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Stay in a Treehouse hotel: connect with nature!

If you are looking for a unique experience to connect with nature, treehouses hotel in Dos rius called Cabanes als arbres might be the perfect plan for you. They offer accommodation in treehouses, inside the protected Montnegre i el Corredor Natural park that is located between Maresme and Valles Oriental and la Selva. El Montenegre is over 750 metres high…

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Montserrat Monastery

Montserrat is a lot of things in the very same word, it is known as the place where Monastery the Montserrat is, in a special mountain that has a unique shape and there is the Black Madonna of Montserrat. Many women in her 40s or 50s are called Montserrat in Catalonia, is a very typical name and every Catalan has gone to Montserrat at least once in a lifeti…

A weekend in L’Anoia at Cal Carulla
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A weekend in L’Anoia at Cal Carulla

L'Anoia is a county that belongs to Barcelona area, it is one hour distance by car from Barcelona city. It is famous for its river Anoia, and the paper industry that was generated in the surroundings. The are we visited belongs to Pujalt, that gathers the neighbours of the following towns: Astor, Conill, la Guàrdia Pilosa, Pujalt and Vilamajor.- There is a …

A romantic getaway in Montseny at Can Cuch
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A romantic getaway in Montseny at Can Cuch

Barcelonins as we call the citizens of Barcelona, we always have a perfect excuse to go for a weekend getaway, we actually have quite a fame in the rest of Catalonia and they gave us different nicknames al related about our behaviour when we go out.In the rest of Catalonia they call us: "pixa pins" (pee on pines literally) and "quemacus" (how nice litera…

Amazing live Pessebre of old crafts in Sant Guim de la Plana
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Amazing live Pessebre of old crafts in Sant Guim de la…

Catalonia has many christmas traditions, but one of them is live nativity scenes, called pessebres. We went to spent a weekend in La Segarra area, in Catalonia and they recommended us to visit the live pessebre of old crafts in Sant Guim de la Plana. Pessebre of Sant Guim de la Plana We thought that it was a good chance to see a live nativity scene, but w…

Mont-Rebei's gorge, a weekend out from Barcelona
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Mont-Rebei's gorge, a weekend out from Barcelona

Barcelona is beautiful and there are thousands of things to do, but I always love to get out and go discover new places in Catalonia. I went to spent a weekend in Aramunt, Pallars Jussà. They recommend us that on our way back to Barcelona we stopped at Mont Rebei's gorge, a beautiful natural park that offers a 1 hour route to observe this natural beauty. …

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A weekend in Sitges: gourmet food, mojitos and sea side

Sitges is a beautiful town on the sea side near Barcelona, only 30 min away the busy capital. Sitges is very famous for his Sitges film festival happening every year and bringing talent and buzz. Sitges is very famous as well for gay and lesbian friendly area, there is even a gay sitges guide with all you might need, on activities, places to go etc... Sit…

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Hostal Sport in Falset: feeling like home

I can't help it, I am a city girl and you know how much I love Barcelona but as city lovers sometimes we need to get away, we need some time with nature to scape our comfort zone. So there I was in Reus and Falset for two days, a friend of mine invited me in Hostal Sport, we were told that they have a very good restaurant so there we were eager to disc…

Driving our own boat in Ebre river
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Driving our own boat in Ebre river

Terres de l'Ebre is an amazing place, full of rice fields, farmers and agriculture all around but one of the main things in the area in the Ebre river that gives live to the place. There are a lot of options to visit and go around the Ebre river, there are ferries where you can get in with your own car, private excursions, hourly boats that go up and …

Bike route in Terres de l’Ebre: animals and rice fields
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Bike route in Terres de l’Ebre: animals and rice fields

I love Terres de l'Ebre landscape, since I was a child I have been going for day trips to Terres de l'Ebre, it is a beautiful area. Recently Terres de l'Ebre has entered as a new Unesco Biosphere reserve due to his particular ecosystems. It is a fantastic excuse to go visit them, a bike tour it is the best g It is the perfect spot to visit by bike as it i…

Enoturism in Catalonia: wine tasting course
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Enoturism in Catalonia: wine tasting course

Catalonia is a land of wine, no wonder that there are plenty of enotourism experiences to try. I picked J.Miquel Jané cellar to go for a three-hour wine course that included a vineyard exploration, the production machines and the visit of the cellar apart of the wine tasting course. We got there by car as it is an isolated place, a very nice area in the sur…

Fresh cow milk vending machine in Puigcerdà!
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Fresh cow milk vending machine in Puigcerdà!

I have never seen a fresh cow milk vending machine, first time ever in Puigcerdà. It looks like now it is quite spread around North Catalonia in the Pyrenees mainly. I would love to have one in Barcelona as this one.I had to try it myself, so there I was like a tourist in my own country touching buttons and reading the instructions. There is a vending mac…

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Hotel Món and Mont Sant Benet, a cultural complex

Mont Sant Benet is a cultural complex found in Sant Benet de Bages in Catalonia. The complex includes a hotel, a medieval monastery, the Alícia foundation by Ferran Adrià and the summer residence of the Catalan painter Ramón Casas. All this complex is surrounded by the natural park of Sant Llorenç del Munt i l'Obac. I loved that place since the first day …

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Day trip to North Catalonia: Llívia and Villefranche de Conflent

We will discover Puigcerdà and Llívia that are in the northern part of Catalonia and the town Villefranche de Conflent that belongs to France but we call the border between France and Catalonia, Northern Catalonia -as if it was ours, but its not, at least not nowadays-. A day of route by car going around, enjoying landscapes and food and gastronomy of the a…

Sitges grape harvest festival: wine and cava tasting
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Sitges grape harvest festival: wine and cava tasting

Sitges is a seaside town located 40km far from Barcelona city, it is a good idea to take a day excursion from Barcelona and spend it in Sitges. There are plenty of things to do, check out our Sitges guide. If you happen to go to Sitges in October, you will be lucky to experience the grape harvest festival in Sitges. It is a festival that runs every year an…

Day trip from Barcelona to Rupit and Pruit, beautiful stone towns!
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Day trip from Barcelona to Rupit and Pruit, beautiful …

Rupit is a wonderful town in Catalonia, it belongs to the Barcelona area and it is 98km far from Barcelona city. Due to the distance is a perfect day excursion from Barcelona, it is just one hour away from the capital. It is worth it to go for a day trip and visit the town, Rupit and also Pruit that is the next town and they are two "married towns", it is…