Reserva Natural Parcial del Congost de Mont-rebei

Area of interest for bird-watchers, PEIN (Plan for areas of natural interest)
The route that crosses through the Mont-rebei Gorge itself will take you to ridges playing host to typical Pyrenean rupicolous bird life: red-billed chough, wallcreeper and rupicolous birds of prey.

The Mont-rebei Gorge, in the Montsec mountain range, is an immense canyon of incredibly high vertical walls that form a narrow passage through which the Noguera Ribagorçana flows, finishing up in the south where it enters an amphitheatre of striking cliffs.

There are no roads, railroads or electrical lines that cross the Mont-rebei Gorge; you can only pass through this incredible place via the small, partially excavated track within the rocks...as long as you leave your vertigo behind! 

La Fundació Territori i Paisatge, created by the Caixa Catalunya charitable organisation, owns the Mont-rebei Gorge Reserve- consisting of nearly 1,500 acres of territory- and ensures its environmental protection. 

As well as the rupicolous species and European vultures, the presence of bearded vultures, griffon vulture and Egyptian vulture is all but guaranteed. In recent years sightings of the cinereous vulture have become increasingly frequent. The route will also give you access to other southern European species, such as blue rock thrush, great grey shrike, subalpine warbler, western Orphean warbler, dartford warbler and western Bonelli's warbler, amongst others.

  • Area: 598
  • Ownership: Private
  • Owner: Fundació Catalunya - La Pedrera
  • Visitor centres: N
  • Habitat: Pyrenees and pre-Pyrenees
  • How to get there: 

    La Terreta (Tremp) is 53 miles from the city of Lleida and 117 miles from Barcelona.

    Access from Barcelona:

    Motorway AP-2 (Barcelona-Lleida). C-13 until Tremp. C-1311 until Pont de Montanyana.

    Alsina Graells (Tel. 902 330 400) offers a bus heading towards Vielha that reaches Tremp. You will need your own vehicle to reach the Mont-rebei Gorge.

  • Languages: Catalan, Spanish

Facilities

Parking

WHAT IS AROUND HERE?
Reserva Natural Parcial del Congost de Mont-rebei
  • Reserva Natural Parcial del Congost de Mont-rebei

  • Address:Area Lugar Torre de Tamúrcia, s/n

  • 25620 Tremp

  • Lleida / Pyrenees

  • Reserva Natural Parcial del Congost de Mont-rebei
  • Reserva Natural Parcial del Congost de Mont-rebei

  • Address: Area Lugar Torre de Tamúrcia, s/n

  • 25620 Tremp

  • Lleida / Pyrenees

  • Telephone:610 851 196

  • Web:www.caixacatalunya.es/territoriipaisatge

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