NATURE & WINE NEAR BARCELONA – Half Day Hike

Half Day Hike

 

Nature & Wine is a half-day hike from Barcelona. An original way to discover the Alella Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) wines. The most ancient and small of Spain and the closest to Barcelona.  In only 30 minutes of travel,  we’ll start the hike with a small group of 8 people or less, through the protected natural park of “Serralada Litoral”. We will finish the tour, visiting an organic wines cellar and enjoying a delicious wine tasting. Check with us for groups of more than 8 people.

Easy hike and perfect opportunity to get started in the wonderful world of organic wine.

PRICE

Adults: € 83 (VAT included)

 

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Includes:

– Roundtrip Transportation:   Barcelona-Alella · Alella-Barcelona.
– Visit and tasting of 6 wines in an organic wines cellar D.O. Alella
– A Professional Mountain Guide.
– 3 hour hike through Serralada Litoral Natural Park
– Accident insurance. Health assistance

Excludes:

– Gratuities (optional)
– Food and drinks

The tour begins at 8:00, when your mountain guide picks you up from the meeting point located in Barcelona center. A 30 minute drive and we’ll arrive to the village of Alella. We’ll begin the 3 hours hike here, through the protected natural park of the “Serralada Litoral” in the center of the coastal mountains of Barcelona. You will be able to discover all that feeds the wine of this region: its soil, the climate and the influence of the Mediterranean sea.

You could learn about the history of wine in this region since Roman times. We’ll visit  fountains, trees, surprising paths, beautiful forests and ancient Iberian monuments. From a magnificent viewpoint we will observe the city of Barcelona, the Mediterranean Sea and all the dimensions of the Alella PDO.

After the hike, we’ll visit an organic wine cellar. An extraordinary PDO Alella winery with excellent and organic wines, made with love and careful techniques. You will be surprised by its facilities, perfectly adapted to the wine tourism and integrated in nature. Finally you will be able to taste six of its delicious wines, assisted by the thorough explanations of a sommelier, responsible of the winery and with great knowledge of the entire process.

You’ll be back again to Barcelona city at approximately 14:30 .

– Group: 2 to 8 people plus the guide. Check with us for groups of more than 8 people.

– What to Bring: Small backpack, hiking footwear, raincoat, polar fleece or similar warm layer, sunglasses. In summer, also bring a hat and sunscreen.

– We recommend bringing snacks and water or drinks.

– The tour will take place rain or shine but you’ll always have the possibility to change date depending on the forecast.

Elevation Gain/Loss: +300 m (+985 ft)/ -300 m (-985 ft).         Duration: 6,5 h

Active Hiking Time: 3 h         Total distance hiked: 8 km (5 mi).

Level of effort: Low         Difficulty: Easy.   See Grades