• The Western & Central Pyrenees

    Phase 2 plan sets off at Torla the entrance of Ordesa National Park (Central Pyrenees). The great ones arrive, not only because of the height which is eventually a modern convention, but also because of provides more dramatic mountain scenery. Seven days later we get to last landmark, Higuer Lighthouse in the western side (Hondarribia).

    Total distance by foot: 111 km / 70 miles

    Total approximate time: 44 h.

    Real walking time: 31 h.

    Level: moderate difficulty.

    8 days / 7 nights / 7 days walking.

    Start: Escalona (Huesca).

    Finish: Hondarribia ( Guipuzkoa)

  • The Central & Eastern Pyrenees

    Phase 1 plan sets off at the east coast. The emotional itinerary begins at the mediterranean Cap de Creus Lighthouse, as the mountain range decides it is time to emerge gently from the sea blue,  a fraternal and short goodbye between water and land. The path leads to Ordesa National Park (Central Pyrenees) to find it again on next phase.

    Total distance by foot: 87 km / 54 miles

    Total approximate time: 38 h.

    Real walking time: 26 h.

    Level: moderate difficulty.

    8 days / 7 nights / 6 days walking.

    Start: Figueres (Girona).

    Finish: Escalona (Huesca)

Spanish Transpyrenees trip in 12 stages

  • Consider train travel.

    Travel sustainable to reduce carbon footprint.
  • Comfortable accommodation.

    The features of this trail version becomes more suited to hikers who wish to have nightly access to facilities (e.g. accommodation and food) found in the villages at the foothills of the mountains.
  • Better weather always on the southern Spanish side.

  • The Friendliness of the People.

    Spain has had a very long tradition of hospitality. Hosts are more readily prepared to go that extra step to help you.
  • Cost of Living and food.

    Better quality of hotels and food in Spain compared to the French side (and better pricing at the same time!)