If you are a follower of Hard Hobbit To Break You will know that during the last few weeks we have set out to show you some of the most beautiful forests in Spain so that you can enjoy autumn in style, a season that, although many consider the beginning of the saddest time of year, for others it is an opportunity Magnificent to discover nature in its most beautiful version, as the forests acquire unique hues.
Thus, after talking about the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, the Sequoias del Monte Cabezón National Monument and the Monfragüe National Park, today we are moving to Catalonia, specifically to the province of Barcelona, to tell you about a forest that deserves the worth visiting during this time of year. We are referring to the Fageda de la Grevolosa, one of the most impressive places in this autonomous community. Fancy discovering more details? Well, you just have to keep reading!
La Fageda de la Grevolosa, known in Spanish as the Hayedo de la Grevolosa, is located in the Serra dels Llancers, which is a kind of natural border between the Transversal mountain range and the Prepirineu. It is part of the PEIN of Milany-Bellmunt-Puigsacalm due to its beauty and the biological interest of this place. It currently belongs to the Generalitat of Catalonia, in addition to belonging to the Natura 2000 Network.
As you can discover yourself in the images that we offer you in the gallery, this forest surprises with its beech forests, some of which are more than 300 years old. In fact, some of them are really monumental, being able to reach more than a meter in diameter and 40 meters in height. That yes, the most surprising of all of them is one that measures 42 meters, has a trunk of about 6 meters in perimeter at its base and has a glass 20 meters in diameter.
Great natural diversity
In addition to its trees, the Fageda de la Grevolosa attracts attention for its great natural diversity, being able to find numerous species both in terms of flora and fauna. However, in recent times the Generalitat it has had to carry out some conservation tasks due to soil erosion. Thus, what the Catalan Government wants is for more trees to grow so that the forest in general can regenerate.
Fortunately, since this has allowed it to remain in its current state, the only way to get to the forest is by taking a 2-kilometer walk. The good thing is that this path is quite simple and can even be done with children, although if they are not very used to this type of route, they may end up getting tired along the route. In addition, it is important to keep in mind that in some sections of the road the children must go hand in hand due to the unevenness. Therefore, the level of difficulty of the route is low, although it is true that you have to walk 4 kilometers, 2 for going and 2 for returning.
Autumn, the best time to visit it
As it could not be otherwise, the best time of year to visit this beautiful Barcelona forest is autumn, when the beech forest acquires unique colors and the atmosphere is most calm and inspiring. Of course, in spring you can also enjoy this enclave in a very special way. Do you dare to visit it? To convince you, below we leave you with our Gallery, where you will find more beautiful images of the Fageda de la Grevolosa. Do not miss it!
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