Hiking

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Castellfollit de la Roca

With about 1,000 residents, Castellfollit de la Roca is one of the smallest towns in Catalonia. The historic center, perched on top of a cliff ledge between two rivers, dates back to the Middle Ages. The basalt cliff is over 50 meters high and about a kilometre long. It was formed by the erosive action of the […]

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Hike from Palamos to Calella de Palafrugell

The Camino de Ronda (GR-92) from La Fosca beach in Palamos to Calella de Palafrugell is one of the most spectacular walks along the Costa Brava.    See also: Hike from Sitges to Vilanova Along GR-92 Newsletter Get the best of Barcelona Navigator in your inbox

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Hike from Cadaqués to Far de Calanans

The hike from Cadaqués to the nearest lighthouse, Far de Calanans takes you past several beaches and coves and in parts leads along a narrow cliff path, offering stunning views. The hike begins with walking past Plaja de Portdoguer, pictured above. Looking back at Cadaqués, in the foreground is Cala Sa Conca. The path as it crosses above Sa […]

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The Three Hills Walk

This is a beautiful walk of about 6km within the city that takes about 2 hours, winding through the districts of Gràcia, Carmel and Horta-Guinardó. The path into Parque de la Creueta del Coll in Gràcia Along the way we pass three hills: El Coll (249 meters), El Carmel (267 meters) and La Rovira (261 meters). They […]

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Sant Jeroni de la Murtra and Puig Castellar

The monastery of Sant Jeroni de la Murtra was built in the Gothic style at the beginning of the fifteenth century. It is situated in the Sierra de Marina park to the north of Barcelona. The monestary belonged to the Catholic order of the Hieronymites and was founded in 1416 by the merchant Bertran Nicolau, on the old house […]

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