Without any doubt Barcelona is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, but what not everyone knows is that not far from the city we can find mountains that stand out for their beauty, uniqueness, landscape, wildlife and cultural wealth.
Escape from the city for while ! It is possible to make a half day or full day Tour near Barcelona.
One of the most popular Tours near Barcelona, is the one to Montserrat. The Tour to Montserrat is a total Tour, since it includes a visit to the monastery of Montserrat and la Moreneta (the black Virgin), the funicular (rackrailway) and a nice hike where you will be able to enjoy this beautiful mountain in a “different” way and discover its hidden charms: The imaginative forms of its rocks, the ancient chapels, the spectacular views or the local flora and fauna.
Another highly valued Tour, is the Tour to the Pyrenees. It’s a nice Tour where you can admire these majestic mountains that divide France and Spain.
In winter, it is also possible to do snowshoe hikes near Barcelona in the Pyrenees.
There are other hikes near Barcelona, perhaps less popular, but no less beautiful and interesting, this is the case of the Natural Park of Montseny, declared biosphere reserve by UNESCO.
And finally, if what you are looking for is to do some easy hiking near Barcelona that also includes a visit to a traditional Catalan village, you can find hikes near the most emblematic Catalan towns like Tavertet, Rupit or Mura.