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“Stunning...very beautiful scenery of nature.”

Parque Nacional de Aiguestortes
Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Espot
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

As mentioned by the helpful reviews, do bring along your own food to have a picnic at the park itself, the place is huge. My wife and I took the 4D land-rover from Espot up to the 3rd lake before walking down. The 4D land-rover will then pick you up at the 1st lake before heading back to Espot. This arrangement was better for us as we can take our time to soak in the scenery as well as take pictures while walking down the mountain. The 18 Euros per person for bringing us up was worthwhile considering the numerous and different views that we see while walking down.

Suggestion to wear a pair of proper shoes, I wore loafers and only a t-shirt, it was inadequate especially for the top of the mountain where there is snow. Also the ground can be rocky at times and loafers were definitely not easy to wear to navigate down.

While walking down, do remember to stop by and take the small detour to the waterfall, it was amazing! We were lucky to bump into other hikers who knew the way. The park has different routes to take and is suitable for people of all ages, we saw small kids to veterans well into their 70s!

Special mention goes out to the company of the 4D land-rover, my handphone actually fell out from my trousers in the land-rover on the way up the mountains due to the bumpy roads. I thought it was lost already and furthermore there was no signal up at the mountain top. Only upon reaching Espot, I found that they have kept my handphone safe for me. Kudos for their good and friendly service!!

5  Thank kelvin81
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

So beautiful and great hiking. Try to make it all the way to the waterfall. It was about a 3.5 round trip with picture taking for us.

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Reviewed 12 June 2014

The basic trail is managable for all ages. Bring proper footwear for puddles, streams and water drainage from the snow. Savor the vistas; relax and leave yourself ample time to enjoy and not be rushed. The shuttle service with four wheel drives works quite well but factor that time in for getting there and leaving the reserve.

1  Thank davidtova
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

A chance to relax after some spectacular but gruelling walks,is offered at the Caldes de Boi,a baths fed by a 25 degree spring which probably dates back to Roman times. We followed our soak with a trip to Lake St. Maurici known as "twisted waters'. part of this trip route is done in a 4-wheel drive.

This region is characterised by water,more than 50 lakes,numerous waterfalls,marshes and bogs, not to mention,meandering rivers flowing along granite and slate formations. Its epic,scenic and ever so, beautiful. Ther are numerous guided or individual walks that you can assail against the magnificent 3000 m peaks,the most impressive of which bears the name of"the enchanted". this leads to the spellbinding peace of the darkly shimmering lakes,the coniferous and birch forests and the treeless meadow lands.

With little luck,we walkers were rewarded by seeing chamois,capercaillies,and mountain eagles,and a few mountain voles and marmots. We followed the broad Segre Valley,hardly noticing that we were at 1100 m above sea-level. the views of the mountains are incredibly beautiful,particularly in the evenings when their flanks are bathed in shades of red light. The precipitous North face is a veritable Eldorado for Catalan climbers.

3  Thank Eli B
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Great place for families or for more adventurous guys. There are natural tracks for everyone, matching any hopes, any urges, any challenge, even for those needing a simple pleasant walk. there are many maps available in internet with well explained routes.


2  Thank Chavernys
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