Walking tours Spanish Catalonia, Mediterranean Pyrenees, hiking trails, cultural and leisurely walks, tracks of Cathars, GR11, Mounts & Barcelona
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ON THE TRACKS OF THE CATHARS 12 days
From FOIX (Ariege) to BERGA (Catalunya)
Across valleys and high passes of the Pyrenees
you walk along the routes followed by the
Cathars seeking refuge in Catalonia during
the Middle Ages.
Highlights of the tour include the castle of Montsegur,
2 nature reserves in Ariege & Cerdagne, the Cadi-Moixero Natural Parc.
Accommodation: gites, refuges (depending on programme) and family runned hotels
in the historical towns of Ax les Thermes, Bellver de Cerdanya and Bagà.
Transfer back to Foix by bus + train
Prices according to options
Self-guided itinerant travel
SPRING / SUMMER: 7 days
*ANDORRA: Madriu-Perafita valleys (UNESCO's World Heritage)
*CERDAGNE: cross-border passes
*NURIA - PUIGMAL Nature Reserve
*SOURCES of the RIVER TER
*ARRIVAL in the village of BEGET
(classified as National Heritage)
SUMMER / AUTUMN: 7 to 8 days
*ALTA GARROTXA & BASSEGODA
(cf. page "Secret Catalonia")
*HERMITAGE-HOSTAL of SALINES
*Olive groves of the ALBERA HILLS
*MONASTERY SANT PERE de RODES
*CAP de CREUS Natural Parc
*ARRIVAL in CADAQUES
3 prestigious Natural Parcs
only 40 km from Barcelona:
* SANT LLORENÇ DEL MUNT
3 MOUNTS & BARCELONA
Walkers follow gentle to moderate paths across well preserved areas to discover 3 summits crowned by
3 legendary sanctuaries:
Montseny, World Reserve of Biosphere - Sant Llorenç & the spectacuar ridge of La Mola, Montserrat, cultural & spiritual symbol of Catalunya.
A half-day visit of Barcelona includes the "Barri Gotic", la Rambla, the port, the masterpieces of architect Gaudi & a gourmet break for "tapas".
5 days/4 nights guided
- mini groups -
Long distance and special trails
GR 11 : GRAND ROUTE of SOUTHERN PYRENEES
ENCHEMIN organizes your trip from ANDORRA to COSTA BRAVA:
luggage & transfers, local maps, guide book, assistance.
The itinerary offers a great diversity in landscapes: beautiful sections of high mountain scenery, unspoilt forests, rivers and lakes, olive groves... and a privileged experience: a breathtaking arrival on the Mediterranean coast.
To fully enjoy this outstanding trip we have split the trail into 2 distinct tours:
1 week in Spring, 1 week in late Summer.
We are happy to book the accommodation according to your needs.