Category Archives: Nature near Barcelona

Recover from all those efforts involved when feeling obliged to see and find out about everything! How would it be to relax pleasantly in the midst of deep woods of beech, oak and ash trees that reach up from 1,000 to 1,700 metres high and all very close to Barcelona? Enjoy nature, silence and tranquillity, under an hour by car from Barcelona.

Day-time in the great metropolis and resting by night in deep nature, very close to Barcelona.

Hotel MasferrerCan you imagine visiting the big city of Barcelona, as well as other interesting places in the region, while staying in a beautiful hotel located in the middle of nature? Continue reading

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An outing using the metro!

Barcelona, seen from CollserolaSome 20 minutes by metro from the centre of Barcelona, you can breathe deeply again and enjoy the tranquillity and calm of nature. A great contrast! Continue reading

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Montserrat from on high.

MontserratAn alternative to the usual tourist excursion to Montserrat is to take a trip around the mountain’s heights, and so appreciate the massif’s impressive geological structure, thereby seeing the ‘needles’ closer to hand, perched high up, usually reached by climbers. Continue reading

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Matagalls, Montseny summit.

 

  Peak Matagalls covered with snow.Allow me to accompany you in ascending the highest mountain, nearest to Barcelona, that of the Matagalls peak, at a height of 1,699m. Continue reading

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Montseny, Biosphere Reserve.

 

On the top of Montseny mountain.This mountain range is the nearest and most popular of all for ramblers from Barcelona’s metropolitan area, whilst at the same time being one of the best conserved natural environments in Catalonia, meriting it recognition by UNESCO. Continue reading

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Coastal mountains, very nearby Barcelona.

Old chapel of Sant MateuAt the gateway to the great capital of Barcelona one finds some low level mountains, which since antiquity have largely been humanized, though which conceal within, extensive pine woods, old Iberian cities, Roman villas, Medieval watch-towers, little hermitages and charming hideaways.  Continue reading

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