Discover a summer of adventure in the Aran Valley. Walk picturesque trails, challenge your spirit with exciting mountain bike routes, enjoy peaceful horseback riding and fishing in crystal clear rivers and lakes. The options are endless in this natural paradise!
The Aran Valley is located between the two Trans-Pyrenean Great Route trails, the GR-11, which passes through the Aran Valley , and the GR-10, which passes through the French Pyrenees. You can also follow the GR-211, a circular itinerary. In addition, there is a whole series of PR or short-distance trails to carry out a multitude of excursions adapted to all levels. Mountain guides can be hired if you want to be accompanied. For the most expert there are great routes that go through peaks higher than 3,000 m; many of these peaks have rock for climbing. Distributed throughout the Aran Valley there is a network of 14 mountain refuges.
There are numerous routes for excursions to suit all levels. In summer the resort of Baqueira-Beret reopen some of its chair lifts and so it's possible declines in bicycle tracks.
In the Aran Valley you can practice most types of adventure sports when spring arrives, with the thaw, and throughout the summer. On the Garonne River you can enjoy rafting, hydrospeed, canyoning, canoeing and canoeing.
You can also practice all types of climbing, archery and quad rides.
It is a special way of discovering the beautiful landscapes of the Aran Valley, moving around in a relaxed way. Accompanying monitors can be hired at the Valle de Arán riding school in Vielha. Courses can be taken for individual hours or in packages and when you have a little practice you can take more difficult itineraries. The routes from Vielha to Montgarri and from Vielha to Renclusa (Aneto foothills) stand out.
They are one of the oldest activities practiced in the Aran Valley. They are currently regulated to ensure the survival and sustainability of the environment. It is essential to acquire the necessary licenses and permits.