Sustainable tourism

We invite you to discover, enjoy and respect our territory by practising ethical and sustainable tourism.

10 ideas for being a responsible traveller

 

Ideas for a sustainable trip

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<p>More than 350 species of birds visit the delta every year</p>

At sunrise and sunset, especially in the spring and autumn, the skies of the sixteen natural parks and reserves of the regions of Barcelona are filled with birds in agile flight. Located in the heart of this set of ideal landscapes for bird watching, the Llobregat Delta is the star attraction of the area. A true birding paradise awaits you, much closer than you might think!

<p>Albet i Noya</p>

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.

Enjoying culinary pleasures is one of the great attractions of travelling, but with it comes great responsibility, since the way in which food is produced can have a negative impact on the ecology and biodiversity of the places we visit. To ensure that our culinary choices don’t harm local natural resources or compromise the capacity of future generations to continue savouring top-quality ingredients, we should start asking ourselves the following question more often: Is it sustainable? Here are five simple tips that will help you answer it.

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The Biosphere Commitment seal accredits those organisations that comply with a high standard of sustainable management in the environmental, social and socio-cultural spheres.

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<p>Natural Areas of the Llobregat Delta</p>

Do you find that when Friday comes around, you’ve had no time to plan the weekend? Maybe you fancy a change of scenery without getting stuck in motorway traffic. Well, it so happens that you have all sorts of options for enjoying culture and nature respectfully and sustainably, and they’re much closer than you might think. You’re probably already familiar with the sustainable tourism label Biosphere, but you may not yet know about the places we describe below, which are certified as sustainable. They’ll provide you with some unforgettable moments, so let’s discover them!

<p>El Masnou beach</p>

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!

<p>Passeig en bicicleta al Parc Natural i Reserva de la Biosfera del Monstseny</p>

És fàcil parlar de sostenibilitat, però a vegades costa més portar-la a la pràctica. A l'hora de pensar en els plans pel cap de setmana o en una escapada més llarga pot ser que no sàpigues per on començar a buscar, per això avui t'oferim algunes de les millors propostes per practicar un turisme responsable al Vallès Oriental.

<p>Excursió en cadira Joelette</p>

Has experimentat mai com és un dia amb alguna diversitat funcional? S’han de superar moltes barreres, però, i a l’hora de viatjar o fer turisme? La cosa encara es complica més. Avui t’ensenyem tres exemples de pobles i empreses Biosphere a Osona que han adaptat la seva activitat per fer-la cada cop més accessible perquè tothom gaudeixi del seu temps lliure i de descobrir nous indrets.

<p>Masia Can Pascol</p>

Què busques quan busques casa rural? Un entorn natural? Una casa confortable? Un lloc per desconnectar? Llar de foc? Spa? Si has respost afirmativament alguna d’aquestes preguntes, has arribat al lloc ideal perquè aquí te’n recomanem algunes que, a més de tot això, són cases rurals sostenibles amb una petjada energètica zero (o quasi) per cuidar l’entorn i el lloc que visitaràs. Triar-les depèn només de tu.

<p>Cardona</p>

Aconseguir escapar-te amb els amics o amigues un parell de dies és d’aquells plans que t’alegren la vida. Costa consensuar el cap de setmana, el lloc, el pressupost i encara costa més deixar totes les obligacions ben ateses: la feina, els fills, els pares i l’eterna llista de coses pendents que mai no s’acaba... però quan ho aconsegueixes i de cop tens 24 o 48 hores per compartir, cuidar-te i celebrar l’amistat et retrobes a tu mateix i assaboreixes la felicitat fent el que t’agrada. Això és el que fan la Gemma i les seves amigues, cada any una s’encarrega d’organitzar l’escapada i aquest any han triat el Bages. Vols saber per què?