Tag: Catalunya

Catalunya is the north eastern region of Spain, with both climate and terrain that is ideal for hiking and running. Bordering the Pyrenees in the north, there are plenty of interesting summer hikes. Further south there are a number of lower peaks and natural areas for hiking all year round. In Barcelona and surroundings there are plenty of running races throughout the year, both on asphalt and mountain trails.

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La Morella

We set off from Garraf train station and headed into the Massís de Garraf natural park, towards la Morella. We followed GR-92 up Serra dels Pins, gradually making our way to la Morella. The route alternated between walking on forest paths, gravel roads and asphalt. From la Morella we enjoyed the view of Montserrat, Collserola and the contaminated city of Barcelona. For the route back, we followed the forest path down to Castelldefels. More photos on flickr

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Figaró — Sant Pere de Bertí ?>

Figaró — Sant Pere de Bertí

We started our hike from the Figaró train station with the intention of hiking to Sant Miquel del Fai. We followed PR C-33 trail up to Cingles de Bertí. Upon reaching the top of the cliff we took another look at the map and argued that, given our time constraints, Sant Miquel del Fai would be too long of a hike. Hence we updated our plans to taking a circular hike via Sant Pere de Bertí, following PR C-33 and…

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Collserola / Can Borrell

Collserola Mountain Range is said to be the lung of Barcelona. The forest clad hills separate the city from the towns in the Vallès. It is an ideal recreation area for hiking, running and cycling. On a lazy Sunday it is nice to go for an easy hike from Barcelona to Sant Cugat, stopping at Masia Can Borrell for a traditional Catalan lunch. We started the hike from Mundet metro station and followed the marked trails through the Collserola Park….

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