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Top Reasons to Go to the Pyrenees

Appreciate the Romanesque: Stop at Taüll and see the exquisite Romanesque churches and mural paintings of the Noguera de Tor Valley.

Explore Spain's Grand Canyon: The Parque Nacional de Ordesa y Monte Perdido has stunning scenery, along with marmots and mountain goats.

Hike the highlands: Explore the verdant Basque highlands of the Baztán Valley and follow the Bidasoa River down to colorful Hondarribia and the Bay of Biscay.

Venture off the highway: Discover the enchanting medieval town of Alquézar, where the impressive citadel, dating back to the 9th century, keeps watch over the Sierra y Cañones de Guara Natural Park and its prehistoric cave paintings.

Ride the cogwheel train at Ribes de Freser, near Ripoll: Ascend the gorge to the sanctuary and ski station at Vall de Núria, then hike to the remote highland valley and refuge of Coma de Vaca.

Updated: 2013-12-02

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