Hiking route: Circular a la parròquia de Canillo

HIKING: CIRCULAR A LA PARRÒQUIA DE CANILLO

Level

molt difícil

Distance

32,7 km

Height difference

+1560 m / -1481 m

Hiking: circular a la parròquia de canillo

This route will lead you through some of the prettiest and most iconic landscapes (mountains, peaks and valleys) of this area of the parish. Some of the most impressive sights along the route are the peaks of Casamanya, l’Estanyó, l’Alt Juglà and Escobes, along with the glacial valleys of Montaup, La Coma de Ransol and Incles. As you walk, you’ll be surrounded by Scots pines, common brooms, common junipers, birches and alpine roses. In terms of fauna, you might get a chance to see vultures, bearded vultures, wood grouses, Pyrenean chamois and roe deer, among others.

The route starts in Canillo. If you’re setting off from Andorra la Vella, take the CG-1 road to Canillo. The itinerary begins by the road leading to Prats, behind Canillo’s tourist office. (42º 33' 57.5496", 1º 35' 59.2974")

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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