Your guide to Sports Highlights of the Catalonia Pyrenees.
In the Catalonia Pyrenees, sports possibilities are endless.
This Spanish Autonomous Community boasts the highest rated skiing in Spain, and the most resorts in all the Pyrenees mountains.
Not to mention, an excellent network of trekking and walking routes, plenty of free mountain refuges, great locations for caving and climbing unbeatable conditions formountain flying, plus the best river rafting in Europe.
Here’s a list of Catalonia’s Sports Highlights:
Walking and trekking in the Catalonia Pyrenees
All of Catalonia’s parks and protected nature areas have an aray of paths, trails and routes for all levels, lengths and interests.
Skiing and Snowboarding in the Catalonia Pyrenees
The mountains of Catalonia are home to more ski resorts than any other area of the Pyrenees range.
There are 17 resorts, 130 ski-lifts and over 612 Km of skiable slopes.
Excellent snow conditions, top-notch facilities, hard to beat prices and good, affordable accommodation, has made this beautiful area of the Pyrenees one of the best places for skiing in Europe.
You’ll find Catalonia’s ski resorts in the provinces of Girona, Lleida and Barcelona.
Weather in the Catalan Pyrenees is perfect for downhill skiing, as well as lots of other winter activities, including: cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding (mushing), snowmobiling, mini-skiingand more.
Catalonia Mountain Biking and Cycling Highlights
The Catalan Pyrenees are an ideal spot for mountain biking and cycling. There are tons of trails and routes for all ages, levels and interests.
Catalonia Water Sports, Canyoning and Caving
Catalonia is a number one destination for water sports in the Pyrenees.
In fact, this privileged area boasts one of the most powerful rivers of the whole range; the Noguera Pallaresa, which has more than 40 km of navigable water, and the Rafting and Kayaking centre of Europe.
In the Catalan Pyrenees there are locations, guides and services for Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Rowing, Hydro-speed, Sailing, Windsurfing, Fly fishing, Water skiing, Paras-ailing, Wake-board, Boat trips, Canyoning (barranquismo), Caving and more.
Catalonia’s Climbing, Via Ferrata, Mountain Flying, Birding and Golf Highlights
Climbers, Mountain Fliers, Birders, and Golfers all flock to the rugged range of the Catalonia Pyrenees.
This special area hosts a variety of amazing locations for all kinds of outdoor adventure and activities.
Catalonia County Guide