An unique and original holidays in Casa Leonardo where you will discover the world of our Catalan herbs and aromatics plants while we are walking.

We propose a walking Holidays in the mountains of the Catalan Pre-Pyrenees to discover the diversity of medicinal, edible, culinary and useful herbs.

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Saturday:

20:00h Meeting and welcome to Casa Leonardo.
21:00h Diner

Sunday : Cadolla – Senterada and general plant uses

9:00 h Breakfast
10:00h Walk to Cadolla small-town. During the walk we will stop to learn about curiosities of tradition uses of Catalan herbs of the area.
13:30 Field lunch
17:00h Back to Casa Leonardo. Free time
21:00h Diner

Monday : Cèrvoles, Puigserver and for spirits and teas

9:00 h Breakfast
10:00h Walk to Cèrvoles small-town. During the walk we will stop to learn about curiosities of Catalan medical herbs of the area.
13:30 Field lunch
17:00h Back to Casa Leonardo. Free time
19:30h Demonstration workshop to prepare the traditional “Ratafia del Pallars” (Catalan liquor).
21:00h Diner

Tuesday : Castell d’Estaó, Pont del Diable and edible and culinary uses

9:00 h Breakfast
10:00h Walk until Castell d’Estaó, el Pont del Diable (Devil bridge), a Romanic bridge from XI century and the remains of the Monastery of Torres. During the walk we will stop to learn about curiosities of Catalan edible and culinary uses herbs of the area.
13:30 Field lunch
17:00h Back to Casa Leonardo. Free time
19:30h Demonstration workshop to prepare the traditional “Catalan Thyme soup”.
21:00h Diner

Wednesday : Estany Gento and plants with medical uses

9:00 h Breakfast
10:00h Transfer by car to Vall Fosca. By cable go up to Estany Gento into National Park of Aigüestortes i Sant Maurici.

During the walk we will stop to learn about curiosities of medical plants used in Catalonia in the area from the alpine meadows to Mediterranean areas.

13:30 Field lunch
17:00h Back to Casa Leonardo. Free time
19:30h Demonstration workshop to prepare the traditional “St. John’sWort Oil”.
21:00h Diner

Thursday : Use for dying and make soaps.

9:00 h Breakfast
10:00h Walk to l’Estany de Montcortès, a karstic lake surrounded by magical legends. During the walk we will stop to learn about curiosities of Catalan plants used as textile, dyeing or make soaps.
13:30 Field lunch
16:00h Back to Casa Leonardo. Free time
18:00h Demonstration workshop to prepare a natural and aromatic soap.

End of Holidays.

We hope you enjoy these holidays!

5 nights, 4 guided outputs in nature from 570 € *

* Supplement of € 10.00 per day for stays in a single room.

The event will be held from 8 participants.

The stay includes:

– 5 night of accommodation with full board in Casa Leonardo.
– Meals are provided with lunch box to generate minimal waste.
– An aluminum bottle for each participant
– Information Dossier
– 5 walks led by a professional nature guide (Evarist March by Naturalwalks).
– 4 workshops
– Post course advice by Naturalwalks

Level of difficulty of the walks:

Medium (maximum slope 300m and 6 hours of a quiet walk)

Registration:

Casa Leonardo
info@casaleonardo.com
+34.973.66.17.87
www.casaleonardo.net

More information about the activities:

info@naturalwalks.net
+34 662.25.10.59 / +34 934900356
Skype: naturalwalks
www.naturalwalks.com

Consult our calendar for the holidays already scheduled .

If you want to organize a private trip contact us.This activity can be done on other dates for private groups of minimum 8 people.

It is possible to stay more days if participants wish.