Barcelona’s excellent year round weather makes the city and its surrounding areas perfect for outdoor exploration, and the nature parks in the vicinity are particularly worth checking out.
This article by ShBarcelona will examine some of the nature parks in and around the city and will discuss possible places to stay.
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Barcelona’s Nature Parks
The various parks dotted around Barcelona provide a brief respite from the hectic city centre, and these parks are an excellent place to come for some quiet time when you want to relax.
One of the most famous parks in the city is the Park Guell in the district of Gracia, which was designed by beloved Catalan architect Antoni Gaudi.
The park is a magnificent treat for the eyes and contains beautiful ceramic statues and vibrantly coloured gardens filled with exotic flowers and plants.
Readers interested in visiting a park more focused on the natural world of Spain should consider taking a trip to Parc Natural de la Zona Volcanica de la Garrotxa.
This beautiful natural park can be found about an hour and a half’s drive outside of the city, and there are a number of busses that will take you directly to the park.
Parc Natural de la Zona Volcanica de la Garrotxa is one of Catalonia’s oldest natural areas that is protected by the government, and around 65% of the park is covered in beautiful forests.
Parc de Laberint in Horta is a great place to take the family, and is made up of hedge mazes and a stunning Catalan castle. This park is less frequented by tourists and makes for an excellent day out for the whole family.
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Finding a Place to Stay
Although it is generally quite easy to find a place to stay in Barcelona, it is important that you find a rental agency suitable to your needs. The agency you choose will be determined by the length of time you plan on staying in the city, your budget and the size of your party.
These factors can have a great influence on what properties are available to you, but companies like ShBarcelona are extremely flexible in regards to the aforementioned factors.
ShBarcelona are also involved in Barcelona real estate and have an excellent selection of properties to buy.
What is your favourite park in the city or its surroundings?