October 27th, 2010
The Provincial Council of Huesca in the Pyrenees two paths adapted to make them accessible to everyone.
The trail accessible 'The CORNAT' in the town of Bielsa, was today the setting for the presentation of Paths for All project, promoted by the Diputacin de Huesca (DPH) and includes several actions, including the commissioning of this path and the 'Santa Elena' in Biescas.
This is a pioneering initiative in Spain because it represents the total accessibility to all sections of both trails. The, final fantasy xiv gil, project has been very well received by associations and groups of people with disabilities who attended the presentation on Wednesday.
In the event has been President of the Commission for Promotion, Tourism and Environment of Huesca, Javier Betorz, the mayor and deputy provincial Bielsa, Antonio Escalona, as well as members of the company Prames, responsible for adapting these two paths to, eve online isk for sale, the council.
Investment in both paths reaches almost 300,000 euros and have been implemented in two phases from 2008. The adequacy of the trails once made the area of Promotion, Tourism and Environment of Huesca drafted the Accessible Trails Manual, a tool that marks the directives, guidelines and characteristics that have to have this kind of routes.
Bielsa's mayor and, gaia online gold, deputy provincial, Antonio Escalona, has begun emphasizing that "these trails are a clear commitment to the seasonality of tourism, bringing them closer to all people, while the magnificent combination that drives up the tourism and nature in our province. "
For his part, Javier Betorz as chairman of the Commission for Promotion, Tourism and Environment of the Provincial Council, has rrred to the firm commitment of the Provincial Council of Huesca in the development of actions and initiatives to enjoy the natural environment of the province . "Something that was started in 2007," pointed out, while it has impacted the project "Pathways for All 'extensive and complements the line of work and, final fantasy xiv gil, actions performed on the Huesca Diputacion regarding trails.
The network of trails in the province of Huesca signposted exceeds 5,000 km, a figure that makes the Huesca province a benchmark for walkers, pointed Betorz.
With these two paths that form part of the Accessible Tourism increases in quantity, quality and variety of supply of Huesca in this area. The program's goal is to promote and disseminate relevant forums such trails as well as further expand the number of accessible routes.
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The presentation day has begun with the receipt of public authorities and on the path The CORNAT, attendees have come with technical explanations. It is located in the A-2611, address to the National Parador, taking in 4.5 kilometers a dirt track to the left into the parking lot and trailhead.
Once there, hikers can enjoy over 700 meters from the ancient pine forest located near the river Cinca. Panels interpretation of nature, easy to read, with text printed in braille, contrasting colors and other elements for accessibility will allow the user to know the natural environment of this area. The route of this path is circular and along the same tables and benches are located adapted.
Biescas, the Santa Elena accessible trail with items like stationery and furniture. In this case, the tourist has 1,500 meters adapted linear path. It can be reached by leaving Biescas the A-136 in the direction of France, taking the deviation of the dolmen of Santa Elena is located four kilometers. Once this point is still the right track leading to the parking lot.
The visitor of this route will know areas of tourist interest near the dolmen and hermitage of Santa Elena and is located in the woods, in an area of vegetation.