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It's your choice.  The area around the basilica is quite flat, and you can take the St. Joan funicular up higher on the mountain for great views from the top station without any climbing.  Or, once up there, you can walk several paths that range in strenuousness.  Trail 3A is probably the most difficult: it goes up to the hermitages [or remains thereof] named for Saints Joan (John), Onofre and Magdalena; it isn't too difficult on the first leg, but becomes increasingly challenging – on the last leg you are holding onto to roping, tree roots and branches, trying to avoid the overly-polished stones to find more sure footing.  [Be sure to get to the basilica well before the 1pm boy's choir performance – we got there a little after 12 noon and most seats were already taken.]

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On 12/19/2019 at 8:06 AM, georgiacat said:

Beautiful pictures.  Thanks everyone.  We are looking forward to this trip in the spring.

Great place to visit.  We did not walk down so no report about it.  Well worth doing. 

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