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$162.68 Day Trips & Excursions

Costa Brava and Medieval Villages

At 8:30am you will be picked up from your Hotel in Girona (free pick-up and drop off service from Girona city). You will be taken across the plain of the Gironès and Baix Empordà until you reach Llafranc. From the lighthouse (165m) you will see the coastline and the village with its houses scattered across the hills. Llafranc is within easy walking distance of other similar town, such as Calella de Palafrugell. When you reach Calella de Palafrugell, it seems that time stands still. Low and whitewashed cottages have been renovated but retain all the charm of yesteryear. There are also Indiano Colonial-style houses. To finish the visit to the Costa Brava, you will go to the village of Begur, located in the heart of Empordà. There you will see the striking silhouette of the medieval castle overlooking the town, its colonial-style houses and old fishermen's huts. At 12pm you will be taken inland to the medieval town of Pals. You will see defense wall along with the Gothic quarter with cobbled streets. Lunch will be served in Pals, where you will be able to taste locally grown rice (lunch is not included). After lunch you will drive to Peratallada, the name is derived from pedra tallada, meaning 'carved stone'. Much of the town is made of stone and the privately owned Castle of Peratallada is positioned in the center of the town. At 5.30pm the tour leaves Peratallada to head back to Girona. You will arrive back at your hotel in Girona at approximately 6.15pm. The tour operates with a maximum of 7 passengers and the van is equipped with aircon and free cold water.

$93.47 Day Trips & Excursions

Barcelona Costa Brava Hidden Bays Hike and Villages Tour

Leave Barcelona behind and head to a beautiful small village of whitewashed houses in Costa Brava. Walking there, with your expert guide, along with the rocky coast following the historical “Camí de Ronda” path, and uncover the impressive pine forests next to the sea and the most beautiful natural bays of Costa Brava.It is only accessible on foot, so be prepared to go through a holed rock and find fisherman shelters, Dali's hut, sandy beaches (where important movies have been filmed) and rocky bays. It is possible to do kayaking and be amazed by the magical coves of the coastal line.Later on, visit the Calella de Palafrugell, a delightful town that has houses reaching the seafront which it will be the perfect place for a leisurely lunch in any of the traditional restaurants where you can enjoy eating an authentic paella.The tour continues in a Medieval village (Pals or Peratallada). Uncover the cobblestones Gothic quarter of Pals, the city walls, the Gothic windows, the arches, the wells, the thresholds of the doors and a wide range of interesting nooks and crannies. On the other hand, you certainly won't regret deciding to visit Peratallada. It boasts one of the most important medieval quarters in Catalonia. This fortified town, in the municipality of Forallac, is protected by three walls and a moat, watched over by the castle and its keep.

$112.28 Private & Custom Tours

Girona City and County Guided Private Day Trip From Barcelona

Start your day by being picked up at either your centrally located hotel or port. Journey to the historic city of Girona in an air-conditioned, Mercedes van with your English-speaking guide. Discover more than 2,000 years of history preserved inside the city walls on your ten hour, private tour. Visit the old Jewish Quarter, the Collegiate Church of Sant Feliu and the11th century Cathedral of Saint Mary. Travel to the town of Peratallada, an historic-artistic monument. Discover the beauty of the carved stoned city known for the beauty of it's old stone buildings, rutted stone streets and passageways. See the imposing Castle of Peratallada in the center of town and the 13th-century Romanesque church dedicated to St. Stephen, outside the town walls. Set off to the medieval town of Pals, located a few kilometers from the sea in the heart of the Bay of Emporda. Spot the famous clock tower, Torre de les Hores (Tower of the Hours) built between the 11th and 13th century. Stroll the cobbled streets of the Gothic Quarter. Admire the semicircular arches, facades with pointed arched windows and stone balconies. Catch the four square towers that date back to the 4th century inside the town walls.Return to original departure point at the end of your tour.

$82.70 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Inside Girona's region Pals & Peratallada

Start your private day trip from Girona by travelling to Peratallada, a town in the county of Baix Empordà. Its name is derived from 'pedra tallada', meaning 'carved stone'. Declared a historic-artistic monument, most of the buildings are built from stone carved from the 'fosse' or moat which still encircles parts of this small fortified medieval town. The privately owned Castle of Peratallada is the dominant structure in the center of the town, with a 13th-century Romanesque church dedicated to Sant Esteve (Saint Stephen) outside the town walls. The castle has been documented as early as 1065 AD and it was restored as a luxury hotel in the 1960's. During restoration, traces of settlement were found that date back to the Bronze Age.Today, Peratallada is known for its beautiful old stone buildings, rutted stone streets and passageways. Its proximity to the beaches of the Costa Brava and its numerous restaurants, small boutique hotels and artists' galleries make it a popular destination. The 1991 film 'Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves' was partly filmed on location here. Then make your way to Pals a medieval town a few kilometers from the sea in the heart of the Bay of Emporda on the Costa Brava. Find yourself on its historic center on a hill surrounded by plains with a medieval Romanesque tower built between the 11th and 13th centuries, known as the Torre de les Hores (Tower of the Hours). A clock tower, it is 15 meters highThe Gothic Quarter of the town has been substantially restored and there are cobbled streets interrupted by semicircular arches, façades with pointed arched windows and stone balconies. The town wall contains four square towers which date from the 4th century. This tour is hosted by a local guide, don't hesitate to list any special interests you have to alert the guide and make a trip that suits your interests.

$757.22 Day Trips & Excursions

Girona and Costa Brava Day Tour with Driver Guide

Meet up with a driver-guide in Barcelona and head approximately one hour north of the city to the small town of Girona. Passing stunning landscapes along the way, the guide will explain more about the history and traditions of the area. After arriving in Girona, follow the guide on a tour of the city’s historic treasures. See the 12th-century Arabic baths, the stunning cathedral of Girona, and the Jewish museum, which reflects an important part of the town’s history. Wander through downtown (known as “el call jueu") and marvel at the Roman walls built during the medieval ages and still in place today. Don’t miss seeing the longest Carolingian walls in Europe, built here in the 9th century. Spend some time exploring Girona independently and checking out any other local attractions you wish to see. Then head to the charming villages of Costa Brava, stopping in places like Pals or Peratallada. Take a short tour of these well-preserved medieval towns, then grab lunch (own expense) in the fishing villages of Llafranch, Tamariu or Calella. Walk along the water on the Camí de Ronda path, then hop back in the car and return to Barcelona.

$138.43 Shore Excursions

Shore Excursion: Girona Pals and Peratallada Medieval Towns from Barcelona

Depart from your terminal at Barcelona Port in a comfortable and air-conditioned private vehicle. Sink back into your luxurious seat and admire the scenic surroundings as you venture to the ancient walled city of Girona. Listen as your private guide regales you with stories dating back to the 76 BC origin of the city, tailoring the commentary to suit your interests. On arrival, set out to explore the serpentine streets of Girona’s atmospheric Old Town; lose yourself in the labyrinth of winding streets and narrow alleys, and absorb the old-world charm of the area as you pass by the 11th-century cathedral and the elaborate Jewish quarter. Enter into the opulence of the Arab baths then return to your minivan to digest your newfound knowledge.Travel to the picturesque village of Peratallada, considered one of Catalonia’s most captivating. Revitalize with a delectable lunch at a restaurant recommended by your guide (own expense) and capture fantastic photographs of the fortified castles and beautifully preserved streets. Next, head to Pals to explore the ancient sprawl of structures built around an ancient fortress. Visit a plethora of impressive medieval monuments and gaze at the colossal Torre de las Horas while hearing of its millennium long history. Then relax as you travel back to your cruise ship, where the tour concludes.