Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Stopping to admire the view!

Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast

Calella, Barcelona, Spain   (Holiday ref: AH140008)
5 days, 4 nights, from 205€

Spend time walking around the beautiful Montnegre Natural Park and golden sandy beaches close to Barcelona. Great accommodation, food & fun is assured!

Come to the Barcelona Coast and enjoy a fantastic Nordic Walking Holiday getaway in the beautiful landscapes of the Mediterranean Sea.

For 5 days we will show you some of the many treasures of the Montnegre Natural Park. We will walk beside the sea, breathing the healthy marine breeze and enjoying of the awesome views from the mountains. You will also get the chance to spend some time relaxing on the beautiful beach too!

The geographical location determines the climate and the vegetation covering these mountains, and the proximity of the sea provides a certain degree of extra humidity, especially in summer. This, together with the thermal contrast between shady and sunlit slopes, encourages a richness of flora unseen elsewhere in Europe. Because of the greater humidity in some areas, oaks, chestnuts trees, alders, and even certain beeches and birches also abound in the higher, shadier parts of the park. In the lower areas of the mountain ranges, kermes oak, brushwood and grasslands are to be found, along with communities of wild plants that are gradually taking over old abandoned fields.

The special location of the coastal ranges, running parallel to the sea and aligned with the migratory routes of birds, makes this an excellent place to observe the changing of the seasons, particularly in spring and autumn. Man has been present in these mountains since early history, and the exceptional geographical location and the rich natural resources were appreciated as far back as the late Neolithic times.

Our friendly English spoken local guides are ready and excited to show you some beautiful and unknown locations. Places that most tourists visiting the area will never see. The difficulty and distance of the walking routes will be adapted to your fitness level. As well as experiencing the benefits of Nordic walking, on this hiking holiday you will also discover our secret ingredient to a happy life: our climate and our Mediterranean life style!

Although this is being promoted as a Nordic Walking Holiday, If you prefer to walk without poles, you are more than welcome to join us in Spain.

You will be located between the Mediterranean sea and the Montnegre Natural Park, just a stone’s throw away from the cosmopolitan and vibrant city of Barcelona. Not far away in the other direction is historical Girona too. Both these exciting cities are easily reached by air, by either budget airlines or major air services. In our wonderful position we are fortunate enough to enjoy about 360 sunny days a year. Our winters are mild, summers are warm, and in spring and autumn it is perfect!

The hotels where you will be accommodated are very comfortable, offering very high standards of quality for their service and relaxed and friendly atmosphere. All are located at just 5 minutes walk to the long, clean and golden beach. The hotel restaurants serve buffet breakfasts and an excellent range of Mediterranean food for dinner.

Head to Spain and enjoy a wonderful Nordic Walking Holiday close to Barcelona with easy access to beautiful beaches and fantastic hikes in the Montnegre Natural Park and surrounding areas. Book soon to secure your place!

Dates and Prices

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Price includes:

  • 5 days/4 nights in a 4 star – 3 star plus hotel
  • 4 breakfast & 4 dinners
  • Welcome cocktail
  • 2 guided routes in the Montnegre Natural Park
  • English spoken local guide-  Alpha 247 technique
  • Free use of NW poles
  • Accompanying coordinator during the whole stay
  • Free day to visit Barcelona or relax by the sea

 

  • Price does not include:
  • Flights
  • Transfers to/from airport/hotel
  • City tax
  • Meals and drinks not detailed above in ‘Price Includes’ list
  • Extras like mini bar, telephone…

 

Please note:

  • Arrangements of transfers available at extra cost.
  • Optional walks available at extra cost.
  • Extra activities at extra cost possible, including lunch in a typical farmhouse, water activities, ham tasting.
  • All prices in Euros.
  • Hotel according to availability will be confirm by reservation.

Location

We are located in Calella, about 45 km from Barcelona city centre and 40 km from Girona airport, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Montnegre Nature Park. This privileged location allow us to enjoy gentle winters and hot summers, with ideal temperatures for outdoor activities, a walk beside the sea along the promenade or just to have a drink on the terrace.

We are well connected with the cosmopolitan Barcelona by train. Every 30 minutes and for less than 10,00 euros you can reach the centre of this Mediterranean city. No matter if you have already visited Barcelona before, or if this will be your first time, we are sure that you will love it!

Getting to Calella

Barcelona’s airport is one hour away by bus and two hours by train. Barcelona is one of the best connected cities worldwide. From the airport you can take a taxi (approx. 120,00€/way), reserve a shuttle transfer by internet (approx. 30,00€/way) or come by train (approx.10,00€/way).

The Girona’s airport at 40km from Calella services many different low cost companies. From this airport you can get Calella by taxi (approx. 80,00€/way) or reserve a shuttle transfer by internet (approx. 25,00€/way).

Accommodation

Situated just 45 kilometres from Barcelona in Calella, the BEST WESTERN Hotel Les Palmeres* (4 star / 3 star plus), with a typical Mediterranean atmosphere, is located 100 meters from the beach and close to the city centre. Its excellent location at 45 kilometres from Girona, makes this an ideal place to visit many of the lovely touristic places in Catalunya.

Our hotel amenities include a swimming pool with garden, whirlpool and solarium with panoramic view located on the terrace of the fifth floor. Our on-site Mediterranean restaurant includes buffet service and show cooking. Other options include visiting our Cafe-Club or outdoor snack bar.

All rooms are equipped with a complete bathroom including hairdryer, terrace, air conditioning and heating, telephone, television, optional mini-bar and safe security box. We also offer room service and free Wi-Fi.

Hotel facilities:

  • Restaurant on-site
  • Indoor pool and Outdoor pool (not heated)
  • Steam room and Massage services
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff (English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Dutch, Portuguese)
  • Baggage hold
  • Guest laundry
  • Safe deposit box
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Fax machine
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioning and Heating

*or similar hotel of 4 to 3 star plus quality

Other Information

If you have any questions about this fantastic Nordic Walking Holiday on the Barcelona Coast, please use the enquire now button to contact us for further information or to book.

“One of the long walks was a little inland in the Montnegre Natural park – about 12km on good forest tracks and passing seven fountains – all running at this time of the year and the water is drinkable. An ideal Grade D walk with a good lunch stop and some lovely views. Another walk was also a little inland near a Roman aquaduct and finishing at an old Masia (large farmhouse), which had been converted into a restaurant. Here we had a typical rustic lunch of mongetes and butifarra (Catalan sausage and beans) with “pa amb tomàquet” (bread, sometimes toasted, with garlic, tomatoes and olive oil) – delicious!”

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  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Having fun walking on the beach
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Walking beside the beach along a town path
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Discover old bridges in the forest
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Stopping for a tasty spot of lunch
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Make use of the top floor outdoors hotel jacuzzi
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Stopping to admire the view!
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Enjoy hiking in the woods around Barcelona
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - The well-appointed comfortable accommodation
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - A fabulous feast of food in the hotel restaurant
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - A happy group of nordic walkers pose for the camera!
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - Forn de Calç Pineda de Mar
  • Nordic Walking Holiday, Barcelona Coast - A nordic walker stops to pose beside a signpost!

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