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Barcelona is more than only a city. With the green massif of Collserola rising above the city, the Montjuic hill and the smaller Parque de Ciutadella it has very attractive green lungs. PS: Visiting Barcelona soon? Discover more than the usual with The Barcelona Feeling! https://thebarcelonafeeling.com/activities/hiking-in-collserola/ Advertisements

Here is a selection of panoramic photos Michael took in 2017.

Last week we decided to discover an area of Barcelona where we never had been before. We looked at the Barcelona metro map and took the most remote point the metro would bring us. Line 11 (light green line) is an indirect extension of the yellow line (L4) and connects the remote quarter of Torre Baró with the transportation network. It is rather new and they chose a light railway system to… Read More

Last Monday we had lovely spring weather yet again and we decided to walk to Sant Cugat again through the natural park of Collserola. The magnificent mountain range Serra de Collserola rises up over Barcelona Metropolitan Area. It is almost touching the city. For the huge population that lives around these mountains it forms a much-loved and incredibly valuable natural area and a great privilege to enjoy. Collserola is a well-preserved natural… Read More

Yesterday afternoon we spontaneously decided to go for a quick in Hike in the natural park of the Sierra de Collserola. The great thing is that it only takes you 30 minutes from downtown Barcelona up to the mountain with public transport. From Plaza Catalunya you can take the S1 to Peu del Funicular and take the cable car up to Vallvidrera Superior which is our favorite spot to start walking. The whole trip… Read More

The Parc Natural de la Serra de Collserola forms one of the natural borders of Barcelona. Most famous is the Tibidabo from where you have an amazing view over the city towards the sea. Quite often we already went up the mountain and then walked back to Barcelona, however, two weeks ago Michael and I finally walked to the other side as we had talked about so many times before. On a good… Read More