The National Park «Parque Nacional de Aigüestortes y Lago de San Mauricio»
The only National Park in Catalonia, with the Pyrenees mountain scenery (the highest point in the park - Komaloforno peak, 3,029 m), 200 lakes, numerous streams, rivers, waterfalls, swamps, creeks and dams. In the waters of the park are found trout, brown frog, toad, Pyrenean newt. In rivers and streams live muskrat and otter. The name of the Park, "aigüestortes", is literally translated as "meandering water." The dense forests of blackpine, fir, pine, birch and beech are home to many plants and animals. The most common bird population - vultures that live on the mountain walls, caves and crevices. The park is set explanatory plaques, some 20 marked routes for the convenience of tourists, a permanent exhibition and a souvenir shop. The park area: 14,119 hectares.
With full responsibility we can say that you should come to the Pyrenees just to visit this park, breathe its air, listen stories about the eating habits of squirrels, admire picnic with views of the mountain cirques, listen to the water and quiet, enjoy nature in all its splendor and pristine beauty. Spring, summer, winter, fall .... at any time of the year the park is opened to you.
We have checked it for you – if it is a winter sunny day, the National Park is the best place for snowshoeing! Our guides know almost everything about the park and its trails. At your request we can arrange accommodation in a rustic cabin in walking distance from the park entrance.