5 surprising circular routes in the province of Barcelona
Do you dare to take a walk? The circular routes in the province of Barcelona allow you to enjoy different landscapes from the beginning to the end. You don't go back the same way and you don't have to worry about where you left the car. So that you can choose where you would like to go, we propose 5 circular routes through 5 regions, all surprising.
A route for those who want to walk, it takes just over 6 hours to the Muntanyola hill, passing through the hermitage of San Esteban. If you like cycling, this route is for walkers and cyclists who want to discover the Osona region. If you decide to end the day with a tour of Tona, you can also climb the hill overlooking the city. Upstairs, you will enjoy spectacular views of the plain of Vic and you can see up close the remains of the old castle of Tona and the Romanesque church of San Andrés.
A familiar and simple proposal, a circular tour of about 3 hours of duration around Sant Feliu de Codines that enters through the forests of the Vallbona stream and returns to the town bordering the Peral cliffs. A proposal to discover the Vallès Oriental region. To complete the visit, you can check the visiting hours of one of the most emblematic spaces of Sant Feliu: the Cumbre de las Águilas, a center that allows you to get to know these magnificent birds up close through commented visits and also free flights that they take place in a natural viewpoint in front of all visitors.
A proposal in the Alt Penedès region, the Camino del Sansón runs through the upper basin of the Foix river and the Pontons stream, a 5-hour excursion through a rural environment among vineyards, farmhouses, forests and small towns. You leave the Villa de Torrelles de Foix square and soon after you come acrossthe hermitage of San Juan del Monte, which is worth a visit both for its architectural richness - it is a Romanesque building from the 11th century - and for the panoramic views it offers.. Past the neck of the Cross of Sapera, there is Las Dous, a recreational area with 35-jet fountains surrounded by a large waterfall and a picnic area where you can eat and spend the day.
Proposal to enjoy magnificent views of the Baix Llobregat region lasting 5 hours, a route through the hills that surround the town of Torrelles de Llobregat. The starting point is the Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Torrelles de Llobregat, but once you leave the urban fabric you will find a farmhouse, Can Reinals. One of the most spectacular moments of the route is, a little further on, when you climb to the top of Puig de Vicente, which offers a panoramic view of the Llobregat delta, Garraf, Collserola and Barcelona.
Circular route through the region of Anoia that runs through the main stages of one of the most important battles of the War of 1714, an excursion lasting more than 4 hours along the roads where more than 57,000 men fought at the beginning of the 18th century. The Battle of Los Prados took place in 1711, three years before the fall of Barcelona. A significant number of the country's troops and commands participated. After four months, Marshal Starhemberg forced the Bourbon army to flee in Lleida, but the conflict ended in 1714 with the defeat of Catalonia and the loss of the country's national freedoms. The siege of the capital is one of the bloodiest episodes. In fact, the National Day of Catalonia is celebrated every September 11 because it was a day like this that the city fell into the hands of Felipe V.'s troops. You can also visit the José Castellano Museum where you will discover the history of the old Iberian town. and the Roman town of Sigarra.
Source: Barcelona Provincial Council