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Collserola Hike: Canyelles, Roquetes and Torre Baró

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 […]

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Sant Jeroni de la Murtra and Puig Castellar

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 […]

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Hike from Cadaqués to Far de Calanans

The hike from Cadaqués to the nearest lighthouse, Far de Calanans takes you past several beaches and coves and in parts leads along a narrow cliff path, offering stunning views. The hike begins with walking past Plaja de Portdoguer, pictured above. Looking back at Cadaqués, in the foreground is Cala Sa Conca. The path as it crosses above Sa […]

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Hike from Barcelona to Sant Cugat

This hike from Barcelona to Sant Cugat begins on the GR 6 trail beside the Parc del Laberint d’Horta. The nearest metro is Mundet (L3) just about 5-10 minutes from the Labyrinth and the entrance of the trail. The hike begins with a steep uphill walk to the crests of Collserola and la Carretera de las Aguas. Walking […]

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