Hiking trails to discover Andorra

Hiking trails to discover Andorra

Andorra is a paradise for mountain lovers. So many paths and trails allow you to discover the geography, fauna and flora of this small country nestled in the heart of the Pyrenees. Depending on your goals and physical condition, you can choose between five long-distance routes, or infinite shorter trails. Whatever your itinerary, these will take you through wonderful landscapes, especially now in summer.

If you want to follow a GR route, there are five that run through the country: GR-11 traverses the Pyrenees; GR-7 runs from the east to the south of Andorra; the GRP route is a week-long route around the country, passing by various refuges; the GR Transfronterer 1 passes through three countries and, lastly, the GR Transfronterer 2 circumnavigates the lakes.

Additionally, throughout the territory of Andorra, there are some 30 refuges, six of which are staffed. All of them enjoy privileged locations with incredible views, are well equipped, and open all year round.

Whichever route you choose to take, make sure you are well equipped too. Before you head out, visit the sports and adventure stores at illa Carlemany, for professional advice and quality products. Salomon, The North Face, Haglöfs, Peak Performance, and Helly Hansen, among others, are prestigious brands that are constantly innovating to offer you the best in quality and safety.