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$101.61 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tarragona and Sitges Full-Day Sightseeing Tour from Barcelona

The tour leaves Barcelona at 8:30am and heads straight down to Tarragona, the old Roman Capital.Our first stop is just past Tarragona where you will discover the impressive Roman Aqueduct (1st century BC) popularly known as 'El Pont del Diable' (The Devil's Bridge) or 'Les Ferreres' Aqueduct. It used to be part of the water supply network of the city and today stands in almost perfect condition.From the aqueduct we travel back to Tarragona quietly entering the old part of the city through a narrow gateway in the ancient walls. Nowadays, the new city overlaps the site of the ancient Acropolis and during your visit you will see firsthand the surprising coexistence of a Roman past and modern life. Starting at the Archaeological walkway, you will be able to admire the surviving stone walls, wander through the historic old quarter - passing the medieval hospital - before stopping at the Cathedral where you can enjoy the Sunday morning antique market.From there, you continue down through the old town to discover the Roman Forum and the nearby Roman Circus hidden amidst the urban design. Walk along the underground passageways that held the Circus' stands and come to one of the most popular squares within the old town, Placa de la Font, situated inside the Roman Circus. If you stand very still and close your eyes, you can almost hear the chariots racing by. On this very spot, thousands of years ago on, perhaps on the very same day of the week, the Roman capital of the Iberian Peninsula came alive in all of its bloody glory.And last, but certainly not least, enjoy the breathtaking seaview over the Roman amphitheater and imagine gladiators battling each other to the death! It's a poignant moment to stand on the same dusty ground that bore witness to countless scenes of sacrifice and passion. Perhaps most fascinating of all is the Christian church built in the middle of the stage out of the very same blocks that were used in their amphitheater.At 12.30 we leave Tarragona and stop briefly at Roc de Sant Gaieta, an intimate little village built on the rocky shoreline. Stroll between its tiny white houses and let your imagination take you away to Ibiza fishing villages built with a touch of Roman-Greco flair.Arrive at Sitges at around 2:00pm. This once quiet fishing village today boasts a long and sandy beach, groovy boutiques, and a handful of interesting sights. Sitges has been fashionable since the 1890s. Get lost in its shady side streets and enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere with its old whitewashed fisherman's houses. After leaving this charming labyrinth, you suddenly find yourself on the seafront. Make a stop in one of the numerous cosmopolitan cafes and restaurants and imagine yourself in St. Tropez. Sitges has dining options to suit every taste and budget. After a leisurely Sunday lunch you might want to head off to one of the 17 beaches the town has to offer.

$216.93 Day Trips & Excursions

Barcelona to Priorat Wineries Tour with Tastings and Lunch

Leave Barcelona’s Barri Gótic in the morning, and relax on your journey southwest to the Priorat wine region, just above Tarragona. The remote and rocky region is tiny — a mere footnote on the Catalan map — but what it lacks in size, it makes up for in its exclusive wine. Tellingly expensive, the rich and full-bodied produce of the area has been subject to harsh growing conditions and labour-intensive harvesting; the grapes are mostly picked by hand. Make your way past eye-catching terraces of vines that are carved into the hillsides, and stop in the village of Morera de Montsant to soak up the views. Listen to an orientation of the area from your guide, as you let your gaze linger over the hills. Then, visit a small local winery to sample your first three Priorat varietals of the day.Continue to Gratallops for your second tasting session, this time at the esteemed Clos Figueres winery, run by Christopher Cannan, a pioneering Priorat winemaker. Learn how the wine is produced by grapes from old vines, without the use of insecticides or other products. After sampling a few glasses, head to a local restaurant to recharge with a traditional 3-course lunch.In the afternoon, travel onward to the tiny village of Porrera where the family-run Clos Dominic winery awaits. Meet Paco Castillo-Serrano who runs the estate, and tour his unique old-vine vineyard before tasting a few vintage samples.Finally, relax on the journey back to Barcelona, and finish your day with a drop-off at the start point.Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

$89.06 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tarragona Half-Day Small-Group Tour with Hotel Pick Up

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Plaza de Cataluna, Barcelona, CataloniaThis tour will start from your accommodation in Barcelona. Your guide will pick you up at any hotel or aparment in Barcelona.Please, make sure to include the exact adress of your accommodation when booking.Once the pick-up is completed, you will head to the destinatin of your tour.Stop At: Casco Antiguo de Tarragona, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaAfter the pick-up, you will head to the Costa Dorada and more specifically to Tarragona. Tarragona is a city, home to one of the most important and best preserved Roman archeological sites of the country, declared as World Heritage Site of UNESCO. There, you will make a walking tour on which you will discover the many still preserved remains of this civilization, while listening to the stories of your guide.Duration: 5 hoursPass By: Pont del Diable, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaWhile being in Tarragona, you will admire the impressive 'Devil’s Bridge'. This aqueduct, 711 feet (217 meters) long and 85 feet (26 meters) high, is a spectacular example of the advanced Roman engineering.Stop At: Murallas de Tarragona, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaYou will see the ancient wall surrounding of the city. Enter and get immersed into one of the best preserved circuses of Europe. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Amfiteatre, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaFinally, you will have the chance to get inside of the amfitheater, located on the shore of the Mediterranean since the 2nd century. Finish your walking tour at the so-called 'Balcony of the Mediterranean' on the Rambla, a wrought-iron terrace offering spectacular views of the beach and the ocean. Finally, climb back into your vehicle for the return trip to Tarragona, where the tour ends between 1:30pm and 2:30pm. Duration: 1 hour

$125.59 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tarragona and Sitges Private Day Trip from Barcelona

Start your private day trip from Barcelona by traveling back to the days of the ancient Romans in the city of Tarragona, where you’ll retrace the footsteps of Roman gladiators, stand where their chariots raced and walk across the magnificent Roman aqueduct. Visit Tarragona's Old Quarter, with its stunning cathedral where you can enjoy the morning antique market if you’re there on a Sunday. Few tourists make it to Tarragona, and fewer still stumble across this traditional market. It's a great chance to pick up a souvenir from the area or simply explore the beautiful cathedral that looks down on the antique collectors. Then make your way to the Roman amphitheater, which boasts a lovely sea view. Imagine gladiators battling to the death as you stand on the same dusty ground that bore witness to countless scenes of sacrifice and passion. Its most fascinating feature is perhaps the Christian church, which sits in the middle of the stage and was built out of the same blocks used in the amphitheater.Leaving Tarragona, you'll visit Roc de Sant Gaieta, a tiny village built on the rocky Mediterranean shoreline. Take a stroll through the town and enjoy coastal views from a seaside bar.Then it's on to Sitges to enjoy the authentic Mediterranean atmosphere of this old fishing village. Get lost in its shady side streets and admire the whitewashed fishermen's houses. Wind through the labyrinth of streets until you come to the seafront, where you can stop in one of the many cafés and restaurants – Sitges has dining options to suit every taste and budget. After a leisurely lunch (own expense), you are welcome to head off to one of the town’s 17 beaches and go for a swim.This private tour 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.

$108.47 Cultural & Theme Tours

Tarragona and Sitges Full-Day Small-Group Tour, Hotel Transfer

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Plaza de Cataluna, Barcelona, CataloniaThis tour will start from your accommodation in Barcelona, Your guide will pick you up at any apartment or hotel in Barcelona you are staying at.After the pick-up is completed, you will head to the first destination of your tour.Stop At: Casco Antiguo de Tarragona, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaAfter the pick-up, you will head to the Costa Dorada and more specifically to Tarragona. Tarragona is a city, home to one of the most important and best preserved Roman archeological sites of the country, declared as World Heritage Site of UNESCO. There, you will make a walking tour on which you will discover the many still preserved remains of this civilization, while listening to the stories of your guide.Duration: 5 hoursPass By: Pont del Diable, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaWhile being in Tarragona, you will admire the impressive 'Devil’s Bridge'. This aqueduct, 711 feet (217 meters) long and 85 feet (26 meters) high, is a spectacular example of the advanced Roman engineering.Stop At: Murallas de Tarragona, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaYou will see the ancient wall surrounding of the city and enter and get immersed into one of the best preserved circuses of Europe. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Amfiteatre, Tarragona, Costa Dorada, Province of Tarragona, CataloniaFinally, you will get the chance to enter the amfitheater, located on the shore of the Mediterranean since the 2nd century. Duration: 1 hourStop At: SITGESIn Sitges you will also start a walking tour through the streets and most hidden corners of its mazy center. You will get the chance to see some examples of architectural modernism like Casa Bacardi or Casa del Rellotge, while listening to interesting stories from your guide. You will enjoy an idyllic promenade by the sea, including passing by the church of San Bartolomé and santa Tecla, the grand staircase, Maricel Palace and the charming ‘Quiet Corner’, where streets musicians enliven the atmosphere. Further on, the promenade will lead you to the beach of San Sebastian, known as the best Urban beach in Europe. There you will be able to take the time to relax on one of its terraces or, if the weather permits, to take a dip in its crystal clear water.Your tour will end, back at your accommodatino in Barcelona, where your gude will drop you off.Duration: 5 hours

$43.39 Day Trips & Excursions

Half Day Cycling Tour from Salou

Once our guides have collected you in our air-conditioned minibuses you will arrive at our traffic-free practice area and be allocated a bike, HIV vest and helmet. After a short practice session to get you familiar with being back on a bike we will make the short 25 minute journey to the stunning mountains which surround the commercial resorts. When we arrive the bikes are unloaded and and after a brief introduction of the route the first freewheel begins. 1 of the minibuses will set off on this 7km route which will take you through the tiny village of Pradell, with it's communal village washing area and quaint church. Exiting the village, you will cycle past the ancient olive trees and local farms, and enjoy the shade of the forest, before freewheeling through the vineyards, of this award winning region. Smell the wildflowers and hopefully see the majestic eagles soaring above your head, before stopping at the railway station in the next village. Here we stop for about 10 minutes to allow everyone to re-group and provide you with a refreshing drink of mountain spring water aswell as having the opportunity to purchase locally produced snacks.The bikes are reloaded and you'll jump in the minibuses to our next destination, approximately 10 mins away to begin stage 2 of your downhill bike glide. Beginning stage 2 of the 14km glide will take you through Priorat, well known for it's rich full bodied red wine. You will see beautiful rock formations and have breath taking views of the coast as you see more local villages and culture. We finish below the ancient Ermita of the Mother of God. A short 1km more, completes the bike ride in the lovely village of Mont Roig.The bikes are loaded and we will return you to your resort. Throughout the excursion your guide will entertain you with stories about the regions rich history and culture! Don't miss out on doing something different!