Val d'Aran Valley,

Pyrenees, Spain

17-20 July 2020

about THE TRIP

Over 400km of monumental skyline line runs between France and Spain. Panoramic views of alpine meadows and magnificent forests can be enjoyed from the varied mountain footpaths. The network of trails allow us to explore on foot experiencing the best of the wildlife and culture the region has to offer.

OVERVIEW​

TRAIL RUNNING: 35KM OVER 3 DAYS

total ASCENT: 1500M 

DURATION: 3-5 HOURS PER DAY

GRADE: MODERATE

  • 3 nights accommodation on a twin shared basis in a  chalet-style arrangement

  • Healthy home-cooked meals (Friday pm - Monday am)

  • 3 carefully curated guided trail runs. Designed by runners for runners

  • Expert running guides throughout. Qualified Leader & Outdoor First Aider and experienced ultra-marathon runner

  • Training plan prior to departure

  • Exclusive Nomadic Runner discount on future trips

  • Yoga or stretch & strength class​

  • Unique trail running experience, off the beaten track

  • We plant trees! Instead of providing you with another T-shirt or medal, we mitigate the carbon involved with all are guests flights for the trip

  • Small group - max 8 people (min. 4 people)​

PRICE

£650 per person

ITINERARY

 

day 01

Arrive and settle in. Meet the team over an evening meal.

 

day 02

Wake early to breakfast. Warm up and stretch and head out on the longest run you'll undertake. Back at base we refuel with lunch and spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring. The team and guests reconvene over dinner.

 

day 03

After breakfast and a warm up we head out on an easier run. After lunch an optional stretch & strength or yoga class will be available (1 hour), or just unwind ahead of the evening meal.

day 04

A quick stretch and easy morning run (1hr) will set you up for your journey - or treat yourself to a extra hour or two in bed. The team and guests share breakfast before heading off.

GETTING HERE

 

Fly:

Directly to Toulouse Airport Or Lourdes-Tarbes Airport,. Routes are served by a selection of international and budget airlines including Ryanair and Easyjet. A host of car rental companies are available at good value prices.

Drive:

Toulouse, France - Vielha (2hrs) 

Lourdes-Tarbes - Vieha (1.5hrs)

We recommend car sharing where possible and are able to put you in touch with fellow guests should you be on the same or similar flights.

ACCOMMODATION

Chalet style accommodation includes a large communal area for relaxation and socialising. Shared home-cooked food is nutritious and plentiful.

The accommodation has been selected for easy access to transport links, town amenities and most of all trail heads.

Twin rooms are booked on the basis of two sharing

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Comprehensive Insurance to cover you for this type of activity. It's important that this covers you for altitudes up to 2500m

  • In brief, your trail running kit! We'll provide a breakdown of what this might look like upon booking confirmation. 

  • Flights & transfers

  • Local currency

  • Any necessary visas  

IMPORTANT NOTES

For our cancellation policy please see our terms and conditions.

Not included in booking fee:

  • Any additional costs that are otherwise not stated under the booking

  • Flights and transfers 

  • Additional activities, food and beverages unless otherwise stated

Further Info:

  • https://www.lonelyplanet.com/spain/val-d-aran

  • Although we try our very best to keep to the itinerary and accommodation listed under each trip these are subject to change with little notice due to availability, poor weather, seasonal changes, or other circumstances beyond our control. We will notify guests of any changes at the earliest possible moment.

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