The Route of the Three Kingdoms is a six-day hiking activity that follows a linear itinerary which starts out from the village of Arnes (Catalonia), passes through Beceite/Beseit (Aragon) and ends in Morella (Valencia) after crossing the Tossal del Rei Mountain (1,356 m alt) where these three Autonomous Communities meet.
Here we suggest a guided or self-guided hiking activity for mountain lovers who wish to enjoy our gastronomy as well as nature while visiting extraordinary sites.
An average-difficulty route consisting in 15 to 20 km stages and a 750 m positive slope that is mainly directed to nature lovers and mountain hikers.
Itinerary and program
Arrival at the village of Arnes and the “Hort de Fortunyo” lodging. Check-in and briefing on the Route of the Three Kingdoms.
Day 2: Arnes – The Estrets d´Arnes Circular route
Transfer to the beginning of the route, circular hike along the Riu de les Valls and the Estrets d´Arnes. Those spectacular rocky conglomerates will accompany us all along the route. Lodging at the “Hort de Fortunyo” in Arnes.
Day 3: Arnes – Beceite/Beseit
Transfer to the beginning of the route, hike along the Arnes to Beceite stage climbing the Penyagalera (1,034 m alt.) and final descend to the Ulldemó River. Lodging at the Hotel La Fábrica de Solfa.
Day 4: Beceite/Beseit – The Parrissal Straits
Transfer to the beginning of the route, excursion to the sources of the Matarranya River, more specifically to the Parrissal Straits, and back to the village of Beceite by the Chapel of Sant Miquel. Lodging at the Hotel La Fábrica de Solfa.
Day 5: Beceite/Beseit – El Boixar
Transfer to the beginning of the route, hike along the Beceite to El Boixar stage passing through the village of Fredes. In this case, we will hike up to the Chapel of Sant Miquel del Port (1,150 m alt.) and, as an option, to Tossal del Rei (1,356 m alt.). Lodging at the “Alberg-Casa El Boixar”.
Day 6: El Boixar – Vallibona
The El Boixar stage tours La Tinença descending towards the village of Vallibona. Following old connecting roads, we will reach the Cervol River where we will find the town of Vallibona. Accommodation in the “Hostal La Carbonera”.
Day 7: Vallibona – Morella
Route from Vallibona to Morella, the capital of the Maestrazgo, a route that climbs to the Serra del Turmell with the spectacular arrival to the Medieval town of Morella. Accommodation at the Hotel Cardenal Ram.
End of the route and return to destination. Transfer from Morella to the village of Arnes.