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Pyrenees Mountains Day-Trip from Barcelona
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Pyrenees Mountains Day-Trip from Barcelona

  • English English
  • 11 hours

Escape the urban multitude and set-off on an 11-hour day-trip to the Catalan Pyrenees. Marvel at the area’s bucolic landscape while you explore the beautiful Nuria Valley, Catalonia’s cradle of mountain sports.


Begin your excursion to the Catalan Pyrenees by boarding a comfortable air-conditioned coach at 8am from central Barcelona. Sit back and enjoy the scenery during the two-hour journey.

Upon arrival, you’ll enjoy nature in its purest form and revel in the mountainous scenery with high summits, lush valleys, streams with crystalline water, capriciously steep rocks and picturesque villages.

Discover the cultural and artistic heritage of the villages of the Catalan Pyrenees, while you admire unique Romanesque churches and abbeys. Visit the Benedictine Monastery of Santa María de Ripoll, renowned for its scriptorium and monastic school.

Next, head to the impressive Nuria Valley, in the heart of the eastern part of the Catalan Pyrenees, on a typical cogwheel train. You’ll marvel at the beautiful views over the valley while you sit on the train and spot the Virgin of Nuria, a Catholic shrine, perched nearly 2.000 meters high surrounded by devastating summits.

Before returning to Barcelona, you’ll have free time to take part in some of the activities that make Nuria Valley a favorite destination for the most adventurous. Some of the most-popular activities include horseback riding, archery, canoeing on the lake, and many others.

You’ll be back in the heart of Barcelona at around 7pm.   

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • Tours or activities will not consist of more than 25 people per group.
  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Adults Children less 7 years old
English-speaking tour
US$ 87.60

English-speaking tour

  • Adults

    US$ 87.60
  • Children less 7 years old


More Information


11 hours.

Language English

The tour includes an English speaking guide, but the tour can sometimes be carried out in two languages.


Return transportation by air conditioned coach.

Bilingual guide (English and Spanish).

Admission to Ripoll Monastery.

Ride on the cogwheel train and cable car.

Introductory tour of Nuria Valley.

Local product tasting.

Discounts in numerous activities.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (5:00 pm) if there are still places available.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

US$ 87.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Carrer de Balmes, 5.