Hiking near Barcelona: The worthiest four routes

Are you passionate about nature and would you like to go hiking near Barcelona? Don’t worry! From Cerdanya Ecoresort we want to help you discover everything the province has to discover, such as Montseny or the Collserola Natural Park. In addition, if you are not from Catalonia, you can always take the opportunity to enjoy rural tourism in the area, because in our resort we have a wide variety of accommodation that allows us to adapt to all needs.


Next, we show you the routes that you cannot miss for the world if you live or are visiting near Barcelona. Take note and enjoy nature!

Hiking near Barcelona: some natural landscapes you cannot miss

Whether you live in the province or outside of it, and you are only spending a few days in Catalonia, you cannot miss these hiking trails near Barcelona.

1. Garraf Natural Parc

If you like caves and speleology, you will love this itinerary through the Garraf Natural Park. In addition, it is a very simple route with only a drop of 100 meters. The idea is to start with stage 1 that begins in the town of Olesa de Bonesvalls and ends in the town of Sitges. During the tour you will be able to observe how the passage of time, the wind and the water have eroded and formed caves and chasms that are worth knowing.

2. Collserola Natural Parc

Another very easy route that any hiker can take since its maximum difference in level is 200 meters. On this occasion, it also begins very close to the city of Barcelona at the Vallvidrera railway station and ends in the town of Sant Cugat del Vallés. During the tour you will be able to walk through places of great interest such as the Can Ribes Viaduct, the Camí de Can Borrel and the Pi d’en Xandri. The forest that you will find on this route is almost entirely holm oaks and oaks, but you will also be able to see heather, arbutus and durillo.

3. Montserrat and Natural Parc

Despite being an easy route, the difference in altitude is somewhat greater than the previous two, since they are a total of 400 meters. On this occasion, it is also a circular itinerary that begins and ends in the same place: the Can Maçana Parking, during which you will discover spectacular views from its viewpoints. During the tour, you will visit Coll de Guirlo, Pas de la Portella, the Vicenç Barbé Refuge and Coll Estret.

4. Montseny Natural Parc and Biosphere Reserve

Do you want to enjoy a spectacular landscape? This route will not leave you indifferent! With a drop of 600 meters, it is somewhat more difficult than the previous ones, it is very close to the province of Girona. During the tour you will be able to discover the most popular spring in this massif: the Passavets spring as it is very close to the road. During the route you will cross beech and fir forests. Once you get to the very top, you can return by the same path, or finish the route up to the top of Les Agudes, whose views are incredible. In fact, on clear days you can see the peaks of the Pyrenees. An experience that you will love!

What do you think of these ideas for hiking near Barcelona? If you still do not know them, go ahead and discover them all and if you have other proposals, do not hesitate to tell us. In the Cerdanya Eco Resort we also offer a wide range of activities in nature so you can enjoy and disconnect from the daily routine.

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