Candanchu is a ski resort located in the Pyrenees mountains in the north, near the borders between Spain and France. The area used to be a military camp of the French Angevin dynasty and it was named "Camp d'Anjou". The temperature varies from 2°C/35.60°F to 19°C/66.20°F throughout the year, with January being the coldest and August the warmest month.
The area offers many hiking trails of various lengths, through beautiful scenery, both for beginner and experienced hikers. The longest trail is La Senda de Camille which is a circular mountain trek of around 104 km/65 mi.
The best time of the year to visit is during the summer months, from June to September, as this is the only time when the trail can be walked. It goes deep into the French Pyrenees mountains and takes you through the peaks of Petrachema, Agujas d’Ansabere, Castillo d’Acher, Agüerri, Bisaurín and Acué.
You can visit the beautiful and isolated lakes of Estanes and Arlet, the Valley of the Chamois, Bosque de las Hayas, la Garganta del Aspe and Circle of Lescun. The cumulative height elevation is around at 6354 m (20846 ft) with the highest point at 2368 m (7769 ft) and the lowest at 862 m (2828 ft).
There are training professionals that know the area very well, offering family or group trips to the natural environment of Candanchu. Bring your own equipment, or rent everything you need from nearby stores.