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A day trip from Barcelona is enough to take in Vic's superb cathedral and museum, plus a restaurant or two, though a longer stay allows time to get lost amid the street art and medieval alleyways.


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$113.41 Day Trips & Excursions

Pyrenees Mountains Small Group Day Trip from Barcelona

The first stop on your small group tour is the old market town of Vic and its beautiful cathedral. Next you'll visit the stunning stone-built village of Queralbs, from where you'll catch the rack railway high into the Pyrenees to Nuria. Here, you can spend the rest of the day exploring the beautiful mountain scenery, following hiking routes, horse riding or boating. See the itinerary for more details. Please wear warm clothes and good walking shoes on this tour. This tour does not require any special physical condition, but a reasonable level of fitness is needed if you wish to walk in the Vall de la Coma de la Vaca. It's up to you how far and how high you want to go!Please note: From the 1st of November to the 30th of November due to annual track maintenance, the rack railway will be closed Monday to Friday. In the instances that the railway is closed, we will find an alternative itinerary such as going up into the mountain valley by road or enjoying a mountain walk at lower levels. These changes will in no way take away from your Pyrenees mountain experience.

$105.39 Day Trips & Excursions

Pyrenees and Medieval Villages Small Group Hiking from Barcelona

Meet your guide in central Barcelona and start your full day tour to the Pyrenees and Medieval Villages in a comfortable air-conditioned van. This Tour includes a soft hiking through the amazing mountains of the Pyrenees and a visit to two of the most well preserved medieval villages in the country. Discover the astonishing mountains of the Pyrenees, natural border between France and Spain and put one foot in each country. Admire the most pictorial views and its hidden spots while you walk with a local guide (the hike included in this tour is soft and does not include any technical difficulty, the terrain might have a few uneven sections, the total walking distance is 7,5 km (4,5 miles)). Learn about the history and culture of the medieval villages of Vic and Camprodon. Relax and let the guide show you the most interesting points and attractions during your journey up the heart of the Pyrenees and medieval villages.Enjoy some free time for lunch in the traditional and enchanting Spanish medieval town of Camprodon where you will be able to see how the village has kept its old charm after 1000 years of history. After your free time, you will meet again with your guide to enjoy a guided tour in the old town.  Admire it's old churches, norrow streets, pintoresque houses and one of the most well preserved medieval bridges in the country dated from XII century.On the way back to Barcelona, you will be stoped in the medieval village of Vic, where you will enjoy a guided visit trough its amazing central square, cathedral and old buildings, one of them dated from  the roman times (2nd century).

$194.74 Day Trips & Excursions

Pyrenees Mountains Private Day Trip from Barcelona

Leave the hustle and bustle of busy Barcelona behind and head north into the countryside, driving past Montseny, a 74,132-acre (30,000-hectare) natural park and UNESCO-designated biosphere reserve.Stop for a short break in the ancient settlement of Vic, where you can visit the town center with its cathedral and its magnificent Renaissance and Baroque buildings. Then continue toward the Pyrenees, driving past Montesquiu Castle, a fortified building dating from the 10th century.Your next stop is Ripoll, with a Romanesque monastery built in the year 879 by Wilfred the Hairy, the first Count of Barcelona. From Ripoll, your tour proceeds to Queralbs, which, at an altitude of 4,055 feet (1,236 meters) above sea level, is the last vehicle-accessible village on your day trip to the Pyrenees.Queralbs is a stunning, stone-built village where you will see the Church of Sant Sadurni de Fustanya, built from stones so perfectly hewn that legend has it that it was built by the fairies. From here, catch the rack railway that leads up into the Pyrenees to Nuria, where you can spend the rest of the day. Enjoy the unspoiled scenery, look for local birds and animals, and take one of the many available walks, such as the path to Coma de la Vaca, a small refuge situated at 6,562 feet (2,000 meters). Or you can try horseback riding, open-air bowling, miniature golf or boating on the lake. Please wear warm clothes and good walking shoes on this day trip. Your tour does not require a particular physical condition, but a reasonable level of fitness is needed if you wish to walk to the Coma de la Vaca. It's up to you how far and how high you want to go!This private tour from Barcelona 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.Please note: From the 1st of November to the 30th of November due to annual track maintenance, the rack railway will be closed Monday to Friday. In the instances that the railway is closed, we will find an alternative itinerary such as going up into the mountain valley by road or enjoying a mountain walk at lower levels. These changes will in no way take away from your Pyrenees mountain experience.

$108.83 Cultural & Theme Tours

Besalú and Medieval Towns Small Group Tour From Barcelona with Hotel Pick-Up

The medieval tour will begin in Barcelona, where our guide will pick you up at your hotel with a private vehicle. In a small group of maximum 8 people you will start this amazing journey back in time. Your first destination will be Vic, then you will visit the most beautiful and magic towns of Catalonia like the charming Santa Pau or the spectacular Castellfollit de la Roca, to finally finish in the Catalan medieval jewel: Besalú. Your next destination will be Vic, a town that offers visitors one of the most memorable medieval settings in all of Catalunya. Due to the town’s destruction and reconstruction after the Saracen invasion in the 9th Century, Vic has been completely rebuilt. A whole new city grew around some of Catalunya’s most important landmarks, including the Episcopal Museum, Cathedral and Main Square (also home of a popular weekly market). Our professional guide will point out some of the most important corners of the medieval city, including the paintings of Josep Maria Sert in the Cathedral, and the Roman temple. He will share with you the history and hidden secrets of these wonderful relics along the way. After the tour, your guide will give you tips on where to find authentic Catalan cuisine for lunch. On your way to Besalú, your group will cross la Garrotxa , where you will observe volcanoes and other magnificent geological structures, before arriving to Santa Pau, where you will do a tour through one of the most charming towns of Historic Catalunya, where, in the company of your guide, you will have the chance to walk down along the beautiful medieval streets of this town and visit the main square. You will also stop at the foot of Castellfollit de la Roca, a spectacular medieval town that hangs from the edge of a basalt cliff. This is a great place to take some photos while enjoying the view. Our journey back in time will end in Besalú, your final and most important stop. With its incredibly rich heritage and wide array of monuments, Besalú offers visitors one of the best-preserved medieval settings of Catalonia. The town was even classified a Historical and Artistic National Monument in 1966. Our guide will explain the importance of the Jewish community that once resided in the city, from the 9th to the 15th century, and share with you the patrimonial inheritance that this community left behind. You will also be taken to one of the most special corners of the city, and get the chance to cross the famous Romanesque bridge of Besalú, which is a must for anyone visiting this medieval city.

$171.83 Outdoor Activities

Heart of Catalonia: Guided Hiking Experience in Barcelona

Located in the middle of the mountains, close to Pyrenees are located villages like Ripoll, with its famous Benedictine monastery can be considered the heart of Catalonia. These villages with a rich history were very important in the middle ages when the population hides in the mountains to protect themselves. You will leave Barcelona early in the morning heading north to Ripoll, there you will have time for breakfast and visit the village. From Ripoll you will drive a little bit further to Sant Joan de les Abadeses where you will make a short stop to take a glimpse over its rich historical patrimony, just few kilometers ahead you will start your hiking tour along peaceful trails surrounded by Mediterranean and sub alpine forest. You will hike for around four hours reaching viewpoints to enjoy the beautiful environment. On your way back you will stop at Vic for lunch, a lively city full of history where you will visit the narrow streets and the big market square that have hold the weekly market for centuries.An opportunity not to be missed!

$198.18 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Private Wine & Food Tour with Traditional Farmers Market by Montserrat - Full Day from Barcelona

"We are what we eat“ and there is nothing like visiting the markets to know the culture and traditions of the places you visit. We invite you to visit what many have described as the capital of Authentic Catalan culture, a city recognized worldwide for its dry sausage (Llonganisa) and Sert’s murals. You will do a guided walking tour through its  famous farmers market, with stalls full of color and the local shops that surround the cozy old town. Before a traditional meal lunch, you will visit one of the most prestigious producers of llonganisa.After lunch you will continue your journey to the neighboring wine region of Pla del Bages, one of the oldest and most innovative in Catalonia, to discover a grape , the Picapoll,  that is now the most emblematic of the area, but that had been almost lost over generations. On your way back to Barcelona you will be able to contemplate the magnificent sunsets that change the colors of the mountains of Montserrat.Highlights: Pick up at your hotel in Barcelona and private transportExpert guide in gastronomy and winesStroll around the traditional Vic’s farmers market,Guided visit to a Llonganisa Premium traditional producer with tasting  3 of their productsTraditional lunch with winesGuided visit to the winery with tasting of 3 winesTour Program09.30 Pick up at your hotel and departure to Vic10.30 Arrival and stroll the  City Center,11.30 Llonganisa visit and tasting13.00 Traditional lunch16.00 Arrival to  A winery in Pla del Bages17.00 Departure to Barcelona18.00  Arrival to Barcelona. End of our services