Centro de Ciencias de Benasque Pedro Pascual


Recommended Activities

Below you can find some recommendations from the "Centro de Ciencias de Benasque" available in the valley for you and your family to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

Familiar Activities

- Snowshoe Tours (winter only): You can enjoy walking with snowshoes in lovely surroundings in the natural Park Posets - Maladeta. Located 12 km from Benasque. You can rent snowshoes in mountain shops in Benasque, or from the ski rental located in the Llanos del Hospital (where the tour starts).

- Horse riding (all year): Enjoy horseback riding tours from half-day, one or two days, enjoying the scenery and places unknown in nature. The "Cuadra Verde" is the equestrian center closest to the village of Benasque. Located 1.8 km from Benasque in the municipality of Anciles. In addition, the center is equipped with various facilities including a mini circuit - quads for children.

- Kayak (summer only): Eriste Lake, located 3 km from Benasque, offers the possibility of kayaking. Kayak rental at the lake itself.

- Rafting (summer only): Different companies in Benasque specialize in adventure sports, offer rafting, including transportation, guide and necessary equipment.

- SPA (all year): The "Gran Hotel Benasque" offers a complete and relaxing spa circuit.

- Hydrotherapy (summer only): The "Baños de Benasque" offers therapeutic and relaxing treatments. Located 10 km from Benasque, direction natural park Posets - Maladeta.

- Regional festivities Cerler - Anciles - Benasque (summer only): During the months of June and August you can enjoy the festivities of three municipalities located 3 km from Benasque village. You'll find activities for children and adults throughout the day. Check exact dates at the CCBPP's secretariat.

- Walk Benasque - Anciles (all year): We recommend this simple and pleasant walk between the villages of Benasque and Anciles. Distance 3.6 km (round trip).

- Walk Benasque - "Central de la Ruda" (all year): We recommend this pleasant walk between Benasque and the former hydroelectric plant Ruda (now obsolete). The beginning of the track starts from the swimming pool and runs along the Esera river. Distance 3km (round trip).

- Swimming Pool (summer only): Enjoy the Benasque's outdoor swimming pool.

Other Activities

- Ski. Cerler ski resort (winter only): The ski resort in Cerler is situated at 7km from Benasque, offers 72km of skiing for all levels.

- Nordic skiing (winter only): The nordic ski resort "Llanos del Hospital offers a total of 11km for Nordic skiing and background ski. There is ski rental, a restaurant and a cafeteria on site.

- Rock Climbing (summer only): Benasque Valley offers countless places to go climbing. The two nearest places from Benasque are "Sacs" (2km along the main road of Benasque, direction Cerler) and "Palestras" (at 11 km from the village) Equipment and guide can be arranged in Benasque.

- Canyoning (summer only): There are various companies specializing in adventure sports in Benasque. The activity, transportation, guide and the equipment can be arranged in Benasque.

- Hiking (all year): Benasque Valley offers countless routes to hike for all levels. You can find more information here.

- BTT (summer only): Various outdoor shops specializing in outdoor sports offer mountain bike rental.

- Paragliding (summer only): In the village of Castejon de Sos, located 20 km from Benasque, you can find companies specializing in paragliding. Transportation, professional guides and equipment included.

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