Catalonia located in the northeast of Spain, and is one of the most famous tourist regions; therefore, the Capital of Catalonia, Barcelona, and other popular destinations on the coastline of the Costa Brava and Costa Dorada. Also, Catalonia is divided into four provinces, namely Barcelona, Girona, Tarragona, and Lleida.

Moreover, the city has several mountain ranges worth visiting truly one of the most famous outdoor sports in Catalonia includes hiking, rock climbing, and skiing in the surrounding mountains;  if you’re an adventure lover, here are the top 3 best Catalonia mountains.


1- Montserrat:

Catalonia mountains: Montserrat via – citywonders

 Montserrat is a unique rock formation in Catalonia located nearly 50 km northwest of Barcelona and forms the barrier between the districts of L’Anoia, El Bages, and Baix Llobregat.

Montserrat mountain is the highest peak, 1236 meters. One of the best ways to discover it is by taking a circular route up to Sant Jeroni and enjoying a beautiful viewpoint of the Pyrenees and the sea on the mountain. When you reach the upper, there will be the impressive Sanctuary and the Benedictine Montserrat Monastery.  Besides, the mountain attracts many visitors, including Catholic pilgrims, walkers, and hikers.


2- Pedraforca:

Catalonia mountains: Pedraforca via – turismoencatalunya

Pedraforca mountain located between the villages of Saldes and Gósol in Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park. Additionally, The mountain has been declared a Natural Site of National Interest. It is formed by two equivalent ridges and a neck, plus an upper crest where the Pedraforca’s peak sits at 2,506 meters above sea level.

Besides, Pedraforca is an impressive mountain with its distinctive shape; there are different trails and paths for bicycles or horses. Beyond the Natural Park, there are beautiful attractions like Romanesque churches, gorgeous hidden fortifications, and even some massive trees protected in Catalonia because of their age, history, or species.


3- Puigmal:

Catalonia mountains: Puigmal via – grizette

Puigmal mountain is also called Puigmal d’Err in Alta Cerdaña. The summit has 2,911 meters high in the Cerdanya valley. It is the second-highest mountain in the Eastern Pyrenees, located on the Spanish-French border.

It is an extended peak and rounded; his ascent is easy if the climatic conditions are good. Simple paths starts at Fontalba, it is a circular route that slowly rises between green meadows until the vegetation disappears, making way for the Serra del Cadí, the mountains of Andorra, and even the Pica d’Estats.