In Encamp, the carnival is one of the most festive times of the year. Satire and fun fill the streets for a fun-filled festival.
The Camí de les Pardines is a pretty adapted route from els Cortals d’Encamp to Engolasters lake.
It has a botanical garden of local species and the reconstruction of an ancient coal maker.
The Camí de les Pardines can be done from els Cortals d’Encamp or from the Engolasters Lake. The start from Encamp is at the crossroads on the road to els Cortals with Borda de les Pardines (slightly before Km 3 on the CS220). As we walk, we will find small botanical gardens with plants from the Pyrenees. We cross a couple of bridges and come to a small waterfall. After 25 minutes we reach a viewpoint with views of the Llevant, Torralleda and Pala Alta mountains. The whole route is accompanied by springs and tables and ends at Engolasters Lake, where there are two restaurants and an adventure park with bridges and rope rides.
The route starts on the road to els Cortals in Encamp slightly before Km3 (42° 31' 49",1° 35' 57").
For your safety, we recommend you do the routes at altitudes of over 1700 metres between the end of June and the end of September.
You will find further details of this and other routes in the Hiking guide Trails of Andorra.
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