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DISCOVERING THE VALL FOSCA BY CABLE CAR

PALLARS JUSSÀ / PNac d'Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici
THE EXPERIENCE A different way to access the National Park. Come and experience the adventure of reaching 2,200 meters in the cable car of the Vall Fosca, the only one with access to the National Park of Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici, while enjoying the spectacular mountain landscapes.

The Vall Fosca is one of the entrances of the Park and is in the north of the region of Pallars Jussà, it is a suggestive scenario in which the water, mountains, varied vegetation and different species of animals coexist harmoniously.

The great height of its mountains makes for a very early sun set, which explains its name very well, the Dark Valley. The highest village in the valley is Capdella, which is 1,420 meters above sea level and which closes the set of rural centers that make up the Vall Fosca. It is at this point, where the cable car is located, which will allow you to access in a comfortable and easy way the diff erent routes of the National Park.
BEAR IN MIND Difficulty: Low
Duration: Full day
Languages: Catalan, spanish, english
Material: Comfortable clothes and shoes
Season: July to September
Starting Point: Capdella
WHAT CAN I DO We propose a different and original way of accessing the National Park of Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici: by cable car, located north of the Vall Fosca. In 14 minutes you will be up 450 meters reaching 2,200 meters of altitude from where you will enjoy spectacular views.

From Estany Gento, the point of arrival of the cable car, you can start a variety of routes, designed for all audiences like the green road of the Carrilet, a 5 km even route that follows the old lane that served to
transport material and workers, and passing through small tunnels; The GR that communicates with Espot and the Vall de Boí; O routes through the 32 lakes that form this impressive area of the National Park of Aigüestortes and Estany de Sant Maurici.

Visit the Hydroelectric Museum of Capdella: The space of the Central Museum of Capdella allows you to take a tour from when the idea of the hydroelectric power plant was thought until it was put into operation in
1914, passing through the economic, social and infrastructure changes.
+ INFORMATION Estany Gento information center
25515 La Torre de Capdella
(Vall Fosca, Pallars Jussà)
Tel. 667 129 105

Torre de Capdella city council
Plaça de l’Ajuntament, 1 • 25515 La Torre de Capdella (Lleida)
ajuntament@torrecapdella.ddl.net
Tel.: 973 663 001
http://www.vallfosca.net/ca/coses-per-fer-i-veure/teleferic/
OTHER EXPERIENCES Discover the National Park
Come to know the country of the water and let yourself be seduced by the more than 200 lakes that the Park shyly hides.

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Live this experience with shepherds, livestock and wool production.

The Circ de Colomèrs routes
Explore the unique Atlantic valley of the Catalan Pyrenees and see the landscapes of glacial lakes.

The treasures of the Vall de Boí Romanesque
Visit one of the most important works of the Romanesque of Catalonia, heritage of UNESCO.

Walking without luggage
Practice trekking and live the mountain without worries.