Catalona Tourist Destination – Discovering the Country
06 Mar 2019

Catalona Tourist Destination – Discovering the Country


Bathed by the Mediterranean, Catalonia lies in southern Europe, in the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula. Its main attractions include splendid natural heritage, excellent communications, superb climate and top-quality active and nature holiday facilities, all combined with a huge and varied range of outstanding restaurants and accommodation.

Catalonia offers a great number of ideal active and nature tourism spaces for people who will enjoy the diversity of its landscapes, which stretch from the highest peaks of the Pyrenees to the most tucked-away coves of the Mediterranean, embracing the hinterland plains of Catalonia and the natural spaces of the River Ebro Delta and the lands of the province of Lleida. Catalonia offer an excepcional leisure activities that may be enjoyed in a way that respects the natural environment.

On the one hand the inland regions of Barcelona hide many places where living in harmony with nature is still possible. A territory that invites you to discover chapels, castles and historic relics from different periods.

And on the other, the sea is the starting point of a territory where you can enjoy very intense sensations. With its unique modernist heritage, its breathtaking natural areas and a strong tradition of wine tourism.

In contrast, nature lovers can find a captivating landscape with spectacular mountains and a land of myths and legends. Discover the region through its country life, gastronomic delights and outdoor activities.

Proposals and suggestions of nature and adventure

Nature in Catalonia is lived and experienced with activities, trails and attractions all twelve months of the year. Catalonia is a country that offers all the necessary conditions for enjoyable hiking, with a network of some five thousand kilometres of long-distance tracks and some four thousand kilometres in short walks and local paths.

Fauna in its natural habitat
In Catalonia, there are mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and lots of other kinds of animals and plants to discover and study. See the animals free, in their natural habitat Step into the territory accompanied by an expert and observe their fascinating routine

Sea and mountains … A wide array of nature in Catalonia
Nature can be found all around Catalonia: in the mountain chains, posidonia beds, the wetlands and the beach forests… And just minutes from the main cities are authentic natural gems, some of which are registered as Natural Parks. 

Cycle tourism and mountain biking (BTT)

Enhoy the country in two wheels. The variety of landscapes and the mild climate of Catalonia are an enticement to enjoy cycle tourism and mountain biking the whole year round.

18 Natural Parks
Catalonia is a must-see stop for lovers of natural Parks, including Catalonia’s only national park, the Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park. It has a rich and diverse flora and fauna, inhabited by more than 5,000 different species, with more than 200 lakes and some magnificent cliffs. 

Four treasures for bird enthusiasts
If you like birds, four of the largest areas in Europe for bird watching are in Catalonia. They are the Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park, the Delta de l’Ebre, the Delta del Llobregat natural areas and the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. They have everything you need to watch birds: lookouts, observatories, accessible walkways and more Since three of the places are on the coast, they are stopping points on the birds migration routes, and it is at this time when many species can be seen. 

Respect for nature
Sustainability and nature are two concepts that go hand-in-hand. Nature tourism or ecotourism invites you to enjoy, see and learn about the values and resources of these natural spaces in a responsible way. It is a respectful closeness to your surroundings and the environment. 

Nature awaits you in Catalonia


Tourism has become a daily element in our lives. In the last 25 years the number of people travelling around the world has experienced a deep and constant growth.

Amidst this growth in tourism destinations, Barcelona has become into one of the most visited cities in the world. And not only Barcelona, Catalonia and Spain are also target destinations in the tourism market.

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