Seron trails awarded by the Diputación de Almería




The II Provincial Awards Routes and Trails Circuit organized by the Provincial de Almería recognized, in its second call (and Almeria Laujar with), trails program by the municipality of Serón last year that includes circulate around the town.

Councilman Sports City of panniers, Jesus Padilla, He was commissioned to collect the award from Deputy, Martinez Angeles.

Remember that the municipality of Serón worked last year in the rehabilitation and improvement of tourist and recreational trails, highlighting the construction of a circular panoramic path that circles around the urban core of the town with approximately 11 km route. Also, the council carried out the execution of a project for upgrading, improvement and signaling routes and itineraries in the form of roads and pedestrian paths use.

“In order to improve and diversify the leisure of the municipality, enriching it with new opportunities to enjoy the scenery, culture and cuisine among others, Seron Town Council launched the implementation of a project for upgrading signaling and tourist and recreational trails, with the collaboration of the Mountain Club Menas”, explains the Councillor for Tourism, Carmen Cuadrado.
Under the Strategic Tourism Plan of Seron, specifically in the strategic axis 4 of 'Creating the tourism product', Building program complementary offer, It is creating a network of trails contemplated, your signage and approval.

When the project began an inventory was made, in collaboration with the Mountain Club Menas, in order to identify and prioritize existing trails to begin performances adequacy and signaling on the most representative, and subsequent approval.
Among these, considering the interest of scenic trails content, and more specifically in its route combining a portion of the urban environment and one in the wild, and considering that the image of the old town is an identity element of Seron as a tourist destination; it was decided to put first the 'Panoramic Trail Seron.
This trail circles the city center, Greenway connecting with Iron, forming a perimeter path from which different perspectives of the municipality are obtained, as well as monuments.
In its route we find many points of interest marked, including the Balsas Santa Barbara, the Alconaiza and Olivar, Washers and 2 viewpoints fitted with wooden railing, rest benches and stands interpretation.
The proposed processing is done in a respectful manner with the characteristics of the trail, and is based on small low impact interventions, made with traditional approaches and materials available on site, as rocks and vegetation. Interventions have seen the reconstruction of ruined walls that serve to delimit the tour; cleaning stones, garbage and vegetation along the route; and other environmental interventions in order to recover the generic environmental conditions and landscape, containment degradation caused by runoff and improving access conditions.

Circular path Path

From the old train station, today rehabilitated, where also runs the Greenway Iron. Less than 500 m, we will leave to the right down to the Rambla de la Jauca, leaving the bridge on your left. We crossed the Almanzora River and under the bridge of the AL-6403, next to Sports. We will now Bolonor River, after several crosses, leads us to climb, by steps, an irrigation pond arrive at the spot where the Alconaiza. From this point the views are stunning Seron, activate the camera.
We follow track and about 100 m asphalt to take a path on the left, low us to Bolonor River. Continue its downward channel about 250 m to quit and turn right up to old Lavaderos and people along the Chapel of Our Lady of Remedies.
Let surrounding the village down the street Bacares, through the old quarter of the Civil Guard. Was soon have a, left we left to go around 200 m asphalt and turn left path that goes to another was enabled as Mirador Panoramic Village. Back to remove the cameras.

A narrow path leads to drop to near the A-1178, and go through the Balsa del Olivar, until you cross, at a point with good visibility, A-1178. During this descent have several points from which we saw in excellent prospects Seron. Come to the Barrio de San Marcos, and passed her Ermita, to cross, by Crosswalk, A-1178 Interpretive Center near Air.
Dirt tracks and path arrive back across the Almanzora River and up the Rambla del Higueral about 300 m. Turn right, after passing under the bridge, leaving the mineral loading Los Canos and Hierro Greenway, where back again at the start in Station carrying the views of Seron to our left.