Situated in the northeastern Iberian peninsula, Catalonia covers an area of 32 000km2 and has 6 million inhabitants. History, language and a distinct cultural, political and legal tradition have shaped the personality of the country and the people. Catalonia was an early possession of the Romans, who lost it to the Goths and Alans about 470bc. The Moors conquered the region an AD 712, but were expelled 76 years later by the Spaniards allied with Charlemagne.
“Fantastic ride discovering the Catalan Coastline,… for beach lovers”
Catalonia Horse Trails offers again a route that is going along the Catalan Coastline, riding through the fantastic landscape of Empordà and Costa Brava.
“The classic trail that should be in every good rider’s CV”
Galloping through surf on unspoilt sandy beaches, riding through old villages, passing Romanesque churches. We leave the foothills of the Pyrenees, the undulating plains of the Empordà region await,