From Canillo to Meritxell

> From Canillo to Meritxell

This route starts from the village of Canillo, behind the tourist office, at the riverside by the Santa Creu chapel. You can also start from Prats, beside the church, where it is signposted as a highroad or the Meritxell road. It’s an old pilgrim route where there are various boundary crosses, indicating the route leading to the sanctuary. It is a simple and easy route, with no great changes in level, ideal for a tranquil outing with the family.

Departure: chapel of the Santa Creu in Canillo
GPS coordinates: 42º33.922N–001º35.972E
Distance: 4 km
Time: 40 min (one way)
Change in level: 50 m
Difficulty: easy
Min-max altitude: 1,526 m (Canillo)-1,565 m (Meritxell)