From Barcelona: Small-Group Pyrenees Hike with a Local Guide
- Small group
- Skip the line
- Duration: 9.5 hours
Discover nature as you head deep into the mountains, with accessible peaks of up to 3000 meters and a vast array of lakes, forests and lush meadows, untouched by human activity to preserve its unique nature. See idyllic natural environments and perfect beauty spots in the only National Park of Catalonia. With more than 200 lakes this is Southern Europe’s largest lake district and one of the most valuable nature reserves on the Iberian peninsula. On this tour, you will visit Nuria Valley, a place to enjoy peace, calmness and nature. You can see the Sanctuary of Virgin Núria, a site of pilgrimage for Catholic believers. Your tour also includes a snow rackets excursion and incredible discounts on numerous snow activities to be enjoyed at this incredibly scenic spot.
Immerse yourself in the nature of one of the most iconic valleys in the Pyrenees mountains. Departing from Barcelona, travel to the picturesque town of Queralbs where your hike will begin. To access the Vall de Núria, follow the “Camí Vell” from Queralbs to Núria, one of the most iconic hiking routes in Catalonia. The Camí Vell de Queralbs to Núria, used for centuries by pilgrims as a path to the sanctuary, is a path full of history and legends. During the hike, learn about the distinctive flora and fauna of the Pyrenees and, if lucky, see some wild animals such as vultures, lizards, king eagles or marmots in their natural habitat. The Núria Sanctuary is located in the heart of the Pyrenees, surrounded by many peaks of 2,800 meters (9,200 feet) that form a mountain circus known as “l’Olla de Núria”. Discover some of the legends of Núria and its religious and cultural significance. Also...
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