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, spanning 4,247 hectares.

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.


EVENTS YOU JUST CANNOT MISS

Image of the Canolich Music Festival 2017

CANÒLICH MUSIC
ANDORRA 2018

  • From 16/11/2018 to 17/11/2018

The sixth edition of Canòlich Music Andorra will take place on the third weekend of November in Sant Julià de Lòria.

Traditional dances from the 2017 edition of the Medieval Village, at St. Julià de Lòria

MEDIEVAL VILLAGE 2018
SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA

  • From 28/09/2018 to 30/09/2018

One more year, and we will have marked 16 editions, the Medieval Village transforms Sant Julià de Lòria into an authentic stage from that era, during the last week of September.

ACTIVITIES YOU CAN DO VERY NEARBY

Ikebana Centre in Andorra

IKEBANA CENTRE

IKEBANA CENTRE

Ikebana Centre is located in Sant Julià de Lòria and offers a wide range of beauty treatments.

Sa Calma viewpoint

SA CALMA VIEWPOINT

SA CALMA VIEWPOINT

The Sa Calma viewpoint is at an altitude of 1,117 metres, on Av. Sant Jaume in the parish of Escaldes-Engordany.

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 (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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Camí de les Fonts viewpoint

CAMÍ DE LES FONTS VIEWPOINT

CAMÍ DE LES FONTS VIEWPOINT

Els Camí de les Fonts viewpoint is at an altitude of 1,645 metres on the CS-200, at Km 5-6 in the parish of Escaldes-Engordany.

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MORE MOUNTAIN ROUTES AROUND YOU

Raquetes: Bony de les Neres

SNOWSHOES: BONY DE LES NERES

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Rocòdrom Cortals Aventura d'Encamp

THE ROCK WALL CORTALS AVENTURA D'ENCAMP

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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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