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Rock Climbing in Catalonia

Conquer the climbing mecca of Catalonia with Mediterranean splashes

The rock climbing mecca of Catalonia guards the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Only an hour away from Barcelona, you’ll find Montserrat, considered the country’s birthplace of rock climbing, and boasts iconic multi-pitch climbs. To the north, the Catalan Pyrenees offers endless spots for adventurous ascents, like Val D’Aran, Benasque Valley, Cavallers and the Aigüestortes National Park. There are options of 1 or several-day trips, whether you’re a first-timer or seasoned climber. Visit in spring and autumn for prime climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Spain

Recognised as one of Europe’s premier spots for rock climbing, Catalonia is king of Spain for ascending rugged walls and jagged boulders. The terrain is truly diverse, from steep limestone gorges to soaring rock towers. And if you want more demanding climbs, then switch a single-pitch climb for a multi-pitch challenge.


Good to know:

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Spanish, Catalan, Occitan

Best time to visit

Visit in spring and autumn for prime climbing conditions

What's the weather like?

Autumn and spring offer ideal weather which is warm during the day, but without the strong heat associated with Spainsh summers

More info about Rock Climbing in Catalonia:

The autonomous community of Catalonia lies in the northeast of Spain, bordering France and Andorra to the north, the autonomous communities of Aragon to the west and Valencia to the south, and the Mediterranean Sea to the east. The largest, and capital city, is Barcelona, the second most popular city in Spain after the national capital of Madrid


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