On this day hiking trip from Barcelona, we will bring you to discover Vall de Núria, one of the most iconic valleys of the Pyrenees mountains. This is a trully alpine landscape that will give you a break from the city and will let you discover the beauty of the Pyrenees mountains. To access Vall de Nuria we will take the Rack Railway, a route of great beauty of 12.5 km ascending more than 1000 meters that will bring us to the Starting point of our hike. Núria sanctuary lies at the bottom of the valley, surrounded by many mountain peaks of arround 2800 meters of altitude forming a mountain cirque known as "l'Olla de Núria". We will start our hike from the Sanctuary and will ascend to through the valley on a circular route that will, bring a unique scenery that will leave us fascinated. During the hike we will learn about the distinctive flora and fauna of the area and if we are lucky we might see some wild animals on their natural habitat. We will also learn some of Nuria's legends and its religious and cultural significance. On the way we will take some breaks to catch our breath, enjoy the breathtaking views and eat some typical Catalan snacks (please remember to bring your sandwich for lunch).
Hi, we are Ramon & Nico! We are professional Mountain Guides (UIMLA - TD2) that love to hike and explore the most iconic mountains of Calalunya like Montserrat or the Pyrennes. We are passionate about mountains and nature lovers who enjoy sharing with our guests our favourite and most beautiful natural areas of Catalunya. We believe that the best way to discover a place is having a completely immersive experience that reveals the true nature of the destination. That’s why we have designed this unique and memorable hiking experience for you, to discover the hidden natural areas our counrty and feel the local culture and atmosphere. Join our hiking experience!
I will bring some typical Catalan snacks. But do not forget to bring a bigger sandwich for lunch!
Cremallera de Núria (Rack Railway) ticket
Transport to Núria by private A/C Minivan
Guided hike, hiking poles, accident insurance
On this hiking trip from Barcelona, we will bring you to discover Vall de Núria, one of the most iconic valleys of the Pyrenees mountains region of Catalunya. Vall de Núria lies about 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) above sea level and is only accessible via a rack railway or by foot. The valley hosting the Sanctuary of the Virgin of Núria is surrounded by Mountains of 2900 metres (9500 ft) offering some of the country most impressive landscapes.
This experience involves a moderate amount of hiking (6-10km), so you should be on a normal physical condition. Please wear comfortable sport / hiking shoes. Please dress according to weather conditions ( The Pyrenees get colder than Barcelona in winter. Bring a waterproof jacket on rainy days).
Pyrenees Hiking Experience with a Local