Costa Barcelona

It all starts with the sea in this amazing area. Discover its six regions and a whole host of travel ideas.

What to do on the Costa Barcelona

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Paths next to the sea

If you enjoy combining your walk with a swim, you’re in luck: you’ll find plenty of paths in the regions of Barcelona that are ideal for exploring the coastline on foot. Signposted and waymarked, they often boast information panels listing the characteristics of the route. A great deal of effort has been made with these paths to ensure that no one gets lost and that everyone can discover the beautiful landscape and nature of this part of the Mediterranean region.

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Landscapes of wine and cava

If you don’t know how organic, biodynamic and natural wines differ from each other but you’d like to find out, take a trip around the regions of Barcelona. From Alt Penedès to Maresme, passing through Bages, there are many wineries that adopt a green approach to winemaking, producing extremely high-quality wines without harming the environment. Some of the names may well ring a bell, while others will be new discoveries: small, family-run companies with limited production and strong environmental awareness. The seven suggestions below are likely to make you a convert to sustainable wine tourism.

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An unforgettable outdoor shopping experience

Just 40 minutes from Barcelona, discover La Roca Village, one of the eleven luxury shopping destinations in The Bicester Village Shopping Collection. Explore more than 140 boutiques of the world's best fashion and lifestyle brands with discounts of up to 60% off the original price throughout the year, in a safe and privileged environment.

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On the beach with children

When the good weather arrives, the beach is one of the tourist attractions that everyone likes, especially families with children, since the huge variety of seaside activities on offer guarantee hours of playtime, physical exercise and entertainment. What's more, on the Costa Barcelona there are six towns that hold the Family Holiday Destination seal, which means they're particularly attentive to children's needs. Would you like to know which ones they are?

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<p>Hiking on Pedraforca</p>

Switch off from work. Get out of your chair. Put your smartphone away … Look! Just a stone’s throw away from Barcelona, there are a host of natural areas where you can enjoy nature. Among iconic mountains, pine and holm oak forests, peaks overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and quiet valleys, you’re sure to find an inviting setting that will have you reaching for your walking boots and backpack. Welcome to hiker’s paradise!

<p>Natural Area of Les Guilleries-Savassona</p>

The pilgrim is perhaps the most ancient kind of tourist. Motivated by a desire for spiritual growth, pilgrims walk long distances, exploring new landscapes and different cultures with the goal of achieving a more sublime reality. Nevertheless, nowadays the profile of pilgrims has diversified considerably and religious routes have become more than paths to self-knowledge. Here you have 4 routes for modern pilgrims.

<p>GR 92, between Sitges and Vilanova</p>

If you enjoy combining your walk with a swim, you’re in luck: you’ll find plenty of paths in the regions of Barcelona that are ideal for exploring the coastline on foot. Signposted and waymarked, they often boast information panels listing the characteristics of the route. A great deal of effort has been made with these paths to ensure that no one gets lost and that everyone can discover the beautiful landscape and nature of this part of the Mediterranean region.

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