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Best trails in Parque Natural de Collserola, Barcelona, Spain

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Looking for a great trail in Parque Natural de Collserola, Barcelona? AllTrails has 36 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 29 moderate trails in Parque Natural de Collserola ranging from 3.2 to 33.9 miles and from 91 to 1,656 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Barcelona - Sant Vicenç dels Horts via GR 2
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 6 h 16 m
This beautiful route is stage 18 of the GR 92 that leads from the city of Barcelona to the pretty town of Sant Vicenç dels Horts, passing through the lush Collserola Park. The path runs through the famous Tibidabo, the Turó de Castellví, the Puig d'Ordola and the Castellciuró Castle, among other points that are worthwhile. The municipality of Sant Vicenç dels Horts is very popular for the multitude of hiking trails that can be done in its surroundings and the beautiful views from its highest areas. In particular, this route can be done on foot, by bicycle or on horseback.Show more
#2 - GR® 92: Montcada - Vallvidrera
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 5 h 12 m
Beautiful and popular route perfect to disconnect from the day to day and the hustle and bustle of the city with stunning views of Barcelona and the top of Montseny, surrounded by lush forests and history.Show more
#3 - Cerdanyola - Sant Medir - Collserola - Sant Iscle
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 16.7 mi • Est. 7 h 42 m
Beautiful path to walk or ride a bike, passing by the Hermitage of Sant Measure surrounded by a wonderful natural environment such as the Collserola National Park.Show more
#4 - Parc de Collserola - Puig la Guàrdia - Sant Iscle i Santa Victoria de Feixes
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 5.0 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Nice walk with a gradual ascent towards the Parc Natural da Collserola (Serra de Collserola), one of the most famous parks in Barcelona, located behind the city, with a great variety of routes to enjoy. This route begins at the edge of the park in the town of Cerdanyola del Valles. Leave the La Riera information kiosk, then take the Can Cata trail. Pass under the aqueduct and to the left is the chapel of Santa Maria de les Feixes. Ignore the path to the left and continue the path to our right marked to the Masia de Can Coll. This path passes through a well shaded area with a lovely mix of Mediterranean forests. Once you reach the recreation area (Area de Lieure de Can Coll), cross the street following the signs for House Can Coll. Then follow the road to Montflorit. After a gradual ascent, head towards the neighborhood, which will take you back to the La Riera information kiosk. Masia de Can Coll hours: Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 2:00 pm.Show more
#5 - Turó de Santa Maria - Turó de Valldaura - Ermita de Sant Medir
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
The Collserola Natural Park area is a popular pilgrim destination near Barcelona. It is easily accessible from the city. During this circular route through the valley of Sant Medir you can enjoy the hermitage of Sant Medir and the Turó de Santa Maria, Turó de Valldaura. There are many trails in this area if you want to extend or shorten your hike. There are also many trails to access the area. Some trails are dirt, while others are paved with gravel.Show more
#6 - Turó del Trac - Ermita de Sant Cebrià vía Passeig de Les Aigues
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Walk to the entrance of the Diputacio Office (closed but open to the public), just north and slightly west of the Montbau neighborhood metro stop. The route begins here as it begins to run on a paved road, heading north through Campus de Mundet. Turning left (west) at the Psychology College roundabout, you will make your way to the start of a dirt road that turns northeast uphill, before heading northwest again. (Cars are not allowed on the dirt road as there is a chain where the pavement ends.) After several sharp bends you will be near the top of the hill where there is an intersection with access to a one way trail on your right (a little hard to find) heading east back downhill. Take the trail downhill and turn left at a fence to follow the trail back northwest as it parallels Carrer Germans Desvalls to a small park (Font De La Marquesa). Here you will turn left (west) to go back up another steep trail with several curves near the top. The trail takes you to a dirt road near the Mirador de Cerdanyola, from where you will head south along the open ridge line, offering beautiful views of Barcelona below. (Again, it appears that no cars have access to this area.) The dirt road ends at the Company Animation Academic Center, where it can get a bit confusing, but head east towards the nearby hairpin bend at BP-1417 (Stay on the north side of the road and keep an eye on the cars ). Here, if you look carefully near the road railing, you will again find access to a one-way trail that heads north into the woods. Taking the path, you will soon come to a crossroads, turn right (southeast) and follow the path until you reach the Mirador de Montbau. From here, turn left to take a dirt road that heads northwest and ends at Ermita de Sant Cebrià d'Horta. Turning right, finally take Carrer de Sant Cebrià to the southeast, pass Escola Baloo and return to the exit. This completes a running loop of about 10 km (six miles). This is a highly recommended route, mainly on single track trails and dirt roads, with several workouts on solid hills that offer beautiful views of Barcelona. If possible, this is best done during the day as some of the heads can be difficult to locate, and keep an eye out for wild boars in wooded areas!Show more
#7 - Sant Pere Martir
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 52 m
#8 - GR 92: Vallvidrera - Sant Vicenç dels Horts
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 31 m
This route is stage 19 of the GR 92 that finishes crossing the Sierra de Collserola. The path is very well signposted in all sections except in Molins de Rei, where you have to pay a little more attention not to get lost. Despite being a fairly humanized area, the route is divided into two parts; the first is very forest and shady, while the second runs in the middle of the sun and with some pine trees around it. The views are generally good, although forest tracks are mostly seen. The municipality of Sant Vicenç dels Horts is very popular for the multitude of hiking trails that can be done in its surroundings and the beautiful views from its highest areas. In particular, this route can be done on foot, by bicycle or on horseback.Show more
#9 - Media Maratón Collserola
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 13.1 mi • Est. 8 h 27 m
Nice route through Collserola to complete the entire route of the Mitja Marató de Collserola organized by the UEC de Horta every year. It begins in Sant Feliu de Llobregat and goes through the Sierra de Collserola Natural Park. The route runs between track and small trails Medium qualification route since although it does not have a great difference in level, it is a continuous up and down. The route is very well signposted by green plates, both the half Marathon and the Marathon Start and finish at the Horta Velodrome.Show more
#10 - La Floresta - Barcelona vía Serra de Collserola
Parque Natural de Collserola
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 48 m
La Floresta is a district of Sant Cugat del Vallès, located on the northwestern slopes of the Sierra de Collserola. From the La Floresta train station, the route begins with a gentle ascent through the village towards Les Planes, passing through quiet streets and later turning onto a small dirt track that continues along the edge of the hill towards Les Planes. Further on, the route deviates onto a small path that leads around Tibidabo towards a main road. When crossing the main road Carretera Sant Cugat, the route joins again a small track at the top of the Sierra de Collserola. Once at the top, you can see all of Barcelona from right to left pointing out all the famous parts in the distance. Continuing along the main road and after approximately half an hour, the route turns right towards the metropolitan area of Barcelona and you can see a sign on the path that indicates “Mundet”. Here, the path zigzags towards the Church of Les Llars Mundet. Once at the bottom, the route joins the main street and at the Mundet metro stop, on campus, this route ends.Show more
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