Lose yourself in the hills and forests and discover the native flora and fauna.  With more than 200 bird species, natural swimming pools, wild mushrooms and amazing starry nights nature here is in all its glory.

BIRDING
The Hecho valley is one of the best birding areas in the Pyrenees and is a Special Bird Protection Area (ZEPA)with several bird observation hides.
Birds of prey: Lammergeier, Griffon Vulture, Golden Eagle...
Mountain birds: Wallcreeper, Mistle Thrush, Alpine Accentor...
Forest birds: Jay, Black woodpecker, Blue tit...
River birds: Kingfisher, Heron, Dipper…
OBSERVING FLORA AND FAUNA
The protected and beautifully preserved landscapes of the Hecho valley are a Paradise for naturalists with a huge range of plant, insect, bird and animal species – some of them are endemics unique to the area.
Chamois
Brown bear
Marmot
Fox
YOU WON´T BELIEVE THE STARRY SKY
Mostly clear skies and very little light pollution make the valley perfect for astronomers and for seeing the starry sky at night, watching shooting stars and observing eclipses.
Puerto de Ansó
Gabardito
Anywhere in the Valley...
MUSHROOM SEASON
A huge variety of wild mushrooms grow in the damp and shade of the forest, in the fields and in the high pastures. Don´t forget to obtain a picking permit in the town hall or from your accommodation.
Saffron Milk Cap
Cep/Porcini
St George´s mushroom
NATURAL SWIMMING POOLS – swimming in the rivers.
The river Aragón-Subordán and it´s tributary streams have natural swimming holes, and cool clear waterfalls to swim in and and splash in. You´ll really enjoy the summer.Tip: Ask the villagers where to go.

Tip: Ask the villagers where to go.

Puente Viejo Hecho
Pozo de Larripa Hecho
Puente de Oza Selva de Oza