Llobregat Path (GR 270)

An extraordinary journey following the Llobregat River from its source in the Pyrenees to its mouth in the Mediterranean Sea.

The Llobregat Path is a long-distance path that runs along the Llobregat River from its source, at the Llobregat Sources in Castellar de n'Hug, to its mouth, in El Prat de Llobregat. The route crosses the province from north to south and runs through a wide range of landscapes, from the Pyrenees to the Llobregat delta. In turn, the cultural and historical interest of this route is huge. We would like to highlight, for example, the entire route along the middle course of the river, between Berga and Manresa, which links many textile colonies that bear witness to all the social and economic changes that took place in the country during the Industrial Revolution.

 

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Stage 1
Castellar de n’Hug - Guardiola de Berguedà
21.1 km | +581 m / -1,238 m

Stage 2
Guardiola de Berguedà - Sant Jordi de Cercs
15.4 km | +602 m / -581 m

Stage 3
Sant Jordi de Cercs - Gironella
23.7 km | +478 m / -760 m

Stage 4
Gironella - Navàs
20.0 km | +330 m / -428 m

Stage 5
Navàs - Navarcles
22.9 km | +232 m / -347 m

Stage 6*
Navarcles - Monistrol de Montserrat
26.9 km | +488 m / -584 m)

Stage 7*
Monistrol de Montserrat - Martorell
22 km | +405 m / -501 m

Stage 8
Martorell - Sant Boi de Llobregat
20.5 km | +39 m / -86 m

Stage 9
Sant Boi de Llobregat - Mouth of the Llobregat River
9.2 km | +0 m / -9 m

 

*Note: The GR 270 route is divided into 9 stages and is signposted with the classic white and red GR marks, although the route is provisional and has not yet been approved, as Stages 6 and 7 (Navàs - Monistrol de Montserrat - Martorell) have long stretches along quite dangerous roads.

Life in textile model villages

If you have a curious mind and are looking for a family-friendly activity, then plan a day trip to the colònies tèxtils (textile model villages) of the regions of Barcelona. Built between the end of the 19th century and the early 20th century, they’re still full of working machines, fabrics you’re allowed to touch and plenty of amazing stories. Ready to journey into the past?

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