Hiking route: Itinerari de l’Obaga

Hiking route: Itinerari de l’Obaga

Level

molt difícil

Distance

7,7 km

Height difference

+560 m / -560 m

Traditionally the youngest parish in Andorra was made up by the towns of Escaldes, Engordany, and Els Vilars. The occupation of the bottom of the valley and the urbanizations which have been built, especially

towards Engolasters and the sunny area of Engordany which have extended the urban area until joining onto the capital and forming the country’s main conurbation. The name of Escaldes refers to thermal water springs, which have been widely appreciated since ancient times.

To reach the starting point from Escaldes-Engordany, take Avinguda Carlemany until the church, where just a few metres away you’ll come to Plaça Santa Anna. (42º 30' 32.8752", 1º 32' 32.661")

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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