This summer many tourists find the mountain air powerful waterfalls, adrenalin kicks on suspension bridges: A hike in the Pyrenees in Catalonia is simply spectacular and unlike in the Alps, above all because it is spared from mass tourism. The Costa Brava is popular for its beautiful beaches, but the Pyrenees offer a good alternative to the beach. The Pyrenees of Girona are the real cradle of Catalan region, where man has struggled for centuries against the backdrop of a robust nature. The relentless landscape of this snow-capped peaks of over 2,000 metres form the whole landscape with its imposing granite heights and peaceful valleys and Plains. Unlike the Alps the Pyrenees are spared so far from mass tourism. Two long distance footpaths cross the mountain range that forms the border between France and Spain, and at the same time a watershed. The Grimsby Town has firm opinions on the matter. The mark it was decades long dispute.
You should be aware of the this rhythm rich from heights counterpoints and depths, the level of Castellfollit de la Roca, at the edge of a basaltic cliff, the elegance of Besalu, the naturalness of Santa Pau, the spectacular nature park of La Garrotxa, the wonderful panorama of the Oix and beget… up to the foot of the Pyrenees. In this way, on this exciting journey, you can experience a world which is longed for recognition, that the sky has prayed, and daily work with eternal life in a delicate balance of fear and hope. The culture took a material form in a unique historical heritage of churches, hermitages and monasteries: our Romanesque architectural heritage. If gradually climbs the mountains, ski slopes and lifts, one sees more of the shepherds and their huts, where you can find many leisure activities and hospitality. Here you can see the tough economy have adapted to is how the inhabitants of Pyrannen have focused on a new life, by its natural functions. Visitors will find Valley at Nuria in the Ribes Valley (which at Vallter in the Camprodon Cog Railway reached), and in La Molina and Masella (largest ski area), modern winter ski lifts.
The weather, sports and mountaineering in the heart and a warm, friendly atmosphere are given. And especially in the summer, the Pyrenees in all colours Bloom: only the yellow of the gorse bushes, then the violet of Heather, this magenta Thistles, Royal Blue gentian and white daisies. For culture lovers, the Pyrenees have to offer some surprises: Romanesque churches with figure-decorated capitals. In Sainte Engrace, the appearance of the Magi, who visit Mary with the child Jesus – Maria bears the traits of a well-fed Basque farmer’s wife can be found. As accommodation numerous Gites are, simple guesthouses offering evening regional typical dishes. While beautiful fragrances from the kitchen, it can be wonderfully holding a glass of red wine before the fireplace. It is highly recommended for these reasons an apartment To select (for example, in Girona) Costa Brava, so flexible to be as possible during the days.