Tuc de Salana, a chillout in high mountains
Tuc de Salana is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.143m (7,030ft) above the sea level, located in the Aran Valley, province of Lleida, in the autonomous community of Catalonia, northern Spain. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.
Located in the Aigüestortes i Estany of Saint Maurici National Park, the road to the summit is totally paved. It’s a loop road known as Camin de Pruedo. The road is 27.5 km (17.08 miles) long, running from Salardú to Arties. It’s usually impassable in winters.
Plan 1.30 hours to complete the drive without any stop. The drive is very scenic, with stunning views of the area. It leads to Circ de Colomèrs, a large rock amphitheater, and Lac Major de Colomèrs, an alpine lake. The road runs through an avalanche-prone area, so remember to pay attention.