The best mountain destinations in 2012

The year is ending and a lot of lists begin to appear with the best of the year in different sectors. As far as tourism is concerned, there are many that are made, for example with the best hotels, the best cities, the most romantic destinations, the most beautiful towns … A great variety to discover what the people liked the most. travelers this year.

That is why today I will focus on one of those lists, specifically the one that shows the best mountain destinations in this year that is about to end. It is clear that there are infinite places where you can enjoy the mountain, but this list has been compiled according to those that have received the most visitors in 2012 and assuring those visitors that they are fantastic destinations.

Vall de Núria

If you want spectacular mountains in our country, in the Catalan Pyrenees you will find quite a few. In the Vall de Núria, in the province of Girona and almost almost in France, you will find a perfect mountainous destination for the whole family. To access you will have to travel on a train for 12 kilometers, overcoming a difference in altitude of more than a thousand meters.


It is the most famous mountainous area in Italy , and well deserved as it is spectacular. It is in the north of the country and covers a part of the Alps . It is also home to the Gran Paradiso National Park, which has the two highest peaks in Europe, Monte Rosa and Monviso. You can do many activities, including a canoe ride on the rivers.

Ricote Valley

It is 40 kilometers from Murcia and is one of the most famous places in the province for rural tourism. You can go hiking, rides in different boats on the river and enjoy spectacular vegetation.

Douro Valley

It is in the north of Portugal and is a World Heritage Site , so it is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular natural places you can visit. It has several very interesting natural parks, such as Peneda-Gerês, Montesinho or Alvao and Douro, where you can also go horse riding.

Peaks of europe

A place that is each year among the favorite mountainous destinations for tourists since the Nature that you can find there is simply spectacular. Towering mountains such as Torre Cerredo (2,648 meters) or Naranjo de Bulnes (2,519 meters) are just some of its treasures, and you can go hiking through any of them.