Outdoor Activities Sant Cugat

There are a variety of fun outdoor activities for kids in Sant Cugat, which offers a fantastic quality of life, attracting international families seeking a really outdoorsy, healthy and active lifestyle. The region boasts an enviable climate of mild winters and long warm summers with year-round sunshine. The area is also particularly breathtaking in the Autumn months, as the hillsides change colour. 

 

The Serra de Collserola National Park has an abundance of cycling and hiking trails for all ages and abilities, with breathtaking views over Barcelona to the Mediterranean Sea beyond. There are some beautiful woodland walking routes a short journey from Sant Cugat by train or car, providing wonderful outdoor nature activities for kids.

 

There are also an abundance of parks, outdoor sports activities for kids, creative workshops and holiday courses, with outdoor activity games for kids. There is a popular outdoor swimming pool open from June to September.

 

Sant Cugat is also an easy distance from the 10km of urban beaches in Barcelona itself, as well as being a short drive from some of the most stunning beaches of the Maresme Coast and beyond to the Costa Brava. 

 

The mountainous foothills of the Catalan Pyrenees a short drive away makes for plenty of family days out and fun outdoor activities for kids in winter with skiing, sledging and other snow sports at weekends. 

 

Here is a list of the best creative outdoor activities for kids in Sant Cugat, tried and tested by local families living in the region.  If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email info@mumabroad.com

 

Visit Mumabroad.com for more tips and recommendations by local families in Sant Cugat, including the best courses and workshops, indoor activities and places to eat out with kids. 

Montepallars, Catalan Pyrenees

Montepallars, Catalan Pyrenees

Montepallars, set in the foothills of the Catalan Pyrenees, organises all kinds of friendly workshop holidays such as yoga, cooking, painting and singing for adults. On request they can organise special family weekends; if the parents want to go on ...

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Summer Swimming at Parc Central

Summer Swimming at Parc Central

Parc Central is a municipal, outdoor swimming pool open from June to September. Check website for prices and opening times.             Recommended by Rachael West  Contact Details: C/Rovellat 37, 08173 / +34 935 879 ...

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Baixador de Vallvidrera Walk

Baixador de Vallvidrera Walk

A favourite outing is to take the train from St Cugat 4 stops (about 7 mins) towards Barcelona to Baixador de Vallvidrera in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district. Here you literally get straight out of the train and into the woods with numerous routes ...

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Monastery of Sant Cugat

Monastery of Sant Cugat

The Monastery of Sant Cugat consists of a church, built in the 11th and 12th centuries, and impressive Romanesque cloisters surrounded by the Chapter House and monastery buildings. There are remains of an ancient Palaeo-Christian building inside the ...

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Parc Central

Parc Central

Parc Central is the largest urban park in Spain with 3 separate play areas and bike paths.             Recommended by Victoria Hunt Contact Details: Sant Cugat information: www.santcugat.cat

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Club Junior

Club Junior

Junior Sport and Spa is by far the biggest and most complete sports centre in Sant Cugat catering for almost all sports from tennis to football, swimming, hockey and fitness and all of which have children’s clubs and classes. There is also a ...

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Hípica Can Caldés

Hípica Can Caldés

Can Caldés is a sports and social club that embraces both the amateur and professional horse worlds. Their facilities extend to over 15 hectares of land. They offer different services and activities related to horsemanship: horse riding ...

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Parc Turó de Can Mates

Parc Turó de Can Mates

This park, located in Sant Cugat del Valles is a lovely playground to bring the kids to. Parc Turó de Can Mates has four different zones: a flat green area with some trees and an outdoor gym, one area with long and fun slides, a climbing frame and ...

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Set Ball Tennis

Set Ball Tennis

Family friendly tennis club – individual classes or group clases for adults and kids. Facilities include tennis and padel courts, children’s play area and swimming pool. They also offer summer school for children from 4 to 15 years ...

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