Lleida is covered on foot, hiking trails.
It is more than a hobby or a sport. In Lleida , hiking and trekking are a fundamental part of their culture. The region itself is a large network of trails, where you can put on your boots and hike for hours on long-distance routes (GR) or spend some time walking along shorter local trails. It doesn’t matter what time of the year. The walking routes in Lleida do not have expiration date. The magnificent climate, and the variety of scenarios will not leave you excited not to enjoy it.
The highlights of the walking routes
The paradise for nature lovers is in Lleida. The large number of hiking and high mountain routes will lead you to know the region and all its valleys and mountains as you have never done before.
In the Pyrenees and in the Lands of Lleida you can practice all kinds of routes for hikers and trekking for most of the year. The different levels of difficulty and its diversity make them suitable for all types of public. You can choose between easy routes through flat areas, valleys or mountains of low altitude or bet on a medium-high difficulty route to test some areas of the high Pyrenees of Lleida. Lleida has an interesting network of marked tourist trails (SGR – Hiking of Long Distance) where you can plan your trip.
If you still want to know more, the hiking guide in the Lands of Lleida will be your best ally. It contains 26 different routes ordered by region and classified into two large groups: Pyrenees and Lands of Lleida.
Although there are a thousand routes, these are the most important:
Crow route (Ruta del Corb)
Where you will discover the Montserratina mountains in Alt Urgell , spectacular conglomerate formations of this so unknown Pre-Pyrenees, very close to the municipality of Peramola. Suitable for people already started in this practice.
Romanesque art walking route
Through this route, you will get to know on foot the traditional paths that connect the towns of Barruera, Erill la Vall, Boí, Taüll and Durro. The route can be started from any of the mentioned villages.
Despite its modest altitude, which makes it suitable for beginners in this practice, the Moixeró peak enjoys a breathtaking views of the plain, the Cadí mountain range and the Pedraforca. From its summit you can also see a large part of the central Catalan valley through which the waters of the Llobregat meander. An unforgettable experience!
Seven lakes of Colomèrs route
The Colomèrs glacial cirque is mountainous massif arranged in a circle that hosts some fifty lakes . The slow but effective erosion of the ice during the glacial times left behind an incomparable landscape that you cannot miss. It is a high mountain area with peaks that reach 3,000 meters high. Only those more experienced will be able to enjoy it!
Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici National Park route
A great opportunity to discover the otters and the deer. Go with the family between May and November. Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici National Park is an excellent option as well all year round.
And remember that in Lleida you will be able to draw the itinerary that perfectly suits your interests!