The region of Valles Occidental can be found in the Catalonia area of Spain, close to the city of Barcelona. Unusually, there are two capital cities in this region: Sabadell and Terrassa and much of the self catering accommodation in Valles Occidental may very well be located close to these settlements. You might also be able to find quaint Spanish houses in the smaller settlements and rural areas. If you are thinking about spending your holidays in Valles Occidental, you will be able to enjoy a particularly beautiful part of Spain; one where the delights of the Mediterranean Sea and most visited city in the whole country, Barcelona, are very easily accessible.
The countryside surrounding your self catering accommodation in Valles Occidental will be crying out for you to venture out and explore. With this in mind, why not hire some bicycles for a while and take in the scenery on two wheels. If you would prefer your own two legs, there are some fantastic walking treks to explore and many people even like to go out on horse riding excursions. Other activities to bear in mind include canoeing and kayaking, fishing, tennis and if you are a keen painter and photographer, there is plenty of inspiration to be found in this part of Spain.
It would definitely prove to be a good idea to have access to your own car throughout your holidays in Valles Occidental. This way you will be able to explore the beautiful towns and villages of the region, plus you will be able to drive to the Mediterranean and Barcelona. The city of Barcelona simply must be visited during your time in this area of Spain. Some of the most popular attractions to include are the Church of the Sacred Family, the St. Mary of the Sea Cathedral, The National Museum of Catalonia, the Science Museum and try to head to the Barri Gotic which is the Gothic Quarter of the city.
The weather for your holidays in Valles Occidental should prove to be a delight no matter what time of the year you choose to visit. This is because this part of Catalonia enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate. Summers can become very hot in this part of the world and between June and August, average values may well hit the low-thirties degrees Celsius. During the winter, you will be more likely to experience average temperatures in the low-teens degrees.
You are likely to find that Barcelona El Prat Airport (BCN) is the most convenient to your self catering accommodation in Valles Occidental. Airlines such as Jet2.com, Easyjet, British Airways, Monarch and Ryanair depart from UK airports such as London Heathrow (LHR), Leeds-Bradford (LBA), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI), East Midlands (EMA), Birmingham (BHX), Liverpool (LPL), Bristol (BRS) and London Gatwick (LGW).