MADRIU-PERAFITA-CLAROR VALLEY

MADRIU-PERAFITA-CLAROR VALLEY

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The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley was declared in 2004, UNESCO Heritage of Mankind in the category of Cultural Landscape.

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It is in the south-east of the Principality of Andorra and occupies 10% of the country’s territory

The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley stretches through the parishes of Andorra la Vella, Escaldes-Engordany, Encamp and Sant Julià de Lòria. One of the most popular accesses to the valley is on the road to Engolasters (42.517536, 1.571087). This valley is the most important secondary river basin in the country and is 12 km long from end to end and drops 1,855m. Its highest point is the Pic de la Portelleta (alt. 2,905). Its network of hiking routes and high mountain huts allows for a large number of excursions to contemplate the home to animal and plant species that are very rare or in danger of extinction.

Discover dry stone

Whatever route you choose through the Madriu-Perafita-Claror valley, you’ll find old shepherd cabins recently restored in a traditional way, plots of land enclosed by walls that once contained vegetable gardens, huts and grazing areas for livestock, etc. In summer, don’t miss out on spending a night in any of the five refuges to be found in the valley. The stone-paved pathway of the Madriu-Perafita-Claror valley, which corresponds to some sections of the GR7 (GR footpath) and GR11 (GR footpath), constitutes one of the more eminently characteristic aspects of this cultural landscape.


ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO VERY NEARBY

Camí dels Antics Oficis de Sant Julià de Lòria

ROUTE OF THE ANCIENT TRADES OF SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA

ROUTE OF THE ANCIENT TRADES OF SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA

From Naturlandia you can do the Route of the Ancient Trades, a stroll through the charming Rabassa Forest.

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.

Juberri Gardens: sculptures in harmony with nature

JUBERRI CONTEMPORARY GARDENS

JUBERRI CONTEMPORARY GARDENS

Nature and sculpture come together at the Juberri Contemporary Gardens in Sant Julià de Lòria, Andorra. Find out more here!

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Sculptures and fountains (Jaume Plensa)

SCULPTURES AND FOUNTAINS

SCULPTURES AND FOUNTAINS

Nature, water and culture fuse together in the countryside of the Principality, in several outdoor spaces replete with sculptures.

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Exhibition rooms and art galleries

EXHIBITION ROOMS AND ART GALLERIES

EXHIBITION ROOMS AND ART GALLERIES

One of the activities not to be missed in the Principality are the exhibition rooms and art galleries.

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MORE MOUNTAIN ROUTES AROUND YOU

Raquetes: Camí de les Pardines

SNOWSHOES: CAMÍ DE LES PARDINES

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Raquetes: Camí de Perafita

SNOWSHOES: CAMÍ DE PERAFITA

Escaldes-Engordany

Raquetes: Camí de les Fonts (Engolasters), coll Jovell, font de la Closa

SNOWSHOES: CAMÍ DE LES FONTS

Escaldes-Engordany

Freeride: Alt del Griu 2876 m - Nord

FREERIDE: ALT DEL GRIU 2876 M - NORD

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