Visit the Algar springsPublicado: 23 September, 2020
Don’t you know the Algar Sources?
The Fuentes del Algar (Les Fonts d’Algar), located in the Callosa d’Ensarria area, only 18 km from the Racó campsite, is a natural site with a high level of conservation of ecological wealth and is also equipped with tourist services and environmental education.
The visit consists of a 1.5 km long circuit along the course of the Algar River (“cave” in Arabic) in a succession of springs that spring from the rocks, waterfalls and natural pools -tolls- where you can take refreshing baths in pure and crystalline waters, formerly considered a “source of health”; the old dam, the imposing canal and the century-old ditches still in use today.
The services aimed at facilitating and enriching the visit with environmental education resources are the following: Tourist Office, parking areas, toilets, first aid, Arboretum, picnic area.
To all this we must add the Dino Park Algar, as well as the 5 restaurants that exist in the vicinity, where you can enjoy the typical gastronomy of the area.
How to get there?
First of all you have to get to the village of Callosa d’ensarria, from the Racó campsite:
- exit in the direction of Altea – N-332
- take the detour towards L’Alfas del Pì – CV-763
- take the detour to La Nucia – CV-715
- cross La Nucia and the nearby village of Polop de la Marina
in the roundabout of Callosa d’Ensarria:
- take the detour to Bolulla
- after about 2 km, turn right at Les fonts d’Algar