Barcelona is a great place to be outdoors, in summer. If you are looking for natural places in the city, there are many parks and gardens where you can walk, play sports, and even read. Some of the more classic gardens in Barcelona are Collserola and Montjuic. And if you are looking for more historic sites, there is the Parc de la Ciutadella (one of Barcelona’s two green lungs), Park Güell (art-nouveau), and the Horta Labyrinth (woodland). Barcelona has 5km of beaches, and other facilities close by, such as public transport. The Mediterranean sea area is a great plan for people visiting the city. There are many beaches in Barcelona that have been awarded Blue Flag status. These beaches include Sant Sebastia, Sant Miquel, Bogatell, Mar Bella, and Nova Mar Bella. Additionally, Somorrostro, Nova Icariya, and Nova Mar Bella are completely smoke-free beaches. There is a special service available to assist people who have difficulty getting into the water at both Sant Miquel and Nova Icariya beaches, as well as the area of the Forum site beach. Barcelona is known for its coastline activities. Spend the day cooling off and playing in the water sports, such as swimming, surfing, kayaking, paddle surfing, or even parasailing. Take a catamaran or one of the Golondrina pleasure boats out onto the water and explore the city’s coast. If you are looking for a special activity to do with your spouse, partner, friend, or family member, sign up for one of these: If you enjoy working out, and keeping healthy, Barcelona has plenty for you. Mataró is 30 minutes north of Barcelona, and is a great place to learn how to scuba dive during the summer. While diving, you can swim among the fish and coral with only the sound of your breathing audible. Barcelona is a great place for runners and other exercisers. The streets, waterfront, and boulevards are places where you can work out and cycle, as well as play water sports. If you plan on being active in Barcelona, youll find it here. Barcelona is such a wonderful city to explore, and if you do it on foot its even better because you will discover hidden nooks and crannies, while getting a good workout and soaking up the history and culture of the city. Barcelona offers a variety of outdoor running locations, in both natural scenery and green spaces, along the sea. If you enjoy walking, there are multiple guided walking trails in the city and its surrounding areas for you to try. Whether you like activities with a lot of adrenaline or enjoy being outside, there are many different extreme sports options for you to try in Barcelona. The city hosts many sporting events, such as the Barcelona Marathon, which is the fifth most popular marathon in Europe. A knowledgeable guide will provide explanations and share their passion for the sport during your run. Skydive Barcelona Empuriabrava offers tandem jumps from 4000 meters up in the air, with stunning views of the Catalan Pyrenees and the Bay of Roses on the Mediterranean coast. Another amazing natural site in Barcelona is the Montserrat mountain, which can be explored by visiting in a balloon and enjoying a bird’s eye view of the beautiful mountainous area.