Powerful Places in Catalonia is not your usual guidebook. It's not about visiting places, it's about experiencing them. It invites you to explore a carefully chosen selection of places in this land of contrasts: medieval villages, cosmopolitan cities, and gorgeous nature preserves.Th ese fascinating sites include 5,000-year-old dolmens, a magical beechwood forest, a hidden valley in the Pyrenees, Black Madonnas-and much more. Th e book gives detailed descriptions of these powerful places, how to get there, and what to do when you arrive. Numerous maps, graphics, and photos bring the locations to life.If you are intrigued by the unusual; if you long to connect more deeply with the places you visit; if you have a nagging feeling that there's more to some places than meets the eye-this is the travel guide for you.