Spanish Pyrenees to Costa Brava Walking & Hiking Tour
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Costa Brava to Spanish Pyrenees Walking & Hiking Tour

Catalonia's Beautiful Beaches & Stunning Peaks

Put one foot in front of the other. Feel the crunch of pine needles beneath your shoes. The warm sun on your face. The perfect rhythm to a perfect day. It's simple to settle into this pace, amid heavenly Costa Brava beaches and immense Pyrenees massifs. Walking in Catalonia. One of travel's most perfect pleasures.

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Premiere Hotels

FROM: $5,299 pp dbl occ
($1,300 for sgl occ)

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Start/End Barcelona

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

Highlights
  • Walk the Costa Brava’s ancient footpaths from towering cliffs to peaceful coves with white-sand beaches and crystalline water
  • Connect with tree-lined trails as you wind your way around the craggy peaks and striking lakes of the High Pyrenees
  • Savor celebrated Catalan wines and authentic Pyrenean cuisine, including a lunch of fresh-caught seafood in a quiet fishing village
  • Immerse yourself in the signature scenes of Cadí-Moixeró Nature Park's breathtaking limestone cliffs and verdant meadows
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6 Days Premiere Hotels
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Days 1-2

Start your journey in the town of S'Agaró, set atop the cliffs of the enchantingly rugged Costa Brava | Hike the impressive coastline for your first taste of this awe-inspiring region | Follow centuries-old footpaths from cliffs to secluded coves | Take in pristine beaches and crystal-clear water cupped by forested hillsides | Linger over a Catalan lunch in a sleepy fishing village | Explore Cap Roig Botanical Garden, where multicolored flowers cascade from a hilltop castle to the sea | Sip acclaimed local wines—dry white varietals and robust reds, all nurtured by the mild Mediterranean climate.

Hostal de la Gavina
Hostal de la Gavina
S'Agaro
| Premiere Hotel

A century-old, family-run luxury resort overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and featuring chic styling and warm hospitality. A Small Luxury Hotels of the World member. (pool, spa)

Days 3-4

Cross the border into France for a hike through pine forests and past mountain lakes | Gaze in awe at the dramatic peaks and shimmering lakes of the High Pyrenees | Discover the charming French mountain hamlet of Dorres, known for its ancient Roman baths warmed by sulfur hot springs | Walk through forests of chestnut, oak and hazelnut that open up to views of the sun-soaked Cerdanya Valley | Visit a local hiking hut nestled above sparkling Lac des Bouillouses.

Torre del Remei
Torre del Remei
Bolvir de Cerdanya
| Premiere Hotel

Set amid acres of lush manicured gardens, this modernist château from the early 1900s was designed by a disciple of Antoni Gaudí. A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool)

Days 5-6

Trek through Cadí-Moixeró Nature Park along pine-clad slopes and enjoy far-reaching vistas of the Cadí Valley—get ready to embark on one of the most spectacular hikes of the trip! | Relax over a gourmet picnic in the small mountain hamlet of Béixec | Afterward, the choice is yours: walk to the perched village of Estana or spend the afternoon poolside, surrounded by stunning views of the Pyrenees | Up for one last hike? Walk across the rolling terrain of the Segre River Valley to the tranquil city of La Seu d'Urgell.

El Castell de Ciutat
El Castell de Ciutat
La Seu d'Urgell
| Premiere Hotel

The Hideaway Report calls it an "unpretentious and hospitable inn set on a ridge in the Catalan Pyrenees overlooking the picturesque Cerdanya Valley." A Relais & Châteaux member. (pool, spa)

Dates & Prices

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy

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Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do. LEARN MORE.

Day 1
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles | 400 ft. gain
Level 3 | 6 miles | 400 ft. gain
Day 2
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 5 miles* | 600 ft. gain
Level 3 | 7 miles | 700 ft. gain
Level 4 | 10 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Day 3
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles* | 900 ft. gain
Level 3 | 5 miles* | 1000 ft. gain
Level 4 | 7 miles* | 1200 ft. gain
Day 4
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles* | 700 ft. gain
Level 4 | 12 miles* | 800 ft. gain
Day 5
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles | 1000 ft. gain
Level 3 | 6 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Level 4 | 8 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Day 6
Walking & Hiking
Level 1 | 3 miles | 200 ft. gain
Level 2 | 5 miles | 1000 ft. gain
* Includes shuttle.

Note: The terrain in the Costa Brava includes level and rolling dirt trails and seaside paths with short sections of stone steps and sand. In the Pyrenees the terrain includes rugged and uneven mountain trails with rocks, roots and some steep climbs and descents.

What's Included

  • All breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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