Best Nature and Wildlife Tours In Barcelona
Whenever talking about Barcelona, people do not actually consider wildlife attractions since they do not know that they are available. Obviously, they are not inside the city but they are quite close-by. Out of the different tour options that are available, consider the two that are below as being among the best you can consider. You will definitely love them.
Pyrenees Mountains Small Group Trip – 1 Day
You can easily be a part of a small group excursion in this trip. You are taken to the mountains via minivan and you will get to visit various charming mountain villages. Personalized attention is offered by the guide. You can walk in the Pyrenees mountains or visit Ripoll, a medieval town that is really great. Always contact the local tour operators in order to confirm the final itinerary as sometimes it can change.
- Personalized commentary and small groups
- Visiting Vic, its market square and cathedral
- One day small group tour via minivan
- Horse riding, boating and hiking, among others
- Professional guide
What To Expect
Vic is the first stop of the tour. Then, you will visit Queralbs and take the train to Nuria. The rest of the day is spent visiting mountain scenery, boating, horse riding and following different hiking routes. Always take good walking shoes with you and warm clothes. You do not need to be in a good physical condition but a suitable fitness level is necessary.
Horseback Riding Tour – Natural Park
If you can ride horses, this is an adventure that you will want to be a part of. It is a half-day tour that starts in Barcelona. Minibus rides take you to the countryside with the aid if an expert guide. The tour is aimed at both advance-level riders and intermediate riders. The horseback tour is done at a totally steady pace.
- 5 hours horseback riding experience
- Go right in the heart of the forest with your guide
- You would ride a horse that is great for your current ability level
- Finish the ride with a great lunch
- Round-trip transportation offered
What To Expect
The guide is met in Barcelona and will be with you the entire time. As you reach stables, you will go through a safety briefing so that you know all that you have to know about the experience. Commands are learned and the training lasts around half an hour. Novice riders will receive really gentle horses.
You go at a leisure pace and the guide follows the way. You will go through lush pine groves, rolling hills and leafy forests. The guide knows everything about the terrain so you will be taken on trails that are perfect for your ability level. Those that are more advanced in horse riding level can be taken towards advanced trails.