The Font Horta

La Font Horta
The Font Horta

The Park of the Foix is situated in the Alt Penedès and treats of the humid zone more important of this Barcelonan region. With an extension of some 2.900 hectares delivers between the municipalities of Castellet i the Gornal and of Santa Margarida i els Monjos, belonging morphologically to the macizo of the Garraf.

The most emblematic place of the park is the marsh of Foix, where arrives the water of the river Foix and of varied laughed.  When treating of a humid ecosystem in a zone of secano, the park presents a big diversity of environments. Like this, his flora and fauna answers so much to zones of marsh as to zones of forest. We can find zones of crop of secano, other zones boscosas of encinas and pines and zones of bush.

In the zone of the park have cataloged more than 100 species of birds, arriving to 200 in migratory periods. Also it characterises by his aquatic animals: carps, eels, turtles of water, amphibians and reptiles.

Inside his territory there are two very interesting buildings: the castles of Castellet and of Penyafort.

The Park has an office of information, situated very near of the Castle of Castellet, where can consult the most interesting  routes.

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Barcelona 1 4 Km. 200 m. 200 m. Easy Recorrido Circular
Abril 2015
lugar
Place
Núm. de estapas
Days
Longitud
Length
Barcelona 1 4 Km.
Desnivel Positivo
Desnivel Desnivel Positivo
Desnivel Negativo
Desnivel Desnivel Negativo
Dificultad
Difficulty
Tipo de ruta
Type route
200 m. 200 m. Easy Recorrido Circular