La Massana Guided Walks on foot in the mountains

La Massana, Andorra (Pyrenees) Guided Walks on foot in the mountains.

Until Saturday, 31st August.

Prices vary from 8€ to 17€

Hiking is the star activity of the summer in La Massana. Many tourists are attracted to the Comapedrosa Natural Park. There are others who prefer lower paths. Guided walking tours are a good way to discover different parts of the parish, depending on the physical fitness and the interests of each person. Thanks to the Arinsal cable car, going to Comapedrosa is even possible for those who are not particularly fit. On the other hand, those who want to take a good walk, you can climb to the fantastic viewpoint of Roc de la Cauba or to the glacier circle of the Pla de l’Estany.

MONDAY: Les Bordes de Cardemeller DE (difference in elevation): 320m Distance: 5km. A very fun family trip through Pal Forest to the edge of Cardemeller where we will do some orienteering activities. Departure: 9h from La Massana Tourist Office or 9:30h from the village of Pal.

TUESDAY: The glacier circle of the Pla de l’Estany, Comapedrosa Natural Park DE: 525m Distance: 6km. Climb to the broad and deep glacial circle of the Pla de l’Estany (2,200 m). Departure: 9h from the Comapedrosa Park kiosk.

WEDNESDAY: Gondola and tasting DE: -600 m Distance: 8 km Price 13€. Experience getting on a cable car and then enjoying an easy route through Solà de Sispony until you reach the Pastador, where you will taste delicious jams. Departure: 9h from the Tourist office.

THURSDAY: Edges of Percanela, Comapedrosa Natural Park DE: 300m Distance: 2.5km. Over the valley and the village of Arinsal, we will see the impact of avalanches on the landscape plus agriculture, livestock and high mountain buildings (stone farm houses, dry stone walls, etc.). Departure: 9h. From Comapedrosa Interpretation Centre.

FRIDAY: Mirador del Roc de la Cauba DE: 550m Distance: 8km We will go into the forest of Jou, a splendid forest populated by red pine, with a nutrient undergrowth of wild fruits, until we reach the Roc de la Cauba, a veritable balcony over the valley of La Massana and its villages. Departure: 9h from the Tourist Office.

SATURDAY: Natural Park of El Comapedrosa with cable car. DE: 500m Distance: 6km. Price: 17€ Duration: 5 hours. A bird’s eye view of nature. We will enter the Comapedrosa Natural Park by cable car and enjoy a fantastic imposing, wild and unusual mountain landscape. Departure: 9h from Coll de la Botella (cable car)

SUNDAY: Peak of the Lakes DE: 400m Distance: 4km. Border peak between Andorra and Catalonia. We will climb to 2,692 meters and enjoy spectacular views. Departure: 9h from the Tourist Office.

Until Saturday, 31st August daily at 10.30h and 15.30h. Guided horseback excursions through the Comapedrosa Natural Park, La Massana. (40€ – for those 9 years and over. Book at La Massana tourist office.) Enjoy a unique experience in the Pyrenees: horseback riding to the incredible circle of Pla de l’Estany at 2,200 m! Getting to the Pla de l’Estany, in the Comapedrosa Natural Park, on horseback is so popular that it has now been organised for seven years.

Until Saturday, 31st August. Guided tour of the Comapedrosa Interpretation Centre (CIC) in Arinsal, and the interpretive circuit, every Tuesday and Thursday (Information and reservations at: Tourism Office of La Massana or Tel .: (+376) 835 693. Cost 3€. For children aged 6 to 15: 1.5€. Free activity for children under 6.)

The centre itself is open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 8h – 14h and 15h – 17h and on Sundays from 9h – 13h. Watch a video of the nature park and its changing scenery throughout the year and learn more about the park.

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