10 trails for outdoor shootings in Catalonia
10 locations for productions related to nature and outdoor sports.
If you start thinking about your next production for clothes or sports equipment, casual fashion or any product or service that may need a location in full nature that combines different styles, you will discover in this post up to 10 locations for different needs. Oriented especially to biking and hiking.
The 10 locations we will detail below allow photographic and audiovisual productions with different needs, from rivers, volcanoes to cliffs, bridges and lakes. Depending on your production needs and your product, we look for the ideal location to convey the ideal message for your brand.
If you have specific needs for your shooting or audiovisual production and you want us to find the ideal place for you, do not hesitate to contact us.
Volcanoes, rivers and forests in La Garrotxa
The so-called Via Verde The Carrilet I connects the regions of La Garrotxa, La Selva and Gironés through a route of 54 km along the rivers Ter, Bruguent and Fluvia and is overlooking the volcanoes of La Garrotxa. It offers you wonderful locations surrounded by rivers, forests and the volcanoes of this region.
The route connects the towns of Olot and Girona. One of the most attractive spots for your production or audiovisual shooting is the area where the road is built on a continuous descent between forests along the river, crossing bridges and spectacular trenches.
Infrastructure: conditioned land, with 12 bridges and possible alternatives to the section (2 km)of steep slopes along the shoulder of the road.
Cultivated fields, "rieras" and stops until the Costa Brava
On the Costa Brava the Via Verde The Carrilet II connects Girona and the coastal town of Sant Feliu de Guíxols. This route (39.7 km) through the regions of the Gironès and the Baix Emporda allows the discovery of Mediterranean landscapes of singular beauty, perfect for your outdoor productions inspired by the sea. Throughout the route there are alternating stretches along rivers, quiet meadows of cultivated fields, villages. Ideal for shootings and/or audiovisual productions on different locations in a reduced amount of kilometers.
Infrastructure: compacted land surface, traversed by Mediterranean forests.
Rural landscapes, meadows and forests on the banks of the Ter
The Via Verde de la Ruta del Ferro runs between Ripoli and Ogassa for about 15 km of asphalted road in the middle of nature. If you are looking for a location in a rural landscape, easy accessible with diverse possibilities of approach, in these 15 km you will find forests, you will cross rivers, roads and torrents. At the highest point of this route it is worth stopping to admire the perspective of the Sierra Caballera, which rises powerful towards the north, and is a perfect background for shootings.
Infrastructure: the road is asphalted, bordered by two grass shoulders, with 3 bridges and 1 tunnel through the Ter valley and the Sierra Caballera.
Crossing tunnels and viaducts in Terra Alta
This region is a rugged territory located in the southern tip of Catalonia, dotted with almond trees and pine forests. You will find here locations with viaducts, tunnels and it is a natural place of an enormous beauty, ideal as background for your sportier shootings. The route has a length of 23 km and connects Arnes – Lledó with El Pinell de Brai (Tarragona). The waters of the river Fontcalda may have a temperature up to 28 degrees and carries chloride and calcium carbonate, magnesium sulfate and sodium chloride. A true outdoor mineral-medicinal water spa!
Infrastructure: this Via Verde is equipped with 20 tunnels and 5 viaducts, which offers great possibilities for your audiovisual productions.
Ravines and trenches on the banks of the Ebro
The region of the Baix Ebre is located in the province of Tarragona and presents itself as an exceptional mosaic of contrasts of well differentiated territories and is ideal for your shootings and audiovisual productions. The green route between El Pinell de Brai and Tortosa, the capital of Tarragona, offers you over a distance of 26 km impressive landscapes in the Natural Park of Els Ports and the Natural Park of the Delta del Ebre. It allows you to find several locations within a very short distance, thus facilitating your production.
Infrastructure: the Via Verde is asphalted. With a viaduct over the river Canaletes, 19 tunnels and 5 rest areas.
Tunnels, bridges and footbridges in the Sierra del Cadí
The Greenway of the Nicolau is situated in a natural environment with a lot of history and legends. It is an old railroad track that was built for the transport of the wood that was sawed in the forests of the zone of Cadí Moixeró. Its length is 6 km, between Guardiola de Berguedá and Sant Joan de l’Avellanet (Bagà) in the Natural Park Cadí Moixeró, a perfect setting for your productions and high mountain shootings!
Infrastructure: the route is well accessible and crosses viewpoints, footbridges (including a cable of 35 meters) and has a tunnel excavated in the rocks. Peculiar locations that offers an unique touch to your projects!
Meadows, riverside forests and crops in Sort
The Camino Natural of Sort i la Vall d’Àssua takes us into the corners of the Leridan region of Pallars Sobirà, a mountainous area dotted with picturesque villages with unique medieval churches and castles. Scattered throughout different valleys we find there also the Noguera Pallaresa river. Over about 51 km you will find a set of routes arranged around the main road that is divided into six sessions, between the towns of Sort, Olp, Altron, Sauri, Llessui, les Bordes de Llessui and Pas de Mainera. Connected to this main road there are up to twelve secondary routes.
Infrastructure: forest tracks with asphalted sections with a difference in height of 1700 meters that allows to enjoy the great landscapes of the Pyrenees.
Rafts, ditches and paddies in the Ter region
On the route of the Gola del Ter we start our walk between vineyards and rice fields, we continue between other types of cultivated fields in the midst of many poplars. We follow the course of the Ter until the Gola. In this final section of the route we will find the different rafts, a new option for your audiovisual productions and shootings. The circular circuit of about 15 km starts in Torroella de Montgrí and reaches the mouth of the river Ter. It offers you, according to your needs, many locations between the sea and the mountains.
Infrastructure: forest tracks with asphalted sections with a null drop around rice fields and other cultivated areas.
The Camino de los Enamorados in Puigcerdà
This « Way of the Lovers » is a frequented itinerary that is carried out mainly by the side of the lake of Puigcerdà. Its route, surrounded by trees and with good views on the Cerdanya, leads through the network of Senderos de Cerdanya and a section of the water pipe that transports the water to the pond. The length of the route is approximately 3.5 km and follows a path full of trees, ideal for a shooting in the cold air in autumn-winter or fresh and natural in spring-summer.
Infrastructure: the different asphalted and non paved sections offers a diversity of possibilities, depending on the location needs.
The cliffs of the Montgrí Mountains
The route Ullà and the Muntanya Gran is not too crowded, so, if you want to enjoy tranquility and an exceptional view over the area of l’Empordà, this is the best place to realize your audiovisual productions and shootings. The circular route of about 22 km with an unevenness of about 600 meters offers you a splendid view over the environments of Montgrí and surroundings.
Infrastructure: alternatively fairly comfortable non paved tracks with some narrow, rocky parts for the more adventurous scenes.
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