Catalonia has 4 international airports:
- Barcelona-El Prat
Several airlines offer direct flights between United Kingdom and Catalonia, including British Airways, Easyjet, Jet2.com, Norwegian, Ryanair and Vueling. Barcelona’s airport is 15km from the city centre.
Train from London to Barcelona, via Paris.
Journey time: @ 10 hours
The London to Paris leg is on Eurostar and the Paris to Barcelona leg with Voyages SNCF or the Spanish train operator RENFE.
Buses connect the principal cities within Catalonia, and there are services to many national and international locations. Inside Catalonia, there are also rail services linking Barcelona with the other provincial capitals (Lleida, Tarragona and Girona).
Explore Mediterranean landscapes plus historic Cistercian monasteries, fine wines, great food and the rugged Catalan coast, or head for the high Pyrenees for mountain scenery, and delicious Catalan cuisine or a self-guided walking holiday in the Vall de Nuria.
Walking holidays on the Costa Brava and in Empordà, with medieval villages, surrealist art and sea air, while the Garrotxa offers wooded volcanoes and ancient stone settlements. Head to the Pyrenees, or go south to discover the Penedès vineyards
Discover Costa Brava, from the town of Begur to cosmopolitan Barcelona. Whether following cliff paths down to deserted coves, meandering in medieval cobbled streets or striding along the GR92, you’ll gain an insight to the Costa Brava most tourists never discover.
Self-guided hiking trips that highlight the best of Catalonia and provide a real glimpse of the region not usually seen by the visitor. From coastal cliffs to medieval mountain villages, secluded coves to densely forested hills there is something to suit everyone.
Enjoy beautiful scenery, hand-picked hotels and relaxed walking on a self-guided hiking holiday. Take in sandy paths along the aquamarine coastas well as heading inland to discover the wonderfully varied and unspoilt landscapes of the Catalan countryside.
On Foot Holidays
Try a self-guided walking holiday between two famous abbeys, from Poblet over monastery hill paths to Escaladei, and ending in the wine country of Priorat. Or explore in the Pyrenean foothills, visiting the volcanic zone of La Garrotxa and the mighty cliffs of the Cabreres.
Enjoy a guided exploration on Catalonia’s ‘wild coast’. Uncover pretty whitewashed villages such as El Port de la Selva and Dali’s haven of Cadaques. Walk in the stunning La Garrotxa region with over 40 extinct volcanoes, which have sculpted the countryside
Discover mountains and sea on a self-guided walking holiday along the ‘Wild Coast’ of Catalonia, enjoying a pleasing Mediterranean climate. Explore cliff paths, solitary beaches and coves, mountain trails with spectacular views to the Pyrenees, and idyllic villages.
Visit catalunya.com for more information.