To enjoy the beautiful nature of Catalonia, you can go for a walk through the viewing platforms that are located next to Barcelona. Spring is the most romantic time of the year, which is ideal for relaxation in the fresh air.
Wonderful weather conditions, happy atmosphere and making plans for summer vacation — what can be more pleasant? This material describes the best places not far from Barcelona, where you can feel the warmth of the spring sun and relax alone with nature.
1 – Sant Miquel del Fai
The district of Valles Oriental is famous for being one of the most picturesque places of Catalonia. During periods of drought, the pressure and beauty of the waterfalls are somewhat weakened, but the spring for the waterfall of Sant Miquel del Fsi is the best time of the year. It is important only to observe one condition: the presence of rain or snowy winter. Mighty water element appears in all its glory before those who are within Catalonia.
The monastery of Sant Miquel del Fai stands out among other similar buildings in Catalonia by being built in a rock. Among the “cave monasteries” of Spain, Sant Miquel del Fai is an unequivocal leader in terms of popularity, which has been perfectly preserved to the present day. The general architectural composition of the monastery next to Barcelona highlights it against the background of similar ones.
The area around the monastery is amazes in its beauty: a natural park, on the territory of which for centuries the water and stone worked together to create natural beauties, presenting amazing rocky ledges and stalactites. Be sure to visit the park in spring. It`s a wonderful solution for a romantic walk with your loved one.
2 – Mount Pic de l’Āliga
Near Barcelona (just 45 minutes by car) there is another natural miracle. The mountain, whose height is 460 meters, is a real treasure for connoisseurs of beautiful landscapes. Climbing to the top of Pic de l’Āliga, you can enjoy the spring beauty of the Garraf Massif, as well as the wonderful vineyards of the Penedes region. You can climb both on foot and with a bicycle.
3 – La Roca Foradada
As soon as you cross the road 25 kilometers, you will see a delightful natural landscape near the capital of Catalonia. The municipal district of Cantonigros near Barcelona is known for very beautiful and lush vegetation: chestnuts, holm oaks, a lot of river trees.
The end of the walk through the picturesque territory will please with the beauty of the waterfall of Roca Foradada. It`s an amazing picture for documentaries about the best natural phenomena.
4 – Turó de les Clivelleres
The height of the mountain Turó de les Clivelleres is at 744 meters above sea level. It is great for enjoying the panoramic view. A wonderful picture opens to a look: the sea, the valley of Penedes, the mountains of Collserola and Montserrat. Climb to the top of the mountain is easy, although not every human body able to bear such a height difference.
5 – Can Tres Quarts observation deck near Barcelona
The north of Catalonia can surprise with the wonderful steep cliffs of Cingles de Berti. The road from Barcelona by car takes just over half an hour.
A popular choice is the route from Centelles to the observation deck of Can Tres Quarts. The trip will leave exceptionally pleasant impressions due to the delightful scenery and original old manors.