COME TO DISCOVER THE UNMISSABLE DESTINATIONS NEAR BARCELONA

The city and regions of Barcelona welcome you with a plenty of options to enjoy your stay. But if you don't know where to start, discover a selection of infallible plans to ensure a perfect getaway.  

NOT TO MISS

Vic

One of Catalonia's oldest cities, with a rich heritage and a market that started in the Middle Ages, located between the Mediterranean and the Pyrenees.

Terrassa and Art Nouveau

An important centre during the Industrial Revolution, it conserves a rich Art Nouveau architectural heritage, Romanesque churches and a variety of cultural activities.

Sitges

Between the Mediterranean and Garraf Park, it offers 300 days of sunshine a year, 17 beaches, art, culture and cuisine, all just half an hour from Barcelona.

Rupit, Tavertet and the Sau Valley

Medieval villages with cobble streets and stone houses, and a plateau offering spectacular views, thick forests and water aplenty.

Costa Barcelona Beaches

Costa Barcelona gives you more than a hundred kilometres of quality beaches featuring all the services you would expect and good road and rail links to the city

Natural parks

Twelve natural parks and areas that account for almost a quarter of the region's of Barcelona territory: nature, scenery, conservation and culture.

Montserrat

Shrine, monastery and mountain. One of Catalonia's cultural hubs: history, spirituality and a unique landscape.
 

The Monastery of Sant Cugat

The monastery is one of the finest examples of medieval art in Catalonia, with a magnificent cloister.

Sant Benet

Close to Manresa, a city rich in culture and heritage, lies a thousand-year-old monastery that is the centre of a unique project on art, nature and gastronomy.

La Roca Village

A shopper's paradise just 40 minutes from Barcelona, with more than 130 shops selling top brands at discount prices.
 

Granollers

The trading and cultural nature of the city, shaped over time, is represented by the Porxada, built in the 16th century. 
 

Wine tourism

Five Denominations of Origin (DO) wine producing regions: Penedès, Alella, Pla de Bages, Catalunya and Cava, which offer unique wine tasting tourism experiences.

Güell Colony Crypt by Gaudí

An emblematic work by Antoni Gaudí, declared a World Heritage Site, built in a remarkable nineteenth-century industrial colony.

The Llobregat Industrial Colonies

Factories and churches, workers' cottages and manor houses, schools and theatres, streets and gardens, bear witness to our industrial past along the river.

Barcelona-Catalonia circuit

Close to the city of Barcelona and a short distance from the coast, this is the venue for Grand Prix motor and motorcycle racing events.

Castells

Amazing human towers reaching up to ten metres high. Listed as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

Cardona and the Salt Mountain

A town overlooked by a medieval castle and a salt deposit that formed 40 million years ago and exploited since Roman times.

Bagà and Pedraforca

A tiny 13th-century village, perfectly conserved, and a massif that is the symbol of the Pyrenees in a natural setting that is ideal for mountain sports.