Gisclareny, the smallest town in Catalonia has no urban nucleus, it does not have a bar, bakery or food store. It has no ATMs, no school, and no easy road access in winter. In addition, it does not have the best telecommunications, it only has coverage in certain places of its municipal district.
St Jaume de Frontanyà was the smallest town in Catalonia until January 2018. From that date Gisclareny in the Berguedà region it became officially the smallest town in Catalonia.
Gisclareny, welcome to paradise.
We arrive at the town of Gisclareny, the smallest town in Catalonia. We started walking, we didn't find anyone on its streets. It looks like a ghost town. As soon as we arrive at the town of Gisclareny we find its town hall and the Church of the Mare de Déu del Roser.
Gisclareny is a village that was historically known as paradise. If there is paradise, Gisclareny is quite similar to it. In the act of consecration of the parish of Sant Miquel de Turbians (formerly of Paradise), consecrated in 948, it speaks of a village in the town known as El Paraíso. Today there is still a house called Paradise.
Not for less, Gisclareny has approximately 37 square kilometers. Welcoming unique landscapes that make it an extraordinary place, or in other words, in paradise. Some of its fantastic landscapes are the Pedraforca massif, the Puigllançada, the Altes penye or the Ensija. The best-known viewpoints of Gisclareny are the Gargallosa viewpoint and the Albert Arilla viewpoint
How to get?
Where to sleep in a motorhome?
Very close to Gisclareny we find a recreational area with approximately 5 seats. It has barbecues and picnic tables. A fantastic place where we can also enjoy a starry sky due to the low light pollution in the area. And remember, leave the area BETTER than how you found it, you have to take care of these fantastic places.
Then I leave you the location of the google maps to be able to get there and the GPS coordinates.
N 42 ° 15'4.7772 ”E 1 ° 47'5.982”
For lovers of cycling and hiking Gisclareny is located within the Cadí-Moixeró Natural Park. For this reason, it offers an infinity of options to enjoy its fantastic landscapes.
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