Blogging from the Pyrenees
Phil & Anna have been living in the Pyrenees for over 12 years and love the culture, wildlife and mountains here. We run Hike Pyrenees, which organises guided and self guided hiking holidays in the Pyrenees and other areas of Spain. Our blog tells about our adventures hiking, snowshoeing and skiing in the Pyrenees and we hope to explain some of the fascinating flora, fauna and history of the area. We hope you enjoy reading!
We've two new guided walking holidays for 2024 - the Beceite Spring Hiker (7-14th April) and the Catalan Pyrenees (18-25th May). Both are in fabulous hiking areas where we've run self-guided and private group trips for a number of years and are now offering as...
Our 2024 walking holiday program has been published and London Stansted-Zaragoza flights are now on sale. We’ve dual level guided walking holidays in the beautiful mountains of the Valle de Tena, Ordesa National Park and the Picos de Europa. Come and hike with us next summer!
Pasarelas are routes that follow a metal walkway through a gorge or across a cliff face. There’s a great new pasarelas route in Panticosa which I tried out with Isabel this weekend. The route isn’t long at just over two kilometres, but has fantastic views
Our snowshoeing holiday last week was a great success and I'm pleased to say we snowshoed under blue skies and sunshine every day. I don't think any of us were expecting to snowshoe in t-shirts but we did on several of the days - what a treat! Snow conditions in the...
Last week I finally got the skis out and headed out ski touring with our guide David. We've had beautiful sunny weather pretty much all January and this day was no different with brilliant blue skies overhead. We headed up to the Spanish-French border at Portalet...
Happy New Year to all of our friends and readers! Yesterday, the three kings visited every child in Spain and the Christmas celebrations here are finally coming to an end. The New Year bought good news for British holidaymakers, with a relaxing of travel rules...
We're pleased to announce that we will once again be running our full range of walking holidays in 2022. You can read the full program and dates for both our guided and self-guided walking holidays on our website. We keeping our flexible booking policy for 2022, with...
Last week, we had a brilliant time hiking on our Peaks & Passes guided walking holiday. It was a great set of hikes - over a thousand metres every day and we even managed the 3000-metre peak of Garmo Negro. The holiday was based in Sallent de Gallego, a lovely...
During the last week of July, we finally ran our first guided walking holiday for over a year! We welcomed five American and Danish guests, who all now live in Valencia, making it simple to travel up to the Pyrenees. We've also welcomed several couples doing our...
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The Ordesa NP
Guide to hiking the spectacular canyons of the Ordesa National Park
Gallery of the spectacular butterflies and moths we have in the Pyrenees
Village to Village
Hotel to hotel hiking in the high Pyrenees
Geology of the Pyrenees
Discover how the Pyrenean range was formed
Hike the GR11
A practical guide to hiking the GR11
Discover the spectacular flora of the Pyrenees
This huge bone eating vulture is one of the Pyrenees emblamatic species