4×4 Pyrenees off-road

In short - All year available

💶 1850€ per person | 📅 From 9 days, 8 overnights stays

  • Nissan Patrol “Extreme” provided by the organizer.
  • Wine cellar visit and maridaded lunch included.
  • Fun, family friendly driving.
  • Experience impressive landscapes.
  • Best Spanish traditional food and accommodation.
  • Min. 4, max. 10 people (2 people by car).
  • Under request, it’s possible to offer shorter program and other services too.
  • All meals, hotels, transfers, cars, fuel ...included, except extra beverages. You form your own group.

A great experiencie

Catalonia is the land of contrasts, in 3 hours you can cross it, there are 18 Natural Parks with rich and varied nature where you can enjoy the Pyrenees, long beaches with soft and smooth sand, small rocky beaches mixed with mediterranean forest, ideal for driving, amazing medieval villages, typical fisherman villages,....everything it’s possible.

A great experiencie

Would you and your friends like to do something different? Something exciting? Then, join us for some tough off-road driving in a stunningly beautiful setting.

We start the trails in our off road venues, at 30 min from Barcelona, with vineyards and wine cellars everywhere.

You will learn to drive a 4x4 car in challenging circumstances, or improve your skills if you already have 4x4 driving experience. Combined with the best local food, the great company of your friends and a fantastic instructor, this makes for a perfect adrenaline charged experience.

Sea to sky, adventure off road 4x4 tour to discover Catalunya

This is for sure the perfect combination to discover Catalonia, from Barcelona seaside to the highest peaks on the Pyrenees, where you can visit as well Andorra, the country of the Pyrenees.
Go with your friends and have fun on a unique self drive tour on tough 4×4 trails..
if you would prefer, we can offer you the chance to split this tour and organize it for you in shorter periods of 3 days

Why us?

Providing a blend of adventure, fun & action are key to our philosophy. All our tours are crafted to allow you to discover our region, culture and beautiful landscapes but always with a focus on action!

 

Using our know-how, we have developed our vehicles to be ideally suited to severe off road conditions.

This includes raising the suspension and fitting “bigfoot” style wheels, to allow thrilling approach and departure angles - virtually nothing can get in your way!

We use low gear many hours during the day, and it requires the best feelings and driving skills from your side.

True adventure

During centuries the smugglers have been avoiding the border between Andorra and Spain, crossing the Pyrenees using the worse and most difficult off road tracks, closed forests and deep rivers to be not catched by the border policemen. This has been an audacy history that is still living somewhere.

The contraband route is still living for the people who wish to cross the Pyrenees border line between Spain and Andorra, while living a nice adventure and enjoying from the wildest Pyrenees Areas and nice views over the mountains.

Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park

The Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park is located in the Pre-Pyrenees, it is the second largest park in Catalonia, encompassing the two great mountain ranges of Cadí and Moixeró and forming an impressive mountainous barrier about 30 km long. Cadí-Moixeró is a mountain territory, and its altitude ranges from 800m at the bottom of the valleys to 2,642m from the Puig de la Canal Baridana. Mountain and nature lovers will find a terrain where limestone and water have drawn a rugged.

The Llosa valley

We will discover a still wild valley, a hidden place with good landscapes where the lakes of La Muga stand out.

This itinerary is highly recommended due to the fact that we are going to cross a still wild, undeveloped and less overcrowded valley, totally surrounded by nature and where you can see, for example, the lakes of La Muga. The Llosa Valley was used a few years ago by smugglers and bandits. The routes that cross this valley were also used in their day by the farmers who passed to Andorra. And also the muleteers who transported the iron that was extracted from the mine located in the Pimorent

One of the towns that we will cross: Rupit

It is a charming medieval town, the stone houses that form it date from the 16th and 17th centuries. Several of the doors of the houses in Rupit have an inscription on the stone lintel with the date of their construction, and we must say that, although many of these houses are over 400 years old, they are extraordinarily well preserved.

The Salt de Sallent is a waterfall of more than 90 meters of altitude, the highest in Catalonia, where the water that passes through the Riera de Rupit stops.

Clima

Soft and sunny climate close to the sea side and Barcelona, fresh temperature in the Pyrenees, not too much rain normally.

 

Vehicles (Patrol Extreme)

Because our concept it’s unique, because we promise to do proper off road, there is no traction control, no abs, no electronics, just our strong customized Nissan Patrol “Extreme”, with springs over the axles, good torque, long travel suspension and excellent off road capabilities.

Gastronomy & Accomodation

This is also an important point for us and will take special care for it.

The climate and nature from the area has given the Pyrenees a rich gastronomy based in intensive tasting of river fish, hunting meat, wild fruits and special cooking. Also, now, this traditional gastronomy has been improved with innovative and sophisticated recipes.

You will enjoy a barbecue in the mountains, good tapas in Barcelona or the best and innovative cooking.

The hotels are comfortable and charming with lots local character.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sitges village

Sitges is a Mediterranean coastal town with its year-round mild climate, located in the Garraf area in the province of Barcelona, in Catalonia, Spain. Sheltered by the Garraf mountains and due to its geographical position in the Mediterranean, Sitges has a warm "microclimate" that makes it possible to enjoy outdoor activities almost every day of the year. Moreover, throughout the year numerous events take place in this beautiful town: the Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Carnival, the Festa Major, Theatre Festivals, The Barcelona-Sitges Vintage Car Rally, Harvest Festival, concerts ... the list goes on, however one can also enjoy simply taking a stroll along the seafront boulevard, a bike ride through the Garraf Natural Park or soak up the atmosphere of the Sitges nights on the renowned "Dos de Mayo" street.

Four kilometres of beach with a delightful seafront promenade featuring turn of the 20th century colonial "Indiano" mansions on one side and the sea on the other, makes it always a good excuse to visit Sitges.

Montserrat mountains

The Montserrat massif is unique, as evidenced from its serrated ridge line of curved peaks, which give the Montserrat mountain range its most spectacular characteristic.

The highest point on Montserrat mountain is the peak of Sant Jeroni (1,236m). From this vantage point, there are marvellous views and on days of good visibility even the island of Mallorca can be seen.

Amazing place to enjoy hiking and climbing.

Penedès valley

Penedès is a natural and historical region located in the south of Catalonia, between the pre-coastal mountain range (Serralada Prelitoral) and the Mediterranean Sea.
Penedès is a wine-producing region, the area is framed by the coastal hills of the Serra del Garraf and the higher inland mountains which skirt the Catalan Central Depression. Long considered one of the country's best wine-producing regions after Rioja, it is also one of the most ancient viticultural areas in Europe. Perhaps better-known for its Cava production, a sparkling wine which has had its own Denominació d'Origen since 1991, white grape varieties predominate, although the region also produces some highly regarded, oak-aged reds.

4×4 PYRENEES OFF-ROAD PROGRAM

1st day:

Arrival and accommodation in Barcelona hotel

Free journey

2nd day:

Early morning, minivan transfer to our training facilities

Welcome in our off-road training facilities.

Safety and technical briefing.

Drive vehicles and get training on our off-road track.

Lunch

Off-road tour to try out what you have learned in the morning, river crossing, difficult, technical tracks. Drive through beautiful landscapes through the vineyards of the Penedès valley.

Sitges village walk around.

3rd day:

We start the trip towards the Pyrenees, after 1 hour driving on the road, we arrive at the

beginning of the off-road tracks. The landscape changes to the rocky mountains and impressive cliffs, peppered by typical and beautiful villages.

Picnic lunch.

We pass very close by to the Cadi Moixeró Natural Parc with spectacular and nice view points.

If there is enough time, we will visit a natural prison, in the middle of the mountains. In the past (the practice has gone out of fashion) people were simply left behind with no chance of coming back on their own.

4rd day:

Today we spend all day on the Pre Pyrenees line, where we will enjoy great scenery and drive a few technical passes over rocky mountains, river crossing, …, sure, it’s a journey to remember.
5rd day:

We start driving along twisty and rough smugglers’ tracks to finish our journey at Andorra in the heart of the Pyrenees.

This day offers spectacular, amazing views over the mountains. We will reach some of the highest peaks of Andorra and the Pyrenees, with some very steep and long climbs and descents.

6rd day:

Departing from Andorra by using another old smuggler route, we spend our journey following amazing trails and views over La Cerdanya, proper Pyrenees landscape, this is one of the nicest trails you can enjoy on the Pyrenees.

If you are capable and safe on the steering wheel, we will reach Pic Negre, a legendary peak of Andorra

Lunch time in a local family-owned restaurant in the countryside.

7rd day:

It’s time to move to the east, to find some good off-road again close to Rupit village and around a big swamp. We have lunch in a very authentic place:  a small restaurant into an old monastery, from where we enjoy some of the most spectacular views of Catalonia. We have to walk a short distance to get there.

8rd day:

Before we start our tour for today, we will have a short stop to visit an impressive waterfall with an altitude of 115 mts, the highest of Catalonia.

After that be ready for some proper off-roading, the last of our trip. We will pass almost under the waterfall and have a long stretch of challenging sections in front of us, where we will need everybody working together to get through.

9rd day:

Time to drive back

Early lunch on a typical restaurant farm in Montserrat mountains.

End of the tour and drop the cars.

Transfer to the airport.

“Barcelona – Pyrenees Smugglers’ Route”

Price from: 1850 €/person

Included in trip fee:

  • Guided round trip Barcelona-Barcelona via Andorra.
  • 6 nights hotel and breakfast.
  • Picnic packed lunch for the 2nd day.
  • 8 days use of a strong safe 4wd vehicle.
  • 2 persons per vehicle max.
  • Min group size: 4 clients (2 cars). Max group size: 10 clients (5 cars).
  • All vehicle operating costs.
  • Wine and cava cellar visit and tasting.

Not included:

  • Optional wine tasting.
  • Your flights.
  • Barcelona hotel on the first night.
  • Lunch and dinners
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Any personal expenses

Down payment and deposit

When you book this trip, we ask you for a down payment of 20% of the total booking sum. We ask for a deposit of €400 in cash to be payed locally as a security for the vehicles, to be returned at the end of the event provided the car has not sustained any uninsured damage.

Booking information

You form your own group

This event can take place at any time of the year, except in August, when it is too warm.

Simply contact us via info@stressadrenalina.com. together we settle on the dates, cater for any special wishes you many and arrange the details of your trip.

To drive it is necessary to be over 27 years old and to have two years old license.

 

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