* "CAMI DE LA RETIRADA" (Path of the Retreat)
1 to 3 days
From Camprodon and Mollo on the Spanish side to
Prats de Mollo crossing the border at col d'Ares
(altitude 1500 m)
Gentle walks across meadows and forests. Sweeping
views over the Canigou ridge and the plain of Roussillon
* PATH of WALTER BENJAMIN (Route of Liberty)
Across mountain passes from Banyuls (Vermillion
Coast) to Portbou (Costa Brava) the tragic odyssey
of the German philosopher on his way to Spain in 1939
Individuals from 2 & small groups up to 10
1 day: 35€ to 55€ per person
of the Cathars across the Pyrenees on their way to Catalonia during the 14th century
See tour details on the page "GRAND ROUTES"
CATALAN HERMITAGES 1day excursion or
A lively tradition 2 days 1/2 discovery tour
Perched on hills and summits, chapels or churches - with their inns or refuges -
were privileged meeting places for travellers and locals during centuries.
During Franco's dictatureship, Catalans used to walk to these remote sites where they
could speak their language and preserve their culture.
In addition to superb panoramas, most of them provide
accommodation and meals.
- Sanctuary of Montgrony (Ripoll) - Mare de Deu del Mont (Beuda)
- Notre Dame du Coral (Prats de Mollo) - Sanctuary of Cabrera (Rupit)
- Hermitage of La Salut (Olot) - Santa Maria de Bellmunt (Vidrà)
PATHS TO FREEDOM
Spanish Civil War / II° World War
1 day walks or 6 day tour
ENCHEMIN leads you across the French-Spanish border along
the routes followed by thousands of refugees trying to escape
persecution and repression between 1936 and 1945.