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near Beniarrés, Valencia (España)
From the car we walked a narrow road going down to the Embalse de Beniarres through magnificently laid out olive groves.
Shortly after reaching the reservoir you will come upon a viewpoint along it, a place where one could also easily park their car.
After passing the dam we took the first narrow road to the left which will lead you down towards the river and which will give you nice views into the wide valley in which L'Orxa is situated.
Reaching a pond with a small lodge at the other side of it , the river disappears into the Barranc de LEncarta (gorge) here and we took a narrow track from 280 to 330 metres to a majestic cove that overlooks the whole gorge. An enormously steep precipice rises up above the cove to a height lightly over 400 metres..
We took the track back to the pond and walked a little further back to a track that goes to the river D'Alcoi o Serpis to a place where we could cross the river and walk back alongside the other side of the river.
However, there was far to much high water to cross it so we retraced our steps back to the dam again and crossed the river there.
Next we followed a lovely raod with beautiful views through the olive groves back to Beniarres.