Catalonia's Volcanic Trails & Coastal Charms

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Explore Catalonia on foot from the volcanic forested hills...

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To the pretty fishing villages of the Costa Brava...

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... via the hanging houses of Girona

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On the way, you can walk to an old volcano crater...

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Linger in traditional Catalan villages...

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... and swim in the Mediterranean sea

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You will stay in beautiful farmhouse B&Bs...

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Try some delicious Catalan cuisine...

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And enjoy the region's best wines...

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... on this slow and indulgent walking vacation


From the countryside to the city to the sea, walk our exclusive route between beautiful rural inns, through one of Spain's culinary and cultural hotspots.

  • Volcanic forested hills
  • Traditional stone villages
  • Girona's hanging houses
  • Mediterranean coast
  • Scenic & quiet trails
  • Gourmet Catalan cuisine
  • Beautiful small hotels
  • Navigation made easy
  • Luggage transfers
  • 100% Travel Positive
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

9 nights small independent hotels

All breakfasts

1 x lunch

4 x dinners

Private transfers throughout

Luggage transfers throughout


Walking notes and GPS for self-guided walks

5* Service

We have personally experienced & loved every aspect of this trip

Vacation Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date

Please note: International travel not included.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1

Settle into the Catalan countryside

You start with a private transfer from Girona, reached by train from Barcelona, to an 800-year-old rectory house, converted into a lovely B&B. After a welcome chat with your host, enjoy a first walk.

Day 2

Walk a circular trail through forest

Day 3

Explore Garrotxa's beech forests and medieval villages

Day 4

Cross the hills to Banyoles lake

Day 5

Explore the photogenic streets of Girona

Day 6

Walk out of the city and onto the coastal plains

Day 7

Hike between medieval villages

Day 8

Arrive at the Mediterranean coast

Day 9

Relax on the Costa Brava

Day 10

Travel home or head up the coast

Memorable moments to look forward to...

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In a volcanic crater

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Through beautiful countryside

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Catalan culture in Girona

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In traditional villages

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Fresh local ingredients

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Our welcoming local hosts

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In beautiful small hotels

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In the Mediterranean sea


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