GR83: Northen (Canigó) way

This trail runs from Mataró (Catalonia) to Prades (France), retracing the route taken by thousands of exiles in 1939. 

 

The itinerary from Maresme County (Catalonia) to Conflent County (France) follows the path taken by thousands of exiles in early 1939, at the end of the Spanish Civil War, along trails formerly used by carters, miners, and shepherds. The route starts on the coast at Mataró and heads northwards via Tordera, Osor, Les Planes d’Hostoles, Olot, and Beget, and from there over the French border to Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste, Canigó Mountain and finally Prades.

Route lenght: 212 km