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Girona and Costa Brava Tour from Barcelona

Leaving Barcelona, you will head to Girona, a city with a long history, believed to be founded around 76 BC. The river Onyar neatly divides the city in two, separating the old town from the new. The city has a rich architectural heritage and you can see evidence of this in its the cathedral founded in 1038 an the Roman walls which you can stroll along when they are open or wander the narrow streets of the old town.Continue to the Santuari dels Angels, this spot offers panoramic views of the whole Girona region and is the spot Salvador Dali chose for his wedding. From here you will make your way to Pals, a small city that grew from a fortress. Stop here for lunch before you head to the fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell. The clean lines of the whitewashed houses here will be evident here and you'll have time to explore the rocky coastline or perhaps even take a dip in the inviting waters before returning to Barcelona.

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Girona and Costa Brava Tour of Spain from Barcelona

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Plaza de Cataluna, Barcelona, CataloniaStart this tour directly from your hotel or apartment in Barcelona city. We come to pick you up, so please be sure to let us know exactly where you are staying.Enjoy an overview of Barcelona city along the route, pass by Catalunya Square, the main square in the city centre.Pass By: Barcelona Cathedral, Barcelona, CataloniaAlong the way, you may have the chance to pass by close to the Gothic Cathedral in the city centre and to have a fast look to its high towers from your minivan.Pass By: Casa Batllo, Barcelona, CataloniaAlong the way, you may have the chance to pass by the famous Casa Batllo, an amazing UNESCO heritage by the hands of the genius of Gaudi.Pass By: Casa Mila - La Pedrera, Barcelona, CataloniaAlong the way, you may have the chance to pass by the most famous private houses of the city, the astonishing Casa Mila, or most well known as La Pedrera, that means the house of stones. Do you want to know why?Pass By: Casa de les Punxes, Barcelona, CataloniaAlong the way, pass by one of the true gems of modernist architecture to find out about the legend of St George, the Patron Saint of Barcelona and many more countries…Stop At: GironaStart your day with a walking tour of the Old Town of Girona, one of the most emblematic city of Catalonia. Founded by Romans in 77 B.C., Girona will surprise you in its fusion between past and present times. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Onyar River, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaMarvel at the colourful façades of the houses on the shores of the Onyar River that goes through the city and engenders this warm atmosphere and emblematic image of Girona. You will enjoy different and exciting panoramic views, either from the various bridges that cross Onyar river or from the top of the medieval walls of the city.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Patronat Call de Girona, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaStart your walking tour of Girona with one of the most well preserved Jewish neighbourhoods in Europe. Visit its winding street dating back to roman times and find out hidden corners of this emblematic area of the city.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Passeig de la Muralla, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaContinue your walking tour of Girona into the Old City Walls, dating back to roman times. You can’t miss the chance to enjoy the great panoramic views of the city.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Jardins dels Alemanys, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaProbably one of the most romantic spots of the city, offering spectacular views of Girona. We bet you will fall in love with this corner of peace in the heart of the city centre.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Girona Cathedral (Catedral), Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaHave a look to the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world, dating back to the XI century. This church has witnessed the passing by of wars and occupation, becoming even a mosque for almost 100 years…Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Rambla de la Libertad, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaEnjoy the hustlings and bustlings of the main street of Girona Old Town, pass by traditional restaurants and cafes, take the chance for some shopping and souvenirs of the area.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Placa de la Independencia, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaContinue your visit to the Independence Square (Plaça de la Independència), one of the best-known and most busy places in the city. A porticoed square in neoclassical style, its name refers to the War of Spanish Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaPass by the Museum of Archaeology, one of the oldest museums in Catalonia, founded in 1846. It houses archaeological finds from excavations in the region of Girona, from prehistory up to the Middle Ages.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Arab Baths, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaPass by this singular Romanesque construction of the 12th century inspired by Roman baths.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: El Cul de la lleona, Girona, Province of Girona, CataloniaProbably one of the weirdest traditions of Girona, but local legend has it if you kiss its butt it will bring you good luck and back to Gerona. Will you miss the chance to find cheap return airline tickets thanks to the most famous butt of the area?Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Village Medieval de Pals, Pals, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaOnce you assured your visit back to Girona, we can now head to our next destination: the medieval village of Pals, a magical place, a home to experiences and traditional legends that will surprise you. A walk along these cobbled streets and alleys takes you straight back to the middle ages: there are stone arches, Moorish arches, Romanesque and Gothic doorways and windows... Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Torre de les Hores, Pals, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaOn your way through the town, you will come to the Town Square, the Visigoth tombs, the church, the castle, the Torre de les Hores, the town walls which you leave behind you along the way to the Josep Pla Viewpoint from where you can contemplate the beauty and the sobriety of the Empordà Plain presided over by the Montgrí Massif with the Medes Islands in the background.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Playas de Calella, Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaEnjoy a walking tour of this ancient fishing village formed by several coves. Calella de Palafrugell is one of the few places on the Costa Brava which still preserves the charm of the villages of the area before the arrival of mass tourism, with narrow streets, steep tiled roofs and some traditional two-floor fishermen’s dwellings.Choose among the several restaurants of the village, take the chance to eat typical and traditional Catalan food (lunch not included in the price).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Plage de Sa Tuna, Begur, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaIn summer time, you will have the chance to take a bath into the crystal clear water of this lovely beach. Don’t forget your swimming suit and towel!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: La playa de Tamariu, Tamariu, Palafrugell, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaWe want you to enjoy and relax in your holidays, so if the Sa Tuna beach is overcrowded, we will head to a more isolated beach in the area. Lay down and enjoy the tour, we will think of the rest.Duration: 30 minutes

$95.91 Cultural & Theme Tours

Costa Brava Full Day Trip from Barcelona

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Playas de Calella, Calella de Palafrugell, Palafrugell, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaWe will take the motorway and about 10:15am we are going to arrive in Calella de Palafrugell, a small fisherman’s village that still retains today the traditional appearance of the past.It is a village of great beauty in both architecture and landscape. The town, splashed with small bays, becomes a fusion of land and sea that is an incomparable setting.We will have free time to explore the village, enjoy the scenery and for sure, take great photographs.Duration: 35 minutesStop At: Camino de Ronda, S'Agaro, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaAbout 11:00am, we will start walking along Camino de Ronda, which is going to lead us to the neighborhood town of Llafranc. We will hike about 30 minutes, suitable for all ages, easy terrain for everyone.The “Camino de Ronda” borders all the Costa Brava and was used to control the maritime smuggling. Today, thanks to this, you can discover beautiful spots that wouldn’t be otherwise accessible.Llafranc is also a small, elegant and captivating seaside town, with all the delightfulness of the towns on this coast.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Village Medieval de Pals, Pals, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaAbout 12:00 we will travel to Pals, a town located inland and on the top of a hill. The village is built entirely in an integrated medieval site. At the top there is a cylindrical tower from the XII century, which is visible from far away. It has an excellent terrace that offers stunning views of the Costa Brava and surroundings.Walking through the cobbled streets you will feel like you have gone back in time. Take time to appreciate the round arches, facades with pointed windows arches, stone balconies, all perfectly restored.Duration: 35 minutesStop At: Platja de l'Estartit, L'Estartit, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaOur next visit is to l’Estartit, seaside village with an important port famous worldwide as being an important diving center because the Medes Islands archipelago lies only one kilometer from the coast.Medes islands are of great interest for the wide variety of flora and fauna that inhabit in the whole marine area. It was declared as a National Natural Park and ZEPIM. (Special protected area of importance in the Mediterranean)You will have free time to have lunch and take a small stroll around town and at 15:00pm we will get on board Nautilus boat.The sailing is about 1h30. First, we will go ahead to the outer islands, the views are spectacular! The itinerary continues to the stunning cliffs of Sierra de Montgrí only accessible by boat and one of the most preserved, unspoiled areas of Costa Brava.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Ruins of Empuries, Costa Brava, Province of Girona, CataloniaOur last stop is at the extensive Greek and Roman ruins of Empuries, in which we are going to arrive around 17:00pm. Once there, we will start a guided tour around the whole site. It is the only site in Spain where both Greek and later a Roman city existed together. Empuries is also located in a privileged surrounding, just in front of the sea.In the Greek city we can admire the remains of city walls, the acropolis, the market square and numerous buildings. Outside the archaeological site we can see the Greek port of the I century Before Christ, where in 1992 arrived the Olympic torch for the Olympic Games in Barcelona.In the roman city the highlights are a mosaic floor in excellent condition, the forum, remains of an amphitheater, several statues and vestiges of street frameworks.At 18:00 the tour is finished and we go back to Barcelona, where about 20.00 we will arrive at Plaza Catalunya.Duration: 1 hour

$133.58 Cultural & Theme Tours

Barcelona Medieval Costa Brava Private Full-Day Guided Tour

Meet your expert guide while being picked up in your Barcelona hotel and get ready for a memorable day packed with dramatic coastline and pristine blue waters. The private adventure begins with the postcard-perfect coastal village of Calella de Palafrugell. Get your camera out for the first stunning photo opportunity of the cove’s rainbow-colored rowboats rocking in the sea. Listen as your guide explains the history of the village and then set out along the Camino de Ronda, a meandering coastal trail that leads to the secret cove of Cala El Golfet, where you can splash in the refreshing water or just take in the scene from the sandy shore.Next up is L’Estartit, where you have time for a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant (own expense). Depart L’Estartit for the nature reserve of the Medes Islands by way of a glass-bottomed catamaran. Watch the ocean floor rush by beneath your feet as you feel the cool breeze on your skin, and check out the paradise coves of Macizo del Montgrí.It’s not over yet. Explore the medieval castle and village of Pals. See the Torre de las Horas, an ancient Romanesque tower, and stroll the town’s Gothic quarters and alleys. Return to your Barcelona hotel in the evening, where you can reflect on your favorite parts of the day.

$125.59 Cultural & Theme Tours

Girona and Costa Brava Private Day Trip from Barcelona

As you leave Barcelona, your private day trip heads first to Girona, a city with a long history, believed to be founded around 76 BC. The river Onyar neatly divides the city in two, separating the old town from the new. The city has a rich architectural heritage, and you’ll see evidence of this in the 11th-century cathedral and the Roman walls, which you can stroll along. Or wander the narrow streets of the old town, soaking up the historical atmosphere.From Girona, continue to the Santuari dels Angels, a panoramic spot offering scenic views of the whole Girona region. It’s a place even a world-famous artist thought was beautiful – Salvador Dali chose it for his wedding. From here you will make your way to Pals, a small medieval city built around its fortress. Stop here for a Mediterranean lunch (own expense) before you head to the fishing village of Calella de Palafrugell. In Calella de Palafrugell, a coastal town of whitewashed houses, you'll have time to explore the rocky coastline or perhaps take a dip in the inviting waters. This private tour of Girona is hosted by a professional guide. Please list any special interests you have (art, architecture, history, culture) at the time of booking to alert your guide, who will then prepare for your private tour.

$131.30 Day Trips & Excursions

Barcelona Costa Brava Coast Hiking Tour Including Lunch

Leave Barcelona in the morning, and relax on the journey northeast with your guide and small group. Your destination of the day? A beautiful stretch of the Costa Brava coast known as Platia de Castell. With your hiking shoes on, hop out of your minivan and start your 3-3.5-hour coastal hike to discover one of the most serene parts of the Costa Brava.The winding cliff-top route is akin to a walk through history. Pass alongside the ruins of a 6th-century Iberian village, perched high on a rugged promontory, and listen to stories about the area’s past. The views are impressive, and the twists and turns of the coastal path frequently give way to jaw-dropping vistas of the Med, lashing against the rocks below.Make your way down to remote coves and sandy beaches, and enjoy several breaks to cool down with a swim or snorkel. Equipment is provided; you just need your bathing suit. After just over three hours exploring the coastline, finish your hike at Calella de Palafrugell — a tiny village on a bay that’s graced by fishermen’s houses and whitewashed villas. Head inside one of the village’s seafront restaurants, and relax with a 3-course lunch. Finally, step back inside your minivan for the journey back to Barcelona. Your tour finishes at the start point.