Come and feel the thrill of adrenalin on the Costa Brava and in the Girona Pyrenees

Do you get a buzz from trying out new activities Are you ready to have a go at everything? Do you get a kick out of excitement and adrenalin? If so, the Costa Brava and the Girona Pyrenees will thrill you with great adventure alternatives that go beyond the sea or the mountains. Here are just a few of them!

Globus Emporda. CBGTB Image Archive

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A Balloon Ride

It is rare to be able to see villages and mountains from a bird’s eye view. Flying in a hot-air balloon is the ideal way to do so and to discover the landscape from a new angle. You can have a go with Vol de Coloms or Globus Costa Brava. Both options will give you the unique experience of flying over the province of Girona.
Mas Garganta. Pirineu de Girona. CBGTB Image Archive

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Horse Riding

With Trek and Ride Pyrenees or Panorama Trails you can go horse riding and find out all about this amazing animal for yourself. You can choose between riding on the coast near Calella de Palafrugell or in the Cerdanya region, two very different settings.
Pirineu de Girona. Volata. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG (2)

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Segway

Sightseeing in villages and cities on a segway is an increasingly popular option. You can try it with Ocitània, a company based in Gualta which provides this type of transport, as well as other activities, including archery, laser tag and mini quads.
Badia de Roses. Mike Burdon. Skydive. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG

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Parachuting and Sightseeing Flights

Trying your hand at parachuting is a great way to overcome your fears, to jump and shout and not have a care in the world. To dare to feel your heart beating like mad. You can try it in Empuriabrava with Windoor Wind Tunnel and The Land of the Sky – Skydive Empuriabrava, where you also have the chance to go on a sightseeing flight. Things will never be the same again!
Via Ferrata Cala del Mol°. Aventura Girona. CBGTB Image Archive

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Via Ferrata and Canyoning

These sports are guaranteed to get your adrenalin going like nothing else! Mountain Free Time, Altitud Extrem and Aventura Girona are just some of the companies to go to if you dare have a go at canyoning or climbing a via ferrata. They are a great way to discover hidden places that can only be reached by following the river’s course or the rockface, and you can always do them with a qualified instructor.
VolcÖ el Croscat. Maria Geli Pilar PlanagumÖ. Arxiu Imatges PTCBG

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Responsible Tourism

If you prefer to follow a guided tour and find out more about the plants and wildlife or the cultural and architectural heritage to be found in the region, you can try the options offered by Terramar, Giroguies, the CEA Alt Ter or Trescàlia, all of which are very worthwhile. This is the ideal alternative for a weekend or holiday with the family to learn more about our surroundings.

Animal and Adventure Park

If you want to see bears, wolves, vultures, deer or marmots from up close, to observe how they live and interact with each other, Molló Parc, with 10 hectares of land, is the perfect way to do so. It is ideal for nature lovers, hikers, mountaineers, kids and teenagers alike.
Come and discover the other face of the Costa Brava and the Girona Pyrenees and you will take home a memory of a unique experience that will thrill you from start to finish.