Port d’Envalira – Pyrenees, Andorra

andora6Port d’Envalira is a mountain pass located in the Pyrenees in Andorra at an elevation of 2408 m. It is the highest asphalted road in the Pyrenees that connects El Pas de la Casa with the rest of the country and the highest European road open all year round. The climb has been featured several times at the Tour de France and Vuelta a España cycling races. (wikipedia)
andora1If you arrive in Andorra from southern France and if you want avoid Port d’Envalira (but there is no reason)  you can pass through the Envalira Tunnel (located at an altitude of about 2000 meters and is nearly 3 kilometers long).
andora5If you decide to visit Port d’Envalira, the most impressive mountain landscapes in the Pyrenees will reward you. Especially when horses appear on the road in front of your car or motorbike.
andora2Park your vehicle along the road, breathe deeply a fresh mountain air and relax your mind.
andora4If you have an apple or a carrot, horses would like to thank you for delicious snack.
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