The beautiful Benasque Valley in Aragon

Benasque Aragon Valley
Since this week nature has had the leading role, what do you think if we end it by presenting you with one of the most beautiful natural spaces in Spain? And it is that as we have already told you on many occasions, it is not necessary to go very far to enjoy the wonders that Mother Earth provides us.

Thus, after showing you places like the Irati Forest in Navarra and the spectacular Tsingy National Park in Madagascar, today we are going to show you one of the most beautiful natural corners of the entire peninsula. We are referring to the Benasque Valley , which has the largest concentration of peaks higher than 3,000 meters of all the Pyrenees. Do you want to know more about this beautiful Aragonese place? Well, do not miss anything that we tell you below!

One of the most beautiful valleys in the Pyrenees

Located in the northeast of Huesca, in Aragon, the Benasque Valley is considered one of the most rugged and beautiful of all the Pyrenees and the truth is that it is not surprising, since it has more than 30 villas and towns of great charm thanks to its Alto Aragonese architecture, beautiful Romanesque churches and a dreamlike landscape made up of numerous rivers, forests and lakes. Of course, we must not forget the hospitality of its people, its gastronomy and the richness of its traditions.

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What to do in the Benasque Valley

Beyond contemplating nature, in the Benasque Valley you will have the possibility of doing a lot of activities . For example, thanks to its privileged location (we remember that it is at the foot of the Pyrenean peaks), it is an ideal place to ski and do other types of winter sports, such as snowboarding , cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, sledding. or snowshoes. Of course, we recommend hiking as the best and easiest way to get to know the territory, being able to go through old bridle paths, cabins and other types of trails.

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In addition, you can do mountain biking and cycling routes; routes by car, including 4 × 4; and different adventure sports both in the air and in the water and on land: paragliding, rafting, kayaking, canoeing, climbing, mountaineering, horses, paintball , quads , hunting, fishing … Of course, you will find a lot of gastronomy options, wellness and shops where you will find everything you need to enjoy your stay in this beautiful place.

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What to see in the Benasque Valley

After reviewing all the activities that you can do in the Benasque Valley, now we want to tell you a little about the natural and cultural heritage that you can find in this place that invites you to mix with nature . Thus, you can enjoy the Posets-Maladeta Natural Park; of the three thousand emblematic peaks, highlighting the Aneto, of 3,404 meters of altitude; of the 71 lakes that dot the secondary valleys; of the waterfalls; of the different valleys; from the different jungles of the valley, composed of mature and young forests, shrubs and meadows; and from many other corners.

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As for cultural heritage, we must not forget that it is a place full of history, in addition to being an area with very particular and charming customs, folklore, architecture and gastronomy. The Romanesque Art stands out, which is the architectural style that first spread throughout the western Christian area.

Then we leave you with our gallery , where you can discover more images of this beautiful Aragonese natural site. Do not miss it!