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Once past the turnoff to Cerler and just before crossing the bridge over the River Esera, part the ancient “Way of the Valley” (GR-11, and as such marked in red and white). Taking this road and after crossing a small stream Reinero Creek, you reach the campsite.
Rates are adult 5.00 €/day, small tent 5.00 €/day, large frame tent 6.00 €/day, car 5.00€/day, campervan 7.00 €/day, pets free, electricity hook-up 3.00 €/day, 4person cabin 35.00 €/day
Benasque has several hotels, restaurants, bars, supermarkets, banks and a post office. There is a tourist office and visitor centre for the Parque Natural. Several stores stock mountaineering equipment, maps, guidebooks and butane gas cartridges.
There is crag sport climbing in a full range of grades nearby at Sucs (c.1.5km south of campsite) and at Ampiu and Sahun, (both c.12km south of campsite), with some 200 routes in total. (https://www.ukclimbing.com/logbook/crag.php?id=21313#overview).
There are good alpine mountaineering routes on the Maladeta-Aneto and the Posets massifs, eg.