What to do on the Costa Barcelona
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.
Very close to Barcelona you will find a great many examples of modernista works created between the 19th and 20th centuries. Urban palaces and holiday homes, churches and hospitals, warehouses and gardens, factories and cellars, all with the signature of the great architects of the movement in Catalonia: Antoni Gaudí, Lluís Domènech i Montaner, and Josep Puig i Cadafalch, among others. To commemorate this cultural trend, different towns and cities are organizing festivals and fairs to recover their aesthetic quality. Want to find out more about them?
If you’re the sort of person who enjoys combining cultural visits in cities with nature excursions, here are four of the routes favoured by Barcelona locals, who also like to get away from it all and enjoy the outdoors, especially when these beauty spots are so close to home. These routes offer something for everyone and, like almost every other route in the country, can be enjoyed all year round.
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.
More Costa Barcelona suggestions
Arribes al divendres sense temps per planejar el cap de setmana? Potser et ve de gust canviar d’aires sense empassar-te les cues de l'autopista. Doncs molt més a prop del que et penses tens moltes opcions per gaudir de la cultura i la natura de forma respectuosa i sostenible. Segurament ja coneixes el segell de turisme sostenible Biosphere; el que potser encara no has descobert són aquests llocs que et faran gaudir de moments inoblidables. Els descobrim?
Get your mountain bike or gravel bike ready, grab your helmet and water bottle and set off on an adventure. Whether you are alone or accompanied, enjoy some of the best routes in the province of Barcelona, discover the Penedès region, the famous Cavalls del Vent route or a route that will take you both to the sea and the mountains. Are you ready?
In your opinion, what is the greatest thing about Maresme? Summer? Its many sunny days and good weather all year round? Its bright blue skies? That there is no need to choose between the sea and the mountains? There are many reasons to come and visit Maresme... Today we add another one: The Maresme region boasts a hundred companies certified with the Biosphere sustainability label. This involves people working to improve products and services and minimise the impact on nature and the environment. Below you will find some of these 100 plans for you to choose from this summer. Read on, as they will surprise you!
Showing 7 - 9 of 84 results.
It all starts with the sea
Guides and maps