If you are wondering where to go with kids, Catalonia’s forests and mountains offer the best ideas to enjoy some family tourism. Are you looking to relax, experience intense emotions or learn about local fauna? We’ve prepared a list of five activities that are suitable for the whole family, where nature is the main focus.
Enjoy day trips with the kids in the Aigüestortes i Estany of Saint Maurici National Park
The silence and the cold water of the glacial lakes, the rugosity of the highest peaks, the luxury of the green forests and the welcoming air of the quieter valleys. The Aigüestortes i Estany de San Maurici National Park invites you to discover all its secrets.
In this alpine landscape, you can enjoy day trips with children to explore all the corners of the park and discover the beautiful landscape around it. You can choose the duration of the activity, either half a day or a whole day. Just bring some comfortable clothes and lots of enthusiasm!
Here will find everything from hiking to climbing of medium and high mountains levels. Guides will accompany you so you can discover and learn about the wonderful landscapes of the Aigüestortes i Estany de San Maurici National Park.
Enjoy family-friendly canyoning in the Pyrenees.
Canyoning is not incompatible with family fun. If you’re not sure where to go with the kids, the Barranco de Sant Pere will offer you a canyoning experience aimed at beginners, at a fun, enjoyable pace, ideal for both adults and children.
You will walk up to the ravine, where you will be given all the necessary equipment and, once the safety indications and the basics are over, you can begin to descend the ravine and enjoy some family adventure.
Thre’s no rush: you will feel the water fall and the coldness of the stone. With this family tourism experience, will be able to discover all the corners and the possibilities that the ravine of Sant Pere has to offer.
See the birds of prey fly at the Zoo del Pirineu
Can you imagine a wild eagle flying over your head? At the Zoo del Pirineu you can make it happen. Owls, hawks and crows will be only some of the raptors that will show off their skills during the flight show.
Once the activity is finished, you can walk through the Zoo del Pirineu and observe the animals that live there, such as raptors, forest rabbits, alpine goats or Ripollès sheep. Are you looking for a wilder experience? You can even see foxes!
In addition, you can also enjoy a 30-minute guided kids’ day trip through this wildlife refuge, where you can learn about each of the native species that live there.
Finally, to add icing on the cake, you can complete the experience with a small supplement and sign up to the Toca-toca activity, where the little ones can stroke, hold and even feed the animals.
Vivid family rafting in the Noguera Pallaresa
The thrill of the rapids and the spectacular landscape are the key ingredients that will ensure you live an unforgettable family rafting experience in the Pyrenees.
Family adventure is at the heart of this activity, which will take you down a section of the Noguera Pallaresa specially chosen to be enjoyed and shared with all the family. You will learn to interpret and appreciate nature through all the possibilities offered by family rafting.
The activity takes place at a fun, enjoyable pace, fun for both adults and kids. At the end of the activity, you can enjoy a snack to round of a perfect afternoon.
Follow the footsteps of the Bear of the Pyrenees
Are you fascinated by bears? Would you like to be able to detect the traces left behind to know where they have passed? Do you want to learn more about brown bears? If the answer to all these questions is yes, the Brown Bear Route of the Pyrenees is for you.
You will access the habitat of this animal through one of its exits. You can also learn what measures are taken to preserve the Bear of the Pyrenees, the survival of which can also help preserve other species.
You can complete this activity with a guided tour of the Brown Bear House, in Isil.
If you still need more family tourism ideas, we recommend that you prepare for Hola Familia, from June 7 to 9, where you can find many family leisure activities, both on the coast and in the mountains.