Walks Europe Spain The Catalan Coast

The Catalan Coast / Self-Guided

8 days | From £769 | Self-guided, for 2 or more persons travelling together

You just can't beat the striking combination of mountains and sea that this walking holiday boasts. The 'wild' coast of Catalonia has got both.


8 days | From £769 | Self-guided, for 2 or more persons travelling together

  • Charming medieval villages
  • Famous Catalonian wines and gastronomy
  • Inspiring mountainous seascapes
  • Walk in the mountains, on the coast, along beaches and through forests

There is something special about mountains and sea in close proximity, and along the 'Wild Coast' of Catalonia that wonderful combination is enhanced by the pleasing Mediterranean climate.

From the coast to the mountains, from sea to crag, from sandy beach to shady Mediterranean forest - the diverse and changing natural landscapes help to create a stimulating walking holiday.

This holiday has been designed to reveal many aspects of Catalonia. Follow the Costa Brava's coastal cliffs, solitary beaches and coves with crystal clear water; mountain trails with spectacular views to the Pyrenees; and explore idyllic villages.

Spain Catalan Coast Map
Day 1. Arrive Girona. Transfer to L'Escala
Depart UK. Arrive Girona. Transfer to L'Escala.
Day 2. Pass Greek and Roman ruins and walk to Sant Pere Pescador
make your way onto the beautiful coastal trail. En route you will pass the walled settlement of Sant Mart?'Emp?, which is well worth a visit. The real highlight, however, is the fascinating Greek and Roman ruins at nearby Emp?. Your ultimate destination today is Sant Pere Pescador.
Day 3. Through Aiguamolls National Park to Castello
To start today?s walk you?ll follow the banks of the River Fluvia, along the beach at its mouth and then through the Aiguamolls Natural Park, dotted with hides for bird spotting opportunities. From Aiguamolls you then walk to Castello D?Empuries.
Day 4. Coastal trail to Cadaques
Transfer to Platja Canyelles to then walk along the coast to Cadaques, a favourite of both Picasso and Salvador Dali.
Day 5. Explore Cadaques, or walk to Cap de Creus Lighthouse
Here in Cadaques you could spend the day exploring the numerous small winding alleyways, a visit to the parish church from the 17th century should not be missed. You may want to walk to the Cap de Creus lighthouse.
Day 6. Through the Cap de Creus National Park
Leaving Cadaques you make our way north through the heart of the famous Cap de Creus National Park. You will be following a deeply rural path with beautiful views of the Catalan countryside before arriving at El Port de la Selva.
Day 7. Views of the Bay of Roses as you walk to Palau Saverdera
Leaving El Port de la Selva behind you, travel south west ascending up to the Sant Pere de Rodes cloister.
Day 8. Depart
Transfer to Girona Airport or Figueres Vilafant Train Station. Depart. Arrive UK.

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  • Tour grade: B - Moderate
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Trip Code: TCAT
  • Max altitude: Low (under 1,000m)
  • Accommodation: Hotel x 5 nts, Pensions x 1 nts, Casa Rural x 1 nt.
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts inc
  • Departs: February until June, September until November
  • OVERSEAS JOINING POINT : Girona airport
  • IMPORTANT : Make sure your chosen holiday is guaranteed to run before you purchase your air tickets and make any other travel arrangements

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