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City break in Catalonia. Active leisure ideas for Catalonia - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Triumphal / Triunfal Catalunya is an ideal holiday destination for fans of sports entertainment and for those who wish to enjoy relaxed and casual atmosphere. The region features charming seaside resorts, cutting-edge ski areas, a lot of beautiful nature reserves and bustling cities with their inherent entertainment.
Through efforts of local residents Catalunya has managed to keep a lot of precious historical monuments attracting thousands of travelers to this picturesque region. Charming ancient towns … Open
Costa Brava is one of the most popular beach resorts; beaches of this picturesque resort town have being long chosen by windsurfers. Medes Islands are popular among fans of popular scuba diving holiday destination; the local underwater world is incredibly beautiful. In addition to equipped beaches, there are famous water parks and sports centers. The popular Water World aquapark is located in Lloret de Mar.
Charming green lawns of Catalunya house elite golf centers. There are more than 30 courses there. You could find a golf club ideal for relaxation and comfort in virtually every Catalan city. The Pyrenees remain the most attractive holiday destination among skiers; the busiest winter resorts are La Molina and Baqueira-Beret. Copyright
1. You can travel Catalunya by high-speed RENFE trains, as well as buses. It should be noted that the latter method is not only profitable, but also quite comfortable, as bus routes pass … Open
These resorts are considered elite; celebrities and members of the royal family rest there. Catalunya has 18 ski centers, among which it’s easy to choose a place to stay for every taste and budget. Those fond of hiking won’t be bored too; the total length of tourist routes passing through the territory of Catalunya is about 3,000 kilometers. One of the most beautiful is the route starting at Port Bou and going to Blanes; there are very interesting day excursions to nearby national parks.
Santa María de Tarragona The majestic Noguera Pallaresa River attracts fans of extreme sports. Everyone can enjoy canoeing or kayaking there and an abundance of emotions is guaranteed. Foothill areas of the Pyrenees are ideal not only for walking, but also for cycling. Those who wish to enjoy the typical urban entertainment have to spend a few days in Girona or Barcelona featuring an abundance of shops and entertainment venues.
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Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Catalonia
♥   Natural Park 'Muntanya de Montserrat' , 25.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Serra de Collserola' , 51.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'El Forat' , 59.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Natural Park 'Serra del Montsant' , 68.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cave 'Cova del Llop Mari' , 87.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Catalonia
♥   Amusement park 'Tibidabo Amusement Park' Barcelona, 53.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'PortAventura' Salou, 63.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Catalonia
♥   Water park 'Aqualeon' Albinyana, Tarragona, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'PortAventura Aquatic Park' Salou, Tarragona, 63.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquopolis Costa Dorada' La Pineda, Tarragona, 64.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Illa Fantasía' Vilassar de Dalt, Barcelona, 70.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Marineland Catalunya' Palafolls, Barcelona, 102.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Catalonia
♥   Restaurant 'Hostal Jaumet' Torà. Type - Regional cuisine. 26.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Cava d’en Sergi' Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. Type - Traditional cuisine. 28.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cal Blay Vinticinc' Sant Sadurní d’Anoia. Type - Traditional cuisine. 28.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hostal Grau' Santes Creus. Type - Catalan. 30.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Racó de la Calma' Vilafranca del Penedès. Type - Regional cuisine. 31.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Catalonia and surroundings

Sites around Catalonia from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Vila De Gracia

From the series “Top 13 most fantastic and colorful streets and quarters”
In recent years, the celebration has acquired a distinct environmental focus. Only recycled secondary materials are used for street decoration of  Villa de Gracia. The process turned into a real competition, and literally any team can participate there. Each group presents an installation to the audience and the jury. The winner is selected on the last day. Those who are going to visit Barcelona in August should definitely walk along this fabulous street that is one of the brightest and most unusual in the world. … Read further

Port Aventura

From the series “The most fantastic amusement parks in the world”
The extensive park terrarium is divided into six thematic zones. The 'Sezam' district will please the smallest guests. Here there are many different playgrounds, colorful carousels and cozy cafes, which offer the special children's menu to the young visitors. In the 'Mediterranean' you can try the breathtaking roller coaster Furius Baco and shop in the excellent souvenir shops. And in 'Mexico' you can enjoy the unforgettable feeling of the freefall from the 115-meter high Hurakan Condor Tower. … Read further

Sagrada Familia

From the series “15 unofficial man-made wonders of the world”
Since the beginning of construction, the founding idea was to erect the magnificent building solely at expenses of parishioners. This explains the fact that the construction of the temple has been going on for over a century. The edifice is notable for its amazing appearance. However, both facade and interior are unique. It's very difficult to find a straight line in decoration. Antonio Gaudi used complex geometric shapes, which made the interior and appearance of the temple special. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Catalonia - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Catalonia - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Catalonia?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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