How to get to Dhamma Neru

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BY CAR

Dhamma Neru is located 40 miles north of Barcelona

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From highway A7, take exit 11. 100 metres after the highway toll booth, turn left onto the C-251 in the direction of Granollers.

After 1.7 km turn right towards Santa Maria de Palautordera on the BV-5301. Follow this road for about 3 km to the entrance of the town (marked by
a CEPSA-ELF petrol station). At this point, you cannot take a left turn, so continue on to the roundabout, go all the way round and head back to the petrol station where you take a right turn.

After 300 metres you will see the first Vipassana sign on the left. Continue for 800 metres until you see the second sign and turn left. Continue straight until you see the third sign. Turn right and continue for 200 metres to the Dhamma Neru Vipassana Centre.

BY AIRPLANE

From the airport of Barcelona, there are direct trains towards Palautordera Station, every half an hour. There is no need change in Sants as before. Departures are at 08mn and 38mn of every hour. Trains must be taken from the passenger terminal T2 and get off at the Palautordera stop (it takes 1h 20 mn). People arriving at the terminal T1 must take the free shuttle T1-T2 ( blue and green color, not to be mistaken with the employees shuttle) that you will find at the arrival of T1 to go to T2.

You can also fly to Girona, from where you can take a Sagalés bus : www.sagales.com to the city of Girona. Take a train direction San Celoni or Maçanet-Massanes and get off at Palautordera. There are trains every 30mn, it takes 17 mn til Santa Maria de Palautordera. You can find a bus going from the station of Palautordera to Santa Maria de Palautordera, get off after 2km at the stop near the gas station CEPSA-ELF. From that bus stop there is one more km to the centre.

For additional information about train schedules, go to the following web-page: www.renfe.com

BY TRAIN

From Sants, Passeig de Gracia or Clot stations in Barcelona direction Sant Celoni or Maçanet-Massanes, get off at Palaudordera (Only trains leaving at 8:00 and 20:00 h. towards Maçanet-Massanes do stop at Palautordera). There are trains every 30 mn. It takes approximately 50 mn. From the train station of Palautordera there are buses to Santa Maria de Palaudordera. Get off after 2 km at the stop near the gas station CEPSA-ELF. From that bus stop there is one more km to the centre.

For additional information about train schedules go to the following web-page: http://www.renfe.com/viajeros/cercanias/barcelona/index.html

 

If you come from Girona, get off at Sant Celoni and change to a Cercanias train, direction Barcelona. Palautordera is the next stop (4 mn).

For additional information about train schedules go to the following web-page: http://www.renfe.com/viajeros/cercanias/barcelona/index.html

 

If you come from Girona, get off at Sant Celoni and change to a Cercanias train, direction Barcelona. Palautordera is the next stop (4 mn). 

There is also an unpaved road from Palautordera train station that leads directly to Dhamma Neru. It is about 3 kilometres, approximately a forty minute walk. Here is the map.