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in Spain
High Aragon

A different landscape awaits you, one of exceptional nature, wild spaces, great rocky cliffs around two natural parks. Torrents, rivers and canyons follow one another around pure spaces untouched by pollution.

Upper Aragon

The Sobrarbe region welcomes you

The Aragnouet-Bielsa tunnel 21 km from Saint-Lary links France to Spain. Haut-Aragon, and more specifically the Sobrarbe region. Toll-free, the tunnel is nonetheless forbidden to bicycles and vehicles transporting hazardous materials exceeding 4.3 meters in height.

The Spanish side located in the Sobrarbe region has been declared a Geopark, and has been part of the European Geopark Network under the auspices of UNESCO since 2006.

In addition to its unspoilt nature, the Sobrarbe boasts a magnificent, rich and preserved architectural heritage. Villages, churches or medieval castles will fill you with wonder: Ainsa, Alquezar, Rodellar, Château de Loarre… .

What is a Geopark?

“Geopark” is a territory containing a singular geological heritage and possessing a sustainable local development strategy. Its fundamental aim is to guarantee the conservation of natural and cultural heritage and promote development based on appropriate management of the geological environment through the Geo-Routes network.

The formation of numerous canyons stems among other things from this exceptional geological heritage. They are one of the region’s many attractions. The most beautiful in Europe can be found in the Mont Perdu (1h30 from St Lary) or the Sierra de Guara (2h30 drive from Saint Lary).

Canyon descents are now part of the activities practiced in the mountains. Don’t hesitate to ask our professional guides for more information, as they’ll be able to accompany you and show you these exceptional landscapes.

Hikers will also have plenty of choice with the Orddesa and Mont Perdu National Park and the nearest valleys: Ordesa, Anisclo , Pineta and Escuain


A drier climateand warmer
Drier and warmer!The climate on this southern slope is drier and often milder than in the Aure valley. When the weather is rainy in spring or summer, head for the other side of the border and you'll be surprised to find the sun shining again!
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