No need to fly to Mallorca for first class Deep Water Solo. The Mediterranean coastline of Jávea or Xàbia in catalán in the province of Alicante (Valencia) offers a great variety of climbing in caves and on cliffs for all tastes and grades – from […]
La bañera rusa (lit. trans. The Russian Bath) is a small cove in a stunning natural environment, surrounded by cliffs with spectacular views. Next to it, a beautiful rock bridge over the deep clean waters which is a perfect spot for deep water solo.
Perles with its superb rocks, tranquility and stunning setting is popular with local climbers but very little known beyond the borders of Catalunya. Perles offers climbing routes for all tastes, styles and grades. The sector Roc d’en Solà is a magnificient limestone wall offering technical […]
Andorra is dominated by Pyrenees mountains and, of course, apart from hiking trails and plenty of via ferratas you, there is also a fair number of climbing possibilities.
This deep water soloing spot is the perfect place to have some fun on a superhot summerday. Compared to the psicobloc in Tossa de Mar this place has more variety, more routes, and easier grades (mostly 5 to 6b+ with a height of 8 – […]
One of my favorite places in Barcelona is Can Masdeu. Can Masdeu is a former leper hospital which had been abandoned for over 50 years. It is now occupied by squatters and serves as a social center, residence, and community garden. The grounds governed by […]
Burgruine Hardegg is a well-preserved Castle surrounded by woods. The place rarely sees visitors. It is not generally known or easily accessible. The castle can be visited from a small village called Zweikirchen (lit. Two-Churches). From there you need to follow a dirt-track road leading […]
I had been living in Barcelona for some time before discovering this beautiful city oasis. I love parks, because they offer a way to escape the city noises, the pollution and the stressful environment without having to go far. Barcelona offers lots of green spots […]
The Reial Monastir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes is a gorgeous Gothic monastery in Barcelona. The convent was founded by Queen Elisenda de Montcada. It dates from the early 14th century and until 1983 it was inhabited by the nuns of the Order of Saint […]
About 40 km from Barcelona you can find a spectacular place called Sant Miguel del Fai. It is a perfect destination for a day trip from Barcelona. San Miguel del Fai is the name of a 11th-century Benedictine monastery which was, not so long ago, […]
On the Costa Brava there is nothing more spectacular for nature lovers than the coastal footpaths: on one side, the forest, pine trees, cliffs, coves, and sand beaches; on the other side, the clear turquoise water of the Mediterranean sea. A very special one among these ‘Camí […]
Les Roquetes is located in the Nou Barris district of the city of Barcelona. It’s a very vivid and interesting neighborhood. Walking through its streets doesn’t make you feel like being in Catalonia, more like being in Latin America or maybe the Canary Islands or […]
Close to Gavà you can find a stunning hiking trail perfect for a half day excursion. The trail starts at the Ermita de Bruguers (a 5 minutes car ride from Gavà: about 4 km northwest of the town’s center), a Roman chapel from the 13th […]
The Torre Salvana is an abandoned castle which was built in the 10th century in Santa Coloma de Cervelló (about 20 km south-west of Barcelona; a 20 minutes train ride from Pl. Espanya). The place has been completely neglected and all that’s left is ruins. It seems surprising that this […]
What you see on this picture seems to be a regular barcelonian street, however, it has a dark and horrifying history. It’s the street of Enriqueta Martí’s former residence. Enriqueta (also called the Vampiress of Barcelona) lived in Barcelona during the late 18th and early 19th Century. […]