The Water Route of la Val d’Aran
The Water Route - Port de Vielha begins at the former hospital in Vielha, at the mouth of the south side of the tunnel and ends, 15.8 km later, in the capital of the Val d'Aran (Spain). Along the route, hikers can discover some of Aran’s least known landscapes and contemplate the sight of fir, oak and beech forests, as well as enjoying exceptional views from the Port de Vielha and discovering why the route is called as it is. The water that surges from the mountains is constantly present throughout the majority of the itinerary. It is also possible to enjoy magnificent views of imposing mountains such as el Forcanada, el Tuc de Molières and to see the peaks of Aneto and Maladeta, amongst others. It is recommended to take two cars when following this route: it is possible to leave one at the beginning and the other at the end of the itinerary. It is possible to complete the route in about 5 _ hours, with it involving a change in altitude of 844 metres.
Description of the Route: The water route - Pòrt de Vielha
For more information: Oficina de Torisme dera Val d'Aran