Girona and Costa Brava Tour of Spain from Barcelona

Cultural & Theme Tours in Girona
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Ensured small group tour of maximum 8 pax.The only company that brings you by minivan at the heart of Girona city centre.Travel through history in Girona and immerse in the pristine scenery of Costa Brava. Experience a unique landscape along the way and head into the historic town of Girona. Enjoy a walking tour of the Old Town, have a look to the widest Gothic Cathedral in the world and be surprised by the colourful spectacle of the houses along the Onyar River. After the Girona tour, drive to Costa Brava and breath it's unique surroundings and nature.- Marvel at Girona medieval winding streets and explore the city's Jewish Quarter- Visit a 19th-century iron bridge designed by Gustav Eiffel- Visit the historical town of Pals and the fisherman’s village of Calella- Dip into the crystal clear waters of the Costa Brava- A small group of max. 8 people to ensure a better experience and more personalised attention- Free hotel pick-up and drop-off included- Led by an expert guide

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

What's included

  • Professional local guide
  • Walking Tour of Girona, Pals and Calella
  • Hotel or apartment pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Small-group (maximum 8 people)

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Entry/Admission - Girona Cathedral (Catedral)
  • Entry/Admission - Museu d'Arqueologia de Catalunya
  • Entry/Admission - Arab Baths
  • Entry/Admission - Torre de les Hores


  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide