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From Barcelona: Girona and Costa Brava Full-Day Tour

From Barcelona: Girona and Costa Brava Full-Day Tour

Explore the stunning landscapes of the Costa Brava on a full-day tour to Girona from Barcelona. Depart the Catalan capital for the city of Girona, where the remains of its Roman and medieval past make an interesting contrast to the present-day city. Get lost in a maze of narrow streets, and venture into the best-preserved Jewish Ghetto in Europe. Admire the cathedral, home to the widest Gothic nave in the world. Marvel at the brightly colored houses on the banks of the Onyar River. Then, transfer to the breathtaking landscapes and villages of the Costa Brava, stopping at the medieval village of Pals en route. Stroll down cobblestone streets, and enjoy some of the best panoramas of the Mediterranean Sea whipped up by the fierce Tramontana wind. Marvel at the fields and plains of Empordà extending to the horizon. Discover dramatic views of the Catalan coast, surrounded by green mountains, sheer cliffs, and small villages of whitewashed houses. Stop in the traditional fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell, and feel as if you have been transported back to yesteryear. Explore the pristine landscape of Calella, and discover the ancient pathways of the Caminos de Ronda. Once used by fishermen, watchmen and smugglers, these paths allow you to explore the virgin coast at your leisure, where you will discover popular beaches and inaccessible coves and cliffs. Take a dip in crystal clear water, surrounded by unspoiled nature.

From Costa Brava: Barcelona and Antoni Gaudí's Work Bus Tour

From Costa Brava: Barcelona and Antoni Gaudí's Work Bus Tour

Explore Barcelona by tracing the trail of work by modernist architect Antoni Gaudí. Learn from your guide about the design and construction of La Sagrada Familia and Casa Batlló. Get picked up from central locations on the Costa Brava, including Malgrat de Mar, Blanes, Pineda de Mar, Calella, Lloret de Mar, and Tossa de Mar. Discover the life and legacy of Antoni Gaudí, the renowned architect native to Catalonia. Pause at La Sagrada Familia, the world’s largest unfinished Catholic Church, and Casa Batlló in the heart of the city center. Appreciate the unusual style of each building that Gaudí was famous for. Admire the pedestrianized and tree-lined streets in the Rambles and learn about its significance as a historical landmark. See the towering Arco de Triunfo that was once a gateway to the Barcelona World Fair. Learn why Plaça Catalunya is considered Barcelona’s true city center. . Get panoramic views of the city and harbor at Montjuïc and Mirador de l’Alcalde in the hills on the city outskirts.

From Costa Brava: Barcelona Day Trip with Aquarium Visit

From Costa Brava: Barcelona Day Trip with Aquarium Visit

Your day trip to Barcelona will begin in the morning when you leave Costa Brava on a comfortable bus. Upon arrival, you’ll then enter the Barcelona Aquarium without delay using your skip-the-line ticket. Once inside, you’ll experience the spectacular Oceanarium, traversing a transparent tunnel surrounded by sharks and other impressive sea creatures. You’ll learn all about the seabed and the importance of water and marine life to our planet. Afterwards, you’ll have the chance to discover Barcelona's most iconic street, Las Ramblas, with ample time to explore the surrounding city and to shop. Choose the afternoon departure on Thursday to witness the magic of the Montjuic Magic Fountain light show free of charge.

From Girona: Medieval Costa Brava Day Trip

From Girona: Medieval Costa Brava Day Trip

After getting picked up from your hotel in Girona, head to Peratallada, a beautiful, well-preserved medieval town. Enjoy some time to walk around before sampling some traditional snacks to build up your energy before heading to the village of Pals for a guided tour. Next, head towards Begur, where you can wander around and discover the area's colonial past. Then, descend into Calella, a beautiful and famous fishing village. Here, you'll have lunch and enjoy some time to take a walk along the Camí de Ronda, the old path used by locals and the police to combat smuggling, towards the neighboring town of Llafranc, or towards Cala del Golfet, an oh-so-Mediterranean beach. Then drive to the Sant Sebastià Lighthouse, a beautiful natural viewpoint where you'll enjoy panoramic views of the Costa Brava and the towns of Calella de Palafrugell and Llafranc, before heading back to Girona.

Calella: Photoshoot for two, on the beach, at Sunset.

Calella: Photoshoot for two, on the beach, at Sunset.

- Photo report next to the Mediterranean Sea - Meeting point near the center of Calella - Ideal for couples - One hour session We will meet at an agreed time at a point on Calella beach (it varies depending on the time of year), then we will walk to a quiet area of the beach to enjoy the sunset while taking a walk along the sand. Once the session is over, we say goodbye at the same meeting point. Within 24 hours you will have a link with your photos of a wonderful afternoon.

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To start off the review for the tour , Manu our guide you're a legend, Thank you for making the day tour so fun. I went to a lot of tours but this one was by far the best, fun and friendly guided gave a bit of spice and humour to the history of all the places we visited. We were given all the historic information we needed to know, best recommendations for food cafes, treats or where to go in general and enough time to go around, shop or just chill, however one pleases. A day to remember with great vibes along the road :))

It’s the best one that we had among our activities. Girona is so beautiful as well as Costa Brava, if only we know we should have added atleast 1 more day to stay in Costa Brava. Aleix is a jolly guide that makes our trip enjoyable, it’s also nice to have a small group tour like this because you’ve got to meet different people from different walks of life.

Loved our trip with Senny! He contacted us ahead of time with our pick up and asked if we needed any booster seats for our child. He was also a very knowledgeable and safe driver. Would definitely recommend this tour to others who want to see areas outside of Barcelona! Thank you for making sure we had a wonderful experience!

Senny was the best! Great history lessons and very enthusiastic. The views at costa brava were perfect

Fantastic day with Aleix! Highly recommend this trip.