Things to do and see

4rt Vall Fosca – Pyrenees


Walking Festival

From 11 to July 14, come to the 4rt Vall Fosca – Pyrenees Walking Festival, an opportunity to discover the landscapes of the Valley through hiking activities with local guides, meals based on local products and other!

THURSDAY, 11TH JULY

6.30 p.m. Dinner under the stars and night hike

Ascent by Vall Fosca cable car to the entrance of Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici Natural Park in Estany Gento, trek until dinnertime with local products, stargazing and guided descent through Pigolo path.

Distance: 4 km (descent from Estany Gento)
Height difference: 400 m
Physical difficulty: MODERADA
Technical difficulty: TERRENY COMPLICAT Relliscós, perdedor...
Price: €40
Guidance: Piritrek
Stargazing: Celístia Pirineus
Dinner: Restaurant Estany Gento 2.200

FRIDAY, 12TH JULY

9.00 a.m. Let’s discover shepherd’s life!

Departure from the village of Capdella up to the Shepherd’s Hut (La cabana del pastor), in Filià. On the way, you will come across some herds of cows, grazing in the mountain. You will see how the rancher gives them salt and talk to him to know more about his daily activities.

Distance: 9,5 km (may change depending on the cattle’s location)
Height difference: 540 m
Physical difficulty: MODERADA
Technical difficulty: PENDENTS PRONUNCIATS - En certs trams
Price: €8 (free under 12)
Guidance: Rutes Pirineus

6 p.m. Franco’s uranium

Start from the viewpoint in the village of Castell-estaó, take the path to La Plana de Mont-ros and discover Castell’s mine and its history on the way.

Distance: 1,8 km
Height difference: 224 m
Physical difficulty: FÀCIL
Technical difficulty:
Price: €8 (free under 12)
Guidance: Eureka sgn and Robert Costa

SATURDAY, 13TH JULY

8.00 a.m. La Cabanera Hike

Departure from the village of Antist and arrival at Santa Bàrbara chapel, where we will have breakfast while waiting and cheering the runners of La Cabanera race, before going back down to Antist, through Castell-estaó, until we finish the circular route.

Distance: 7,5 km
Height difference: 520 m
Physical difficulty: MODERADA
Technical difficulty:
Price: €15 (guidance and lunch included)
Guidance: Piritrek

8.30 a.m. La Cabanera Hike

Departure from the village of La Plana de Mont-ros to Castell-estaó, Antist, Santa Bàrbara chapel, Obeix, Castell-estaó and La Plana de Mont-ros.

Distance: 12,5 km
Height difference: 853 m
Physical difficulty: MOLT EXIGENT
Technical difficulty: PENDENTS PRONUNCIATS - En certs trams
Price: €20 (federation members) i 25€ (others)
Registration on: www.cabanera.cat

From 12.30 on, popular lunch at the tent located in La Plana de Mont-ros

2.30 p.m. Awards Ceremony of La Cabanera Race and La Cabanera Hike

7.00 p.m. Documentary on mountain

Local products tasting by Al Teu Gust, Aliments del Pallars

Place: La Pobleta Bellveí (town hall)

SUNDAY, 14TH JULY

9.30 a.m. Discover the local nature

Departure from the village of Espui up to the viewpoint of the Holy Virgin of Fa, where you will learn about the ecosystems of mountain meadows and about the different types of forests, as well as watch the wildlife and its footsteps with binoculars.

Distance: 5,6 km
Height difference: 500 m
Physical difficulty: EXIGENT
Technical difficulty: PENDENTS PRONUNCIATS - En certs trams
Price: €8 (free under 12)
Guidance: Salvatgines and Robert Costa

10.00 a.m. Flowers in Vall Fosca, along the Green Hike through the old railway (Carrilet)

Ascent by Vall Fosca cable car at 9.00 up to Estany Gento, guided tour accompanied with a guide of Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici National Park and descent through Pigolo path (preferably on foot).

Distance: 10 km (or less, if only part of the route is done)
Height difference: 400 m (descent from Estany Gento)
Physical difficulty: MODERADA
Technical difficulty: PENDENTS PRONUNCIATS - En certs trams EXPOSICIÓ AL BUIT - Precipicis
Price: €6 (adults) €5 (under 12)
Guidance: Parc Nacional d’Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici

The registration for the Vall Fosca – Pyrenees Hiking Festival includes a Welcome Pack.

All the activities are carried out by local specialized guides who will help you to know and understand the environment and turn your hike into a really special experience.

Contact: turisme@vallfosca.net or 973663001 / 629006568