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Hiking in Catalonia: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You


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Experience the varied and beautiful Catalonian landscape and experience the region’s fascinating culture on your next hiking trip.

Situated in northeastern Spain, the Catalonia region is full of beautiful scenery. Barcelona may be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Catalonia but there is much more beyond the city. From the Mediterranean coastline to the Pyrenees mountains, it’s home to a wide range of excellent hiking spots.

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FAQs: Hiking in Catalonia

What should I know about Hiking Catalonia?

Some great hiking spots include Montserrat mountain. This mountain has a a distinctive shape with its jagged peaks. The hike to the summit is around 5 km with a modest incline. The Alt Pirineu Natural Park is another great place to visit. There you’ll be able to hike through the highest peaks in the Catalonian Pyrenees. Why not hike along the coast too? Take advantage of the beautiful Costa Brava and hike the Camí de Ronda which snakes along the coastline. The Aigüestortes National Park is the only national park in Catalonia and is filled with excellent hiking trails.


What can I expect from the weather during my Hiking trip in Catalonia?

Spring is mild and pleasant across Catalonia, summer is warm with temperatures averaging in the mid to late 20s. The autumn tends to be wet and cool and the winter is cool on the coast and cool inland, with snowfall common in the Pyrenees.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Catalonia region?

Spanish and Catalan.

What currency is accepted around Catalonia?


How can I get to Catalonia?

There are four main airports in Catalonia. Barcelona International Airport, Girona-Costa Brava Airport, Reus Airport and Lleida–Alguaire Airport. From those airports, you can drive or take a bus to your final destination.

What's the country code for the Catalonia region?


When is the best time to travel to Catalonia for Hiking?

All year round, although especially from May to September.

What people are saying about Hiking | Catalonia



Pere was amazing!! He was so kind and so much fun! We had the best hike with him through the Pyrenees. It was absolutely beautiful, and we loved being able to hike through the snow and getting to see the snow-capped mountains. It was INCREDIBLE.



Pere was great! He was very pleasant and patient with us, as we struggled going up the mountain. Highly recommend!



I had such a fantastic adventure. The scenery was gorgeous and we were the only ones in the park. Ramon was a pleasure and this excursion was everything that I hoped it would be.



I was a bit hesitate to book with explore-share as I have never heard of it and am a women traveling alone looking for a hike to do in another country. I am elated I booked with Pere on a full day hike in the Pyreneess. Pere was very nice, funny and professional- he had lots of info on history, culture and of course everything mountainside. He brought snacks and bought coffee which was unexpected but very appreciated- he provided transportation & had lots of extra gear too! He was very good at judging my skill level and pushed me just enough as far as pacing and trail difficulty. I am so lucky to have chosen Pere as a guide! Internally it was a physically and mentally challenging hike; I would not of made it to the top if I was alone. If anyone is hesitating on which guide to pick I would say to look no further and go with Pere. It was the highlight of my trip to Barcelona and will remember it for years to come when looking for extra motivation & momentum on my next hikes.



My sister and I went on a trek with Ricard who was extremely experienced knowledgable and interesting he knew everything about the Montserrat mountains fauna history local knowledge the lot. We will be coming back for a longer trip. It was the high light of our Barcelona trip I cannot recommend Ricard highly enough.

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