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Refugios in Aragon to reopen 22 June

Refugios in Aragon to reopen 22 June

Great news that refugios in the Aragonese Pyrenees are due to reopen on the 22 June and we'll once again be able to spend a night in the mountains and access the high peaks. There will be changes in capacities and other safety/hygiene measures introduced. Refugio Goriz, in the Ordesa National Park, called me last week to explain the new procedures and how things will work this summer. The new...

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Downloadable Pyrenean animal colouring book

Downloadable Pyrenean animal colouring book

Keep your kids occupied over the bank holiday weekends with our Pyrenean animal colouring book! We've made it downloadable to print out at home. Fun, interesting and educational the colouring book is bi-lingual in English and Spanish - great for adult language...

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Thanks for another great hiking season

Thanks for another great hiking season

Autumn is now upon us and another hiking season is over! It only seemed like yesterday that we were awaiting the first group of the season. In September we had wonderful weather for our final walking vacations of the season. The heatwaves of early summer had gone and...

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Fantastic hiking this July in the Pyrenees

Fantastic hiking this July in the Pyrenees

We had some spectacular hiking last month both in the Spanish Pyrenees and the Picos de Europa. Here are some photos and comments from our guests from our first couple of holidays this July. Picos de Europa, July 1st-7th In the first week of July, we spread our wings...

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Neolithic cave art found in the Ordesa National Park

Neolithic cave art found in the Ordesa National Park

The highest neolithic cave art in Spain has been found in the the Ordesa National Park. Paintings have been discovered in two caves at 2200 metres altitude, near Regufio Goriz at the base of Monte Perdido. The paintings depict human and four legged animal figures. At...

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10 reasons to visit the Central Pyrenees

10 reasons to visit the Central Pyrenees

The Central Pyrenees is considered to be one of the most stunning parts of the Pyrenees. You’ll find stone villages, flower filled valleys, stunning mountains and many interesting places to discover. Visit one of the oldest National Parks in Spain Established in 1918...

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2019 Ordesa National Park shuttle bus dates and times

2019 Ordesa National Park shuttle bus dates and times

The dates for the shuttle bus into the Ordesa Canyon from Torla have been published for 2019. The bus operates from the visitors centre in Torla to the Pradera in Ordesa where the main hikes in the valley start. Private cars aren’t allowed into the valley during...

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5 hiking adventures in Spain for 2019

5 hiking adventures in Spain for 2019

Another year is upon us and we've chosen some of our favourite hiking adventures in Spain to give you inspiration for a healthy active holiday in 2019. Explore the spectacular canyons of Ordesa, the limestone spires of the Picos de Europa or the undiscovered Puertos...

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