Walking holiday at Pyrenees

Walking holiday - 7 days at Pyrenees

The Catalan Pyrenees form the entire northern border with France. In addition to unique flora and fauna, there are picturesque villages with an ancient history.

This walking route goes through the valley of Camprodon and starts in the town of Camprodon with the characteristic bridge from the 12th century. Via Molló, Setcases and Llanars the route ends in Ribes de Fraser.

Tip: stay an extra night and take the train to Vall de Núria, a beautiful train ride of about 40 minutes with panoramic views. At 2000 meters above sea level you will find a monastery and various walking routes.

Luggage transport is included between the hotels. The difficulty of this trip is medium.


- 6 nights stay in 3/4* hotels including breakfast and dinner

- 4 picnics

- luggage transfer between hotels

- transfer Ulldeter-Setcases

- GPS-tracks

From € 849 p.p. with stay in a double room

From € 1.029 p.p. with stay in a single room

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Day 1 - arrival Camprodon

Camprodon is the main town of the Camprodon Valley, standing at the confluence of the Ter and Ritort rivers. One of its interest is the 12th century bridge, renovated in the 14th century, which spans the Ter and which you cross on your first day’s walk.

An interesting area of the town is the “new” quarter of houses built early in the last century in Art Noveau style. Overlooking the village is the Romanesque Monastery of Sant Pere.


Day 2 - from Camprodon to Molló (11 km)

Molló is a traditional mountain village and has a fine 12th century church with the tall, slender belfry typical of Catalan Church architecture. The surroundings of this small town have a big variety of fauna and flora and it’s a good place to discover the wild of the Pyrenees.


Day 3 - from Molló to Setcases (12 km)

Setcases literally meaning “ seven houses” is a town in the Pyrenean county of Ripollés in Girona, near the French border. The source for the Ter River is in the mountains just above Setcases.

Setcases has most of its economic base in year-round tourism, including hiking in the warmer months and skiing during the winter season with a lift at Vallter.

Setcases surroundings

Day 4 - around Setcases

This day you will be able to discover Setcases and surroundings. There is a walk from the  ski station which would give access to a high level circular walk and then down to Setcases, which would be an exciting alternative.

A wonderful walk for fit people is to climb above the Ull de Ter refuge to Mountain Bastiments (2.881 m). This makes for a long day’s walk of around 7 hours and half.


Day 5 - from Setcases to Llanars (11 km)

Llanars is a small town located in the Camprodon valley that offers several possibilites for do lots of activities. It is very close to Camprodon, so you might wish to return there for shopping or exploration.

There are several possible circuits should you wish to have a walk like the country lane south to Espinalba and the water source of la Bona Font. Other option is to take a taxi to St. Joan de les Abadesses where there is a 5th century Romanesque monastery, and then take a local bus ( there is one around mid-day ) back to Camprodon, from where it is a 2 km. walk back to Llanars.

Ribes de Freser

Day 6 - from Llanars to Ribes de Freser (20 km)

Ribes de Freser is a spa town, at the confluence of three rivers and known for its health-giving waters, and also a busy market town. It is the start point for the lovely journey by rack railway up the Núria Valley via Queralbs, a journey well worth doing if you are spending and extra night at Ribes. This town is also important because communicate Barcelona with Puigcerdà ( one of the best places in the Pyrenees to Ski ).

Vall de Nuria

Vall de Núria

If you are spending an extra night at Ribes, you can’t miss to visit “ La Vall de Núria” by rack railway. The railway was opened in 1931 and the journey takes you through spectacular mountain scenery to Núria, 2000 m above sea-level, where you can enjoy a meal in the monastery or simply admire the surroundings.

The Virgin of Núria, the patron Saint of Pyrenean shepherds, is venerated in a shrine here founded in the 11th century. This place is historically notable for the 1931 drafting of the first Catalan Statute of Autonomy, in the Sanctuary of the virgin of Núria.

Hotel La Coma Setcases
Hotel La Coma Setcases
Hotel La Grevol
Hotel La Grevol
Hotel Edelweiss Camprodon
Hotel Edelweiss Camprodon

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