From May 1st to October 15th

Fly Fishing in Santa Cilia

Dry fly fish in freestone streams for the challenging Zebra Trout in its birthplace while you discover one of the most unexplored natural areas in Europe. Angle where others do not reach in Santa Cilia. One of the most tranquil and idyllic landscapes in Europe where Salvelinus established the first fishing lodge in Spain back in 1999. A 300-people traditional Spanish village on the Way of Saint James boasting with history, culture, and charm. Whatever direction you choose from Santa Cilia Fishing lodge, you will shortly find a river, stream, or lake inhabited by the native Zebra Trout.

6,600 EUR per week
Early May – Mid-June
Spring

High mountain opens annually the first of June in the Spanish Pyrenees while a massive eclosion of golden stonefly takes place between mid-May and the end of June.

Mid-June – Mid-August
Summer

Summer is perfect for being outdoors in the Pyrenees; these mountains are spared the heat from the flatlands. Most mayflies and caddis hatch from mid-June to almost the end of July.

Mid-August – Mid-September
Late Summer

Ideal season for targeting a large variety of species and waters. The weather is still warm, and although temperatures start decreasing, there are still hatches in some of the rivers.

Mid-September – Mid October
Fall

From mid-September to mid-October, climate conditions are excellent in Western Pyrenees. An ideal time for sight fishing and catching some Autumn hatchlings.

Western Pyrenees

Fly fishing at its purest state from the first established fishing lodge in Spain

An all-inclusive seven-night and six-day guided fishing trip. Western Pyrenees lures you with the purest fly fishing environment where to dry fly with light outfits a kind of trout that rarely appears elsewhere in the world, the native Zebra Trout.

Western Pyrenees is an area of abundant aquatic macroinvertebrates and prolific hatches of mayflies, caddisflies, and stoneflies, without forgetting Coleoptera, and other terrestrial. An ideal destination for passionate dry fly fishers, advanced anglers looking for Zebra Trout, and novice fishers in search of dry fly action in small streams.

Day One - Welcome and Introduction

Transfer and check-in Santa Cilia Fishing Lodge
Welcome briefing and introduction to the territory
Diner at the lodge’s dining room, a 15th-century palace

Day Two - Aragón Valley

Stalking native species on dries
Lunch at the lodge’s terrace by the Aragón river
Diner at the lodge’s dining room, a 15th-century palace

Day Three - Northern Pyrenees National Park

Fly fishing for Zebra Trout on freestone streams
Traditional Pyrenees lunch in the mountains
Diner at the lodge’s dining room, a 15th-century palace

Day Four - Ordesa and Monte Perdido National Park

Sight fishing in the Turquoise river for browns
Lunch by the river in the surroundings of the National Park
Diner at the lodge’s dining room, a 15th-century palace

Day Five - Hidden Valley

Fly fishing in a secret valley filled with spring creeks and streams
Outdoors lunch in Valle Perdido
Diner at the lodge’s dining room, a 15th-century palace

Day Six - Hemingway’s Pyrenean Route

Fly Fishing in Western Valley Park
Lunch in a private farmhouse by the river
Diner at the lodge’s dining room, a 15th-century palace

Day Seven - Crystal Creek

Sight Fishing on terrestrials in the crystal creek
Outdoors lunch by the river
Diner at the lodge’s dining room, a 15th-century palace

Day Eight - Departure

Farewell breakfast
Check-out Santa Cilia Fishing Lodge
Transfer to Zaragoza Train Station or extend your stay with a Salvelinus wine tour

All-included on your Fly Fishing in Santa Cilia Package

Book your vacation with Salvelinus, and enjoy white-glove service. The following is included on your tour.

Transfer to and from Zaragoza train station
Accommodation in Santa Cilia Fishing Lodge
All gourmet meals, tapas, and tasting menus
All drinks including alcoholic beverages
Six days of guided fly fishing, two anglers per guide
Fishing licenses and daily fishing permits
Additional daily permits for club waters, if needed
Fly fishing instruction, if needed
All fly fishing gear
One massage service per guest
One laundry service per guest

Add something special to your western Pyrenees adventure

Bask in the relaxed atmosphere that comes off a simpler and quieter life. Salvelinus offers a never-ending list of things to do and places to explore, which provides a million reasons to fall in love with the Pyrenees. Pick your choice.

Western Pyrenees

Multi Activity in Santa Cilia

A made-to-measure guided tour designed for travel companions (non-anglers) who want to enjoy western Pyrenees to the fullest while their partners, family members, or friends spend their time fishing. Also ideal for those who want to combine a few days of fly fishing with other activities.

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Western Pyrenees

Multi Activity in Santa Cilia

A made-to-measure guided tour designed for travel companions (non-anglers) who want to enjoy western Pyrenees to the fullest while their partners, family members, or friends spend their time fishing. Also ideal for those who want to combine a few days of fly fishing with other activities.

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La Rioja + Basque Country

Unique Rioja Wine Tour

An exclusive wine tour across the Rioja region, ideal for experiencing before or after the Fly Fishing in Santa Cilia experience just two hours drive from Santa Cilia Lodge. A perfect way for fishers and travel companions to extend their holidays and enjoy a few extra days together.

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Feel the immensity of Western Pyrenees

Embrace incredible natural landscapes and a fascinating millennial culture set against the backdrop of the most amazing enclaves in the Spanish Pyrenees.

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