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    Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park

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  • Trekking in the Pyrenees

    Trekking in the Pyrenees

  • Sleigh race in Baqueira Beret

    Sleigh race in Baqueira Beret

The Pyrenees

After a few days in the big city, it’s always nice to get back to nature.  Whether you want to enjoy the stunning scenery of mountains and forests, try adventure sports, relax in a spa, or give your kids a chance to run wild, the Pyrenees mountains are the perfect location.

In winter there is also skiing and snowboarding. A lot of activities are designed or adapted for children, who are sure to become the most intrepid members of your family.

It takes about 2 hours to drive here from Barcelona. If you want to really explore the area and make the most of your trip, it’s easy to book an excursion from Barcelona to the Pyrenees with any travel agent.



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Outdoor and adventure sports: climbing, mountain biking, canyoning, rafting, hiking, paragliding.  These activities are offered by various companies, especially in the area around Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park and Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park (3,335 m.).

Paradors: a unique type of hotel, known for the high quality of their services, and for their exceptional locations in historic buildings or stunning natural settings. In the Pyrenees there are Paradors in Vielha, Seu d'Urgell and Bielsa.

Spas in the mountains: imagine enjoying a spa session with views of a beautiful valley, especially after a strenuous day’s sport. Doesn’t that sound like a great idea? You can find centres near ski resorts like Baqueira Beret (Catalonia) and Formigal (Aragon), and in places such as Sant Vicenç, Caldas de Boí and Caldes de Malavella.