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 Queralbs - Valle de Nuria...
Girona - 1 Stages - 16Km. - 750Pos/0Neg - Medium - Round trip -
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Nuria Valley is a valley located in the Pyrenean town of Queralbs (in the province Girona).

Located at an altitude of 2,000 meters, is accessible by a slide fastener (zipper Nuria, FGC) or following any of the mountain roads to reach Nuria. The valley is located the shrine of the Virgin of Nuria where he wrote the first statute of autonomy for Catalonia in 1931.

Grand tour of the "gorges" Nuria, allowing us to enjoy a landscape of rock and water, good walking, but delicate in hibernal season due to snow, ice and avalanche danger.

It is easy to see "isards" along this journey and enjoy coloring of mountain flowers.


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Girona 1 16 Km. 750 m. 0 m. Media Recorrido de Ida y Vuelta

Queralbs - Valle de Nuria | Entre Montañas

1. Queralbs - Valle de Nuria


Distance: 16 Km.Up/Downhill 750 m. - Up/Downhill 750 m.Time: 03:00 h.
Queralbs - Valle de Nuria

We went to Queralbs drive or the Valley of Núria rack from Ribes de Freser (bottom of the N-152 road between Ripoll and Puigcerdà).

The tour, which begins at the entrance of the village of Queralbs, where to look for the signs of the GR 11 to accompany us to Núria, follow the old pilgrim road or old road, before the construction of the rack, Opened in 1931, it was gateway to the sanctuary.

For lovers of architecture and history to discover this route allow small inhospitable corners and interesting.

The route goes flanking the eastern slopes of Fontalba, rising gently from lush deciduous forest and black pine. Soon the road goes on a bold elevation gain. The landscape becomes rugged and rough, are predominantly vertical rock formations.

We track the zipper. On the way, imposing high rise wall Toothe Rossell. The view of the setting is magnificent. Emphasize, to the east, the big bulky shape and deep mortise Balandrau Freser River.

The path switch sides, to the right, crossing the river by the bridge Cremal. Further up the path is as described zigzags; to the left, above the road, the path of zipper guess.

After a while we Sastre and jumping above the cave of Sant Pere, from where you can see the jump the river called Horsetail.

The path is passed underneath and reach the Pla de Sellent, and in the high mountain environment; the road rises more and goes to the Creu d'en Riba, from where you have a magnificent view of the valley of Nuria, with the artificial pond and the sanctuary.

The tour ends in the sanctuary. The return can be made zipper, or the same way.

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