The best of Catalonia Trip
This trip brings you the absolutely best of Catalonia and Barcelona
This three day city break combines the highlights of Barcelona with important monuments and cities in Catalonia like Girona, Tarragona and Montserrat
Barcelona old town and Gaudí
Your group will be picked up at the Barcelona airport and brought to the hotel, located in the city center.
The first day, we will start with a walking tour around the city center, visiting the narrow and cozy streets of the old town: Ciutat Vella and the charming Gothic Quarter. Also, we will walk along the Ramblas and stop at the Boqueria market, where we will have lunch. This market is the biggest food market in Barcelona, an overwhelming heaven of fresh meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, wine shops and tapas restaurants.
Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia in the Eixample Quarter
In the afternoon, we will walk to Catalunya square, the biggest square in Barcelona and considered as the “center of the city” by the locals. Then, we will continue to Passeig de Gracia, the main street leading to the neighborhood of Gracia. In this street, you can find the best brands and luxury shops mixed with the predominant modernist style. The local architect, Antoni Gaudí, built two of his masterpieces in this street: Casa Batlló and Casa Milà, also known as La Pedrera.
At night, we will have dinner in a local restaurant
After enjoying a nice breakfast at the hotel we will take you to Girona
- an impressive city north of Barcelona. Girona allows the visitor to enjoy two thousand years of history: here you will be able to see the city's artistic heritage, as well as numerous monuments have survived until today. Visit the old cathedral
, the Arab Baths
, the Jewish Quarter
and the colourful houses along the Onyar riverand. Girona also offers great gastronomy - this is the city where the best restaurant in the world - Celler de Can Roca - is located.
The Onyar River runs through the city of Girona. In the back ground the Cathedral
Montserrat & winery visit
On the way to Montserrat you will visit Barcelona's famous church, the Sagrada Familia
. Visit this unique religious building together with a certified guide, and see both the facade designed by Gaudí and the modern interior of this UNESCO’s Worldwide Heritage building.
You will now reach the Mountain of Montserrat
. This famous mountain has strange, rocky forms and - for some - every stone has a religious meaning. Visit the Monastery and the "Moreneta” (Black virgin). And at 13:00 hours, enjoy the boys' choir singing - the choir is the oldest of its kind in the world; and walk around the nature park surrounding the area.
After Montserrat you will visit a local winery, the quality producer Albet i Noya. Here you will visit the field and the cellar. The tour ends with a luxury wine tasting at this wonderful winery with some of the best wines of Catalonia.
Details and prices for the incentive "The Best of Catalonia"
The itinerary above is a sample itinerary
and the route can be customized for your group. City Tours Barcelona can adapt your trip according to your group wishes. We can combine different cities as Girona, Tarragona, Poblet, Sitges, Figueres, etc; or different activities, for example, a wine tour in wine regions like Penedes, Priorat or Alella.
The minimum number of partipants on the city breaks is 8 people
per person for a private 3-day Essential Barcelona Trip