ENVIRONMENT / ACTIVITIES
You will find us in the small village of Espot, in a privileged place, almost touching the sky. Here you can discover the nature, the silence, the sunsets and enjoy the mountain and the landscapes.
NATIONAL PARK OF AIGUESTORTES AND SAINT MAURICI
The nature was very generous with this region of Pyrenees and we are in the best starting point for knowing the treasure of this region: the National Park. The park, with a surface of about 3000 hectares, with more than 200 lakes, waterfalls and summits, is enriched by a big variety of plants: from meadows for pastures until oaks and fir trees forests. In this region lives a very varied fauna, partridges, eagles, trouts, marmots, deers and chamoises (izards), the most representative animal of the park and the most difficult to be seen.
Map of the Park
There are many routes to discover and appreciate the spectacular landscape of the park and to discover its places. The levels of difficulty of paths go from the novice up to the expert, the park is approachable to all, children and adults. We will recommend you the best path for every period of the year. You shouldn’t miss it. Here we indicate you two possibilities:
CULTURE AND ROMAN…What can i see?
Our region is rich in small villages with churches, Roman bridges and other beauties of the past. Here you have a description of our treasures
SPORT OF ADVENTURE
Our region is the place of birth of the extreme sports on river. In Pallaresa Noguera you can practice rafting, canyoning, kayak, canoe and if you wish for more tranquility, you can go for a boat trip on the Torrassa lake.
Activity to be practiced in group, in boats for 6/8 persons. It consists in descending the Pallaresa Noguera in a rubber dinghy , helped by oars and accompanied by a guide who manages the boat.
The centers which offer you this activity work with qualified and expert guides and will supply you the adequate equipment, neoprene wetsuit and the boots, helmet and life jacket and will give you the necessary information so that the descent will be a success.
You only have to bring your swimsuit and towel. Ideal to be practiced with friends or with your family. tenéis que llevar el bañador y la toalla. Ideal para practicar con los amigos o la familia.
The canyoning is a combination of mountain and walk in the water.
With the equipment that they will supply you (neoprene wetsuit, helmet, rope and harness) and by means of the guide, you could fall in narrow gorges, in small waterfalls and reach the water flow. This sport allows to visit really beautiful places.
The levels of difficulty of this sport go from the beginner to the expert, and you only have to bring your swimsuit, a towel and sports shoes that can get wet.
TRAIL ROUND IN CANOE IN THE TORRASSA
It takes 10 minutes by car to go to the Torrassa lake from Espot. There, you can make a tour by boat on the quiet waters of the lake
We are less than 2 km from the ski resort Espot http://www.skipallars.cat/es/
And 25 km from Baqueira Verte entering through Bonaiguahttp://www.baqueira.es/
Staying at the bungalows you can reach three resorts in half an hour.
Enjoy the National Park during the winter on snowshoes. This funny sport allows you to reach zones of high mountain where the snow covers the top, a sight to be seen. We rent snowshoes