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Pyrenees Hiking from Barcelona

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Barcelona, Spain

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icon1 day  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 2 more
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Explore the landscapes, peaks, and Spanish and French cultures of the Pyrenees on a private full-day hiking experience from Barcelona. Choose a 2-hour, 6-hour, or 8-hour route through different terrains to suit your abilities, and follow trails through picturesque valleys, wild pastures, Romanesque villages, and rugged mountain slopes. A private hiking guide, snacks, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Barcelona included.
  • Private full-day Pyrenees hiking experience from Barcelona
  • Guided hike in the Pyrenees mountains between Spain and France
  • Choose a 2-hour, 6-hour, or 8-hour route to suit you
  • Follow trails through wild pastures, medieval villages, and mountain slopes
  • Discover the contrasts between Spanish and French villages, culture, and architecture
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, plus snacks included
  • Price per minivan, based on maximum of seven people
Driver/guide.
Local accredited hiking guide,
Mountain accident insurance.
Snacks during the hike.
Hotel/port pickup and drop-off please let us know Hotel name and address.
Hiking/Walking tour at your level.
Lunch. Note that is a snack is provided, but bringing a bottle of water and sandwiches is recommended.
Hiking / Walking gear. Please be sure to wear hiking shoes and bring a raincoat.
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup at the reception of your Hotel in Barcelona.

Departure Time

8:00 AM
After choosing your hiking route, begin your private tour with pickup from your Barcelona hotel. Bring a raincoat, and snacks and water to enjoy in addition to the provided refreshments.

Then, travel by private, air-conditioned minivan to the Pyrenees, the rugged mountains that form a natural border between Spain and France.

After roughly two hours, arrive at the start point, and meet your local hiking guide. Then, set off on your trek, absorbing the surrounding beauty of the pastures, woodlands, and picture-perfect Romanesque and medieval villages.

As you walk, discover the contrasts between Spanish and French life, customs, and architecture in places along the way, many of them starkly different yet located side by side. Drink in famous beauty spots, exploring ranges such as the Cadí mountains, and slopes of the Puig Carlit and Balandrau peaks.

On route, learn how the mountains represent Catalonia’s cultural heartland, and refuel with a snack provided by your guide, as well as any food you’ve brought. After your hike, end your trip with a minivan ride and hotel drop-off back in Barcelona.

Select from the three routes below according to your fitness levels.

Level 1 Route (2 hours)

Suitable for all walkers, this 2-hour hike begins in Estana village, winding through countryside and up 656 feet (200 meters) to the Prats de Cadí for stunning views of the northern cliff faces of the Cadí mountains.

Level 2 Route (6 hours)

Good for medium-level walkers, this 6-hour route ascends the 9,583-foot (2,921-meter) Puig Carlit from the Llac de les Boulloses, absorbing magnificent views on route.

Level 3 Route (8 hours)

This long-distance 8-hour hike is for experienced walkers with high fitness levels, and leads from the 388-foot (1,184-meter) Daió bridge in historical Queralbs to the summit of Balandrau mountain at 8,477 feet (2,584 meters).
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.
  • The duration of transfers are 2 hours approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • OPERATED BY BarcelonaWalking

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Pyrenees Hiking from Barcelona?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Pyrenees Hiking from Barcelona.

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Ashthflsh
, Oct 2019
Pere was a our fabulous tour guide. 10 out of 10 experience. The terrain was a little difficult for me, but he was sure to set a steady and safe pace for us to ascend up the mountain. Definitely bring hiking boots on this hike. The views are gorgeous. Our trip to Barcelona wouldn’t have been the same if we didn’t book this hike. Thank you again Pere for an amazing day!
icon Response from Host , Jan 2020
Thank you very much for your review, your comment will help other travelers to know in deept this hiking tour. Pyrenees offer a lot of options for hikers lovers. Pere
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Incredible experience! Pere was an...
Erin S
, Oct 2017
Incredible experience! Pere was an excellent mountain guide and the hike we did we amazing!!

Product code: 35099P4

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