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Destinations

Farena: Catalunya, Spain

Situated within the Mountains of Prades, close to the Brugent River, it sits at 610m above sea level. Farena is a small medieval mountain village in the province of Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain. The village is easily accessible by car and as there are parking facilities is the ideal starting point for the surrounding bike and… Continue reading Farena: Catalunya, Spain

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Celebrating the Feast of Saint John’s Eve in Catalonia

Fire runs, fireworks, beach parties and outdoor concerts, the Catalans know how to celebrate Saint John's Eve. I must have drifted off to sleep at some point as when I awoke it was peaceful again, after creating memories of the fiestas of Sant Joan that will stay with me for a lifetime. Driving around the… Continue reading Celebrating the Feast of Saint John’s Eve in Catalonia

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Hiking Serra de Llaberia: Catalunya, Spain

Walking from Pratdip to Mont Redon in Catalunya's Serra de Llaberia hills. The Serra de Llaberia is a protected natural space in the province of Tarragona. Two of us hiked from the village of Pratdip, known for the locally grown almonds and hazelnuts to Mont Redon. Covering approximately 10km over several hours of steady walking,… Continue reading Hiking Serra de Llaberia: Catalunya, Spain

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The Medieval Market of Creixell

Many villages hold a Medieval Market but not all of them have circus acts and bird shows like the one at Creixell had. The historical town of Creixell is off the N-340 between Tarragona and Barcelona in the Catalan region of Spain. Easily accessible by car, it is approximately a one hour walk or 20… Continue reading The Medieval Market of Creixell

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Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain

Montserrat, literally named saw mountain due to its extraordinary multi peaked mountain range is in the province of Barcelona. The monastery, home to a community of monks and the statue of Our Lady of Montserrat is a haven for tourists, with the mountain paths attracting those seeking some outdoors adventure and exploration. Home to the… Continue reading Montserrat: Catalunya, Spain