Within walking distance of the urbanisation is the lake Barasona. This lake is ideal for all kinds of water sports or for swimming, picnicking, relaxing or for a meal and a drink on a terrace.
White water rivers for the adventurous
Sporty adventurers who like a challenge can indulge themselves with rafting and kayaking on the various white water rivers.
Conviviality in the most beautiful villages of Spain
The charming town of Graus with all amenities, a weekly market and terraces is just 6 km. from the urbanisation. What is especially worth a visit to Graus is the Plaza Mayor. The square is from the 16th century and has a colonnade and beautifully painted facades. Don't be surprised if you meet a Buddhist monk in Graus, nearby is the Dag Shang Kagyu a Tibetan Buddhist Centre.
Near the urbanisation there are 3 villages that are among the most beautiful in Spain: Alquézar, Aínsa and Roda de Isábena.
Spain is known for its hospitality, lots of parties and lively and colourful markets. Throughout the year you can enjoy cultural activities, take part in popular folk festivals, or taste local produce at markets. The ideal way to get in touch with the local people, culture and customs. Spanish life is a feast.
The Ordesa National Park and Monte Perdido
The national park of Ordesa; deep valleys, high mountains, abundant vegetation, turquoise coloured rivers and one of the highest waterfalls in Spain. In the park there are many hiking trails and you can make the most beautiful (mountain) walks. The park is therefore very popular with hikers and nature lovers.
Sierra de Guara
Close by is also the Sierra de Guara nature park, which is best known for its spectacular ravines and gorges. The Sierra de Guara combines deep river gorges and rugged limestone rocks with a large bird of prey population. A paradise for climbers, hikers and families with young children who love adventure. But most tourists come here for practicing canyoning: with canyoning you follow the route of the water while sliding, swimming, walking, jumping and abseiling. An unforgettable experience in a natural swimming paradise.
Wine tasting in the Somontano region
The urbanisation is located on the edge of the renowned wine region El Somontano. In almost all wineries (bodegas) you can get a guided tour and participate in a wine tasting. Lovers of good wine therefore have the opportunity to taste the excellent wines that the area offers. However, a number of wineries are also well worth a visit because of their special architecture.
Culinary local specialties
The Ribagorza region also has a lot to offer in terms of cuisine. Discover local specialties such as ecological olive oil, truffle, goat cheese, fresh sausage for the grill, honey, chocolate, etc. In the numerous restaurants you can enjoy varied regional menus for a very reasonable price.
At about 1 hour's drive from the urbanisation is the vast ski resort of Cerler. The ski resort of Cerler is relatively high so good snow is guaranteed. The many ski slopes, from the simple green to the impressive black slope, offer extensive opportunities for skiers of all levels. Lovers of snowboarding, freeriding, mini ski, sleighing or snowshoeing can also enjoy themselves in Cerler. Snow fun for the whole family.
The region is rich in historical heritage
Everywhere in the landscape you can see historic vestiges like chapels, Roman bridges, defence towers and monasteries. A good example is the Romanesque basilica Basílica de la Virgen de la Peña located just above the town of Graus. The rich historical heritage is also reflected in the many authentic villages. For example, the old centre of Graus and the town of Aínsa have been declared of Cultural Interest.
The remains of the Roman city of Labitolosa can be seen within walking distance of the urbanisation. Labitolosa was a Roman city from the first to the third century A.D. The excavations are still going on and so far a bathhouse, a forum, a temple and a house have been uncovered.
The spectacular gorge of Mont Rebei
One of the most beautiful hiking trails in Europe is the walk through the gorge of Mont Rebei. A half hour drive from the urbanisation. The gorge is carved by the river Noguera Ribagorzana and crosses the Montsec mountain range. The gorge can be enjoyed on foot following the ancient mule track carved into the rock. On the other side of the gorge are 2 spectacular wooden stairs that cross the rock vertically. Exploring the gorge by canoe is also an unforgettable experience.
The gorge of Olvena
The beautiful gorge of Olvena has a lot to offer: there are several hiking trails, climbing routes, there is a via ferrata, several caves, a beautiful medieval bridge, a rock painting of 7000 years old, and of course the picturesque village of Olvena.