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WALKING IN JAVEA: WALK TO CABO SAN ANTONIO

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Summary

The route from Javea Port to Cabo San Antonio offers stunning views over the bay of Javea. The headland is named after the Chapel of San Antonio, which was demolished at the end of the 19th century, and has now been replace by the lighthouse.

Date Published

6th November 2019

WALKING IN JAVEA: WALK TO CABO SAN ANTONIO

The route from Javea Port to Cabo San Antonio offers stunning views over the bay of Javea. The headland is named after the Chapel of San Antonio, which was demolished at the end of the 19th century, and has now been replace by the lighthouse.

The walk is 14km long, and normally takes 4-5 hours, depending on stops.

Starting in Javea Port, park at the Car Park opposite the fish market.

DIRECTIONS

From the car park walk past the marina to a traffic island at the end and turn L up a Y/W marked path signed “Molins,etc.”  (7mins, 590m)

After 90m go L at a fork signed “Cap San Antonio” Go R at a fork (km1.17) and up. Ignore a path that joins on your LHS at the top and go a few metres more to a mirador with wonderful views over Javea. (37mins, 1.91km)

Take track signed “Santuari,etc.” up to a road. (Lighthouse and 2 antennas on your R) (4mins, 180m)

Turn L onto this road then, after about 160m, turn L onto a track to another mirador. Proceed past a car park on your RHS and join a Y/W marked path that runs parallel with the road. Continue on this path to where it crosses a road. (10mins, 0.68km)

Cross the road and continue on path to a car park and picnic area. (3mins, 0.29km) Continue straight on a track signed “Santuari, etc.”, past a lime kilm on your LHS and go R at a fork (km4.31) and up to a T junction. (18mins, 1.36km)