Cap de Creus.

Catalan Coast and Mountains in Style

Uncover the wild coast of Catalonia and treat yourself with our selection of luxurious and boutique hotels, as you make your way along coastal and mountain trails at a relaxed pace. Each accommodation is unique and handpicked for their variety, such as a stunning location, historic building or stylish interiors. You'll follow trails alongside the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean, past ancient ruins and wetlands teeming with birdlife, before ascending over the coastal, monastery-clad mountains to Palau-saverdera with far-reaching views of the Pyrenees. The Alt Emporda region of Catalonia offers wild, varied coastline and rustic, medieval mountain villages. Take it slow and fully experience everything this beautiful walkers paradise has to offer.

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Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.7 km
Duration 4:40 h
Ascent 5 m
Descent 13 m

Today you start with a short transfer from Sant Pere Pescador to L'Escala, then make your way onto a (fairly flat) and beautiful coastal trail.

from Steven Purdham,   Macs Adventure
Difficulty moderate
Distance 11 km
Duration 3:40 h
Ascent 14 m
Descent 7 m

Today's walk takes you along the banks of the River Fluvia, across the beach at its mouth and into the Aiguamolls Nature Reserve. The reserve ...

from Steven Purdham,   Macs Adventure
Hiking route · Spain
Coastal walk to Cadaques
Difficulty moderate
Distance 15 km
Duration 6:05 h
Ascent 434 m
Descent 444 m

After a short 15-minute taxi transfer you find yourself at Platja Canyelles and the start of a dramatic cliff path that winds up the coastline.

from Steven Purdham,   Macs Adventure
Difficulty moderate
Distance 20.6 km
Duration 6:50 h
Ascent 290 m
Descent 310 m

Being in the middle of the Cap de Creus National Park you may wish to walk out to the spectacular lighthouse at the easterly tip of the peninsula.

from Steven Purdham,   Macs Adventure
Difficulty moderate
Distance 13.3 km
Duration 5:10 h
Ascent 356 m
Descent 359 m

Today you move north through the heart of the Cap de Creus National Park, following a deeply rural route with stunning views of the Catalan ...

from Steven Purdham,   Macs Adventure
Difficulty moderate
Distance 14.4 km
Duration 6:10 h
Ascent 672 m
Descent 591 m

As you leave El Port de Selva you’ll ascend the hills behind the village. Your first stop will be at the Sant Pere de Rodes cloister, dating back ...

from Steven Purdham,   Macs Adventure