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

Let's get lost in Catalonia! The 10 most picteresque non-coastal Catalan villages.

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 …

Our top 20 places in 2020 – how & to where we were able to travel during the year of Covid-19…

2020 was not the year of traveling. Neither for us. We, who usually take every occasion to travel, whose everyday life looks like continuously checking options, calendars, travel deals, flight schedules, we also found ourselves in a new reality. The old days were gone, when ever we had free time, we just went to explore, …

On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region – part II.

Vilaseca On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region

We are here to continue our article about the castles worth visiting in Camp de Tarragona region. In the first part - On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region - part I., we have covered the castles of Tamarit, Calafell, Ferran, Altafulla, and El Catllar, and in this article, we will …

Vic – 10 reasons for a trip to experience the deep Catalan feeling

Viic Besides the Obvious

This is an article about Vic, the heart of Central Catalonia, and the reasons why to visit the town. Vic is located in the proper middle of Catalonia, halfway between the sea and the Pyrenees and only seventy kilometers from Barcelona. Vic is a demographic, administrative and services center of Osona region and the surrounding …

Farena – the fairy tale village of the Prades Mountains

Beautiful stone houses in Farena

On a sunny day, when actually the forecast said rain for the whole day, we decided to go for a round trip into the Prades Mountains. The Prades Mountains, also known as Muntanyes de Prades, is a large calcareous mountain massif straddling the comarcas of Alt Camp, Baix Camp, Conca de Barberà, Garrigues and Priorat, in Catalonia. These mountains have characteristic large …

On the route of the castles in Camp de Tarragona region – part I.

During our trips across Camp de Tarragona region we haven't discovered only little authentic villages but in parallel many beautiful medieval castles too. Gaia is one of the rivers running through the region of Tarragona, and in the 10th and 11th centuries played a strategic role, as it made a natural border between the County …