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Mount Canigó


The sacred mountain of the Catalans

Emblem of the Pyrenées-Orientales and classified “Grand Site de France”, the Canigó dominates the plain of Roussillon and the mediterranean sea with its altitude of 2784m.



Prades, situates right down the Canigó, has a beautiful view on this emblematic mountagne and she's close to the start of small and long hiking trails on this one.

An ideal place for nature lovers, the Canigó massif offers many possibilities, from walking to hiking, with a vast network of trails, that are generally accessible from June to October.

There are two manned refuges and various unmanned refuges and shelters across the Canigó massif and drivers of 4x4 offers safe quality service.

Practice information 

On foot : Since Prades, take the direction of Taurinya (6km). Of this village allocates on foot on a path of 5:00 am to arrive at the refuge of Cortalets. More than 2:00 am of ascent and you are at the top of Canigou. 

With car : There are shuttles 4x4 which transport you up to the refuge of Cortalets (4:00 am of road A/R). The track of Llech is accessible to the private individuals possessing an adapted car. 

Carriers 4x4 on Prades 

The Caravel of Conflent: 33 (0)6 11 22 48 79
DAR: 33 (0)6 09 71 91 62

For Sleep ?

Refuge of Cortalets: 33 (0)4 68 96 36 19 www.cortalets.com

Refug of Mariailles: 33 (0)4 68 05 57 99 to www.refugedemariailles.fr


For more information and prepare your ascension on a Website of Canigo Grand Site de France

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