LES GORGES DU SEGRE
A circular walk along the Gorges with the pretty Sant Feliu chapel dominating the valley, then on the way down, the signal watchtower (Atalaya) and the church of the village of Llo.
Llo is a sentinel village at an altitude of 1,400 metres, located on the last slopes of the Puigmal massif, with remarkable cascading roofs of lloses, has kept its picturesque character. In addition to the Segre, the rivers of the cerdans, which rises at an altitude of 2,400 metres at the bottom of the Llo valley, this territory has sulphurous hot springs once used in laundries. Today, they have been judiciously exploited in an open thermal complex in an exceptional setting.
Departure: Parking of the hot springs water of Llo, on the right just before the church.
THAT' S WORTH A VISIT!
Chapel Sant Feliu is dated from the 12th century offers a quite remarkable view.
It is an archaeological site, partly excavated for 20 years. This site has revealed an almost uninterrupted human occupation for 5,000 years.
The church of St Fructueux, a pure jewel of Romanesque art, catches the eye with its porch, its wall bell tower and its "Campania: Les Demoiselles de Llo".
An advanced device in the protection of the medieval castle, the Vacaro tower dominates and protects the village and its surroundings.
- Difference in height
- 547.77 m
- 548 meters of difference in height