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$98.67 Day Trips & Excursions

Costa Brava Full Day Trip from Barcelona

The fame of Costa Brava is also due to its villages. Small fisherman towns, with whitewashed walls and narrow winding streets, today still retain their charm. This area has historically been a point of entry, transit, and settlement for different cultures and civilizations. Each has left its footprints, which is evidenced by the Greek and Roman sites in Empuries. The Costa Brava is not to be missed!We 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.About 11:15am, we will start walking along Camino de Ronda, which is going to lead us to the neighborhood town of Llafranc. 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.About 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.Our 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, with more than 1200 species classified. The ecosystem has been identified as the best marine reserve in the occidental 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, a boat with submarine vision.The sailing is about 1h30. First we will go ahead to the outer islands. The views are spectacular, but also, through submerged cabins with large windows, you can enjoy an exceptional view of a sea floor full of life, as if you were diving! Our 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.At 18:00 the tour is finished and we go back to Barcelona, where about 20.00 we will arrive at Plaza Catalunya.

$213.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Guided Tour of Costa Brava from Barcelona

After bit more than one hour by car from Barcelona, You will reach Calella de Palafrugell, old fishing village and one of the most beautiful and original of the Costa Brava. In this picturesque village, you will admire its white houses, the Bell Tower, boutiques and cafes. All this with a view of the boats bobbing in the Mediterranean Sea.Calella is a village with plenty of life, famous is in place the Havana concert which takes place at the beginning of the month of July of each year, and of which you will discuss during the visit, Calella relationship with Cuba is long and there is much to say. Calella is the starting point of the Camino de Ronda, which you will be taken to Llafranc. Bring comfortable shoes and go through a path hung to the sea and its beautiful bays, surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation and in direct contact with nature. This walk is ideal for couples or families with children. Arriving at Llafranc visit this beautiful town and then will go to the Far de Sant Sebastia. In a few minutes you will arrive at this majestic Lighthouse who presides over a 170 m cliff in a rugged corner of the Costa Brava and where the sea is the true protagonist. Here You will visit also the site of an Iberian settlement, a watch tower and a chapel from the 15th century. The Iberian settlement of the 5th century BC you will see four Iberian houses and two rooms for each one, as well as different streets in an area of about 300 square meters. Later you will visit the Torre de Sant Sebastià, which was built in 1445 faced the threat of pirates, here is when you will know the fearsome Barbarossa and his attacks in this area. Then, you will visit the Hermitage of Sant Sebastià, terraced in the tower and documented since the 15th century as a result of an epidemic of plague. In the afternoon you will continue the route through this paradise to the village of Begur, a village with a Mediterranean flavor to the fullest and where are its medieval castle and its defense towers. You will learn about the life in the village when those who went to the Americas, once fortified, returned to raise beautiful houses and establish new customs such as coffee, the Cup and you pure after eating, either a new cuisine, such as for example, the rice to the Cuban. After this tour, you will go ahead to Pals, one of the most beautiful places in Spain, a fortified village dated on the 10th century, full of history and with impressive corners. You will be so amazed!And of course, during this amaizing tour, you cannot miss the town of Pals! One of the most beautiful places in the Costa Brava, be ready to enjoy the architecture of the city, the food and the amazing walking guided tour around this unique place!Subsequently, and already on the way back to Barcelona, you will visit family wineries where you will have the chance to taste homemade wine and sausages typical of the area.

$93.92 Day Trips & Excursions

Costa Brava & Dali - Full Day

On this tour we will visit the coastal area of Girona, named a 100 years ago as Costa Brava. The name is due to its unique rocky, rugged and cut shape coastline, composed of small coves surrounded by pine forests and lapped by crystal water. Later in the afternoon we will have the opportunity to visit de Dalí Museum in Figueras.We will take the motorway and around 09:45am 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.Later, 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.Back to the bus, we will go to Pals, a town located inland and on the top of a hill. The location is entirely built into an ancient medieval village.  The enclosure is crowned with a cylindrical tower from the XII century, visible from far away. It has an excellent terrace that offers stunning views of the Costa Brava and its immediate 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 and stone balconies, all perfectly restored.At the fixed time we will go back to the bus to continue our way to Figueres, which is located 30Km away from Girona. In Figueres there is the Dalí Theatre-Museum which holds the biggest collection of artwork that represent the artistic evolution of Salvador Dalí, from his origins to his latest works that are considered the top of the Spanish surrealism. The heart of the museum is the town's theatre that Dalí knew as a child. It was where one of the first public exhibitions of young Dalí's art was shown. The old theatre was burned during the Spanish Civil War and remained in a state of ruin. In 1960, Dalí and the mayor of Figueres decided to rebuild it as a museum dedicated to Dalí. When we arrive to Figueres we will go straight to the Dalí Museum. After a small introduction about the history of the museum and Dali’s live and career, you will be given plenty of free time to explore the museum and also Figueres by yourself. At the fixed time we will take the bus back to the centre of Barcelona.

$70.14 Water Sports

Swim and Breakfast in Costa Brava

We'll meet at southern side of Llafranc beach, right at the start of Via Brava swimming itinerary for a welcome briefing and some warm-up swimming exercises. Then we'll jump into the water and will swim in a non-competitive way for 1000m. with a qualified local swim guide to reach El Canadell beach at the next coastal village of Calella de Palafrugell. Once in Calella, our guide will give us some technical skills to improve open water swimming and then the group return back, either by swimming or walking along the coastal path to Llafranc. We'll swim into quiet narrow cristal clear water between rocks to explore and enjoy swimming in this incredible spot in Costa Brava. The Costa Brava seabed is unique for its extraordinary biodiversity as well as the opportunities afforded to observe underwater flora and fauna. Posidonia oceanica fields and a seabed of rocks or sand are the main environments found on the Vies Braves itineraries, with starfish, salema porgy, pomfret, white seabream, crabs, octopus, and more. At Llafranc, we’ll have typical Catalan breakfast with local products in a restaurant right in front of the beach. The guide will provide a Safety buoy and a swimming cap for each swimmer.  The water temperature will be nice and warm from July to October—20-24ºC—so a wetsuit won't be required.

$95.11 Cultural & Theme Tours

Medieval Costa Brava day-trip

What are we doing? In the morning we will go from Girona to Peratallada, a beautiful, well-preserved medieval town. We'll have time to walk around before eating some snacks and going to Pals with full energy for a guided tour. Next, we will head towards Begur, where we'll have free time to walk around and have lunch. We'll then drive to the Sant Sebastià Lighthouse, a beautiful natural viewpoint where we'll enjoy panoramic views of the Costa Brava and the towns of Calella de Palafrugell and Llafranc. Then, we'll descend to Calella, a beautiful and famous fishing village. Here, you can take a walk along the Camí de Ronda, the old path used by locals and the police to fight smuggling, towards the neighboring town of Llafranc, or towards Cala del Golfet, an oh-so-Mediterranean beach. We will have free time to stroll and spend time on the beach before going back to Girona. What's included? Transport. English-speaking guide. Peratallada visit. Breakfast. Begur visit. Pals guided tour. Sant Sebastià Lighthouse and viewpoint. Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc and Camí de Ronda. Insurance. Unlimited coffee and water.

$129.58 Private & Custom Tours

8-Hour Private tour of Girona and Costa Brava from Barcelona

Enjoy this private official tour of Girona and Costa Brava from Barcelona with your own private chauffeur and official tour guide in Girona for 2 hours.Your driver will pick you up in your private car from your hotel or place of choice in Barcelona and drive towards Girona, where you will meet with your private official tour guide, and enjoy 2 hour guided tour. Then, your driver/guide will show you some of the nicest villages of the Costa Brava. This is a completely personalized tour. You are able to personalize each tour by just contacting us. Here is an example of some of the most important sights to give you an idea, but your tour will be completely personalized to fit your exact needs. We will help you organize your completely personalized and unique experience in Girona and Costa Brava. Amongst other monuments and sights you can get to know:La Força VellaThe CathedralThe arab bathsEl call (jewish quarter)The Basilique of Sant FeliuPlaza del VíThe ¨Rambla de la Llibertat¨And much more!As well, you will visit between 2 and 3 villages of the Costa Brava, Calella de Palafrugell, Llafranc and Tamariu. This 3 villages are located on the coast of the mediterranean, and they all have a charming look. Costa Brava extends for 214 km.Your private official tour guide, which will be a local from Girona, will be at your disposition for 2 hours in Girona, and then you will enjoy the rest of the time in Costa Brava with your driver/guide. You will have the private car and your driver at your disposition during the whole tour.When the tour is finished, your driver will take you back to your hotel or place of choice in Barcelona.You will be able to personalize this tour and take impressive pictures whenever you want. This is a completely personalized unique tour for you and your party.