The rural areas of Catalonia are a real oasis of flavours. Millennial popular wisdom has helped to reach palatal excellence through ancient elements such as olive oil, wine and other genuine products that distinguish this territory. Catalonia offers a wide variety of gastronomic experiences you can live or give as a present. Pyrenean cuisine, themed routes on olive oil or wine, artisan cheese tasting, flavours from land and sea ... Come and taste the territory from its gastronomic origins to the most modern adaptations of its products.

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Experiences
Olive oil and clotxa tasting
Region: • Terra Alta
Municipality: • Horta de Sant Joan

Find out why olive oil has become one of the healthiest food in the world. We offer an olive oil tasting session in a unique scenery: our olive oil mill located in a house from the 13th century situated in the old town of Horta, with fantastic views of Sant Salvador Convent.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Tastavinyes a Vallbona de les Monges
Region: • Urgell
Municipality: • Vallbona de les Monges

Season Autumn / Spring / Summer
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Allotjament entre vinyes
Region: • Alt Empordà
Municipality: • Mollet de Peralada

Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Wild food cooking workshop
Region: • Conca de Barberà • Garrigues • Urgell
Municipality: • Passanant i Belltall • La Sala de Comalats

The workshops on wild food cooking will allow you to discover the world of edible spontaneous plants, show you the possibilities they can give in the kitchen and make you aware of your immediate vegetal reality. This is a practical workshop whose participants will learn how to use the best edible plants of the local landscape. The activity starts with a short introduction about how to identify and collect the plants, followed by their culinary applications and the making of 3-4 dishes, and finishes with the tasting of the dishes made during the workshop.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring
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A massif that is full of holes
Region: • Baix Ebre
Municipality: • Roquetes

This half-day hike crosses the winding road of the Ports departing from Roquetes and includes the following: explanations on the geology of the mountain range –a real Jurassic Park that majestically overlooks the plain–; ascent to Mount Caro, with spectacular views of Ebro Delta, across forest tracks until La Mola de Catí; visit of Cova Cambra, with tasting of local products in the heart of nature; short and large sections of paths that cross lonely woodlands; fauna, flora and mushroom watching; and unique sceneries for photography and nature lovers. In spring, asphodels, peonies and orchids paint the mature forests of La Mola with wonderful colours. And in autumn, maples and mushrooms are the ones that give colour to the landscape.  
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Tasting route at Gascon and Aran farms
Region: • Val d’Aran
Municipality: • Les

This gastronomic route through the products with Pyrenean certificate of origin will allow you to visit the local farms and taste their homemade products: cheese, cold meats, honey, liqueurs, caviar, sweets, foie gras, … Just choose one or two (morning or afternoon), depending on the time you have.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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100% Oiltourism
Region: • Montsià
Municipality: • La Galera • Ulldecona

Walk through the history of olive trees and olive oil. The experience starts with the visit of the Natural Museum of Millenary Olive Trees of Arión –where you will have the opportunity to admire the oldest and largest ensemble of millenary olive trees in Spain and, probably, in the world–, and goes on with the visit of the Molí de la Creu, a family mill dated 1884 that shows how the technique used to obtain olive oil has evolved. The whole activity obviously ends up with a tasting session of our home-made oil.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Region: • Alt Empordà
Municipality: • Mollet de Peralada

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Wines in the trenches with Frisach Cellar
Region: • Terra Alta
Municipality: • Corbera d'Ebre

"Wines in the trenches" starts in Corbera d’Ebre Old Village, declared as Protected Historical Site by Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan government) in 1992. Its stunning landscape and its streets fallen into ruins have become a must for the people who want to know more about the Battle of the Ebro.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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E-mountain biking route between the castles of the Sió plains
Region: • Noguera
Municipality: • Bellcaire d’Urgell

Circular E-mountain biking route between the different castles of the Sió plains, departing from Concabella Castle, guided tour of Pallargues Castle with wine tasting, and final visit and tasting of local products in Concabella castle.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Discover the Pyrenees along the Smugglers' Route
Region: • Gironès
Municipality: • Vilallonga de Ter

A week of equestrian tourism to enjoy the Horse and the incredible landscapes of the Pyrenees and the Camprodon Valley. Six nights and 5 days on a route along paths, tracks and paths that were once those of exile, those of smugglers ... An itinerary full of nature, history, charming villages, gastronomy and best of all: The Amazing landscape of the Pyrenees at our feet.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Bike & Sake
Region: • Baix Ebre
Municipality: • Deltebre

This route will take you to Can Kensho, where you will enjoy a guided tour through Kensho Sake workshop, the first Mediterranean sake made of Ebro Delta Rice. Taste that sake together with oysters farmed in Fangar Bay and some traditional tapas with local wine. This e-bike route amid rice fields and the sea around Fangar Bay will also allow you to discover a wide range of water birds that live between freshwater and salt water and form this inhospitable area of the natural park.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Esmorzar entre vinyes a l’Empordà
Region: • Alt Empordà
Municipality: • Mollet de Peralada

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Montsec Astronomic experience
Region: • Noguera
Municipality: • Os de Balaguer

This experience includes 2 days and 1 astronomic night with a guided tour through the “COU” (Montsec’s Universe Observation Centre). Thanks to its privileged conditions for stargazing, UNESCO Starlight Foundation designated it as a Starlight Tourist Destination. Accommodation, tasting of typical local dishes, visit of Os de Balaguer Castle and Bell Museum of Catalonia (if you pass the exam, you may get the Carillonist Certificate of Catalonia!) and Vilars Cave (28 cave paintings designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site) are also included.
Season Autumn / Spring / Summer
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Proximity tour & picnic in The Pond of Ivars and Vila-sana
Region: • Pla d’Urgell
Municipality: • Ivars d'Urgell

Guided tour around Ivars Lake and Vila-Sana with picnic that includes tasting of local products, wine and cheese.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Banhs Summer Experience
Region: • Val d’Aran
Municipality: • Naut Aran

Come and take care of your health in our spring water baths. Relax with a massage and complete the experience with a delicious gastronomic meal at our restaurant. What about dragging your experience on and spending a night at the hotel?
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Esmorzar a la Vinyeta de Missenyora
Region: • Urgell
Municipality: • Vallbona de les Monges

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Cooking workshop with local and seasonal products
Region: • Garrotxa
Municipality: • Sant Jaume de Llierca

We love to share our cooking knowledge with anyone who wants to hear it, perhaps to discover new avant-garde flavors or to travel to the memories of the most traditional cuisine. That’s why we offer you this workshop to discover the local and seasonal products, the best and best in our territory. We can do the workshop at the end of our activity or we can go to your accommodation. We listen to your proposals and needs, with personalized workshops, culinary games, friends meetings, celebrations, corporate teambuildings, or different collaboration proposals.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Route through the unknown Catalan Pyrenees
Region: • Val d’Aran
Municipality:

Discover the unknown secondary valleys of both Pallars regions. Museums and ecomuseums fees as well as surprise tasting included.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Train of the Lakes
Region: • Noguera
Municipality: • Os de Balaguer

This 3-day and 2-night experience is a nostalgic trip on board the historical Train of the Lakes from Balaguer train station to La Pobla de Segur, by way of a spectacular journey through 4 lakes, 41 tunnels and 31 bridges. The route is completed with a visit of Montsec’s Universe Observation Centre, in Àger; Vilars Cave (28 cave paintings designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site of cultural and historical interest, and visit of Os de Balaguer Castle and Bell Museum of Catalonia (if you pass the exam, you may get the Carillonist Certificate of Catalonia!). This package deal also includes a tasting dinner in a traditional restaurant of the Montsec region and a lunch in La Pobla de Segur.
Season Autumn / Summer
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E-mountain biking route across the Serra Llarga and Secans de la Noguera vineyards
Region: • Noguera
Municipality: • Algerri

Circular e-mountain biking route departing from Avellanes Monastery across the villages of Algerri, Castelló de Farfanya and Òs de Balaguer. Wine tasting at Celler La Gravera, in centenarian vineyards, halfway, and tasting of local products at the end of the ride.
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Pyrenean Romanesque Route
Region: • Val d’Aran
Municipality: • Les

Route through the most emblematic churches in the Central Pyrenees (Aran, Ribagorces, Pallars and Comenge) which are twinned on both sides of the border. Just choose the region according to the length or the place of your stay in the Pyrenees!
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Tasting and commented pairings of local products
Region: • Conca de Barberà • Garrigues • Urgell
Municipality: • Passanant i Belltall • La Sala de Comalats

Els Corremarges produces its preserves in the shared workshop of Cooperativa Tres Cadires, in Arbeca, and belongs to the Association of garlic producers of Belltall, to the Association of producers of Vall del Corb and to the Network of small producers Mosaic de Secà. We believe that networking and cooperation are essential tools to maintain rural communities’ well-being. We invite you to experience and taste this networking in the heart of nature through a commented tasting and pairing session with local products. According to the season and the personal needs, we combine our wild products with other close producers’.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Guided tour of Avellanes Monastery
Region: • Noguera
Municipality: • Os de Balaguer

About twenty years ago, the Marist community of Avellanes Monastery decided to open their doors to visitors to in order to disseminate the historical and cultural values of the monastery. This ancient abbey built in the 12th century by Urgell counts still preserves part of its monumental ensemble, which is now listed National Heritage of Cultural Interest. The guided tour allows the visitors to find out about the history and the artistic value of the monastery and of its immediate surroundings. The place also hosts “El Claustre”, a restaurant that promotes traditional cuisine with local products.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Val d’Aran Walking & Summit Festival
Region: • Alta Ribagorça • Pallars Jussà • Pallars Sobirà • Val d’Aran
Municipality: • Vielha e Mijaran

VAL D’ARAN WALKING FESTIVAL is a hiking festival that gather hiking and nature lovers from all over the world to discover, share and enjoy the local mountains, gastronomy, culture and heritage.
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Muria Centre d'Interpretació Apícola and visit of the hives
Region: • Baix Ebre
Municipality: • El Perelló

Muria Centre d'Interpretació Apícola plunges you into the world of bees through several spaces where the latest technologies will teach you about apiculture in an interactive and didactic way and show you the whole production process, from the bee to the jar of honey. You will go the Burgà area equipped with the typical apiarist clothing accompanied by a professional in order to watch what his/her work is all about: panels, honey, pollen, larva, types of bees and tools, typical characteristics of a hive, … With a bit of luck, you may see the queen or the birth of a bee!
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Stargazing with a telescope and tasting of Pyrenean liqueurs
Region: • Pallars Sobirà
Municipality: • Alt Àneu

This activity consists of watching the night sky with the naked eye, first, and then with laser. With the help of a catadioptric telescope, we will then identify some details of the solar system and of the deep sky. The observation part is livened with a tasting of Pyrenean liqueurs in some of the places of Àneu Valleys that are ideal for stargazing.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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“Let’s discover the plants that live around us”
Region: • Conca de Barberà • Garrigues • Urgell
Municipality: • Passanant i Belltall • La Sala de Comalats

This walk will allow you to discover the flora of the nearest landscapes from an ethnobotanic point of view. Plants can be toys for kids, they feed us, heat us and help us build all kinds of things. They are a source of inspiration for poets and inventors imitate their natural genius. They help us cure human and animal diseases and are present in architecture, religious symbols, believes and superstitions. In a cool but rigorous atmosphere, we will tell some stories and anecdotes that will make you understand that nature and culture are not contradictory and that preserving biodiversity also helps us to maintain our intangible heritage. Duration: 3 hours. All audiences.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring
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Olive oil Experience
Region: • Garrigues
Municipality: • Fulleda

Stroll through Fulleda in the company of a great expert in olive oil, farming and local history. In the region of Les Garrigues, some kind of union between vineyard, olive oil and their by-products have been remaining over the centuries in order to guarantee the extra virgin quality of the oil.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Discover, cook and taste the edible wild plants!
Region: • Anoia
Municipality: • Jorba

Departure to identify and collect edible wild species followed by a wild cooking workshop with the corresponding tasting. To start, we will walk around the beautiful village of Jorba where a myriad of edible wild plants and also traditional agricultural varieties grow. We will learn to identify them, to collect them correctly, and we will discover their uses. Then, with the spices and varieties we have collected, complemented with other 100% local and seasonal products, we will cook various dishes, both amazing and delicious. Following the advice of the expert who will accompany you at all times, you will be the ones to decide which recipes to make. And then it's time to taste everything we've cooked, and evaluate the result and the pairings made. Activity suitable for all audiences. Approximate duration 2.5 hours.
Season Autumn / Winter / Spring / Summer
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Make your own olive oil (workshop)
Region: • Terra Alta
Municipality: • Horta de Sant Joan

Through a guided tasting of the single-variety olive oils we produce (empeltre, arbequina and piqual), you will learn to assess the different tastes and sensations of single-variety olive oils.
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Discover, cook and taste wild edible plants!
Region: • Anoia
Municipality: • Jorba

This walk aimed at picking wild edible species is followed by a wild food cooking workshop and its corresponding tasting session. After a walk through the surroundings of the lovely village of Jorba, which host endless wild edible plants and traditional farm varieties, you will learn about how to identify them, pick them properly and use them. Then, with the species and varieties you have gathered as well as with other local and seasonal products, you will cook several amazing and delicious dishes. Assessed by the expert who will be with you all the time, you will choose the recipes you want to follow. After that, you will taste everything you have prepared and check the results and pairings. All audiences. Approximate duration: 2.5 hours.
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