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2019

ON THE TRACKS OF CATHARS        guided or self guided

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 castle of Montsegur,

Gorges de la Frau, Nature Reserves of Orlu & Cerdagne, Cadi-Moixero Natural Parc.


Accommodation: gites, refuges (depending on programme) and family run 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


SPRING / SUMMER: 7 days


*Andorra : valley of Madriu (UNESCO's World Heritage)


*Passes to Upper Cerdagne with overnight in Puigcerda


*The Puigmal mountain range & the sanctuary of Núria


*Nature Reserve of Ter & Freser


*Arrival to Mollo or Beget











SUMMER / AUTUMN: 7 to 8 days


*Beget & mountains of Bassegoda


*Detour across the border to Auberge des Salines


*L'Alt Empordà & Massif de l'Albera


*Monastery Sant Pere de Rodes


*Crossing of Cap de Creus Natural Parc


*Welcoming in Cadaquès with "tapas" & "cava"

3 prestigious Natural Parcs

only 40 lm from Barcelona:


* MONTSENY

* SANT LLORENÇ  DEL MUNT

* MONTSERRAT

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 -

480€

ADVENTURE ROUTES



Long distance and special trails

GR 11 : GRAND ROUTE of SOUTHERN PYRENEES


ENCHEMIN organizes your self guided 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 mountains, unspoilt forests and rivers, olive groves and an outstanding arrival

on the coastline.


To fully enjoy the scenery it is better to divide 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.