ELS CORTALS D’ENCAMP VIEWPOINT

ELS CORTALS D’ENCAMP VIEWPOINT

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Els Cortals d'Encamp viewpoint is at an altitude of 1,923 metres on the CG-220, at Km 6-7 in the parish of Encamp.

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This is a viewpoint of the 'bordes' and els Cortals d’Encamp. The 'bordes' were made of stone, wood and slate to store the grass cut from the meadows and to close in the animals at harvest time.  The 'cortals', which were a set of 'bordes', were built away from the village and were inhabited by families of peasants from spring to autumn, while they looked after the herds and worked on the fields.

Another variety that can be seen from this viewpoint is the black pine forest, which grows between altitudes of 1700 and 2400 metres. A special feature of these pines is that they are trees that grow on acid lands and are capable of surviving extreme cold and heat.

Finally you can see the undergrowth of the black pine, dominated mainly by 3 bush species: The alpenrose, the bilberry and the juniper.

You will find more information about this and other guided walking routes in the Andorra Mountain Guide.

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Encamp viewpoint

ENCAMP VIEWPOINT

ENCAMP VIEWPOINT

Encamp viewpoint is at an altitude of 1,374 metres on the CG-2, at Km 6-7 in the parish of Encamp.

Exhibition rooms and art galleries

EXHIBITION ROOMS AND ART GALLERIES

EXHIBITION ROOMS AND ART GALLERIES

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Tubbing in Grandvalira

TUBBING IN GRANDVALIRA

TUBBING IN GRANDVALIRA

In Grandvalira you can enjoy tubing, one of the resort's most entertaining activities for the entire family.

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Discover the countryside of Andorra in three house museums

RURAL HABITAT CIRCUIT

RURAL HABITAT CIRCUIT

Get to know traditional Andorra with this tour of houses made into museums—testimonies to the way life used to be

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Sculptures and fountains in Encamp

SCULPTURES AND FOUNTAINS IN ENCAMP

SCULPTURES AND FOUNTAINS IN ENCAMP

Another sign of the customs and traditions of Andorra can be seen in the parish of Encamp. 

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