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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The tram and train are the greenest public transport systems. But if in addition to being environmentally friendly you also want to do some exercise and travel around at your own pace, perhaps you should explore the different types of active and sustainable transport promoted in the regions of Barcelona. Getting around on foot, by bike or on horseback can only bring you benefits, so get moving! Green mobility awaits you!
Given the growing concern about environmental issues and climate change, more and more people prefer to travel without polluting at all or as little as possible. Proponents of sustainable tourism try to avoid using cars, buses, planes and cruise ships, and when they can choose between different means of transport they choose the one with the smallest carbon footprint. Are you one of them?
If you have a disability and are eager to visit new places, the province of Barcelona is your ideal destination. And not only because its towns and cities devote lots of resources to safeguarding the right of persons with reduced mobility or with other vision, hearing or intellectual impairments to enjoy the destination, but also because they aim to do so in a sustainable, environmentally friendly manner. Accessible tourism can and should be sustainable! From Calella Beach to the Natural Area of Guilleries-Savassona, here are four suggestions for an enjoyable, sustainable break.
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