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When Summer Gets Hot
It took me quite a while to post this, but I figured: summer is almost here, and the weather in Barcelona is all nice and balmy – so maybe we’ll even go at it again soon!What is IT?
The stupendous waterfall at Sant Miquel del Fai , which had been on my to-do list for some
Did you know that Catalonia is the first entire region to obtain the Biosphere Responsible Tourism certification, a scheme backed by Unesco and the GTSC (Global Sustainable Tourism Council) ?
Let me tell you what you can expect:
Spain’s Only Troglodyte Monastery
Sant Miquel del Fai monastery dates back from the 11th century and has a high cultural value. The monastery is built in a cave, with the rock doubling as
The authorities are still working to renovate and re-open the doors allowing free access; while the area is still undergoing renovations and is momentarily closed to the public, the national park is very much open and free for all. Worth a visit any day.
A Triple Waterfall
Nature and history have blended, giving birth to this unique location, only 50 km away from busy Barcelona.
Visits in summer have the advantage of
While the waterfall doesn’t seem that big in the picture, you’re actually looking at a three-step waterfall which amounts to 100 meter in height!
A Monastery with a View
Sant Miquel del Fai monastery combines Romanesque and Gothic elements in a
Hiking routes are plenty! you’ll only need to factor in your endurance and the time you want to spend at Sant Miquel del Fai. For the rest, nature will do its trick, like it always does. If you want some inspiration , check out Wikiloc – I often go to it for hiking recommendations.
Getting to Sant Miquel del Fai
It’s quite easy to get to Sant Miquel del Fai, whether you decide to rent a car (parking available, plus wonderful scenery on the way) get on a bus ( Sagales has a direct bus, it takes around 1h20min) or take the train+bus combo, as suggested by MoovIt
Since Google maps is not the best at finding off the beaten routes, I mostly rely on Rome2Rio or MoovIt. – Check out their websites when planning.