Things to do and see

3rd Vall Fosca – Pyrenees


Walking Festival

From 12 to July 15, come to the 3rd 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, 12TH 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: €35
Guidance: Piritrek (Albert Blázquez)
Stargazing: Celístia Pirineus
Dinner: Al teu gust, aliments del Pallars; Associació de Professionals de l’Àmbit Turístic (APAT Pallars Jussà) and Restaurant Estany Gento 2.200

FRIDAY, 13TH JULY

9.00 a.m. Water and power routes

Start from La Central de Capdella, visit of Sallente’s reversible power station, built into the mountain, and Canal xic route.

Distance: 2 km
Height difference: 132 m
Physical difficulty: FÀCIL
Technical difficulty: TERRENY COMPLICAT - Relliscós, perdedor...
Price: €8 (free under 12)
Guidance: Robert Costa

6 p.m. Franco’s uranium

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

Distance: 4 km
Height difference: 224 m
Physical difficulty: FÀCIL
Technical difficulty:
Price: €8 (free under 12)
Guidance: Capdella Hydroelectric Museum and Robert Costa

SATURDAY, 14TH JULY

7.00 a.m. Vertical Cabanera Hike

Distance: 10 km
Height difference: 400 m
Physical difficulty: MODERADA
Technical difficulty: PENDENTS PRONUNCIATS - En certs trams EXPOSICIÓ AL BUIT - Precipicis
Price: €15 (cable car, guidance, breakfast and lunch included)
Guidance: Piritrek

At 10.30, descent of the hikers through Pigolo path

9.00 a.m. Vertical Cabanera

9.00 a.m. Half Vertical

Put yourself to the test and hike the half of Vertical Cabanera route until Cabana del Pastor (Shepherd’s Hut). Departure from Capdella.

Distance: 3 km
Height difference: 730 m
Physical difficulty: EXIGENT
Technical difficulty: PENDENTS PRONUNCIATS - En certs trams
Price: €20 for federation members and €25 for others (breakfast and lunch included)

Popular breakfast at the Shepherd’s Hut and cheering of the runners of the Vertical Cabanera Race who will cross this check point

From 12.30 on, popular lunch at Pla de Toveria-Sallente

2.00 p.m.: Awards Ceremony of Vertical Cabanera Race and Half Vertical

3.45 p.m. / 5.00 p.m. Music in the heart of nature

Ascent by cable car to Estany Gento and visit of the Park National House until concert time. Descent by cable car.

Price: €12 (free under 14)

6.00 p.m. Orienteering activity for the family

Introduction speech and orienteering in a circuit.

Lloc: La Torre de Capdella (Basket court)
Price: €6 (free under 12)

SUNDAY, 15TH JULY

Time: 9.00 a.m. Exploring the villages of the Valley

Walk through the ancient paths stopping over in the villages of La Pobleta de Bellveí, Estavill and Antist.

Distance: 12 km
Height difference: 489 m
Physical difficulty: EXIGENT
Technical difficulty: PENDENTS PRONUNCIATS - En certs trams EXPOSICIÓ AL BUIT - Precipicis
Price: €8 (free under 12)
Guidance: Guies Vall Fosca

10.00 a.m. When the rocks speak. Green Hike through the old railway (Carrilet)

Ascent by Vall Fosca cable car at 9.00 up to Estany Gento and start of the trekking accompanied with a guide of Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici National Park. Descent through Pigolo path (preferably).

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: Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park

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 +34 973663001


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