From Garraf to Sitges- Hiking & stunning sea views
Let’s hike and explore the beautiful “Parc del Garraf” and discover the exotic landscapes of this beautiful limestone massif.
16 May 2021, 08:45 – 16:00
Garraf train station, 08860 Garraf, Barcelona, España
About the activity
Total Price: €20
Advance payment requested: €10.
Remaining €10 are to be paid in cash on the day.
Let’s discover the beautiful landscapes of the Garraf Natural Park, its chasms, sinkholes and rasclers. This limestone mountains are a perfect way to observe and understand the karst systems.
We’ll also enjoy the typical arid vegetation of the area, a southern Mediterranean type vegetation, in which it’s easy to find palm, dwarf palm or margalló (in Catalan). We’ll go through some emblematic points of the Garraf, such as the Castellet del Garraf or the Casa Vella, and most of all, enjoy the stunning views over the sea.
After the hike, let’s enjoy a nice and refreshing splash into the sea in Sitges.
Distance: 14 Km 🔘🔘⚪⚪⚪
Positive elevation gain: +350m 🔘🔘⚪⚪⚪
Technical difficulty 🔘🔘⚪⚪⚪
How do we get there?
The meeting point is the El Garraf train station at 8.46 A.M (arrival time) of the train from BCN. It can be reached by train with the R2Sud line: Estació de França - Sant Vicenç de Calders. There is a train leaving from Estació de França (Barcelona) at 7:58h A.M. You can see the timetables here: http://rodalies.gencat.cat/web/.content/02_Horaris/horaris/R2.pdf
You can also come by private transport (it’s not a circular hike so you will need to take the train back for one stop). We will return by taking the same train in Sitges towards Barcelona.
What to bring:
- Covid: Mask + hand sanitizer
- Hiking shoes
- Sun protection (glasses, cap, sun cream)
- Picnic + snacks
- Water (1,5L)
- Walking sticks (recommended)
- Waterproof jacket (just in case)
- Swimming suit and towel (optional)
Price: € 20
- Official mountain guide
- Insurance in case of accident + CL
- Transportation: Train ticket (one way) from BCN to Garraf €3,85 & train ticket (one way) from Sitges to Barcelona €4,60.
COVID19: In case of cancellation due to restrictions related to Covid-19, we will proceed to full refund.
If cancellation till 72h before the beginning of the activity, 50% will be charged. If late cancellation (less than 72h before), full payment will be requested.
Additional information: Based on the weather forecast, YEPALO may decide to change the location of this activity in order to ensure maximum safety and the greatest enjoyment of all participants.
Total price of activity: €20; includes: official mountain guide, insurance in case of accident+CL Not included: transportation€10.00