Tourists hiking in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, Huesca, Aragon

Exciting mountain activities in the Aragonese Pyrenees


If you like powerful sensations, you must love the idea of releasing your adrenaline in the middle of nature. In Spain, you can engage in mountain activities in settings as unique as the Pyrenees mountain range. Canyoning, rafting, via ferrata rock climbing... A wide variety of intense experiences through valleys and peaks with impressive views. Read on, adventure awaits!

The Aragonese Pyrenees, a natural wonder

Bordering Catalonia, Navarre and France, the Aragonese Pyrenees are the heart of the mountain range in northern Spain. Every year, thousands of visitors wander along its trails through mountains, rivers, forests and lakes and their amazing landscapes. In Aragon, the Pyrenees feature imposing peaks over 3,000 metres in altitude, like Aneto in the Posets-Maladeta Natural Park, and Monte Perdido in the Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park. With a great wealth of plant and animal life, there is no doubt that its immense horizons are the perfect location to enjoy mountain sports.

Tourists hiking in the Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park, Huesca, Aragon

Exciting, and comprehensive activity offerings

The Aragonese Pyrenees offer mountain activities for all levels. Whether you are a beginner or a veteran, you will release endorphins with experiences like aquatic canyoning, where you descend through fascinating ravines such as the Viandico canyon and the Gloces canyon. And you can slide down fun natural slides and bathe in pools of crystal clear water. A perfect plan to enjoy the Pyrenees when there is no snow.The mighty rivers of the Aragonese Pyrenees cry out to be descended. Go rafting in rivers of Ordesa like the Ara and the Ésera. With the help of professional guides, you descend to the pace of strong currents, view incredible landscapes and live an extreme and unforgettable experience.

Tourist canyoning in the Furco de Broto Canyon in Huesca, Aragon

In addition, the Spanish mountain range features multiple hiking paths for high-mountain lovers. Walk to the Aigualluts waterfalls, in Benasque, or, alternatively, walk along the nature trail of the Lanuza reservoir, in Sallent de Gállego. In the Pyrenees, there is no shortage of impressive paths in which to admire nature.And if you want more, you can also go rock climbing through different via ferratas in the Aragonese Pyrenees. There are routes such as Sorrosal, where you can enjoy waterfalls, bridges and even caves on your way up. You can also climb the Foradada del Toscar, a must-climb via ferrata due to its length and its aerial steps.

Tourist on the Sorrosal via ferrata in Huesca, Aragon

Rest in unique medieval villages

After so much adventure, your body will surely ask for a bit of peace. Don't hesitate to visit the villages of the Aragonese Pyrenees. They are perfect places to breathe fresh air and enjoy the calmness of the high mountains. You will love Aínsa, a medieval town in the Sobrarbe region; or enjoy the heights of Alquézar, in Somontano de Barbastro, and admire the village of Hecho, famous for the beauty of its popular architecture. These are places full of history and culture that will undoubtedly surprise you.If you want to enjoy nature in Spain through exciting mountain activities, the Aragonese Pyrenees are your ideal destination. The perfect combination of adrenaline, fun and unique sceneries. Would you like to experience it?

View of Aínsa in Huesca, Aragon
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