Almost everyone’s know what to do or what to see in Barcelona, but what about enjoying exciting adventures and activities outside of Barcelona? Catalonia has plenty of attractions mountains, valleys, amazing beaches, charming medieval tows.,.etc, and also offers cheap accomodation as you can find in Barcelona.Hostels and two stars hotels are a very good option.
We can divide Catalonia in three big areas:
– Coast – crystal clear water, beach hotels, water sports, family resorts and wine tasting.
In the coast you have more than two hundred kilometers of coastline; 17 leisure ports; more than thirty diving centers, sailing schools and windsurfing; three natural parks, including a large reserve in Medes Islands.
Also with underwater viewing boats you will discover the beauty and richness of the sea without getting wet.
We will recommend you for this activites visit Lloret de Mar, Roses, Blanes, Tossa de Mar, Empuriabrava and many others located in Costa Brava. More in the south you can enjoy the most famous attraction park in Costa Daurada, PortAventura. Also there is small towns that offer a range of water activities as Delta de l’Ebre, Cambrils, Salou and many more.
– Landscapes – historical towns, great architectures, delicious food, and adventure.
Catalonia has seven green ways offering impressive views. In addition, you can always combine biking with a good lunch or a cultural visit.
You can take the Ruta del Ferro i del Carbó disused “iron and coal” railway route (from Ripoll to Ogassa) and the Ruta del Carrilet and the Via del Tren (one route from Olot to Girona and another from Girona to Sant Feliu de Guíxols).
You can visit the medieval towns of Besalú or the volcanic region of Olot. Also you ride a bike to make a stopover and get to know the architectural heritage of Balaguer or Agramunt on the Ruta de la Terra Alta, or take a tour of the mountain passes and sierras of Pàndols and Cavalls.
– Pyrenees –mountains, natural parks and spa.
Pyrenees are an amazing natural environment and biodiversity, both as regards flora and fauna. This makes them unbeatable places to enjoy nature.
Catalonia inland tourist destinations are: the valls d’Àneu valleys, the Prades Mountains, Berga and the Vall de Boí. Shortly, Vall d’en Bas valleys (Pyrenees), as well as the FGC ski and mountain resorts (Vallter2000, La Molina, Port Ainé and Vall de Núria). You can enjoy activities as ski, horse riding, rafting, trekking.etc.
Learn more about Catalonia in: www.catalunya.com.
If you are staying in our hostel in Barcelona could be a good camp base, using public transportation as train or bus you get in many of the mentioned places.
For directions or more information ask at reception desk in our hostel in Barcelona.