National Park Tour
This amazing Catalan park is located in the heart of the Pyrenees; in the mountains of Catalonia and is spread mainly throughout the counties of Pallars Sobirà and Alta Ribagorça, the closest city is Lleida.
The park covers a vast area of 25,280 acres, and is divided into two sectors: Aigüestortes; in the west, is in the Alta Ribagorza region, and is accessible from Vall de Boí. And Sant Maurici, in the east, which is in the Pallars Sobirà county, and can be entered from the Espot Valley.
Aigüestortes, which means winding waters, is a reference to it’s more than 200 crystal clear lakes, (many of them glacial in origin), meandering streams, rushing rivers, and thundering waterfalls.
This spectacular National Park is a wild and untouched region of the Pyrenees, and is said to have some of the most beautiful mountain scenery in all of Europe.
The Catalonia park is a made up of a stunning combination of peaceful green meadows, high snow-capped peaks, deep glacial lakes, and vast stretches of thick pine, fir, birch, and beech forests.
Wildlife that inhabit the park include: the Pyrenean chamois, marmots, ermines, roe deer, black woodpeckers, common crossbills, Lammergeirs, (bearded-vulture), golden eagles and more.
Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici National Park is a true paradise for nature lovers and mountain sports enthusiasts.