Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park

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The only National Park in Catalonia and the most genuine representation of the high-mountain environment, with breathtakingly majestic landscapes and rich flora and fauna. 

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Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park is one of the fifteen natural spaces included in the Spanish Network of National Parks, and the only National Park located in Catalonia. This is the most genuine representation of the high Pyrenees, and is unique for its majestic landscapes and rich flora and fauna.

The park contains fir trees and pine forests, some of them century-old, over 200 high mountain lakes and four peaks over 3000 metres high. It is home to 1500 vegetal species, 150 bird species, and 40 mammal species.

A full yearlong programme of activities is available for young and old alike, including guided trips, snowshoe excursions in winter, conferences, exhibitions, etc.