Pineda de Mar is a pretty town on the Maresme coastline in Catalonia, remarkable for its beach and the natural park that surrounds it.
Located between Calella and Malgrat de Mar, a short ways from Girona and Barcelona, Pineda de Mar can boast the longest beach along the Maresme coastline, and this, coupled with the nearby Montnegre Nature Park and pleasant climate, make holidays in Pineda de Mar a popular option for those who want to enjoy nature with some unparalleled relaxation.
Families with children, couples and groups of friends all come to this town to try a range of water activities at its long beach, from kayaking to catamarans to aqua skis and surf rowing. They also love the possibilities for hiking and exploring the nature in the Montnegre Nature Park, located on the other side of the town. This superb area offers a host of hiking routes along the rocky hills, through woods, rivers and gorges with some excellent views of the coast. It’s also possible to ride a bike or go horse-riding in the park.
If you are looking for cheap trips to Pineda de Mar and decide to visit this seaside town, you’ll be amazed by the historical heritage. Check out the ruins of the Roman aqueduct; built around the 2nd and 3rd centuries, to this day you can still see four of its archways. You can also visit the ruins of Castell de Montpalau, a castle whose origins date back to the 11th century. Apart from the ancient buildings and monuments you’ll discover in this small old quarter, you’ll also find a range of restaurants, hotels and other services to make sure you have everything you need for a few days’ relaxation. If travelling with children, you’ll be glad to know this town has received the Catalan Tourism Agency’s Family Tourism seal of approval, which guarantees services and facilities suitable for families.
What are you waiting for? Look for package deals to Pineda de Mar now and get ready to enjoy the sun, beach, nature, culture and entertainment of the town!