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Hiking in the Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Where nature, history and culture come together to offer the perfect landscape.

Madriu-Perafita-Claror is a glacial valley of the Pyrenees, located in southeastern Andorra. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site not only because of its natural beauty but because of its interesting culture. Imagine the amount of hiking options that you can explore along 4,247 hectares of high open pastures, imposing cliffs and leafy forests. Find the best hiking trips in Madriu-Perafita-Claror here below, and hire a certified local guide from Explore-Share.com.

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FAQs: Hiking in Madriu-Perafita-Claror

What should I know about Hiking Madriu-Perafita-Claror?

In Madriu-Perafita-Claror there are options for all levels, even for family groups. Although the hikes can take 3 or 4 hours, they involve very pleasant trails that do not require previous experience. Of course, if you are looking for more challenging tours, you will also find them. Remember that the advice of a local guide is always necessary.

Why should I choose Madriu-Perafita-Claror for my Hiking adventure?

Culture and wildlife

This location is characterized by a rare wildlife that includes chamois, roe deer, wild boars and foxes. Furthermore, the Madriu offers a perspective of how local inhabitants have used their natural resources for over 700 years: dwellings, field terraces, tracks, and ironwork remains.

Scenery accessible to all

There are many hiking tours with no technical difficulty. You must try the GR-7 itinerary, which runs throughout the valley, or the GR-11, which starts at 1600 meters high towards Lake l'Illa. Finally, the incredible GRP ('great tour of the country') begins in the highest part of the valley parallel to the GR-7 and ends in the glacier circle.

Caldea hot springs

After a day of hiking, do not leave Madriu-Perafita-Claror without enjoying the thermal baths of Caldea. About 6 km away, you will find the hot springs that are specially perfect due to their sulfur and mineral rich properties. Its natural use produces antiallergic, healing and relaxing effects in the body.

When is the best time to travel to Madriu-Perafita-Claror for Hiking?

If you want to hike on high altitude routes, come between the end of June and the end of September.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Madriu-Perafita-Claror region?

The most used languages are Catalan, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

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What people are saying about Hiking | Madriu-Perafita-Claror



The tour hour was short for half day. We had expected longer one, though. So, maybe you should indicate 2.5 hours in your information. However, we really enjoyed the tour, and the tour guide Jordi was really nice person. He knows well about the mountain & the nature in Madriu valley. He taught us a lot of things. Thank you very much!!

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