Day Tripping in Barcelona
Cosmopolitan with a relaxed pace of life, breathtaking architecture, fantastic gastronomy and unbeatable climate, it really does have it all! The beachside city’s bustling art scene, streets lined with fabulous works of architecture, from Gothic churches to Antoni Gaudí’s surreal buildings, the eclectic nightlife, those rooftop bars on a hot summer evening plus some of the best seafood in all of Europe. There is also fantastic areas just outside of Barcelona to explore – the medieval city of Girona and the colourful coastline of Costa Brava – one of the most underrated places in Spain.
Artistic Barcelona: The Best of Gaudi
Guided walking tour of the outside of Sagrada Familia – a unique work for its heights, decorated towers + its geometrical shape. Then to Park Güell, a special place to walk + look at the creative essence of Gaudi’s genius. Finish with a walking tour of Passeig de Gràcia’s + La Pedrera + Casa Batlló where tour ends. Tour in English + Spanish.
Price: From $118pp
Duration: 4 hours
Departs: Daily, (23 Mar-31 Oct) | daily, except Wed + Sun, (01 Nov-31 Mar).
Highlights of Barcelona
Drive along Passeig de Gràcia, to see famous Gaudi houses, Casa Batlló + La Casa Mila (La Pedrera) + other buildings of the Modernism era. Head to Barceloneta, the Port Vell, Plaza de Colon with its famous Columbus monument; enjoy a cable car ride with views of the city; 1992 Olympic Games facilities + Spanish Village. Guided tour of the Gothic quarter. Tour finishes at the Plaza de Catalunya.
Price: From $140pp
Duration: 4.5 hours
Departs: Daily, all year at 8:45am. Blackout dates apply.
Fast Track Guided Tour of Sagrada Familia + Tower
Visit the astonishing interior of this church, where vaults reach 70 meters. Antoni Gaudí designed a Latin cross plan with five aisles, extremely rich in ornamentation + symbolism. Also visit the Sagrada Familia museum. which will give valuable information about Antoni Gaudi´s life + career.
Price: From $77pp
Duration: 1.5 hours
Departs: Daily, (23 Mar 18-31 Mar 19). Blackout dates apply.
Girona – Game of Thrones City
Girona, medieval city with one of the best preserved Jewish quarters in Europe + where some chapters of the new season of the hit series Game of Thrones were shot. Enjoy a guided walking tour visiting the Cathedral in the old city centre, with its well-preserved medieval streets that lead you towards the famous pastel coloured houses at the edge of the river bank plus free time.
Price: From $83pp
Duration: 6.5 hours
Departs: Mon, Wed, Fri + Sat (23 Mar-31 Oct 18) | Mon + Fri (01 Nov-31 Mar 19) at 8:00am.
Tapas Evening Walking Tour
Combine gourmet food + Catalan culture on a pre-dinner walking tour of Barcelona’s famous tapas bars. Your food specialist guide will take you to La Boqueria, the city’s famous food market to taste some of the traditional products at the market. Continue through the Gothic Quarter, stop at a store specialising in Iberian Ham, then at two restaurants offering a wide selection of local, delicious tapas.
Price: From $113pp
Duration: 3 hours
Departs: Mon-Sat (01 Jan 18-31 Mar 19) at 8:00am.
Costa Brava Tour
Walk through the narrow streets of colourful Lloret de Mar + admire Saint Roma church, with a 16th century altarpiece. Board DOFIJETS to enjoy the unique landscape of Costa Brava: a procession of different huge cliffs. Arrive at Tossa de Mar, considered “the pearl of Costa Brava” for its spectacular scenery. Take a walking tour before descending to the fishing village of Vila Vella. Free time to have lunch. Return to Barcelona.
Price: From $83pp
Duration: 8 hours
Departs: Mon, Wed + Sat (01 May-13 Oct 18.)
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