Getting here

Casa Cuadrau Yoga Art & Nature

Casa Cuadrau, Yoga Art & Trekking Retreats House is located in Vio, a village at the doors of the Ordesa & Monte Perdido National Park, Spanish Pyrenees. It is about 40 minutes drive from Ainsa (Huesca).

We are in a place as incredible as it is remote. If you tell us you are interested in carpooling, 10 DAYS BEFORE THE RETREAT STARTS we will get you in touch with other participants traveling from the area you are coming too. We can also arrange a taxi from Ainsa, Barbastro or even Barcelona.

AT WHAT TIME DO THE RETREATS START & FINISH?

All our retreats start at 19:00h, except when it is mentioned a different hour in the details of the retreat.

The retreats start at 19:00h with a dinner, followed by the opening and introduction of the retreat. Participants can arrive from 16:00 h to set in.

The retreats finish at 12 h (noon), after a brunch, except when it is mentioned a different hour in the details of the retreat.

TRAVEL ADVICE

Ainsa rumbo Casa CuadrauWe recommend you to come for a whole week and visit Ainsa, a beautiful medieval town.

You can enjoy the old town and castle of Ainsa, the Eco Museum, the Geopark, the food, etc …

HOW TO GET HERE?

  • by plane (via Barcelona) *Please, before buying your flight tickets make sure that you can connect with the daily bus that goes to Ainsa. Below you will find the recommendation of bus hours. 
  • by bus
  • by own car or rented – carpooling option
  • by shared taxi

SHUTTLE SERVICE DIRECTLY (taxi)

Barcelona – Casa Cuadrau

There is a direct shuttle service between Barcelona and Casa Cuadrau. A minimum number of people is needed for it to run. The price of shuttle service is 325 euros, to be devided among the participants. Please contact us to check availability at info@casacuadrau.org

FROM ABROAD

BY PLANE: the most convenient airports are Barcelona El Prat and Girona Costa Brava.

PLEASE NOTE: before buying your flights 

Allow about 60 minutes for the trip to the airport from Barcelona Airport to Barcelona Sants bus station by public transport (time may vary depending on the terminal you are flying to) and 30 minutes by taxi (about 30 euros).

If you are landing in Girona, you need to take a train (allow about 90 minutes).

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

*Please buy your tickets in advance. If you need help with it we can do it for you. You can buy them only one month in advance. 

…from Barcelona

  MONDAY TO FRIDAY SATURDAY option 1 SATURDAY option 2
Departure from Barcelona 14:30 8:00 Departure from Barcelona 14:00
Arrival to Barbastro 17:05 11:05 Arrival to Barbastro 17:05
Departure from Barbastro 17:15 11:15 Shuttle Service Barbastro – Casa Cuadrau 17:15
Arrival to Ainsa 18:15 12:15 Arrival to Casa Cuadrau 19:00
Shuttle Service Ainsa – Casa Cuadrau 18:15 18:15
Arrival to Casa Cuadrau 19:00 19:00

From the bus station Barcelona Sants to Ainsa with a transfer in Barbastro.

We strongly recommend buying tickets in advance on www.venta.avanzabus.com

You need to buy two separate tickets:

1. Barcelona- Barbastro
2. Barbastro- Ainsa

Traveling on week day:

The only departure from Barbastro to Ainsa is at 17:15h (Mondays to Fridays), so make sure you arrive at Barbastro at the latest at 17:05 on the bus that leaves Barcelona either at 14:00 h or at 14:30h. In fact, this is the most time efficient connection. The bus Barbastro-Ainsa waits for the arrival of the bus from Barcelona of 14h or 14:30, so you will have enough time to get the bus.
*We can offer shuttle bus Ainsa – Casa Cuadrau at 18:15h only the staring day of the retreat. The price of shuttle service is 50 euros, to be divided among the participants.

Traveling on Saturday

Option 1) Take the bus at 14:00 h in Barcelona Sants, arriving in Barbastro at 17:05h. From Barbastro we can offer shuttle service to Casa Cuadrau. The price of shuttle service is 125 euros, to be divided among the participants.

Option 2) Take the bus in Barcelona Sants bus station at 8am, arriving at Barbastro at 11:05h and taking the next bus to Ainsa at 11:15 am. You will arrive to Ainsa at 12:15h. We will offer shuttle service Ainsa – Casa Cuadrau at 18:00h, so you would have time to have lunch in Ainsa and visit the old Castle and town. The price of shuttle service is 50 euros, to be divided among the participants.

Important information: On public holidays the bus time tables might change so please verify on www.venta.avanzabus.com or call +34 974 210 700.

…from Madrid/Zaragoza

From the bus station Madrid avda De America to Ainsa with a transfer in Zaragoza and Barbastro.

MONDAY TO FRIDAY SATURDAY option 1 SATURDAY option 2
Departure from Zaragoza 15:00 Departure from Zaragoza 15:00 Departure from Zaragoza 6:30
Arrival to Barbastro 17:10 Arrival to Barbastro 17:10 Arrival to Sabiñanigo 8:50
Departure from Barbastro 17:15 Shuttle Barbastro – Casa Cuadrau 17:15 Departure from Sabiñanigo 9:15
Arrival to Ainsa 18:15 Arrival to Casa Cuadrau 19:00 Arrival to Ainsa 11:05
Shuttle Service Ainsa – Casa Cuadrau 18:15 Shuttle Service Ainsa – Casa Cuadrau 18:15
Arrival to Casa Cuadrau 19:00 Arrival to Casa Cuadrau 19:00

We recommend buying tickets in advance (summer or high season) on www.alsa.es coming by bus or www.renfe.com by train (Madrid-Zaragoza) and then www.venta.avanzabus.com (Zaragoza-Barbastro-Ainsa). You can buy the bus tickets only one month in advance.

You need to buy three separate tickets:

1. Madrid- Zaragoza
2. Zaragoza- Barbastro
3. Barbastro-Ainsa

Traveling on week day:

The only departure from Barbastro to Ainsa is at 17:15h (Mondays to Fridays), so make sure you arrive at Barbastro at the latest at 17:10 h on the bus which leaves Zaragoza at 15:00h.

Traveling on Saturdays:

Take the bus Zaragoza – Barbastro at 15:00h. From Barbastro we can offer shuttle bus to Casa Cuadrau. The price of shuttle service is 125 euros, to be divided among the participants.

Important information: On public holidays the bus time tables might change so please verify on www.venta.avanzabus.com or call +34 974 210 700.

From Ainsa to Casa Cuadrau

1. by shuttle. The price of shuttle service is 50 euros, to be divided among the participants.
* Service offered only the days when the retreat starts.

Mondays at 18:15 h
Saturdays at 18:00 h

Let us know if you require the service at least two days before your arrival.

2. If you come any other day, you can take a taxi from Ainsa to Casa Cuadrau.

Taxis Fernando +34 608 536 649 and +34 615 485 652
Reservation minimum 3 h in advance.

DEPARTURE

ONLY SUMMER (JULY & AUGUST)

** There is a bus Ainsa-Barbastro at 16:00h, arriving to Barbastro at 17:00h, perfecto to connect with the bus Barbastro – Barcelona at 17:20h.

THE REST OF THE YEAR

MONDAY TO FRIDAY SUNDAY
Shuttle Service Casa Cuadrau – Barbastro 12:00 12:00
Arrival to Barbastro 14:00 14:00
Departure from Barbastro to Barcelona 15:35 15:35
Arrival to Barcelona 18:40 18:40
Departure form Barbastro to Zaragoza 15:20 14:20
Arrival to Zaragoza 17:35 16:20

como llegar a casa cuadrauShuttle service

  • Casa Cuadrau to Ainsa – only July and August. The price of shuttle service is 50 euros, to be divided among the participants.
  • Casa Cuadrau to Barbastro. The price of shuttle service is 125 euros, to be divided among the participants.

*It is offered only when the retreat ends.

Sundays departure from Vio at 12h, arriving to Barbastro at 14:00h.
Fridays
departure from Vio at 12h, arriving to Ainsa at 13h (only in July and August, so you can take the bus Ainsa- Barbastro at 16:00h) arriving to Barbastro at 14:00h.

Note: buy your tickets in advance as we don’t have internet service. If you need help with it we can do it for you.

Recommended bus hours:

… to Barcelona:

Fridays & Sundays:
 bus from Barbastro at 15:35h arriving at Barcelona Sants Station at 18:40h.
… to Zaragoza / Madrid: 
Fridays of Summer: only in July and August there is a bus on Fridays at 16:00 Ainsa- Barbastro 
Generally on Fridays: Bus Barbastro – Zaragoza at 15:20, arriving at Zaragoza Estación Central at 17:35 h
Sundays: bus from Barbastro at 14:20 h arriving at Zaragoza Estación Central at 16:20h

PLEASE NOTE: before buying your flights 

Allow about 60 minutes for the trip to the airport from Barcelona Sants bus station by public transport (time may vary depending on the terminal you are flying from) and 30 minutes by taxi (about 30 euros).

If you fly from Girona, you need to take a train (allow about 90 minutes)

COMING BY CAR: you can carpool

Mapa de cómo llegar a Casa Cuadrau

Many people choose to rent a car.
If you are coming by car, let us know in your booking form if you are interested in sharing the ride.

… from Barcelona
ROUTE: Barcelona – Lleida – Barbastro – Ainsa – Escalona – Puyarruego – Buerba - Vió.
… from Madrid / Zaragoza  
ROUTE: Madrid – Zaragoza – Huesca – Sabiñanigo – Fiscal (new road) – Fanlo – Vio.

* ATTENTION: The Añisclo Canyon road is temporarily cut off.

At the moment, the only access is the Puyarruego – Buerba road, if you come via Barcelona-Barbastro-Ainsa-Escalona.

You can also come via Sarvisé – Fanlo, if you come from Zaragoza-Huesca-Sabiñanigo or Pamplona-Jaca.

Currently all the accesses are being improved until July 15th, so we recommend you to come with time and patience.

Map

CARPOOLING 

If you are coming by car and you want to carpool to Casa Cuadrau and share the expenses you can do it once you booked your spot for a retreat.