Cascada gorgas del Alba

(Cascada del Ésera)

Cascada gorgas del Alba is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the area of Benasque. A twin fall drops down over 20-30 meters in amazing surrounding with turquoise and blue colored water and green pine trees around the waterfall.

Cascada gorgas del Alba is located northeast of Hotel Turpi, 10 kilometer north of Benasque at Llanos del Hospital (turn right on road A-139). After a few hundred meters (near Hotel Turpi) there is a path going right, from here you can walk to Gorgas del Alba and its waterfall. It is a 1,5 km walk following the river upstream and there are several other waterfalls in the river Esera. More information about the hike (2,7 km roundtrip) can be found on Wikiloc.

Cascada gorgas del Alba is fed by melted snow that feeds Lago Alba and best can be visited Late spring or early summer.

Near Cascada gorgas del Alba you can find several other nice unnamed waterfalls and Cascada de Aigüespasses.

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About Cascada gorgas del Alba

RiverX (Rio Esera)
Best visitLate spring-early summer

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