Travel Blogs from Canillo
... of Pierre, well some Welsh campers had a buggy on the back, no sides or doors and 2 steering sticks. This morning it was full of water so will give this one a miss! We set off quite carefully as there is a lot of water pouring off the hills and on the roads. We stop for fuel at 087.5c, which is 64p a litre!!, picked up a baguette and we're off. We round the bend though what seems to be a newly completed sky resort condo's and wow ...
... have no bikes yet handbag won on the basis she hasn't had a new one for 5 years!!!!! It pays to buy quality. So back to the store to check it out again, make sure huge purse and everything thing will fit! Bikes will have to wait. Although the whole place is very built up and seems totally geared to retail therapy, there are just enough open space walk ways and uninterrupted views of ...
Decided to walk into the old town this morning and took Tess with us. She's getting used to walking on a lead now with lots of people, still not sure about traffic and bridges, but she walks to heel and just needs a little reassurance every so often. So different from the cliff top walks she's been used to, especially today, as it's very busy here. Very different for us too, no medieval town and little roads and alleys. It's makes a ...
Once again a beautiful clear blue sky and the sun is lovely and warm, breakfast over and we are off. The roads are quiet as usual and we decide to take the motorway to speed things up a little as it should take about 2.5 hours. It is difficult to describe the incredible vista that awaited us round one of the bends, there in all back lit splendour were the Pyrenees with Andorra somewhere in amongst them. Pretty soon we leave the flat plateaux and start ...
... to be on offer in the main street, but we found a simple bar down a side street where locals were having a bite. In the end we did quite well with their tasty straightforward Catalan tucker.
Thus replenished we headed for Le Seu d' Urgell, and were treated to a spectacular afternoon of autumn colour in the high Catalan Pyrenees. Grand mountains, rushing sparkling streams, ski resorts....all in brilliant sunshine. The last section was a ...
Other places to stay in Canillo
Carretera del Forn s/n, UrbanitzaciÃ³, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $47
s/n Ctra General, Canillo | 5 star hotelfrom $86
s/n Avda del Coprinceps, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $118
S/N Ctra. del Forn, Canillo | 4 star hotelfrom $65
S/N Peu del Carrer, Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $63
s/n Ctra. General, Canillo | 3 star hotelfrom $69