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Pyrenees Mountains day trip from Barcelona

Availability: Every day
Duration: 11 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • Visit the historic town of Vic
  • Ride the rack railway to a stunning mountain valley
  • Hike in the Pyrenees Mountain range
  • Choose your tour size: private or group
What to expect

Escape the city and immerse yourself in nature exploring of the world's most famous mountain ranges, on a full-day trip from Barcelona! For a more personalized experience you can travel to the mountains on a private tour or join a small group tour with a maximum of 8 guests.

An hour outside of Barcelona you will arrive in the ancient town of Vic. After a short introduction to the town's history in Market Square you will have free time to stroll in the city center. Explore the cathedral, featuring a mixture of styles from Romanesque to neo-classical, or relax with a breakfast in the heart of the town.

From Vic, continue up to the Pyrenees. You will briefly visit Queralbs, at an altitude of 1,236 meters and the last vehicle-accessible village on the way up to your mountain valley destination.

This tiny mountain village has a population of only 200 permanent residents living in a rambling collection of traditionally built stone houses. In this town perched on the side of the mountain, you will be able to see the Church of Sant Sadurní de Fustanyá, built from stones so perfectly-hewn that legend says it was built by the fairies and witches said to inhabit the surrounding caves.

From Queralbs, take the last 6km of your journey on the rack railway up to an altitude of 1,964 metres and into the stunning mountain valley of Vall de Núria. Ask the guide to show you the hiking routes, there's something for everyone - from the hard and strenuous to light and easy.

You'll have plenty of free time to hike well away from the valley and truly experience the solitude of the mountains, explore the valley town or choose to try one of the many other activities offered in the town including horse riding, open air bowling, archery lessons, crazy golf, or boating on the lake.

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What's included
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Rack railway tickets
What's not included
  • Breakfast, lunch and drinks
  • Recreational activities in Vall de Núria
Where

Carrer del Palau de la Música, 1, 08003 Barcelona, Spain

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in the Explore Catalunya offices, opposite the Palau de la Música.

What to remember
  • Choose between a group or private tour
  • Private tours available for up to 8 people
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When
  • Small group tours depart Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 8.30am
  • Private tours operate daily at 8.30am
  • Please arrive at meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

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