Tailor-made activity holidays

Do as many or as few activities as you’d like

Perfect for families or groups

Choose as much excitement or relaxation as you like

Tailor-made activity holidays

Perfect for families or groups

Activity holiday

7 night multi – activity holiday

  • Tailor-made activity holidays
  • Perfect for families or groups
  • Choice of activities
  • Self catering or 4* hotel with pool

Ride a kilometre long zip-line, abseil down waterfalls, kayak around a mountain lake and raft under 300 metre high cliffs. If you are looking to raise your adrenaline levels our activity holidays are for you!

Via FerrataWe’ll put together the perfect itinerary for your family or group of friends with activities pitched at just the right level. Your family will be guaranteed a fun filled adventure!

You can choose how many and which activities you do during your holiday. If you are a family the level and intensity of the activities can be adapted to suit the age/capabilities of your children. Do as many or as few activities as you’d like. There is a base price for the holiday and then each activity is in addition – activities are either 20€ or 40€ per person.

Activities are led by qualified guides with safety and specialist equipment provided. Your safety is always our primary concern and you can be certain that our experienced guides will keep you safe leaving you to just enjoy yourselves.

 

 

Biescas is superbly placed with a huge choice of fantastic activities nearby and you can do lots of mountain and water activities. You can choose to do as many or as few activities as you like during your holiday. We’ll organise and book all of the activities for you and can make recommendations on the best mix of activities to suit your family.

Activities are adaptable for any age or physical ability so whether you are a family with young children or teenagers you’ll find exactly the right level of excitment and challenge.

Prices for each activity are given – for families of 4 or more some activities offer a family discount – just email us and we can let you know exact prices.

Canyoning in the PyreneesCanyoning

Don wetsuit, helmet and harness then jump into rock pools, abseil down waterfalls and slide down natural rock slides – all while descending down a beautiful narrow rocky gorge. We usually head to nearby Gorgol where the steep sided walls of the canyon have been worn smooth by the passing of the water. There is a brilliant mix of jumps, slides, abseils and pools to swim in. Canyoning is pretty much the best fun you can have in the water!
Price: 40€ per person. Includes all technical material required – helmet, harness and wetsuit
Duration: a morning or afternoon
Recommended age: from 8 years but MUST be able to swim well

Activity holiday bikingMountain biking with electric bike option

The Valle de Tena has a fantastic network of mountain bike trails of all difficulties. We’ve everything from relaxed routes on 4×4 tracks to steep descents along technical single track. If the legs need some help you can hire electric bikes which are a godsend on the uphills! Electric bikes are suitable for children of 8 years an older (they are heavier due to the battery and younger children struggle to hold them up). Price includes helmets and puncture repair kit.
Price: Full day: 30€ per day for standard adult mountain bike (+15€ for electric bike), 12€ childs mountain bike
Duration: Full or half day
Recommended age: as long as they can cycle there are routes sutitable for all ages
Also available: Seats and tow carriages for children

Via FerrataVia Ferrata

Scale a high cliff using ladders and metal pitons hammered into the rock. Follow this by an airy log crossing over the top of a eighty metre high waterfall. All in all an adrenaline packed day!
Price: 40€ per person. Includes technical material required – harness and helmet
Duration: a morning or afternoon
Recommended age: from 10 years – need to be comfortable with heights

Climbing in the PyreneesRock climbing

Try your hand at rock climbing on one of our local crags. Our guides will teach you the techniques and get you having fun on the rock. Brilliant for total beginners or those with some experience. Level can be adjusted to suit and we’ve no shortage of climbing options in the area!
Price: 40€ per person. Includes technical material required – harness and helmet
Duration: a morning or afternoon
Recommended age: from 8 years – need to be comfortable with heights

Horse riding in the PyreneesHorse riding

What better way to appreciate nature than from the back of a horse. Lovely routes through the woods and meadows. Trips either 1, 2 or 3 hrs and can be adapted for beginner or experienced riders.
Price: 1 hr: 20€, 2hr: 30€, 3hr: 45€ per person. Includes helmet
Duration: 1, 2 or 3 hours
Recommended age: from 5 years

Village to VillageHiking – guided or self guided

It goes without saying there’s lots of great hiking nearby both in the Valle de Tena and the Ordesa National Park. We provide maps and detailed route directions for all of the best hikes in the area. Self guided hiking is included in the price of your holiday and you can do as many days huiking as you would like during your stay.
Price: FREE – self guided hikes along with maps and route cards are included in the price of your holiday.
Duration: Full day or half day routes

White water rafting in the PyreneesWhite water rafting

Raft the Rio Gállego under the cliffs of Mallos de Riglos with vultures flying overhead. A spectacular location for some of the best white water in the Pyrenees.
Price: 40€ per person. Includes technical material required – wetsuit, helmet, lifejacket
Duration: a morning or afternoon
Recommended age: from 6 years on a more tranquil section of the river, from 10 years for the complete trip

Zip line in the PyreneesZip line

Fly high over the lake, reaching speeds of up to 90km an hour on one of the longest double zip lines in Europe. Nearly one kilometre long and a double zipline so you can ride down next to each other. Take in fantastic views of the mountains while you are on the ride! Read more about the zipline.
Price: 18€ per person. Includes technical material required – harness and helmet
Duration: a morning or afternoon
Recommended age: no age limit but a minimum height of 1.2om and minimum wieght of 40kg (max. weight 125kg)

Biescas Aventura high ropes courseBiescas Aventura – high ropes course

An assault course in the trees. Use zip lines, rope swings, scramble nets and log crossings to make your way around the various bases in the woods. There are several different courses each graded green, red or black depending on the difficulty. You choose which you’d like to do and can repeat each course as many times as you would like within your session.
Price: 19€ children, 21€ adults. Includes technical material required – harness, helmet and laynards
Duration: 3 hrs
Recommended age: from 7 years – need to be comfortable with heights

Kayaking in the PyreneesKayaking, windsurfing and/or paddle surf

Take a kayak (singles, doubles or triples available), windsurf or paddle board and explore the Lanuza reservoir surrounded by high peaks. Beautifully scenic and the boat house also has an area or swimming in the lake, sunbathing and an excellent bar/restaurant (for me the best paella in the valley!).
Prices:
Single kayak 14€/hr, double kayak 28€/hr
Windsurf: 25€/hr
Paddle surf: 15€/hr
Includes lifejacket, helmet, etc
Duration: a morning or afternoon
Recommended age: from 3 years

Wolves in the PyreneesLa Cuniacha Animal Park

An excellent animal park in the Valle de Tena focusing on species that live or once lived in the Pyrenees. You’ll find brown bears, lynx, wolves, wild boar, european buffalo, ibex, chamois and lots of types of deer. The animals live in large enclosures that you walk around and it is very well laid out with lots of information about the animals. It takes around 2 to 3 hours to walk around.. The lynx are particlarly good and they have a very successful breeding program so there are often young lynx running around. You can read more about La Cuniacha on their website.
Price: 12€ children (4-11 years), 14€ children (12-17 years), 16€ adults
Duration: 2-3 hrs
Recommended age: any age

Artouste TrainArtouste Train

The highest narrow guage railway in Europe and an excellent day out. You start by taking a ski gondola up to the train station where you take a narrow guage railway for a 40 minute journey with simply superb views. At the end of the line you’ve climbed to over 2000 metres and you can do a short hike up to a reservoir (the reason the railway was originally constructed) before taking the train back again. It gets very busy in summer so buying tickets in advance is essential.
Price: 21.50€ children (5-17 years, under 5’s free), 25€ adults
Duration: approx. 4 hrs
Recommended age: any age

 

Activity holiday

4* Hotel Tierra de Biescas price

 2 sharing a room (for children 12+) Adults Children
June and September 869 € 669 €
July and August 999 € 799 €

Prices are per person for a 7 night stay and based on two sharing a room.

 4 sharing a room (for children under 12) Adults Children
June and September 829 € 629 €
July and August 929 € 729 €

Prices are per person for a 7 night stay and based on four sharing a family room. As the family rooms aren’t that big we only recommend this option for children under 12.

The prices for the activities are all listed under the activities tab. You can choose as many or as few activities as you would like to do during your stay.

Stays of shorter than 7 nights can be arranged – please ask for a quote.

Included

7 nights accommodation in 4* Hotel Tierra de Biescas with pool
Breakfast each morning
Picnic lunches each day, apart from the arrival and departure day.
3 course evening meals each night – taken at the hotel.

Not included

Flights, insurance, drinks with evening meal and activities.

Self-catering apartments prices

Adults Children
June and September 349 € 309 €
July and August 449 € 409 €

Prices are per person for a two bedroom apartment (4 people).

Included

7 nights self catering accommodation.

Not included

Flights, insurance and activities.

Getting to the Pyrenees

You can arrive in Biescas by car, public transport and taxi (which we will arrange) or on Sunday afternoons you can use or standard transfers from Zaragoza airport or train station for 99 € per person (for the return journey).
Private transfers are availability on any day for 200 € (one way for up to 8 people – price is for the group not per person) for the journey either Zaragoza to Biescas or Biescas to Zaragoza. If you would like a private transfer from any other destinantion (Barcelona, San Sebastian, etc) please ask us for a quote.
From the UK
There are direct flights from London Stansted to Zaragoza. You can also fly to Barcelona and hire a car and drive to Biescas or catch the AVE fast train to Zaragoza where we pick up at both the train station and the airport on Sundays or you can catch a bus to Biescas.
From outside Europe
Most of our guests from outside of Europe fly via Barcelona or Madrid, combining a stay in one of these two excellent cities with their walking holiday. From Barcelona it’s easier to hire a car and drive to Biescas (around a 4 hour drive). Madrid has excellent rail links with Zaragoza (1 hr 20 mins, 80 euros return). From Zaragoza you can either meet our transfers on Sunday, hire a car or take a bus to Biescas.

See more travel options and details on the getting here page. If you have any questions about getting here or would like any advice then please drop us an email.

4* Hotel Tierra de Biescas

The four star Hotel Tierra de Biescas is in the heart of the old village, set in lovely grounds with an indoor and outdoor pool.

Each of it’s 51 stylishly furnished rooms have an en-suite bathroom. It has a bar, lounge area with sofa’s, a restaurant and gardens with loungers and tables.

Each morning a breakfast buffet is served with cooked and continental options. Three course evening meals are taken in the hotel restaurant with a choice of starters, main courses and dessert. Please note wine is not included.

Guests can relax in the the hotel’s spa facilities which include a small indoor swimming pool and sauna. A full range of massage treatments are available. In July and August the outdoor swimming pool is open.

Read more about Hotel Tierra de Biescas.

Rincón de Andrea Self-catering apartments

The spacious Rincon de Andrea self catering apartments are based in Biescas. One or two bedroom apartments are available and each has a lounge/diner, bathroom and great views. All are well equipped with washing machine, TV, DVD player, microwave, hob, fridge, kettle, toaster and free Wi-Fi internet connection

For food shopping there are two small Spar supermarkets, butchers and bakers within walking distance and a large supermarket just 15 minutes drive away. If you’d like to eat out there is a good choice of restaurants in Biescas.

Prices shown are for two bedroom apartments. In addition there are several other combinations available including triple rooms, sofa beds for additional occupants and extra rooms in the same building for larger groups – call for prices.

Frequently asked questions

Do we need a car?

Yes, you’ll need a car to make the most of your time in the Pyrenees. Most of teh activities are close to the hotel in Biescas but yoiu’ll need a car to drive to them.

Which meals are included in the price?

Breakfasts and evening meals are included every day. Picnic lunches are provided each activity day.

Can I arrive on any day?

Yes, you can arrive and depart on any day you wish. Normally holidays are 7 nights long but shorter trips can be arranged – contact us for details.

How many activities can I do?

You choose as many or as few activities as you’d like to do during the week. If you just want to do a couple of things and spend more time hiking or playing in the hotel pool then that’s fine.

 

 

 

 

Muti – activity
Self guided holiday

2018 Dates:

Bespoke itinerary and we can arrange dates to suit. Holiday available 1 June to 30 September. Minimum group size: 3 people.

from 829 € per adult

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