Outdoor Activities In Catalonia
Northeastern Spain is renowned for Catalonia, a Spanish region that stands out with its beautiful Costa Brava beach resorts, natural splendor and the breathtaking mountain scenery. The Pyrenean peaks dominate the area, the volcanic cones and the rocky coves interrupt the sandy beaches in beautiful ways, the valleys and villages are part of another era, the ruins and the Romanesque churches tell stories of a fascinating past and the wetlands are sanctuaries for a variety of bird species, all these wonders make Catalonia an amazing destination for travelers who love outdoor nature activities.
Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park Activities
Catalonia’s National Park provides a relaxing setting for all kind of outdoor activities. The approximately 400 lakes and the numerous waterfalls and streams are the main tourist attractions of the park and tourists can have fun canoeing and rafting. The surrounding areas of these bodies of water are filled with wildflowers, grassland and bush and they make the perfect escaping paradise for enjoying nature’s beauty.
Wildlife watchers will also enjoy Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici National Park since they will be able to observe bears, otters, marmots, bobcats, deer, mountain ungulates and wolves and to discover the mountain biodiversity.
Espai Cultural Dels Canals D Urgell Activities
Espai Cultural Dels Canals D Urgell is another amazing region in Catalonia that should be explored by dynamic nature enthusiasts. This beautiful place can be explored by riding a horse or by car. We highly recommend horseback riding since it is easier to discover the hidden treasures of the region. If you plan a trip in this Catalonian area you should definitely book a guided tour at Lake Ivars and Vila-sana, two lakes known for their vast biodiversity. Linvola town is another destination in the region that can be explored by those who love to discover architectural landmarks.
Ebro Delta Activities
Besides finding inspiration in the unique landscapes of Ebro Delta, visitors can also try a wide range of outdoor activities in the shimmering wetlands.
Trekking is a popular activity in this region since it enables tourists to discover many natural spectacles like the white sand dunes and the delta’s lagoons. While trekking, people will also be able to do birding to observe flamingos, egrets and other bird species that live in the area.
Boating is another favorite activity in the delta of Ebro. The unique and beautiful coastal landscapes and the channels and lagoons can keep tourists busy for hours.
In the delta, there are a few kayaking and canoeing routes that allow tourists to visit the sections between the mountains by water and to admire the fascinating cliffs while enjoying a fun water sport experience.
Canyoning is another activity that shouldn’t be missed! The activity requires a group of minimum 6 people, but canyoning is more fun when you can share the experience with friends and family so this shouldn’t be a problem. Prior canyoning experience is not necessary since the canyon is suited for beginners. However, the experience will be as fun as you can imagine since the activity includes jumping puddles, sliding down waterslides and traversing riverbeds.