Explore Catalonia like a local

Catalonia regions

An overview of Catalonia’s regions, where to visit, and what to do

Month by month

Discover Catalonia throughout the year with our guides of each month

Special stays

A hand-picked selection of unique stays around Catalonia

Unexpected Getaways

Pick our brains to plan a memorable trip

Explore the various ways to get first-hand advice for your next trip to Catalonia or Andorra


We’re Marc and Marina, your local friends in Catalonia. We started Unexpected Catalonia as a place to share our favourite adventures in two of the regions we know and love best: Catalonia and Andorra. Our approach is simple: we prioritise the unconventional over the touristy.

Through our blog posts, newsletter, and trip design services, we share our opinion and discoveries to help you explore Catalonia and Andorra like you live here.

Viewpoint in Vall de Núria