mountain barrier, lovely valleys
and wild environment from
altitudes 800 to 2600 m!
7 days / 6 nights guided tour
1 day / 1 week-end / 1 week
to pick up from:
1- St Martin du Canigou & St Michel de Cuixa
Landmarks of the Catalan nation, the 2 medieval
monasteries both stand in remarkable locations.
2- Balcony over the Tet Valley
Excursion to Cerdagne on board the famous "Train
Jaune" & walk down the valley from Mont Louis
(UNESCO World Heritage). Break at hot springs.
3- Peak Canigou (altitude 2784 m)
Optional 1 or 2 days walk (night in refuge) to the top
of the emblematic mountain. Spectacular views over
the Mediterranean and the eastern Pyrenees.
4- Gorges of Carança
Sensational adventure walk along a vertiginous cliff
(security garanteed) and multiple crossings of river
on suspended bridges. Great fun!
5- Villefranche de Conflent
Rambling along the Cadi valley with commented visit
of the medieval town fortified in the 17th century by
Vauban (UNESCO World Heritage).
Base : Vernet les Bains
OLYMPUS of the CATALANS
The Conflent Valley, World Heritage
Exclusive tour adaptable
to all abilities and interests: hiking,
easy rambling across natural sites,
visits to Romanesque monuments
and remote villages, tasting
of local products and cuisine.
The eastern part of the Pyrenees
is close to a mountain paradise:
high peaks, historical passes,
great variety of forests and flora,
wild life, quantities of rivers and lakes,
ideally designed footpaths...
THE HISTORICAL CRADLE OF CATALONIA!
Ancient routes, remote villages, medieval monasteries and baroque masterpieces are ideal "rendez-vous" for cultural breaks. Welcoming "hostals", mountain inns and b&bs offer the best local products in a friendly atmosphere...