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Guided hike in the Catalan Pyrenees

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Taurinya

Guided hike in the Catalan Pyrenees - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Taurinya
Nature and the great outdoors

6 carrer de l'oratori - Taurinya

Antoine fenech, a mountain guide, organizes guided hikes or day hikes in all seasons in the natural reserves of the Regional Natural Park of the Catalan Pyrenees. Antoine, offers hiking stays accompanied by 3 to 4 days to a week for the most experienced. The crossing of Canigou, emblematic massif and sacred mountain of Catalans that will be carried out in 3 days. The Lakes and Summits of Cerdanya and Capcir is a 4-day hike, where you can combine sport hiking and relaxation, in the classified sites Bouillouses and Camporells and their exceptional lake areas, in which are reflected the peaks of Carlit and Pérics that will have to climb. At the day, Altitude 66, hikes with themes, wildlife, flora, history, sports. All the summits of the Catalan Pyrenees are proposed. For quality services, a better user-friendliness and for the sake of a greater security the groups during the stays accompanied excursions never exceed more than 8 people and 12 people during the services to the day. Fascinated by fauna, flora, history and legends, Antoine loves to share emotions : to listen to the stories of the shepherds and elders of his village, to cool off in the torrents, to observe a herd of chamois on fir trees, to be Overflown by the majestic flight of the bearded vulture and the rounds of the tawny vultures, fall in the spring, at the bend of a path on the lily of the Pyrenees. He also likes the colors of autumn and winter in the mountains, to hear the screeching of footsteps on the snow and to watch the drawings made by the wind on the snowpack. Very strongly attached to his country, impassioned by the mountain environment, let him guide you on a circuit itinerant, during a hike in the day or on a winter outing on snowshoes, on paths off the beaten tracks.


Guided hike in the Catalan Pyrenees
3 days - 1 person
370 €
4 days - 1 person
500 €
7 days - 1 person
630 €
A day - 1 person
70 €
A day - 1 person
30 €


Antoine Fenech
+33 6 12 38 39 96
Languages spoken:

Practical information

EstablishmentAltitude 66
Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowActivity subject to weather conditions, special equipment needed
In detail

Stays a week :

  • The gorges of Carança in Canigó :

This route crosses part of the Regional Park of the Catalan Pyrenees and a classified site Great site of France. You will discover a hundred-year-old railway line, a picturesque valley via a cornice passage, bridges and, as you go along, the lakes of altitude. A crest course where the sight of Catalonia on both sides of the border and the Pyrenees chain captivate our eyes. We will take remarkable passes to climb summits with legendary names including the iconic Pic Canigó. Step by step, we will be able to observe the flora, the rich fauna in Catalan natural reserves. We will visit a lost village, old pastoral buildings. We will sleep and eat in shelters, in cottages, we will meet women, men very strongly attached to their little País : el País Català.

  • The Canigó and the nature reserves :

Fortified enclosures of Villefranche de Conflent and Fort Liberia, we cross the Valley of Rotja, we will overlook the gorge of Nyer to lead to the lost village of Mantet located in the heart of Catalan nature reserves where flora and fauna are always present. Our steps will lead us on the link between France and Spain Pla Guillem via the Esquerdes de Rotja. In the early morning, we will cross the Cady stream to reach the top of the mountain symbol : Canigó Peak. The panoramas offered by the Cortalets and Souccarade fill our eyes. We will discover the abandoned pastoral village of Llasseres and recover from our efforts in the cool basins of the Torrent de la Litera.

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Stays 3 to 4 days :

  • The crossing of Canigou :

The Canigou massif has been classified as a Grand Site of France since July 2012 ; it is located in the Regional Park of the Catalan Pyrenees. Land of legend and exploited by man for centuries, the sacred mountain of Catalans keeps the indelible traces of the impact of man in his environment : from mining, pastoralism will succeed later the time of hydrotherapy and Pyreneism.

  • Lakes and peaks of Cerdanya and Capcir :

Several points of interest on this 4-day hike : climbing the peaks of the Pérics and Carlit peaks, panoramas, lake areas, fauna and flora, history, pastoralism, rock art, the little yellow train, fabulous mountain scenery.

  • The loop of the gorge of the Carança Gorges du Nyer : Departure confirmed from 11/06 to 15/06/208 there are still places available

We will cross the dizzying gorges of Carança. We will cross the border several times to climb summits with legendary names : the peak of the Giant, Hell. We will discover fabulous mountain scenery, mountain lakes and meet, at random paths, chamois, marmots. We will slow down to observe the round of tawny vultures or the majestic flight of bearded vultures. The village at the end of the world, Mantet, will open its doors and its history and we will end this circuit by a very nice path on the balcony overlooking the Nyer Gorge to the mining village of Escaro.

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Day hike :

  • The Carlit and the round of lakes
  • Hiking around Mantet
  • The Canigó
  • The Nohèdes Lakes
  • The Madres

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Two-day hike - Sunrise on the Canigó

Night ascent of the iconic Catalan mountain

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Establishment policy

RatesDiscounted rates on a sliding scale
Security depositDown payment of 30% of the total service price
PaymentCheque, bank transfer, cash

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Places of interest nearby

Church Saint-Fructueux (150 m)
The Abbey of Saint-Michel de Cuxa (1.8 km)
Church Saint-Pierre (2.6 km)
Church Saint-Saturnin (2.8 km)
Train station of Ria-Sirach (3.9 km)
The Church of Corneilla-de-Conflent (4 km)
Train station of Prades (4.1 km)
Prades (4.2 km)
Church Saint-Pierre (4.2 km)
Tourist Office of Vernet-les-Bains (4.8 km)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Pablo Casals Festival
A prestigious chamber music festivalFrom 29 july to 12 august 2022Prades (4.2 km)
Les Déferlantes
A contemporary music festival at the heart of the Albera in Catalan countryJuly 2023Argelès-sur-Mer (50 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Le Saint Jean
European26 € Villefranche-de-Conflent (5 km)
Café Restaurant de la Mine
French cuisine32 € Sahorre (7.6 km)
Restaurant des Glycines
French cuisine23 € Arles-sur-Tech (22 km)
Le Tefiti
Island cuisine26 € Thuir (28 km)
La Garenne
Mediterranean19 € Tresserre (33 km)
Le Comptoir JOA - Le Boulou
French cuisine32 € Le Boulou (34 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Along the Bohère Canal
HikeIntermediate2h30Prades (4.2 km)
Arboussols - Marcevol loop
HikeEasy2h00Arboussols (10.4 km)
The Lakes of Nohèdes
HikeAthletic7h30Nohèdes (12.3 km)
The Carança Gorges
HikeAthletic3h30Thuès-Entre-Valls (18 km)
Felluns from the dolmens to the aqueduct
HikeIntermediate5h40Feilluns (21 km)
The Flag (Le Drapeau)
HikeIntermediate2h00Amélie-les-Bains-Palalda (23 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Cottage at Nath and Tony's
Vacation rental400 € to 500 € per weekTaurinya
Legrand house in prades
Vacation rental500 € to 600 € per weekPrades (3.5 km)
Campsite1720 € to 2230 € per day (2 pers / tent / car)Ria-Sirach (3.5 km)
Camping Bellevue
HotelRia-Sirach (3.5 km)
Holiday home Prades 9
HotelPrades (3.6 km)
Sirach apartment
Vacation rental400 € to 595 € per weekPrades (3.8 km)
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