CATALONIA

Here come all our articles and Travel Stories from Catalonia. In CatalanCatalunya or in SpanishCataluña is an autonomous community of Spain. Designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy. Most of the territory (except the Val d’Aran) lies on the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula. To the south of the Pyrenees mountain range. Catalonia is administratively divided into four provinces: BarcelonaGironaLleida, and Tarragona. The capital and largest city, Barcelona is the second-most populated municipality in Spain. And the fifth-most populous urban area in the European Union.

As you might know our mission is to share something relevant, something authentic, something real, something cool, something interesting, something personal & something different, via our travel stories & images. We are focusing on ideas from local sources, giving tips that are usually unknown to travelers and foreigners, guides to secret places which only the guy from the given neighborhood could know about, to the hidden picturesque view, with recommending everything besides the obvious: the local real feel, the adventure of discovering the unknown, the authenticity, culinary guide to the meals that locals are really cooking and eating at home, and much more. Hope you will read our Travel Stories from Catalonia, feel inspired, and enjoy the journey, as much as we do!

The best things to do in Terrassa

This is an article to let the visitor discover Terrassa with a bucket list of the best things to do in a tourist visit.

The top things to do in Blanes, on Costa Brava

Blanes is a town and municipality in the comarca of Selva in Girona, Catalonia. During Roman rule it was named Blanda or Blandae. It is known as the “Gateway to the Costa Brava”. Its coast is part of the Costa…

Why to visit Lloret de Mar in 2022?

Lloret de Mar is a little beach town on Costa Brava. It is only 75 km away from Barcelona and 40km from Girona. Hence it’s a popular summer destination from both cities. Also, many…

Buddhist Monastery in Garraf – Sakya Tashi Ling

After visiting Sri Lanka, we got very curious about this place again Catalonia, that actually we wanted to visit for some time now: The Sakya Tashi Ling Buddhist Monastery on the Garraf…

Sitges – The pride of Catalonia

Sitges is love at first sight. It’s is so beautiful, so charming, so lovely. You hardly can imagine any more romantic place. The only problem is the number of tourists who also…

On Iberian routes in Calafell

Let’s visit together the Iberian village in Calafell! Don’t miss out on learning more about the history and heritage of Calafell!

Empuriabrava, the largest residential marina in Europe

We can find Empuriabrava in the Gulf of Roses, surrounded by the Natural Park of the Aiguamolls de l’Empordà. Empuriabrava, the largest residential marina in Europe has some 24 km of navigable waterways. The construction…

The perfect medieval village: Montfalcó Murallat

Either if you are an expert in medieval villages or not, Montfalcó Murallat, the perfect medieval village will stun you. Montfalcó Murallat is authentic, real and unknown. Everybody likes Medieval villages and…

The Hungarian Queen of the Vallbona Abbey

About the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vallbona Vallbona Abbey, otherwise the Monastery of Santa Maria de Vallbona (Catalan: Santa Maria de Vallbona de les Monges; Spanish: El Real Monasterio de Santa María de Vallbona), is a Cistercian nunnery in Vallbona…

A hidden gem next to Cambrils: Parc Samà

On a sunny Friday afternoon, when suddenly we were allowed to leave our county again, we decided to visit a hidden and less-known gem of Tarragona province: Parc Samà. Funny enough and…

Interjú a Magyar Vándorral, Barcelónából

For the English version please click here. A Barcelonába látogatóknak lehetősége nyílik a “Magyar Vándor Barcelona” által vezetett magyar nyelvű túrákkal a város rejtélyeit felfedezni, a nem mindenki által ismert szűk sikátorokba…

Camprodon, the gem of the Catalan Pyrenees

Getting lost for a while in the Pyrenees is never a bad plan if you know what to see in Camprodon. This old town dates from the early 12th century and It…

The modernist church of Vistabella by Josep Maria Jujol

The church of the Sacred Heart or in Catalan: Església del Sagrat Cor de Vistabella is a modernist church in the village of Vistabella, in Tarragona province. This modernist church of Vistabella…

Ripoll, the cradle of Catalonia

We arrived with a clear idea about what to do in Ripoll. It was a sunny morning of a still cold March. Our plan was to move a bit from Costa Daurada…

10 reasons why to visit Salou in 2021

Salou is a municipality of the comarca of Tarragonès, in Catalonia. The city is approximately 10 km from Tarragona and as well as from Reus, located on the sandy Costa Daurada, and 112 km from Barcelona. Salou was founded by the Greeks in the…

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