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Enjoy a non-group,self-guided walking holiday in Catalonia, on which you walk from one characterful hotel to the next while your luggage is transported. We provide you with a map and our much-praised route notes; the pace at which you walk is up to you.
Walking in Catalonia is always enjoyable, thanks to the pretty villages and varied scenery, not to mention some of the best gastronomy in Spain. Ours are Slow holidays, so take time along the way to admire the wildlife, detour to a viewpoint or call in at a vineyard. There’s no luggage to encumber you, and, with no group, it’s you who sets the pace. You can trust us to select delightful accommodation and to provide accurate route notes to direct you there, so relax and enjoy…
You can rely on Inntravel to have found the best walking Catalonia (Catalunya) has to offer. Walking holidays on the Costa Brava and in Empordà promise a combination of medieval villages, Surrealist art and time by the sea, while the Garrotxa offers scenery of wooded volcanoes and ancient stone settlements. For high-mountain scenery, make a beeline for the Pyrenees.
To give you a good idea of how we can tailor our trips to your individual requirements, take a look at the section of the website specifically devoted to travellers from outside the UK.
Alternatively, if you’d prefer to get the low-down on Inntravel holidays from someone who has first-hand experience, you can email Phil Wise. Based in California, Phil has taken many trips with us over the years, and will be happy to give you general information about travelling to Europe and the overall Inntravel holiday experience from an American perspective.
Are our walking holidays in Catalonia right for you?
We offer holidays for all levels: for easy walking, the Costa Brava is an obvious choice, as you meander gently from one bay to another. At the other end of the scale, our walking holidays in the Pyrenees offer more of a challenge. To be sure of choosing the holiday that’s right for you, read our grading system below.
Generally easy walking with few ascents / descents, but perhaps the occasional long day.
Easy-to-moderate walking with some ascents / descents, and occasional longer days.
Moderate walking on varied terrain, with some long days and regular ascents / descents.
Moderate-to-challenging walking on more rugged terrain with significant ascents / descents on most days. Compass skills may be required (check the individual holiday).
Challenging hikes, featuring long days with significant ascent / descent on challenging terrain. Compass skills may be required.
Choice of easier or harder routes, so that you can tailor most days to your requirements.
Why choose Inntravel for your walking holiday in Catalonia?
Like all our holidays, our walking holidays in Catalonia consist of three essential ingredients: unspoiled scenery; hand-picked accommodation of character where you’ll receive a friendly welcome; and superb cuisine (Catalan gastronomy is renowned throughout Spain).
Extensive route information
On an Inntravel walking holiday you can depend on our detailed, comprehensive route notes. Distilled from many years’ experience, brimming with up-to-date local information, think of our route notes as your portable and reliable guide. No need to spend precious time planning routes – simply set off and enjoy the views!
Your holiday, your way
Not being part of a group means you can stay in intimate hotels and guesthouses, and gives you so much freedom. Freedom to choose your start date, the length of your holiday (feel free to add extra nights) and your travel route – we’ll happily book a bespoke travel package for you, either by air, by rail or by ferry.
Walking since 1984
Since 1984 we’ve walked the most dramatic, tranquil and beautiful paths in Europe and beyond. We’ve learned a lot along the way, and would like to pass on our experience to you. Whether you prefer gentle paths or challenging hikes, call us. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you plan your ideal walking holiday.