Hiking and Wine Tasting near Barcelona
Hike to Gorgs del Foix and taste the most flavored wine from Cataluña in Penedès region. Hiking and wine tasting is definitely one of the best experiences that you can have while in Barcelona. Barcelona Walking decided to combine two activities in one day for those who are sport and wine lovers. With them you´ll have the great opportunity to discover a part of the nature´s beauty of Cataluña region and its’ rich wine culture.
Hike to Gorges de Foix
Gorges de Foix has wonderful landscapes and a big variety of terrains. It´s located in the province of Barcelona, about 1 hour by car from the city. During the hike you´ll walk in the beautiful canyon of the Foix river. The good thing is that you can choose from 3 levels of hiking.
Few people get there because it´s possible to reach it just walking. So, the place is a small unspoiled paradise which is naturally very rich. There also you´ll find some amazing natural pools and a small waterfall. After you´ll have a great time here, the wine tasting will be more delicious than ever 🙂
Taste the wine from Penedès
If you are a wine lover then you probably know that Spain has some of the best wines in the world. Penedès is the region with the best wines in Spain after Rioja. Moreover, Penedès has a strong history because is one of the oldest wine-producing region in Europe.
The region is known for the tasty sparkling wine (Cava) which has had its own Denomination of Origen since 1991. Also, the region is popular for the good harvests of white grapes. Although, In Penedès you´ll find highly recognized oak red wines.
During the hiking, you’ll get to the one of the wineries of Torres Family which has its vineyard spread across Penedès, Priorat, Costers del Segre, Conca de Barberà, Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Rías Baixas and Rueda. The Torres wines are highly appreciated for their quality. So, it’s a nice chance to taste how a good Spanish authentic wine is.
Barcelona Walking is specialized in hiking tours near Barcelona.They offer one-day, two-days or four-days hikes. The guides are professional in their work, certificated and with a lot of experience in guided hikes. Barcelona Walking is not offering simple hikes, they add some more value to the trips. Thus, they have eco-friendly hikes, wine tasting hikes and corporation hikes. You just have to choose which one fits your need and could offer you more satisfaction!
Due to COVID-19, Barcelona Walking adopted a hiking protocol that must be followed by every participant. Check it before attending the tour.
About the event
Photo credit: www.barcelonawalking.net
You have to be dressed to be comfortable for a long walk. Be sure you have the proper clothes and shoes. In addition, you can bring with you any waterproof clothing just in case the weather is rainy.
What you have to know about the vent is:
- Duration: 8h
- Meeting time: 09:00
- Meeting point: Hotel reception or your location
- Age allowed: 7+