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From Sant Feliu de Guíxols to Platja Sa Conca

The Costa Brava in Girona, bathed by the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean, offers an infinite number of places of great beauty hidden among the cliffs that separate the villages and urbanisations that are located here. Places that we can visit thanks to the paths that run along the coast and that back in the 19th and 20th centuries were used by the police of the time to make their rounds and control smuggling and black market, hence the name that some of these paths receive today. The Camí of Ronda of S' Agaró is one of these paths that has survived to the present day and has become a beautiful walk that combines spectacular mansions from other periods with the rugged landscapes that characterise the Costa Brava. As you can imagine, there are several Camís of Ronda that we can walk along, most of which coincide with the GR 92 route. In our case, we have chosen the section that links Sant Feliu de Guíxols with S'Agaró, extending it as far as Platja Sa Conca, perhaps one of the most beautiful Camí of Ronda that we can walk along.

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How to get to Sant Feliu de Guíxols

The Camí of Ronda that we propose is a linear route that you can start on either of its two slopes. In our case we will start the Camí of Ronda in Sant Feliu de Guíxols, although you can also do it in S'Agaró. To get to Sant Feliu de Guíxols we have to take the C-31 road looking for the exit to Sant Feliu de Guíxols and head towards the yacht club. Both around Platja de Sant Feliu and Platja de Sant Pol, another of the most common starting points, you will find parking areas.

Itinerary of the Camí of Ronda of S' Agaró

From Sant Feliu de Guíxols to Platja de Sant Pol 2.9 Km

We start our Camí of Ronda in one of the car parks next to the port of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, heading towards the buildings of the yacht club. At the beginning of the parking area before reaching the club, we will see on our left, next to the cliff, the sign indicating the beginning of the Camí of Ronda. We quickly reach the viewpoint over Cala Jonca and, after enjoying the views, continue ascending to skirt the buildings of the urbanisation, wedged between them and the cliff.

Once at the top and after a short stretch along one of the streets of the urbanisation, we return to the road again, saying goodbye to it for good.

This area ahead of us is the most rugged of the entire route. We are crossing a natural spot of great beauty, the Paratge de la Volta de l'Ametller, where we will be accompanied by cliffs and beautiful coves, surrounded by the vegetation that grows in this area. Coves such as Cala des Cranc or Cala dels Mussol until we reach Cala Maset, from here we only have to go down the last flight of stairs of this part of the Camí of Ronda to reach the visited beach of Sant Pol (1h 00min), which we will cross from one end to the other.

From Platja de Sant Pol to Platja Sa Conca 2.6 Km

At Platja de Sant Pol we begin the Camí of Ronda of S' Agaró to Sa Conca, one of the best known and most popular stretches of the Costa Brava. This part of the route is the most civilised of all the routes, but it still retains its charm. The route is well laid out and suitable for the whole family, combining the scenic interest of the Costa Brava with architectural interest. Here the typical Costa Brava landscape is combined with imposing classical-style mansions, including the La Gavina building, dating from the 1920s and designed by the architect Rafael Masó. This building, or rather the area around the building without actually entering the housing estate through which it is accessed, is where the GR 92 markers await us, indicating the starting point of this section of the Camí of Ronda.

As was the case in the previous section, the route takes us along the coast, skirting the buildings that stand here.

Once again we find ourselves moving from cove to cove, which in most cases can be reached by a staircase. The walk also leads us to discover spots such as the Esculls de la Font viewpoint, a beautiful gazebo with eight columns that offers magnificent views. Almost before you know it, the beach of Sa Conca (1h 30min) appears in front of you, marked by a small islet that separates it from Platja dels Oriços. At the end of this beach we have the possibility of climbing the stairs that will take us to the Punta de Pinell viewpoint, from where we can enjoy beautiful views of Platja d'Aro. From here, all that remains is to return to our starting point, following the steps that brought us to this spot.

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Tips for do the Camí of Ronda of S'Agaró

1-Initially the route should not present any complications, the most demanding and steepest area is the section between Sant Feliu de Guíxols and Platja de Sant Pol.

2-In summer the area is quite busy, so it will be more difficult to find parking.

3-You can easily split the route in two, adapting it to your tastes and needs.

4-Although on the stretch between Platja de Sant Pol and Platja Sa Conca you will find many people walking in flip-flops in summer, if your intention is to do the whole route you will have to tackle it like any other hiking route, equipping yourself properly.

Waypoints of the route
NAME PLACE OF PASS TIME TO HIM ALTITUDE DISTANCE COORDINATES UTM
1-Sant Feliu de Guíxols 0:00h 5m 0Km 31T 503193 4625323
2-Platja de Sant Pol 1:00h 3m 2,9Km 31T 504022 4626514
3-Platja Sa Conca 1:30h 3m 5,5Km 31T 505036 4627323

Coordinates UTM Datúm WGS84

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Profile of the Camí of Ronda of S'Agaró

Profile of the Camí of Ronda of S'Agaró

ico-distancia-totalDistance: 11Km

ico-tiempo-totalTime: 3:00h

ico-dificultadDifficulty: Medium

ico-desnivel-acumuladoSlope: 240m

ico-desnivel-positivoSlope +120m

ico-desnivel-negativoSlope -120m

ico-altitud-maximaMaximum altitude: 60m

ico-altitud-minimaMinimum altitude: 2m

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Topographical map of the Camí of Ronda of S'Agaró

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This schematic with the path is approximate and has been created from the derived cartographic base © Instituto Geográfico Nacional "Cuadrante 366-2 1:25.000".

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On the stretch between Sant Feliu de Guíxols and Platja de Sant Pol is the Via Ferrata of the Cala del Molí. This is a route of two sections, of a certain technical and aerial level, which on the Hüsler scale are classified as K2 and K3 respectively, i.e. not very difficult and somewhat difficult.

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The views of Esculls d'En Blanc from the Triadores viewpoint that you will find just after finishing the ascent from Sant Feliu de Guíxols. This is one of the different viewpoints you will pass along the route.

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Route information updated on 30-05-2021. The route may vary greatly depending on the time of year, weather conditions and terrain, as well as the actions of third parties and the evolution suffered in the natural environment where it is located. All opinions, advice and/or assessments made by SENDITUR in their descriptions are for guidance only and are subject to and/or refer to the specific conditions of the specific day of the route, referring to that specific day, taken from trained people, with the appropriate experience and with a high level of physical and technical preparation as a reference, as well as correctly equipped.

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