Pyrenees – Catalan is a Spanish territory surrounded by the Pyrenees, Corbieres and the Mediterranean Sea. The climate of Pyrenees – Catalan varies depending on the landscape and latitude. Rainfall is more common in the higher Pyrenees especially between May and June so it is best to avoid making cheap hotel reservations during those months. Book online to get the best deals in cheap hotels.
Charles the Great established Pyrenees – Catalan making it part of Marca Hispanica, which is a buffer territory to protect the area from the Moorish attacks. That area was divided into several counties and had gained independence before the 9th century ended. There were many Catalan counts that fell steadily, but Count Miro II the Young and Count Sunyer I remained in power.
Events, Landmarks, Activities
If you are planning to visit Pyrenees – Catalan in autumn, then make sure to attend the traditional events held during that season including the Catalan National Day, The Lady of Mercy Festival, and The Castanyada. The most popular sight in Pyrenees-Catalan is the Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park where you can find more than 40 volcanoes. Another eye-catching attraction is the Churches of the Vall de Boi, which has earned a spot in UNESCO's list of World Heritage sites.
The Pyrenees – Catalan is best explored on high-speed train which covers the whole territory and reaches the city of Barcelona. Another option is the bus, but they are quite slower. Renting a car would give you the freedom to get around the area.