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Torre Baró Hike 1

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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Monasterio de San Jerónimo de la Murtra

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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