider gravel track, following this for 1km.
5.78km – When you reach the junction in the track with the IA signpost continue STRAIGHT ON following the signs for Tortella.
6.40km – BEAR RIGHT at the fork in the track.
6.85km – BEAR RIGHT at the fork on to a narrower path before the gated driveway. Follow this rocky path downhill passing a small shrine to the left.
8.18km – BEAR RIGHT as the path joins a gravel track and continue STRAIGHT ON downhill.
8.53km – TURN RIGHT at the signpost “Cami d’acces al Pont de Llierca” when you reach a carpark in the trees. Then as the track reaches the road after 150m, cross the road and and continue STRAIGHT ON across the Pont de Llierca bridge.
8.78km – At the top of the rocky path once across the bridge TURN RIGHT at the signpost and follow the track for approx. 1km.
9.63km – BEAR LEFT on to the smaller path away from the main track you have been following at the tree marked with yellow paint.
9.93km – Cross a small stream and climb up the steep rocky path on the other side (there is an optional path marked to the right once across the stream which is slightly less steep).
10.00km – Continue STRAIGHT ON at the wider gravel track, follow this track ignoring any tracks leading off to the right or left for the next 300m.
10.30km – BEAR RIGHT at the fork, ignoring the left-hand track as indicated by the painted crosses on the tree.
10.70km – BEAR RIGHT at the fork.
11.00km – As the gravel track becomes a tarmac road TURN RIGHT at the marker post continuing along the road with the “30” and “16t” signs.
11.50km – When you read the main road cross the road and continue STRAIGHT ON the road down towards the village of Tortella.
11.70km – As you approach the houses follow the road as it turns to the right then TURN LEFT up the small hill. At the top of the hill TURN RIGHT at the IA signpost and continue STRAIGHT ON the narrow street through the village until you reach the main square and church. If you are finishing in Tortella you should make your way to your accommodation from here.
12.03km – From the Itinerannia info board at Plaça Mercat and the church in the center of Tortella TURN LEFT following the signed route to Sales de Llierca along a narrow street and continue past the park on the right.
12.40km – At the crossroads with the main road with a segregated cyclepath continue STRAIGHT ON, crossing the road at the zebra crossing to your right.
12.76km – Once past the houses and industrial area TURN LEFT onto the lane heading downhill before the farm straight ahead. You will see red/white paint bars marking the route on the drainage ditch to the left of the road. Continue STRAIGHT ON the track as the lane ends.
12.90km – BEAR RIGHT onto the narrow path downhill before the no entry sign. The path is somewhat overgrown in places but heads through the forest and eventually opens into a field.
13.30km – Continue STRAIGHT ON as you reach the gravel track at the end of the field.
13.50km – TURN RIGHT and continue on the established track, ignoring the grassy track that continues straight ahead. Follow the track as it leads in to a field.
13.80km – BEAR LEFT as you join another fine gravel track and continue STRAIGHT ON this track for 600m ignoring any smaller tracks leading away from the main track.
14.40km – TURN LEFT at the T-junction and join the tarmacced road.
15.00km – As you reach the bottom of the road and a junction with another road, TURN RIGHT downhill at the electrical pylon towards Sales de Llierca passing houses. Follow the road round and eventually you will reach the FINISH point of the route at the Itinerannia information board and signpost next to the church in Sales de Llierca. If you are staying in Can Serola, please follows the additional turn-by-turn directions below;
0.00km - From the church at the centre of Sales de Llierca TURN LEFT on to the road then after 160m continue STRAIGHT ON to the gravel track at the crossroads.
0.62km - BEAR LEFT at the fork, then after 60m BEAR RIGHT at the fork on the main track.
0.83km - TURN LEFT on to the tarmac road and after 500m TURN RIGHT at the stop sign on the road signposted to Can Serola.
2.11km - At the fork BEAR RIGHT on the signed track then BEAR LEFT at the next fork after 180m. After approx. 400m you will arrive at Can Serola.