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
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.