Paisatges Barcelona

The Mediterranean's inner secrets

The area around Barcelona has a wealth of natural and cultural treasures in store. In the province of Barcelona, you'll some of the most amazing scenery and natural wonders in Catalonia.  If you're looking for a unique experience, come and explore the natural landscapes around Barcelona from the Mediterranean coast to the mountains, through hills, and forests and along beaches with their unparalleled charm.

Experience the Barcelona Landscapes

Enjoy a memorable day out and escape the hustle and bustle of Barcelona

Castles, monasteries and fortified towns
Private tour
Castles, monasteries and fortified towns
Montserrat Monastery, Cardona Castle and town with a winery experience
From 105 € / per person
Montserrat Scenery Adventure: Hiking & Farmhouse lunch
Private tour
Montserrat Scenery Adventure: Hiking & Farmhouse lunch
Heritage and stunning views: Monastery visit, cable car ride, hiking and amazing lunch
From 130 € / per person
Samà's Gardens
Private tour
Samà's Gardens
Discovering Gaudí's Influence: Samà's Gardens and Coastal Charms
From 105 € / per person
Heli-Wine Montserrat
Private tour
Heli-Wine Montserrat
Helicopter flight from Barcelona, Winery guided tour with tasting, and monastery visit from Barcelona
From 600 € / per person
Montserrat Scenery Adventure: Hiking & Farmhouse lunch Open Tour
Open tour
Montserrat Scenery Adventure: Hiking & Farmhouse lunch Open Tour
Heritage and stunning views: Monastery visit, cable car ride, hiking and amazing lunch
From 110 € / per person

HIGHLIGHTS

Embark on an inner and outer spiritual journey to connect with nature and Visit Montserrat Monastery where you can hear the boys’ choir, the Escolania, sing the hymn, the Virolai; explore the Montseny Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve; discover the beauty of the medieval villages of Rupit and Pruit; or go deep inside the Cardona Salt Mines, 86 metres below the ground.

TRADITIONS

In the landscapes of Barcelona area, local customs its strong connection with nature and the surrounding landscape. Outdoor activities such as hiking and cycling are popular, and the community fond of celebrating events and festivals in the outdoors. One of the most eagerly awaited is the European Balloon Festival, held in July in the city of Igualada. There is a strong focus on respect for the environment, with conservation and clean-up initiatives. The locals love watching the sunset from viewingpoints, and enjoying outdoor sports and cultural activities, which have become firmly embedded in their everyday lives. These customs underscore the importance of nature in the identity and lifestyle of the local community.

CULTURE

Culture in the landscapes of Barcelona area is known for its connection to nature and an active lifestyle. The arts in outdoor settings, cultural events among natura, and taking part in sports are all encouraged. Environmental awareness is key aspect, with conservation initiatives and respect for biodiversity. Exploring viewing points and natural areas, and participating in community festivals, are popular pastimes. There are also values outdoor family activities, that foster family ties and a love for nature. These cultural aspects reveal a community that makes nature part of its identity and daily life.

GASTRONOMY

The food of Barcelona Landscapes features game and pork dishes, including botifarra sausage with white haricot beans, and llonganissa, the tasty cured sausage from the city of Vic, with a slice of crusty farmhouse bread rubbed with tomato. There are fish dishes too. Make sure you try bacallà manresà, an 18th-century cod recipe first cooked at convents in Catalonia, washed down with a glass of white wine made from the local picapoll grape, and, for dessert, you have to try the home-made curds, mató, from Montserrat drizzled with honey.

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