La Villa - Sponata - Lêch da Sompunt
Walk from La Villa to Ütia Sponata Hut and Lêch da Sompunt
Overview: Quiet walk through woods and meadows, with beautiful views of Sas dla Crusc, Lavarela and Conturines, passing by the Ütia Sponata Hut to the idyllic Lêch da Sompunt.
Starting point: La Villa – bus stop (1427 m)
Itinerary: From the bus stop in the centre of La Villa, climb to La Villa Alta with its church, following the road sign marked nr. 11. Before arriving at the church, veer right and follow the directions to Sponata at the start of the tarmac road, nr. 5/A.
Pass Hotel ĆiasaTamà and the last houses then go left, along a ski slope and through the wood before reaching the Ütia Sponata Hut (50min.) at the foot of Gherdenacia. From this point and going north along trail nr. 5 and the ski slope, you will come to Lêch da Sompunt (1h 20min.). A small inviting path will take you around the lake enabling you to admire the mountains of Lavarela and Conturines, reflected in the waters of this romantic lake.
Continue southwards, following directions for La Villa (nr. 10), and you will come firstly to the Sotsas farms. Walking now on flat ground, between stretches of wood and meadows in flower, you will reach La Villa Alta, where, keeping left, you walk down to La Villa, and the starting point.
End point: La Villa – bus stop (1427 m)
Refreshments: Ütia Sponata Hut, Hotel Lêch da Sompunt
Level of difficulty: easy walk
Type of trail: large path