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Day trips for families in Catalunya

There are plenty of wonderful day-trips for children of all ages to enjoy. In this section we have listed our member's favourite recommendations.

  • Can Montcau Farm, La Roca del Vallés

    Recommended by Marta

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    This farm is often visited by nursery and schoolchildren on organized trips but if you get up to 17 people then you can also organize a private tour of the farm where children get to touch and feed the animals, and generally get to know about life on the farm.
    Coll de Parpers s/n, Apartat de Correus num 14, 08430 La Roca de Vallés
    Tel 93 8424234

    "Although it aint easy getting a large number of people together (over 17 was required to do the trip). It was worth the time organising and think that more outings should be done. We even got together for lunch which was nice too!I Highly recommend the farm trip to Can Moncau for those who havent visited" (Marta, Sep 2010)

  • Costa Daurada

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    The Costa Daurada is the long area of coastline to the South of Barcelona and is one of the most popular Mediterranean holiday destinations. It has an excellent road and transport network as well as a huge range of activities for kids such as theme parks, watersports & nature parks. For those staying in Barcelona, it offers a great opportunity to escape from the hustle & bustle of city life for a day or two. Have a look at what our members have recommended and don`t forget to let us know if you think we have missed something

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  • Costa Brava

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    The beaches in the Costa Brava have so much to offer children - shallow waters for safe swimming, rock pools, soft, fine sand and cafés & restaurants a stone´s throw from the shore. If you don´t fancy the beach one day, there are endless day trips to choose from. In this section we have listed some of the most popular beaches and day trips for families on the Costa Brava.

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  • Inland Girona

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    Aside from the boasting some of Spain´s most beautiful beaches on the Costa Brava and the popular ski slopes of the Pyrenees, Girona Province is home to some of the country´s most breathtaking scenery. Among the highlights are the the volcanic hills of the Garrotxa Natural Park and stunning valleys of Núria and Comprodon. You´ll also come across some enchanting medeival villages, pretty stone cottages and incredible Masías (country houses).

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  • Skiing in Catalunya

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    As the Pyrenees mountains are located only two hours drive from Barcelona (even closer from Girona), skiing is a very popular wintersport for many Catalans and their children seem to learn to ski almost as soon as they have started walking. There are a number of ski regions in Catalonia all within easy reach of Girona and all offering a variety of snow based activities for adults and children alike.

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  • Maresme

    Maresme is a comarca located along the Catalan Mediterranean coast, between the comarques of Barcelonès and Selva, and also bordering with Vallès Oriental. Its capital and largest city is Mataró. Park Serralada located in this area is great for walking and hiking.

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