La Cerdanya: 

Route including Lake Malniu and several typical villages.

 
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The route

The Cerdanya high mountain valley is one of the sunniest locations in the Pyrenees of Catalonia. The route includes Lake Malniu and some local villages. It also takes in Llívia where one can visit the oldest pharmacy in Europe.  

 
 
 
 
 
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 Llívia  Llívia is unique, an enclave of Spanish territory entirely surrounded by France as a result of various historic treaties. Llívia's history is recorded in its Pharmacy Museum, the Virgen de los Angeles church and the remains of Llívia castle.

Llívia

Llívia is unique, an enclave of Spanish territory entirely surrounded by France as a result of various historic treaties. Llívia's history is recorded in its Pharmacy Museum, the Virgen de los Angeles church and the remains of Llívia castle.

 Esteve Pharmacy  Dating back to Medieval times, the Llívia pharmacy is the oldest known pharmacy in Europe. Now a museum, it includes a library, laboratory equipment and the famous blue jars which used to contain pommades, unguents and other medicines.

Esteve Pharmacy

Dating back to Medieval times, the Llívia pharmacy is the oldest known pharmacy in Europe. Now a museum, it includes a library, laboratory equipment and the famous blue jars which used to contain pommades, unguents and other medicines.

 Lake Malniu  Lake Malniu is a glacial lake located 2250 metres above sea level. Located close to a mountain cabin and a forest track, it is one of the most popular lakes in the Eastern Pyrenees and a jumping off point for some of the best-known peaks in the region.

Lake Malniu

Lake Malniu is a glacial lake located 2250 metres above sea level. Located close to a mountain cabin and a forest track, it is one of the most popular lakes in the Eastern Pyrenees and a jumping off point for some of the best-known peaks in the region.

 
 
 Malniu mountain cabin  Located next to Malniu lake and within the Cerdany-Alt Urgell National Reserve, the staffed cabin has 54 places.

Malniu mountain cabin

Located next to Malniu lake and within the Cerdany-Alt Urgell National Reserve, the staffed cabin has 54 places.

 

 

Another track around the Pyrenees of Catalonia?

 
 
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