Transport yourself back in time and discover the Medieval heritage of Catalonia - enjoy three distinctly unique villages and a scenic drive with views of La Garrotxa Natural Park. Arrive to Besalu, a Catalan medieval jewel declared National Historical Artistic Site in 1966. Of great architectural value, it’s one of the most notable legacies of the medieval period in Catalonia. In Girona, we’ll get lost through the winding streets and marvel at the Gothic Cathedral and the quaint Gothic Quarter, then we’ll savor the regional products with a complimentary lunch in a local restaurant.Find your inner peace in Pals and have an extraordinary adventure through the cobblestone streets of this cute medieval village from the 13th century. Then we’ll take you back to central Barcelona.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Bridge of Besalu, Besalu, Province of Girona, CataloniaDepart from central Barcelona and travel to Besalu in a comfortable vehicle, crossing La Garrotxa Natural Park, a volcanic area. Have a delicious breakfast of local products and start the walking tour across Besalu’s most significant feature - its 12th-century Romanesque bridge.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Miqve, Besalu, Province of Girona, CataloniaWe’ll go inside the restored mikveh, a ritual Jewish bath, as well as see the remains of a medieval synagogue, documented in 1264, from the Jewish community that settled from the 9th to the 15th century.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Iglesia Sant Vicenc, Besalu, Province of Girona, CataloniaExplanation of the exterior and facadeDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Monasterio de San Pedro de Besalu, Besalu, Province of Girona, CataloniaExplanation of the exterior and facade and go insideDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaAfter Besalu, arrive to Girona in a comfortable transport and visit The Cathedral of Girona. Explanation of the exterior and facade and go inside. After, we will stop for lunch in a local restaurant with a renowned chef. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Village Medieval de Pals, Pals, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaWalking tour through this charming village from the Middle Ages. Roam around its idyllic cobbled streets and tiny squares and take in the most beautiful landscape views from on top of the hill next to the Tower of the Hours to spot the Medas islands, a natural park and protected area, in the distance. Enjoy amazing panoramic views before you head back to central Barcelona.Duration: 1 hour