LET’S GET LOST IN CATALONIA

Here comes our Catalan Travel Series. We have collected a list of many beautiful & historically relevant places around Catalonia. Most of the territory lies on the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, to the south of the Pyrenees mountain range. Catalonia consists of four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. The capital and largest city, Barcelona is the second-most populated municipality in Spain and the fifth-most populous …

Bicycle tourism in Penedès Region, Catalonia – Interview with BIKEMOTIONS

Probably the best way to discover Penedès is by bicycle. This is the interview with Bikemotions, a bicycle tourism services company located in Subirats. We got a promotional video where we saw a train station surrounded by vineyards. It had a large parking lot with bikes for rent. We thought that was an attractive offer, …

Interview with Gener Aymamí, author of hiking books in Catalonia

This is the interview with Gener Aymamí i Domingo (Reus 1951), a versatile man but apparently he has always been attached to various ways of knowing the Catalan territory. He holds a degree in Hispanic Archeology from the UB (Barcelona University) and has been responsible for the journal Excursionisme of the Unió Excursionista de Catalunya …

Altafulla – The town of thousand magic gates on Costa Daurada, in Catalonia, Spain

This is an article about what to see in Altafulla, a coastal gem on Costa Daurada with an impressive historic heritage. Altafulla is mainly known because of its beach. Costa Daurada itelf is famous for the sandy coastline and lovely beaches, but this territory is much more than that. And besides their amazing and not …

INTERVIEW WITH DOLORS TORNÉ – BODEGA CAL SERAFÍ, TORREDEMBARRA, CATALONIA

Read our interviews with Dolors Torné, from Cal Serafí Torredembarra, about how the pandemic influenced the local wine business. If you haven’t heard of Torredembarra yet, it’s enough to dedicate an afternoon, or if you are more generous with time, even a day, to remember its name forever. This vibrant town perfectly combines modern facilities …

Escalivada – a simple & super tasty recipe from Catalonia & Aragon

Escalivada is a roasted vegetable dish and coming from the regions of Catalonia and Aragon. Its name is routed to the Catalan verb “escalivar” meaning “to cook in ashes“, referencing the dish’s traditional preparation in the embers of a wood fire. The classic Escalivada recipe is very easy, so if you are looking for something quick, just take …

Let’s get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most picturesque non-coastal Catalan villages – part I.

I bet if you happen to like football you have already heard the famous cheering of F.C. Barcelona: “visca el Barça i visca Catalunya“, meaning “long live Barça and Catalonia“. And yes, when we think about Catalonia as a potential travel destination, usually the first spot coming to everyone’s mind is its capital city: Barcelona. If we think further then normally we include …

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