April 2017

Take an Easter break with the kids or with your partner

2017-04-10T08:51:24+02:0010 April 2017|

If you want to make the most of the holidays to go away with your kids or for a romantic break, Catalonia has all the options you could possibly want. Here are seven ideas for exploring this area over the Easter holiday. Water activities in the country of the Cossetanians Come and experience the beaches [...]

March 2017

Leap from canyon to canyon in Catalonia

2017-03-06T08:52:12+01:006 March 2017|

If, when you're walking beside a river, you have an urge to plunge into the water, clamber over the rocks and feel the adrenaline coursing through your veins, then canyonning is the sport for you. You've probably heard of it, but if you haven't, the best description is a combination of canyon descent, with hiking, [...]

February 2017

Catalonia for lovers of films and books

2017-02-23T14:49:35+01:0021 February 2017|

Did you recognise the square where Dani Rovira is a "Casteller" (human tower participant) in "Ocho apellidos catalanes" (Eight Catalan Surnames)? It's in the Plaza Jaume I, in Monells. Most of the action in the Catalan version of ‘Ocho apellidos vascos’ takes place on the Costa Brava, between Monells and a Country House near Llagostera. [...]

January 2017

December 2016

Reach the most remote corners of the Catalan Pirineos on snowshoes

2016-12-23T13:49:20+01:0023 December 2016|

We propose an easy route on snowshoes in the Catalan Pirineos. It is especially suitable if you are new to this sport. If silence could draw a picture, the view of the Cadí mountains as seen from the plain of Les Someres would make a true portrait. The 6.7 kilometre circular route on snowshoes passes [...]

The mountain: different views of Montserrat

2016-12-16T14:35:55+01:002 December 2016|

The Montserrat mountain is spectacularly silhouetted against the horizon. This Catalan icon is formed by a series of jagged peaks, and rears up imposingly from the surrounding flat landscape. This is the view of this natural monument you’ll see when you come and visit from Barcelona on the Catalunya Bus Turístic. The vantage point changes [...]

Diversity: much more than just olive oil in Les Garrigues

2016-12-16T14:29:57+01:002 December 2016|

When you think of Les Garrigues, you're reminded of the taste of olive oil, the delicious fruity juice of fresh olives, so dense and flavourful… But there's much more to enjoy in this region. Two examples: wine tourism and the Espai Macià, dedicated to the former president of the Catalan government, the Generalitat. We invite [...]

The Carthusian tradition: seeking the origins of wine in Escaladei

2016-12-16T14:29:31+01:002 December 2016|

At the foot of the Montsant, surrounded by a breathtaking landscape, you'll find it easy to cast your worldly cares aside. The Carthusian monks of Escaladei had to obey one fundamental precept: to search for God in total solitude, withdrawn from the world. We invite you to take a fascinating journey into the past in [...]

Cycling: wine tourism on two wheels around El Bages

2017-03-03T09:15:40+01:002 December 2016|

Cycling enthusiasts count the El Bages region among their favourite destinations. And not only because of its bike routes, but also because of its wines from the Pla de Bages Designation of Origin. Why not come on a two-day cycling tour to discover the wineries and landscapes typical of the wine culture of El Bages? The [...]

Climbing: childhood memories in Terres de l’Ebre

2016-12-22T12:40:18+01:002 December 2016|

In the book "The Little Prince" it says: “All grown-ups were once children. (But only few of them remember it)”. Would you like to relive your childhood memories? In Tivissa you can enjoy a classic child's pastime –a love of climbing to high places. How? By going climbing in the Foix gorge. You'll be able [...]