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

Esquiar en família: Grandvalira

FAMILY SKIING: GRANDVALIRA

FAMILY SKIING: GRANDVALIRA

If you like skiing with the family, Grandvalira has lots of options for you to get started off skiing with your loved ones. 

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.

Sculptures and fountains in Sant Julià de Lòria

SCULPTURES AND FOUNTAINS IN SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA

SCULPTURES AND FOUNTAINS IN SANT JULIÀ DE LÒRIA

Be carried away by mythology and history in Julià de Lòria.

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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.

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Skiing as you want

SKIING AS YOU WANT

SKIING AS YOU WANT

If what you love is skiing, you have more than 300 km of slopes to try. 

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MORE MOUNTAIN ROUTES AROUND YOU

Skimo: Estall Serrer - Vall del Madriu

SKIMO: ESTALL SERRER - VALL DEL MADRIU

Escaldes-Engordany

Raquetes: Estall Serrer - Vall del Madriu

SNOWSHOEING: ESTALL SERRER - VALL DEL MADRIU

Escaldes-Engordany

Descens Freeride: Tossa de Braibal

FREERIDE: TOSSA DE BRAIBAL

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Raquetes: Bony de les Neres

SNOWSHOES: BONY DE LES NERES

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HOTEL SOL-PARK

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L’ILLA HUT

Encamp

Apartaments Turístics del Meligar

TOURIST APARTMENTS DEL MELIGAR

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