0.00km - START from Plaça Major - the main cobbled square in front of the the old church. Facing away from the church TURN LEFT under the archway on the narrow road out of Plaça Major past the tourist information office on the right.
0.22km - TURN LEFT at the yellow Itinerannia signpost on the path to Santa Maria de Finestres at Plaça de Baix and follow the road downhill.
0.45km - TURN RIGHT at the sign next to the recycling point then BEAR RIGHT at the fork in the road ahead. Continue STRAIGHT ON as the road becomes a gravel track heading towards the tree covered hills.
1.60km - BEAR LEFT at the fork in the track. Look for a small wooden sign in the tree marking the route to Finestres.
1.90km - The gravel track comes to an end as it bends around to a gate at a farmhouse. Continue STRAIGHT ON up the rocks on to a narrower path through the trees just to the left of the "No Entry" gate. Follow the rocky path with a fence to either side, occasionally passing a paint marked stone or tree.
2.24km - Continue STRAIGHT ON the the well defined rocky path at the boulder marked with green paint. Ignore the minor paths to the right.
2.60km - Pass the farmhouse to the left and continue STRAIGHT ON the path across the field. Ignore the track to the right leading uphill. Leave the field and continue and a rocky path again.
2.80km - BEAR LEFT towards the concrete road as you approach it, then TURN RIGHT on to the road and follow uphill.
3.15km - Just before reaching the old farmhouse buildings at the top of the road TURN RIGHT on to a small path marked by a waymarker post.
3.19km - TURN RIGHT when you reach the wider gravel track and continue uphill then BEAR RIGHT immediately on to a smaller track marked by the paint on the trees.
3.23km - TURN RIGHT again on ot the gravel track.
3.47km - BEAR LEFT on to the estabished path marked by paint on the rock at ground level.
4.05km - BEAR RIGHT at the fork in the path continuing uphill, you will see a yellow paint marker in the tree marking the path.
5.10km - At the T-junction with the wider path at the top of a steep climb TURN RIGHT, then after 50m TURN LEFT heading uphill following waymarkings on ground.
5.29km - BEAR RIGHT at the forkfolling the sign for "Santuari de Finestres".
5.49km - Reach a crossroads in the path with a signpost. Continue STRAIGHT ON the path between the trees with red paint markings on path towards Santa Maria de Finestres.
5.59km - At the junction TURN LEFT, ignoring the path straight ahead. Follow the yellow waymarking in trees up the stones steps.
5.68km - At the shrine at the top of the steps BEAR LEFT.
5.92km - Reach Santa Maria de Finestres. When you are ready retrace your steps back past the small shrine, down the steps to the signpost at the crossroads in the paths.
6.29km - Once you reach the signpost TURN RIGHT on to the yellow waymarked route effectively doing a U-turn and heading downhill.
6.54km - TURN RIGHT at the junction with the wider path and continue downhill.
6.67km - BEAR LEFT at the fork in the path at a signpost following the Blue route to Santa Pau.
6.78km - BEAR RIGHT at the yellow waymarkers in the trees.
7.77km - TURN RIGHT on to another path heading downhill waymarker paint on the rocks.
8.36km - At the stony track BEAR LEFT and continue downhill.
8.80km - BEAR RIGHT and continur STRAIGHT ON the main tracked, paint marked by the trees.
9.00km - Continue STRAIGHT ON the stony path as it skirts around the tree-lined field, then BEAR RIGHT on the path leading away from the field.
9.27km - Continue STRAIGHT ON at the fork sticking to the main track, then after 500m BEAR RIGHT as the track becomes a concrete road. Follow the road as it leads downhill.
10.85km - TURN LEFT on to a small road that leads up a short incline and doubles back on the road you have been following at a low level, grey sign. As the road ends at a clearing near a swimming pool follow the path up towards Santa Maria dels Arcs. Follow the path around to the right of the buidling up the steps.
11.00km - TURN RIGHT at the top of the steps and make your way through the carpark. BEAR LEFT on to the waymarked path the the left of the road at the entrance to the carpark.
11.24km - TURN RIGHT following the waymarkers at the top of the small trail, then after 100m TURN LEFT on to a gravel track following the signpost.
11.55km - TURN RIGHT at the signpost for Santa Pau just before a fork in the track.
11.93km - BEAR LEFT at the fork just after the fields as you enter a forested area (signposted) and cross the bridge over the creek.
12.40km - As you rejoin the route out of Santa Pau at the bottom of the village continue STRAIGHT ON up the road towards the castle retracing your outward steps.
12.70km - TURN RIGHT at Plaça de Baix under the archway to reach Plaça Major again and FINISH in the main square in front of the church.