Collserola is the largest metropolitan park in the world, 8 times larger than the Bois de Boulogne in Paris, and 22 times larger than Central Park in New York. Living in Barcelona, this expanse of unspoiled nature is just a short metro ride away.
This is a beautiful walk of about 6km within the city that takes about 2 hours, winding through the districts of Gràcia, Carmel and Horta-Guinardó. Along the way we pass three hills: Coll (249 meters), Carmel (267 meters) and Rovira (261 meters).
This hike begins just off Plaça de Karl Marx, in the Barcelona district of Canyelles. The Canyelles (L3) metro stop is a short within a short walk. The trail into Collserola is the old path of Saint Lazarus. After a short distance it leads to Can Masdeu, a squatted social center, residence and community garden. It was […]
The monestary of Sant Jeroni de la Murtra was built in the Gothic style at the beginning of the fifteenth century. It is situated in the Sierra de Marina park to the north of Barcelona. The monestary belonged to the Catholic order of the Hieronymites and was founded in 1416 by the merchant Bertran Nicolau, on the old house […]