Leisure and tourism activities in Baqueira Beret
Climbing, thermal baths, Rafting, Kayak…
During the winter, skiing and snowboarding are the main activities on the resort of Baqueira Beret. However, the rest of the year Baqueira and Aran Valley generally allow another series of high mountain activities and in full contact with nature as may be climbing, outings mountain biking, rafting in summer, hiking, trekking, running, etc.
In the Aran Valley, to sport is not an option but an obligation. Thanks to its landscape, nature and life, you will discover how the sport can become also in a different way to sightsee. Here we present some of the most sought after and practiced sporting options in the Aran Valley during any season.
-Hiking: The Aran Valley is full of routes at different levels and lengths. If hiking is your thing, do not forget Route 7 Lakes in the 'Circo del Colomèrs', a stage of 18.8 kilometres, or the March to Anayet peak, at 2,545 metres’ altitude. Whatever your level, in the Aran Valley you will find an interesting route made for you.
-Horseback riding: It is one of the most popular activities in recent years by visitors who come to the Aran Valley. The routes take roads into forests, stretching across the valley. This activity is very suitable for families or couples who want to enjoy in a quieter way of landscapes and nature of Baqueira Beret.
-Mountain bike: All kinds of itineraries available for lovers of mountain biking routes. From most difficult to family outings.
-Rafting: Rafting is becoming one of the summer sports star. A very good opportunity to observe nature from another perspective and be able to cool in the summer months.
-Kayak: Sport to practice in the summer season. Ideal to do with friends or family.
-Thermal Baths: At the end of a day of skiing or trekking in the mountains of the Aran Valley, enter thermal baths to relax and get warm is the best choice, especially in winter.
Tourism in the Aran Valley
The location of Baqueira Beret is ideal for planning short-term getaways to discover the villages, people and culture of the Aran Valley. Charming small towns whose inhabitants welcome tourists with open arms, sharing with them the wonderful landscape they enjoy day by day.
The Aran Valley has a large number of interesting places to sightsee, with a style typical of the Pyrenean landscapes. In addition, its proximity to France makes it easy for visitors to discover Baqueira Beret cities and places of our neighbouring country.
Aran Valley towns like Gessa, Less, Montgarri, Salardú, Vilamós or Unha are ideal destinations to see the architecture and style of life typical of the Catalan Pyrenees. And if you are thinking about going a little further away, the French city of Toulouse is just 174 kilometres from Vielha. A wonderful way to explore one of the most important cities in France.
Baqueira Beret: tourism and sport
It is clear that Baqueira Beret is much more than a ski resort. The options to do different kinds of sports and tourism are inexhaustible. Come with your family, with a group of friends, with your partner or alone. The Catalan Pyrenees are waiting, along with their villages and inhabitants. Be captivated by nature, food, animals, sports, adrenaline... yet you have not gone you will want to come back.