Leisure & sports
There is a lot to experience at and around Torre Nova. On the page 'TTorre Nova - general information' you will find all information about leisure and sports at Torre Nova itself, such as the swimming pool, table tennis, jeux de boules, etc.
On this page you will find all our tips for active and sporty fun in the village, region and in Catalonia: hiking, cycling, tennis, padel, horseback riding, go-karting, paintball, tree or rock climbing, abseiling, wakeboarding, golf, a sightseeing flight in a sports plane or hot air balloon and skydiving. You see, you don't have to be bored at Torre Nova!
Action & sports
Hiking around Torre Nova
Torre Nova is a paradise for hiking enthusiasts all year round. Directly from the resort there are a number of beautiful hikes through unspoilt nature. You enjoy peace and beautiful views over the Tuscan-looking hilly landscape. You walk through forests, along streams, vineyards and fields and you will usually encounter fwe people along the road. Paths are easily accessible, but there is usually a difference in height. It is absolutely safe and you are welcome everywhere.
For our Torre Nova hiking routes you can download the Wikiloc app on your smartphone (available for iPhone and Android). You need to create an account, but the app offers a 14-day free trial period. Choose ´Discover´ from the main menu and enter the name of our village La Torre de Claramunt. There you will find a large number of GPS routes that you can walk with your phone with GPS. To find our Torre Nova routes click on our Wikiloc page ´Torre Nova Resort´: you will find Torre Nova route 1 to 6 there. Choose a route and start it when you are at the gate next to the pool. Wikiloc shows you the way, you will pass the most beautiful places, you have no idea where you are but you always come back to Torre Nova :).
Short hike from Torre Nova (appr. 45 minuten)
Nice walk below the village and back along the fields and vineyards. Here you will find the route on Wikiloc.
Directions: Exit the gate next to the pool, turn left through the orchard. Pass next to the green gate, take the dirt road down and follow the bend to the right. After 100 meters you will see the vegetable garden of Torre Nova on your right, which is run by a villager. Follow the path further down. You come to a dam over a small river (usually dry in the summer). Go straight past the village water station. Diagonally left behind the water station, a path goes up (quite steep). At the top you turn right.
After 150 meters you will reach a rock wall and you can go in 2 directions at the T-junction. Turn right: route through the shadow with views at the village. The path goes down. Keep following this path, when you come down you will see the village and Torre Nova on the right. Then continue the path through the forest for about 300 m until you reach a T-junction with a wider dirt road. Here you turn left (upwards). After a number of bends you will pass a farm on your left. Keep following the road. First a bend to the left and then straight ahead, until you see a large plain on the right (vineyards and fields).
Short route: straight on, you pass a large shed on the left of the path (it's a rabbit farm). Right in front of you you see the farm 'Vilaseca'. Keep left to the Vilaseca farm and go down the path, which bends to the left. After 300 meters you reach the same point at the rock wall where you turned right at the beginning of the walk. You go down to the right again. You will then return to the water station. Go straight up on the path and you return to Torre Nova.
Longer route (500 meters more): at the junction where yopu see the plain on your right, take the path to the right onto the plain, follow the path and make a large circle along the fields and vineyards. You still see a shed on your left (rabbit farm) and a little further on the same side the farm Vilaseca. Follow the paths (keep to the left) until you reach the Vilaseca farm. Pass the farm and immediately to the right and follow the path down. After 300 meters you reach the same point where you turned right at the rock wall at the beginning of the walk. You go down to the right again and return to the water station. Go straight up on the path and you return to Torre Nova
Most spectacular hikes in Catalonia
Are you an avid hiker? Here you will find our highlights, such as the mountain Montserrat, the Congost de Mont Rebei, to the 'Great Wall of Spain', Montseny or Rupit. Further away (about 3 hours), in the Pyrenees, you can also find spectacular walks, such as in the Aigüestortes National Park (counted among the most beautiful natural parks in Spain). Tip: Take plenty of water and some snacks for the hikes.
Our top 6 hikes in Catalonia:
Hiking on Montserrat (35 min drive)
You can enjoy spectacular walks at Montserrat mountain, among the surreal rock formations. Not advisable on Sunday as it is an important pilgrimage site. Follow this spectacular route to Montserrat via the C-15 and A2 (Montserrat exit). You drive along the northern flank of Montserrat towards the entrance of the monastery (at the barriers). For a visit to Montserrat you only pay approximately € 7 parking costs (pay at the machine in the parking lot when you leave).
You can walk from the monastery to the top of Sant Jeroni, behind the monastery a staircase goes up (requires some fitness). You can also take a cogwheel train to the top, the 'Funicular de Sant Joan'. You can either buy a one-way ticket and walk back down to the monastery, or buy a return ticket and hike up. In the latter case you have several options from the station above. To the Ermita de Sant Joan, or (the most spectacular walk) to the highest point of Montserrat: Sant Jeroni (over an hour up and an hour down - if you walk all the way back down to the monastery you only need to buy a one-way ticket) . Clearly marked and easily accessible paths. The last steps to the top require some fitness, but the view of the top makes the effort more than worth it. July and August better to go as early as possible. The Funicular runs from 10am. View the website of the Monastery of Montserrat. On Wikiloc you will find many more hiking routes op Montserrat.
On the page 'On the move in our region' you will also find information about what else to do on Montserrat, such as a visit to the monastery or the museum. You can return to Torre Nova from Montserrat via the same route, but also via the beautiful route along the southside of the mountain. Then follow the route from the exit of the car park to the right and down. You will also pass the caves of Montserrat.
Congost de Mont Rebei (2 u 10 min drive)
The Congost de Montrebei hiking trail is a jewel of nature and one of the most spectacular hikes in Spain. You walk on a carved path through the spectacular gorge, with rock walls on both sides more than 500 meters high. The gorge forms the border between Catalonia and Áragon. You also pass suspension bridges and there is a challenging staircase down the rock face. You can find the route here on Wikiloc. The starting point of the walk is at parking La Masieta, Carretera de Pont de Montanyana a St Esteve de la Sarga, km 8, 25632 Sant Esteve de la Sarga - Google maps.
Montseny (1 u 25 min drive)
You will find another beautiful walk at the mountain Montseny, the route takes you through the forest over the mountain and along a large water reservoir. Here you can find the route on Wikiloc. The route departs from the Santa Fe de Montseny car park - Google maps.
Rupit (1 u 25 min drive)
From the picturesque village of Rupit you can take a beautiful walk through the woods to the waterfall Salt de Salent. You can find the route here on Wikiloc. the starting point is from the car park in Rupit - Google maps.
Cycling around Torre Nova
Tennis and parel
There are two tennis courts, behind the castle (150 m). The rental goes via the municipality office, book in advance (ask us how). Bring your own rackets and tennis balls, unfortunately you cannot rent them.
In addition to the tennis courts, there are also two padel courts that you can reserve online. you can find the website here: clickandpadel.
Pony- and horseback riding
3 minutes from Torre Nova, Núria Torres of Finca Serra Burgès offers various hypic activities for the whole family. Such as pony rides (for the little ones aged 4 - 7 years, 30 min € 10) and routes by horse (1 h € 20, 1.5 h € 30) around La Torre de Claramunt. Tuesday to Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 4 pm to 7 pm, Friday to Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm. Closed on Mondays. Reservations: whatsapp +34 698 895 841 Núria Torres - Carretera BV-2134 Km 0.8, La Torre de Claramunt. Route description: Straight ahead out of the gate of Torre Nova towards Capellades, after 800 meters turn left (Finca Serra Burgès is signposted). Google maps.
Tree and rock climbing, abseiling
At Les Deus Aventura (20 minutes) you can go on spectacular treetop and rock climbing trips , abseiling and a variety of challenging games. For young and old. Reservations via tel/whatsapp: +34 696 965 684 or +34 663 812 585 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You will find all the information here lesdeusaventura. Passeig de les Deus without number, Sant Quintí de Mediona. Google maps.
At Funcable (35 min) you can enjoy wakeboarding (water skiing using a cable). This is ideal for learning water skiing and tricks as the operator controls the speed based on the skier/wakeboarder's skill and experience. Open daily from 11am - 8pm. Book in advance via tel./whatsapp: +34 677 40 67 28. Here you will find the Facebook page of Funcable. Carretera Nacional Vilafranca del Penedes – El Vendrell N340 Km. 1201.3, l´Arboc del Penedes - Google maps.
Karting, paintball and kids activities
Go-karting, paintball, kid´s activities in Castellolí (15 minuten)
At Karting Parc Motor in Castellollí you can go karting and paintball. There are also all kinds of activities for children (also for the little ones), such as a course with castles in the air and water slides. The go-kart track is challenging, 2.5 km long, with a difference in height and is beautifully situated in the hills. You can ride one or more 'heats', or drive a real Grand Prix with a group, including free practice, qualifying, race and award ceremony. You will find all the information on kartingparcmotor. Look here for the activities and prices. Reservation tel./whatsapp: +34 616 654 524 or email@example.com. Carretera Nacional IIa, Km 560, 08719 Castellolí - Google maps (follow the road along the large circuit until you go through a small tunnel. You are now on the go-kart track, report at the reception).
Golf in Catalonia
In the vicinity of Torre Nova you will find three beautiful golf courses:
Barcelona Golf Club (25 mins)
Challenging course at the bottom of Montserrat mountain, designed by Spanish golf legend José María Olazábal. Website golfmasiabach - Tel. +34 937 728 8000. Carretera Martorell - Capellades Km 19.5, Sant Esteve de Sesrovires - Google maps.
Sitges Golfclub (40 min)
Golfclub La Roqueta ( min)
Flights by small plane or hot air balloon
Close to Torre Nova, in Ódena (15 min), is the sports plane airport Aerodròm Ódena. You can enjoy sightseeing flights with a sports plane over our beautiful region, for example to Torre Nova or around Montserrat. Prices are € 150 for 30 min and € 225 for 45 min with 2 people. You can also fly yourself. Ask us for more information and to make a reservation. Aerodròm Ódena - Google maps.
You can also take a hot air balloon trip. Not cheap, but an unforgettable experience, like sailing past Montserrat. Here you will find all information on the websites of camins de vent and globuskontiki.
Amusementpark PortAventura World
PortAventura: Beyond Tarragona, near Salou (1 hr 5 min), is one of the largest amusement parks in Europe. It includes three parks: PortAventura with numerous attractions, such as the Dragon Khan roller coaster of 1285 meters in length and 8 loops. Port Aventura is divided into six worlds, each with its own theme: Mediterranean, Polynesia, China, Mexico, the Wild West and Sesame Street for the little ones. The second park is Caribe Aquatic Park, where you have numerous swimming pools and even more water slides, including the highest in Europe. The third park is Ferrariland. Experience all the passion of Ferrari in spectacular rides that will make you feel like a real F1 driver. Enjoy free falls, racing and dizzying turns and feel like Max Verstappen in an F1 simulator. There are several combination offers.