Espot Travel Guide

  • Espot
    by Olafino
  • Espot
    by Olafino
  • Espot
    by Olafino

Espot Things to Do


    Driving through this mountain area you will find lots of small,quiet and nice towns and little villages like the one on my picture.I don't know the name of that one because the picture was taken on the road,but is always a pleasure see places like that on the nature.On this area you'll find also lot of campgrounds and small hotels and bed and...


    Another interesting option if you are travelling for this area of Spain is make the "Romanesque Route".There are lots of beautiful romanesque architecture churches specially at Boí Valley,it is designed for UNESCO as World Heritage and in almost all small towns and villages of this area has a nice church to see.Mostly of all these small churches...


    Do you like adventure sports? here you will find some places where you can book some exciting excursions around and practice sports as: Climbing,Kayaking,Kanoeing,Buggies,Quads, and also horse rides.I got this place from a local guide: NOGUERA AVENTURA, available at Boí-Taull Resort,El Pont de Suet and El Pont de Muntanya.


    This picture was taken leaving the area on our way to Barcelona.We stoped to have a nice lunch in the small town of Barruera and then we took the highway to Barcelona.We stoped on this small lake,where I saw a signal to visit an old Monastery,unfortunatelly I didn't had the time to see in this time,it was located just next to that lake.In all this...


    If you enjoyed your visit to Aiguestortes,then very close you have another beautiful National Park to see.This time is located at Huesca province also at Pyrenees and about 1.45 hours by car from Spot.Is the NATIONAL PARK OF ORDESA AND MONTE PERDIDO.Here you can do lots of walking routes and see awesome landscapes aswell.Unfortunatelly I never been...


    Andorra is located at about 1,30 hours by car from Espot,on the way to the twon of SORT,is another good place to visit on the area.Andorra is a small country located at Pyrenees mountains aswell and is a paradise for shopping and winter spots ,it has also lot of nice ski stations.Take a look to my Andorra page for more information.Picture fall...


    If you visit the area during wintertime,and if you like skiing,then yu can go to Superespot Ski Resort.It is located about 8 miles from Espot.During this time it is always crowded specially on weekends and holidays,but here you'll find lot of small hotels.I didn't had the chance and the time to go there this time,I've been only once few years...


    Located at Central Pyrenees,in Lleida province,and including four regions of same province:La Alta Ribagorça,Pallars Sobirá,La Val d'Aran and El Pallars.It has an extension of 40.852 Hectareas.There are more than 200 small lakes,the largest and most known is called St. Maurici.Also here you'll find lots of wildlife and botanical species,so this is...


    If you like photography,this is the perfect place for you!.On this picture you can see my nephew Jorge preparing his camera on that small stream.Here you will find lot of nice places to make some good pictures,don't forget bring your tripod!!.Take a look to my travelogue to see a few more photos taken inside the Park.


    Another good idea if you would like to see the park and don't want to walk too much is that one:Rent a 4X4 taxi-car to to there.Just next to that small church in the village of Boí,there is a sort of taxi stop.During my last trip there and because the Park was closed,the small parking lot was empty of cars.When the Park is open normally during all...


    There are lots of nice routes to do walking inside the park,so if you like hiking or trekking be ready to make them!.These routes are not very hard,but be careful because a few of them may be too long,they tooks between 2 till 6 hours,so be prepared to walk a lot.A good idea may be ask for a map of the Park in the main entrance and then ask for...


    This is a picture of Estany de Sant Maurici,in catalan language lake is estany.It is located just entering the National Park and just next to the parking lot.You must to leave your car in the parking because is not allowed to enter any vehicles inside the Park.The best option to see most of small lakes and best landscapes of the park,is walking of...


Espot Hotels

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  • Roca Blanca

    Esglesia s/n, Espot, 25597, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Roya

    San Maurico 1, ESPOT, 25597, ES

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Hotel Els Encantats

    Carretera de Espot s/n, Espot, 25597, Spain

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

Espot Restaurants

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    by Hosell Written Jan 9, 2005

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    Is a nice but a little bit expensive restaurant,located very close of Boí -Taull in the very small village of Barruera.
    We asked for some local dishes as:
    ESCUDELLA (a catalan soup with meatballs)
    ESCALIVADA (roasted vegetables:red peppers,aubergines and onions)
    Picture of my Escalivada!.

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Espot Warnings and Dangers


    Specially in wintertime driving for this area os Spain,you must pay attention on the icy roads,this was the reason because the National Park were closed!.Be carefull if you find lots of ice on the road specially if you don't have any chains to put on your wheels.


    Normally driving for this area of Spain you'll find nice roads,but there are also a few of them that are very narrow,so be very careful this way.Also is very usual here to see lot of cattle,deers or other animals crossing the roads,pay special attention of this!!This picture was taken on one small road of the area.

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