Walks unusual Tunnel Montclar
An excursion "different" a shocking experience because much of it runs inside a tunnel, at the time, being one of the most important engineering works in Europe for its length, wingspan and the human effort that represented (6,000 employees!). They are 5 km below ground (in some places to You will be 130metres below), 4.5 meters high and six meters wide. You will be within about two hours. The tunnel of Montclar also known as La Mina Montclar.
Claustrophobic and fearful refrain!
The crossing is not difficult ... but must have clear ideas. This output can only be done when water passes through the channel (requires authorization by the Casa Canal d'Urgell to do it with an experienced guide.)
At the end of the tunnel we head to the town of Montclar. There awaits the Castle of Montclar Heritage Site of National Character. A tour of its premises with a complete tour experience and knowledge of this important heritage.
If you have the whole weekend also propose for Saturday, visit the Interpretation Centre "Cultural Space of the Canals d'Urgell" where you travel through the history and evolution of these lands through water and the fierce struggle of the people who live there .... surely visit Indeferent not let anyone will grow and the desire to know both the epic Tunnel Montclar like the castle that presides over the town .. ..aquesta visit is the ideal introduction to the walking tour on Sunday!
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Equipment needed: comfortable walking shoes, galoshes, raincoat or anorak and a flashlight. It is also recommended to wear a helmet and spare clothes.
Duration of hike: 4 hours approx. (2h inside the tunnel). Approx. 15 Km.
Excursion Tunnel of Montclar 12 € per person (free up to 12 years)
Half board for "Shop" Montsonis of € 56 (see: www.botigamontsonis.com)
Possibility of the pack that includes a visit to the castle Montsonis + visit to the interpretation center channel of Urgell Montclar + tour of the tunnel. This pack is priced at € 22.
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