Additional information

Volta als pedrons de Segueró. Route 7 Beuda

On this route we discover the wayside crosses around the neighborhood of Segueró. They are columns or monuments that commemorate an event or also on a road indicate the separation of two municipal terms. On this route we find one of each type.

Modality
  • By foot
Region
  • Garrotxa
Towns
  • Beuda
Time
  • Less than 3 hours
Difficulty
  • Easy
Estimated duration
  • 2h
Distance
  • 6,7km
Hide elevation maximum
  • 435m
Hide elevation minimum
  • 237m
Ascent
  • 212m
Descent
  • 212m

We start the route in Segueró, you can park in the car park and go towards the church of Santa Maria. We find the Itinerànnia G800 Segueró indicator and continue towards the source of Can Campmol. Following the yellow markings, we go past the door and skirt the church and at the end turn left. We will go through the middle of the forest, we will find the source of Can Campmol and after a few meters we will reach the B14 junction where we will find the wayside cross, in catalan pedró de Sant Macies.

In the Christian tradition, on the small stone table or the pillar that supported the cross of wayside cross, it was where the priests went to bless the term with the true cross for the feast of the Holy Cross in May and September, after the morning mass, to ask for heavenly protection over the crops.

We continue in the direction of the next wayside cross, we will leave the paved road and follow a track in a south-east direction, this section also coincides with the GR, until we find a junction of tracks. We arrive at the B15 Camí de Collsacreu intersection. At this crossing we will go to the right, leaving the GR, in the direction of wayside cross. We follow the yellow markings until we find the pedró de Collsacreu. It is also known as the Cross of Maià or of the Witches.

We continue the route heading towards the palanca and the Guixera area, junction B16, we connect with the road that comes from Maià de Montcal via Santa Llúcia, we will continue in the direction of Segueró where we will arrive in about 40 minutes, where we end this circular route .