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20 things to do and see within 0 to 1 hour by train or bus.

While Barcelona has plenty of great things to see and do it is well worth making day trips into the Catalan countryside, coastal regions and towns for its outstanding natural beauty, fascinating cultural attractions and architectural wonders.

On this page I have listed what to do and see outside of Barcelona city and within 0 to 1 hours via public transport These activities and attractions being so close to the city can be done as a day trip or sometimes in a morning or afternoon.

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Happy Exploring!

Sant Cugat Monastery and Wine Cellar

Sant Cugat Monastery and Wine Cellar

Former walled monastery, now and church. The wine co-operative was founded in 1921 by 50 local wine makers as a place to process the grapes.

Views: 577
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Collserola La Rierada to Escaletes and El Papiol

Collserola La Rierada to Escaletes and El Papiol

beautiful 12km EASY walking route in the collserola natural park following the vallvidrera river via sheltered forest trail with waterfalls and variety of trees and wild flowers.

Views: 567
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Delta Llobregat Park to Prat Beach

Delta Llobregat Park to Prat Beach

Barcelona Airport, El prat, is surrounded by a wetland nature reserve. Starting in the town and ending at the beach walking or cycling via the nature reserve.

Views: 562
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Sant Jeroni from Colbato Via Bus

Sant Jeroni from Colbato Via Bus

17 km MEDIUM route to Sant Jeroni, sumit of the Montserrat mountain range from Colbato via vineyards, rural restaurant & several abandoned hermitages.

Views: 494
Updated: Oct 5, 2021

Sant Pere de Martir to Valvidrera Reservoir

Sant Pere de Martir to Valvidrera Reservoir

Easy 7km walking route in Parc collserola to Sant Pere de Martir telecoms tower and along ridge with views of Barcelona terminating at Vallvidrera reservoir.

Views: 466
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Sant Feliu Abandoned Cement Factory

Sant Feliu Abandoned Cement Factory

Easy 14km walking route starting at Renfe Sant Feliu de Llobregat to La Floresta FGC via an abandoned cement factory and mine complex in Parc Natural de Collserola.

Views: 406
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Castelldefels Beach Town

Castelldefels Beach Town

20 mins train from Barcelona with wide sandy beaches and seafront restaurants. Does not suffer the pickpocketing and bag theft issues of the Barcelona Beaches.

Views: 402
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Vila Joana in Parc Collserola

Vila Joana in Parc Collserola

Farmhouse, later summer home of writer Jacint Verdaguer till his death in 1902, then a school 1921 - 1973. Now it is a Museum about Jacint Verdaguer.

Views: 401
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Abandoned Rabassada Hotel and Casino

Abandoned Rabassada Hotel and Casino

Abandoned since 1930, ruins of Hotel (1901) and casino (1911) that was a playground for the wealthy of Barcelona until Gambling was banned in 1912.

Views: 388
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

Castelldefels Castle and park

Castelldefels Castle and park

Restored coastal castle dating from the 10th Century and last remodelled at end of the 19th century with spectacular Noble floor main hall and Church.

Views: 369
Updated: Oct 4, 2021

St Vicens de Calders to Torredembarra Coastal Walk

St Vicens de Calders to Torredembarra Coastal Walk

An Easy 12.7Km Coastal walk from Coma-ruga to Torredembarra via GR92 passing the picturesque fishing village of El Roc De Santa Gaieta and many natural beaches.

Views: 358
Updated: Oct 11, 2021

Garraf To Sitges Walk

Garraf To Sitges Walk

Easy 15km walk via GR92 from Garraf port to Sitges passing an open mineral mine, farmhouses and small hamlets, a cement factory and coastal viewpoint with chapel.

Views: 332
Updated: Oct 7, 2021

Sitges Beach Town

Sitges Beach Town

Beach town famous for its artists, LGBT and film festival. Sitges is host to carnivals, festivals, religious parades, a classic car rally and historic museum buildings.

Views: 308
Updated: Oct 7, 2021

Hostalric Medieval Festival

Hostalric Medieval Festival

Easter weekend Medieval festival in walled town with castle. Festival includes a market, street food and displays of arts and crafts.

Views: 291
Updated: Dec 8, 2020

Vilanova I La Geltreu Railway Museum

Vilanova I La Geltreu Railway Museum

Steam locomotive depot constructed turn of the 20th century. Since 1990, a child friendly museum of over 50 vehicles and filled with historic railway artefacts.

Views: 259
Updated: Oct 7, 2021

Cordedeu Wine And Cava Caves

Cordedeu Wine And Cava Caves

1895 winery buildings by architect Josep Puig i Cadafalch. Guided visits include surface buildings, museum and a tour of the vast underground tunnels.

Views: 250
Updated: Dec 2, 2020

Sitges Maricel Palace

Sitges Maricel Palace

Spectacular palace built for the American millionaire industrialist Charles Derring by Miquel Utrillo between 1913 and 1918. The palace was built as a home and place for his art colection.

Views: 205
Updated: Oct 7, 2021

Sitges Cau Ferrat and Maricel Museums

Sitges Cau Ferrat and Maricel Museums

Former home of artist Santiago Rusinol transformed into a beutiful museum that exhibits his art and collections plus a broad collection of art from 1oth century to the first half of the 20th century.

Views: 194
Updated: Oct 7, 2021

Tagamanent castle ruin from Figaro

Tagamanent castle ruin from Figaro

An Easy.Meduim 14km linear route from Figaro to Sant Marti de Centelles going up Valcarquera river valley to Bellver Farmhouse Restaurant and Tagamanent Castle ruin via forestal paths.

Views: 177
Updated: Oct 13, 2021

Sitges Stampfli foundation Contemporary Art Gallery

Sitges Stampfli foundation Contemporary Art Gallery

Contemporary art gallery located in former fish market in Sitges. Opened in 2011 and founded by paintor Peter Stampfli and wife Anna Maria Stampfli.

Views: 170
Updated: Oct 7, 2021

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