Destination guide

Find attractions for all in El Valles Oriental

With its striking red monoliths, medieval villages and dense forests teeming with wildlife, El Valles Oriental is the ideal destination for lovers of nature, history and good food. Seeking a central base to explore this captivating Spanish region? El Valles Oriental vacation rentals are just the ticket. While adrenaline junkies can scream themselves hoarse at Formula One and other major motorsport events, those seeking the quiet life can discover endless natural wonders, from cascading waterfalls to magical caves filled with stalactites and underground lakes.

Things to do

Discover natural wonders in El Valles Oriental

Visitors are drawn to Sant Llorenc del Munt i l'Obac Natural Park, where huge red monoliths stand in stark contrast to the region's dark green oak and pine forests. The beautifully-preserved Roman baths in Caldes de Montbui are worth a visit, while motorsports fans should look for an El Valles Oriental vacation rental close to Montmelo, where racing enthusiasts can watch thrilling motorbike and Formula One events. Prefer something quieter? Visit Sant Miquel del Fai, a spectacular 15th-century monastery, perched on a cliff edge, with a wondrous waterfall that plummets down the cliff face.


Outdoor adventures in El Valles Oriental

Stretched out along the coast, the plains, hills and mountains of El Valles Oriental call out to those seeking outdoor adventures. Discover ancient Roman baths, a nod to the area's natural hot springs, while elsewhere, waterfalls cascade down mountainsides, providing welcome relief from the summer sun. With so much to see and do here, your El Valles Oriental vacation rental will be the perfect place to relax after hours. From prehistoric ruins and medieval monasteries to hermitages, churches and parks to explore, you're going to be busy.


Long hot summers in El Valles Oriental

Looking out towards the Balearic Sea, El Valles Oriental shares a balmy Mediterranean climate with its neighbor, Barcelona. Summers here are long and hot, with seemingly-endless sunshine, though the sea breezes make the high humidity easier to bear. Winters in El Valles Oriental can be mild compared to other parts of Spain, with temperatures in the low 40s and occasional warm spells in the 50s. Like to beat the crowds? This can be a good time to visit, though rain is always a possibility, so be sure to pack accordingly.

Natural features

Explore national parks and mountains in El Valles Oriental

El Valles Oriental is a comarca, or county, just north-east of Barcelona. The region is ringed by majestic mountains, stunning rock formations and beautiful national parks, including Sant Llorenc del Munt i l'Obac, and looks out towards the beautiful Balearic Sea. El Valles Oriental sits just below the French border and is west of Corsica, Sardinia and Italy, with Africa due south. Though the region has an industrial heart, its fringes are marked by gorgeous scenery, making it a popular destination for nature lovers, who travel here to spot monk seals, wolves and falcons.

Can I find a vacation rental around El Vallès Oriental?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,250 vacation rentals near El Vallès Oriental. From 599 Houses to 4,098 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near El Vallès Oriental are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to El Vallès Oriental?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in El Vallès Oriental:

  • Gothic Quarter: 1,274 vacation rentals
  • Dreta de l'Eixample: 2,224 vacation rentals
  • El Born: 490 vacation rentals
  • Eixample: 2,395 vacation rentals
  • La Sagrada Familia: 1,019 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to El Vallès Oriental?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in El Vallès Oriental. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • La Roca Village: 4,688 vacation rentals
  • Circuit de Catalunya: 4,647 vacation rentals
  • The Constable's House: 4,752 vacation rentals
  • Parc Natural del Montseny. Oficina del Parc.: 2,019 vacation rentals
  • Llinars del Valles Station: 1,722 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around El Vallès Oriental listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in El Vallès Oriental?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 599 Houses in El Vallès Oriental. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in El Vallès Oriental include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 4,098 rentals available
  • Villas: 292 rentals available
  • Cabins: 118 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in El Vallès Oriental?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,309 vacation rentals with pool available in El Vallès Oriental. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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