Via Augusta Trail

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The Via Augusta trail follows the path of this important Roman road that stretches approximately 1500 km and used to link the cities of Rome and Cádiz.

 

The Via Augusta trail passes the region of la Selva, crossing the terrain via the flattest zone. The agricultural landscape is dominant in this area, alongside small hills that pop up and where you can appreciate architectural elements such as Hostalric castle or Torcafelló.

 

The Hostalric to Maçanet stretch is a magnificent combination of heritage and nature that allows you to discover the areas surrounding Hostalric and appreciate the oaks on the hills of Maçanet. Along the way, you will come across curious elements such as the ice well, and Torcafelló Castle. This route is classified as medium difficulty, just over 11 km long and with a gradient of 176 metres. The route is indicated with signposts and yellow and blue route markers.

 

The Hostalric to Riells and Viabrea stretchis a simple section of the Via Augusta trail that will take you across the Tordera river to Riells i Viabrea. From here, you can join the Northern Way towards Arbúcies and Montseny or even the Tordera Trail towards Sant Celoni and Montseny. This is an easy route, just over 8 km long with a gradient of 46 metres. The route is indicated with signposts and yellow and blue route markers.