Tag Archives: Spain

Montserrat

Spain , 1236 m – visited may 2007. A one hour train from the centre of Barcelona brings you into a different world.  The mountain and monastery of Montserrat are situated just 50 km from Barcelona.  The monastery and mountain … Continue reading

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Lagos de Covadonga

Picos de Europa, Spain , 1154 m – visited august 2007. The lakes of Covadonga can be reached after a climb of more than 1000 metres, taking the bus is recommended (very few cars are allowed only in the morning time), … Continue reading

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Fuente De

Picos de Europa, Spain – visited august 2007. The cable car in Fuente De brings you to an altitude of 1850 metres, from there you can start walking in a wonderful landscape above the tree line.

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Cares Gorge

Picos de Europa, Spain – visited august 2007. Many interesting and challenging walks exist in the nature reserve of Picos de Europa in Northern Spain.  A rather easy – but a bit long – walk is through the Cares Gorge.  … Continue reading

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Mount Abantos

Mount Abantos , El Escorial Spain, 1753 m – visited april 2009. Just a short train ride away from Madrid , El Escorial monastery is known as the burial place of the Kings and Queens of Spain.  The place is … Continue reading

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