What to do in Pyrenees Barcelona
Peace and quiet. Berguedà is a paradise for those who need to flee from the city and get away from it all, even if only for a few hours, in nature at its most peaceful. Stress is nowhere to be seen in this mountain region... and nobody misses it at all! This is a land where purity reigns.
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?
Tired of the city? Close to Barcelona, you can enjoy nature in farm cottages and traditional rural accommodation in small villages or in the heart of the countryside. With all kinds of amenities and a wide range of complementary activities, a stay in these establishments is always an interesting experience for the young and old alike. And there are over 700 of them to choose from!
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.
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Looking for an alternative to the usual mountain destinations? In the Pirineus Barcelona area, you can follow in the footsteps of the Cathars along the Camí dels Bons Homes (Path of the Good Men), a trans-Pyrenean route stretching from the Sanctuary of Queralt, in Berga, to the Château de Montségur, in the Ariège department in Southern France. This route is now a Long-Distance Path (GR-107) and is suitable for hikers, equestrians and —in most sections— mountain bikers. It’s a truly unforgettable experience, however you choose to travel it!
Do you need to get away from the stress of daily life and reconnect with yourself? Visit the monasteries and sanctuaries of the regions of Barcelona and immerse yourself in total peace and silence. Spend some time in these beautiful buildings, filled with works of art and surrounded by unique landscapes, and your energy levels will be soaring. Welcome to sacred territory!
You’re sure to eat very well in the regions of Barcelona. It doesn’t matter whether you’re sampling the home cooking of grandma’s kitchen, sitting in a traditional inn or small mountain restaurant, or savouring the delights of a local fish market or the fresh produce of an outdoor market... Wherever you go, you’ll enjoy a rich blend of aromas, colours and flavours capable of satisfying the most discerning of palates. But if you’re seeking a fine dining experience of the highest order, book a table in one of the area’s Michelin-starred restaurants. There are plenty of options! Every year, new establishments in the province are awarded stars in recognition of their work.
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