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Living in Els Cortals d'Encamp, a unique natural environment in the heart of Andorra
Unique in Andorra because of its singularity and beauty, the Els Cortals d'Encamp area has become one of the most visited places in the whole Principality. With an enviable natural environment, Els Cortals d'Encamp not only stands out as a tourist destination during the winter period, when it becomes a real centre of attraction for thousands of skiers, but also during summer, attracting a good number of hiking and mountain biking lovers to its sides.
To access Els Cortals d'Encamp we have to travel along the main road 2 toards Encamp and take the first exit to the roundabout that is located in front of the Funicamp, the fastest access to the ski area of
From this point, the Els Cortals d'Encamp road, of 14.3 km and with a characteristic aroma to meadows and nature, offers one of the most beautiful routes in the whole Principality. Thus, through winding curves, we will discover incredible edges hidden between leafy landscapes, closed pastures and bucolic corals that, without a doubt, are a faithful reflection of the Pyrenean life of past times. All this combined, besides, with incredible views to the Encamp valley, which, as gaining altitude, are lost on the horizon to give way to new landscapes just as impressive as them.
Along with these incredible high mountains landscapes, the demanding slopes offered by Els Cortals d'Encamp, with 10% gradient ramps, are another of the great attractions that make this place one of the hardest and most emblematic mountain ports in Andorra. For this reason, it is not surprising that climbing to the summit of Els Cortals pass has become a real challenge for amateur and professional cyclists, to the point of being visited regularly in the demanding stages of Vuelta España or the mythical “La Purito Andorra”ycling tour designed by the former professional cyclist resident in Andorra, Joaquim “Purito” Rodríguez.
Living in Els Cortals d'Encamp is, therefore, to live in a unique natural environment, a unique place in Andorra where tradition and modernity converge in perfect harmony. With edges of stone and wood perfectly blended with the landscape, the fields and meadows surrounding Els Cortals d'Encamp evoke, without a doubt, one of the purest and genuine Pyrenean essences that can be experienced throughout the Principality.
Featured sites in Els Cortals d'Encamp
Michael Warren's “Pagan Place”: near the road, next to a tiny stone chapel, there is the sculpture “Lloc Pagà”, by Michael Warren. Made with cement, charred oak and steel, this sculpture was created coinciding with the 25th anniversary of the Caixa Andorrana Social Security (CASS). It is a rectangular platform perfectly mimicked in nature that invites reflection.
Els Cortals de Encamp Viewpoint: located at 1923 meters high, specifically at the km 6 of the CS-220, the viewpoint offers incredible views of all the huts and corrals. Apart from these elements, from the viewpoint of Els Cortals you can also see the typical pine wood of black pine, which grows between 1700 and 2400 meters.
Church of Sant Jaume dels Cortals: the church of Sant Jaume dels Cortals, which opened in 1999, is a newly built building located next to Serrat de Sant Jaume. This church, which from the beginning was projected to be perfectly integrated in the landscape, is “connected” to the valley of Els Cotals through a large window.
Bosc de los Llaus Viewpoint: just over 50 meters away from the chapel of Sant Jaume dels Cortals there is this beautiful viewpoint, which offers privileged views to the whole valley of Encamp. Very close to the chapel there is Michael Warren's “Lloc Pagà”.
The Funicamp intermediate station: the Els Cortals d'Encamp area is also known for being home to the Funicamp intermediate station, at 2090 meters high, the only funitel cable-car in the Pyrenees. Built in 1998, the Funicamp connects, by means of a 5.6 km line that runs at 7.2 m/s, the centre of Encamp with the highest part of Els Cortals, at 2502 meters high, giving access to the major ski centre of the Pyrenees: Grandvalira.
Els Cortals Aventura Climbing Wall: located at the km 8 of Els Cortals d'Encamp road, and perfectly visible from practically any point, Els Cortals Aventura Climbing Wall has a height of 17 meters and an area of 800 m². With a variable difficulty depending on the chosen area, this fully exterior, open-air rockard, opens every day of the year. Together with this climbing wall, a large zip-line and a Tibetan bridge complete the leisure offer of the Els Cortals d'Encamp area.
Clots de l'Aspra Via Ferrata: with a length of 150 meters and about a gradient of 70 meters, the Clots de l'Aspra Via Ferrata, which is very close to the Els Cortals d'Encamp area, is a low difficulty route, ideal for initiation phases and adapted to young children. It is a free access road, with a north-west direction and a maximum height of 2200 meters.
Baronia Shelter: located in a privileged position, very close to the Funicamp intermediate station, the Baronia Shelter is one of the most emblematic holiday camps in Andorra. Frequented by hundreds of children from all the parishes of the country, every summer, the Baronia Shelter becomes a place full of life and fun. Thanks to this shelter, the youngest people enjoy direct contact with nature, surrounded by one of Andorra's most impressive natural surroundings.
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