The Fifth Lake

The Pre-Pyrenees are a quite unknown region of Catalonia that is ideal to enjoy walking through nature, peace and nostalgia.

Get on the panoramic Train of the Lakes and enjoy the wonderful journey that will take you from Lleida’s flatlands to the foot of the Pyrenees.

You will find four lakes on the way: Sant Llorenç de Montgai, Camarasa, Cellers y Sant Antoni.

The Fifth Lake

  • Pallars Jussà
  • Duration: 7 days/6 nights
  • Public: Hikers – Moderate level

The Fifth Lake, the name of the route, is the one you will find while trekking through this circular half-mountain itinerary, accessible to all levels. The route is clearly marked and divided into five 4 to 6-hour long stages with low technical level. Along the 105 km distance, you will walk through changing natural zones and enjoy one of the most amazing areas in the Pyrenees, ending up discovering Montcortès lake; a mysterious, poetic and enchanted lake which is the scene of wonderful legends.

Day 1: From Lleida, take the Tren dels Llacs (Train of the Lakes) to La Pobla de Segur. Day 2: Trekking from La Pobla de Segur to Peramea Day 3: Trekking from Peramea to Beranui
Day 4: Trekking from Beranui to Esglésies
Day 5: Trekking from Les Esglésies to Senterada
Day 6: Trekking from Senterada to La Pobla de Segur
Day 7: Delivery of the Ganxo de Pastor (Sheperd’s Crook) once the whole route is completed. Train of the Lakes back to Lleida. Connection with high-speed trains to Barcelona and Madrid.

Highlights

  • Resting in our rural accommodation is a unique experience.
  • High quality gastronomy based on delicious local products
  • Lunch boxes that are just like the ones shepherds used when walking over those paths.
  • 10% of the profits of The Fifth Lake route are reserved for the restoration of dry stone walls you find on the route.
  • This product is the first step of the social and tourist initiative Gratitud Pallars https://www.gratitudpallars.cat/

Organizer

Pirineu Emoció

Av. Sant Miquel del Pui, 43 - 25500 La Pobla de Segur (Catalunya)

Services included

  • Return train ticket on the Train of the Lakes (Lleida- La Pobla de Segur-Lleida)
  • 6 nights in charming rural accommodation
  • Half-board
  • 6 lunch boxes provided with cloth napkins in order to minimize waste.
  • Door-to-door luggage transfer to allow you to walk free of weight.
  • Basic Insurance
  • 1:25000 scaled map and trail road-book with information on local environment, nature and culture
  • 24-hour contact phone number for any information or emergency
  • Final gift: shepherd’s crook for those who cover all the stages of the FIFTH LAKE ROUTE.

Ecomobility:

  • Transport from Lleida to La Pobla de Segur by panoramic train
  • Trekking on foot

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